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Full Time Optometrist Opportunity – Kings Meadows, TAS

5 January 2024

 Optometrist Opportunity in Kings Meadows, TAS

Our brand new Kings Meadows store, is on the lookout for an Optometrist to join their friendly and supportive team! Kings Meadows is only an 8 minute drive from the cultural hub of Launceston. Launceston is Tasmania’s second largest city and well known for its great food and drink culture, heritage architecture, city parks and easy lifestyle.

About the role:

  • Extremely attractive base salary of up to $130,000 + $40k sign on bonus + super!
  • Excellent opportunity to be part of the growth of a brand new store – build a loyal patient base from scratch
  • Celebrate your birthday with a paid day off, in addition to one day of volunteer leave and two free pairs of glasses per year
  • Our optometrists pride themselves on having a close relationship with the local Ophthalmologists
  • Unique opportunity to participate in outreach opportunities
  • 3 test rooms boasting state-of-the-art equipment
  • OCT is part of our standard testing and is free for every patient!
  • Flexible roster – one weekend day will be required
  • Excellent opportunities for ongoing professional development
  • Warm, welcoming and experienced team

What is on offer for a Graduate Optometrist?  

Your Graduate Recruitment Consultant can discuss the package available for this store and potential additional incentive options such as allowances, extra annual leave, etc.  

As a newly qualified Optometrist on the Graduate Program, you will experience –  

  • Two-day Graduate Induction Event held in Melbourne
  • Ongoing in-person professional development events 
  • In-region social engagement & CPD events 
  • One-to-one mentorship in store with your Mentor 
  • Wide graduate support network 
  • Annual CPD allowance and AHPRA registration

This store is a star performer under our ‘Specsavers: The Place to Work’ initiative, offering the following key benefits to all store team members:  

  • Birthday leave 
  • Volunteer Leave 
  • Access to Specsavers Perks staff discount program 
  • Two free pairs of glasses each year 
  • 30% off glasses voucher for family and friends each year 

Why choose Specsavers?  

  • Specsavers are rated the market leader for eye tests, and the retailer of choice for contact lenses in Australia and New Zealand
  • We are on a continual mission to transform eye health by: eliminating preventable vision loss and blindness, including Glaucoma and Diabetes, through improved prevention and early detection
  • Specsavers optometrists are picking up 90% of avoidable blindness in the community
  • Proud to have well and truly reached 700,000 KeepSight registrations
  • Our stores have a 93% Glaucoma detection rate  
  • 1 in 5 kids are on Myopia management
  • Specsavers is proud to announce we’re the 8th best place to work in Australia in 2023, and have been an accredited ‘Great Place to Work’ organisation for the past three years 
  • Since 2011, Specsavers has donated $7.8 million dollars to The Fred Hollows Foundation to help fund vital projects that improve the delivery of eye health services, strengthen health systems, and build a workforce for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples to help end avoidable blindness

For a confidential chat, contact  Leah Coulter on +61 (0) 429 783 450 or leah.coulter@specsavers.com or click here to see the Technology used for an Optom at Specsavers

If you are a final year student or recent graduate, please contact your Graduate Recruitment Consultant or email apac.graduateteam@specsavers.com  

If you aren’t looking but know someone who is, you could earn up to $15k through our Refer a Friend bonus 

 

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