At Specsavers, we’re committed to helping you reach your potential.
As an optometrist, we will help you map out a solid career path and support you to achieve your professional goals. From day one onwards we will provide you with a host of professional development opportunities.
And we also provide genuine career progression, from our graduate program all the way
to partnership, supported with leadership and training through our Pathway programs.
Explore some of our optometry-focused development opportunities:
Specsavers Graduate Program
The Specsavers Graduate Program is a two-year development program for graduates or recently qualified optometrists that offers a combination of professional events, courses, and experiences designed specifically to enrich professional life.
Joint Venture Partnership
Pathway is Specsavers Australia & New Zealand’s joint venture partnership development program for experienced optical professionals. The intensive four-month program equips aspiring business owners with the knowledge and development they need to play a lead role in the future of Specsavers as joint venture partners.
My CPD Portal
The MyCPD portal is a virtual hub for optometrists that hosts live tracking of CPD hours and is home to a wide range of professional development resources and training. Currently, there are more than 50 CPD courses on the portal, covering a variety of topics including Glaucoma, AMD, Diabetes, Paediatrics, Refractive Error, Contact lenses, Anterior eye, Vitreoretinal and Posterior Eye.
Our Ophthalmologist Local Education and Engagement Program (OLEEP) isa collaboration between RANZCO and Specsavers, gives Specsavers optometrists the opportunity to attend a series of face-to-face CPD workshops delivered by local RANZCO ophthalmologists.
Specsavers Clinical Conference & SCC Online
Specsavers Clinical Conference (SCC) has become the highlight of the ANZ optometry professional development calendar. In 2020, SCC went virtual for the first time, with 12 interactive live webinars, virtual fringe talks, and on-demand video, delivered over a three-month period. A fantastic professional networking event as well as a key opportunity for optometrists to gain Australian CPD and New Zealand CD points, SCC continues to provide professional development opportunities delivered by renowned experts in the field of ophthalmology.
Whether you’re looking for your first job, looking for new opportunities, or feel ready to take that next step to partnership, at Specsavers you’re only limited by the scale of your own ambition.
To find out more about what Specsavers has to offer contact Marie Stewart on +61 408 084 134 or Madeleine Curran on +61 437 840 749.