Full-time optometrist opportunity – Specsavers Rockhampton, QLD

6 January 2024

Optometrist Opportunity – Specsavers Rockhampton, QLD

Specsavers has an exciting opportunity for a friendly and patient focused Optometrist to join their team working across both our Rockhampton North store and the brand-new Rockhampton Allenstown store.

About the role:

  • Extremely attractive salary package of $150k + $15k sign on bonus + relocation support if applicable
  • Work with market leading technology – including 3 OCTs, 3 Nidek Tonoref Auto-refractors, 2 Humphrey visual field machines and 2 icare tonometers.
  • Work within a small community – great relationships with customers, other local professionals, as well as ophthalmologists
  • Wide variety of patient conditions including uveitis, microbial keratitis and regular foreign body removal.
  • Strong focus on continuing education for both Dispensers and Optometrists
  • Amazing store culture – scoring 95% on the great place to work survey in 2021.

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!
  • 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