Full Time Optometrist Opportunity – Specsavers Mildura, VIC

4 March 2024

Optometrist Opportunity – Mildura, VIC

Discover the charm of living in Mildura, VIC. Nestled along the picturesque Murray River, Mildura offers a relaxed lifestyle with a warm climate and stunning landscapes. Enjoy a diverse range of recreational activities, from water sports on the river to exploring nearby national parks.

The town boasts a thriving arts and culinary scene, with local markets showcasing regional produce. Ideal for families, Mildura also boasts excellent schools and a welcoming atmosphere.

About the store and role:

  • Full-time position on offer
  • Enjoy an attractive salary package, complemented by a generous $10,000 sign-on bonus, a $10,000 stay-in-location bonus, and a relocation allowance to facilitate your seamless transition to the Mildura area.
  • If you’re relocating from interstate, we go the extra mile by covering the cost of 2 flights home (within Australia) per year
  • Engage with a diverse patient demographic, encompassing cases in pathology, contact lenses, diabetic eye health management, and specialised care for children’s myopia control.
  • Foster a close working relationship with Ophthalmologists and the local hospital, actively participating in taking emergency patients and managing critical eye health care situations.
  • Excellent opportunities for further career development and progression, including pathway to partnership
  • Tailor your career by seizing the opportunity to specialize in a particular area of interest, allowing you to focus on what you are most passionate about within the field of eye health.

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
  • $15K sign on bonus and $10K 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