Full-time optometrist opportunity –Specsavers Cairns Smithfield, QLD

3 January 2024

Optometrist Opportunity –Specsavers Cairns Smithfield, QLD

Specsavers Smithfield is located in the tropical city of Cairns and is an outdoor enthusiasts dream – from the Skyrail rainforest cableway to the Kuranda mountain village; extreme sports such as white-water rafting and skydiving – or for those who prefer a more chilled out vibe – relaxing on the stunning surrounding beaches! 

About the role: 

  • Extremely attractive salary package – $130,000 + super + annual bonus + $40k sign on bonus! 
  • Work with market leading technology – including OCT  
  • Excellent opportunities for ongoing professional development  
  • 3 test room store with a supportive, experienced and social team 
  • Work with an experienced team with a fantastic team culture 

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 –  

  • $15k sign on bonus and $10k annual bonus available!
  • 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 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