Full Time Optometrist Opportunity, $140K + Super on Offer! – Salamander Bay, NSW

26 March 2024

Optometrist Opportunity – Salamander Bay, NSW

Salamander Bay, nestled in the scenic Port Stephens region of New South Wales, is a coastal gem renowned for its pristine beaches, crystal-clear waters, and abundant natural beauty. This idyllic destination offers a perfect blend of relaxation and adventure, with opportunities for swimming, snorkelling, kayaking, and dolphin watching.

Salamander Bay boasts a vibrant local community, with charming cafes, restaurants, and boutique shops lining its streets. This charming seaside location presents an ideal opportunity for those seeking a fulfilling work-life balance in a beautiful coastal setting.

About the store and role:

  • Full-time position available
  • Competitive salary package, with an attractive offer of $140K + super (dependent on experience)
  • Proud recipient of the prestigious ANZ Graduate Great Place to Work award
  • Flexible roster requiring weekday and Saturday availability
  • Experience a supportive learning environment with continuous career development opportunities
  • Collaborate with an experienced retail dispensing team dedicated to patient care
  • Engage with a varied patient demographic, with a special emphasis on pathology, expanding your expertise and skill set
  • Foster close relationships with local ophthalmologists, facilitating seamless patient co-management and enhancing holistic care
  • Benefit from a loyal patient base thanks to our strong community focus

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
  • Eligible for our ‘Go With A Friend’ bonus when you sign with a friend
  • A $10K sign on bonus and a $5K annual bonus

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 Ruby Lewis on +61 (0) 447 889 110 or ruby.lewis@specsavers.com

click here to see what a Day in the life of a Specsavers Optom looks like. 

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