Looking to live on the breathtaking Sapphire Coast? Secure a package of $170,000 with Specsavers Bega!

23 May 2024

Looking to live on the breathtaking Sapphire Coast? Secure a package of $170,000 with Specsavers Bega!

Specsavers Bega presents an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Optometrist to become a valuable member of their team on a full-time basis.

Situated just a short drive from the picturesque Sapphire Coast, you’ll have the chance to explore the breathtaking beaches and coastline of this stunning region. Additionally, for winter sports enthusiasts, some of Australia’s top snowfields, including Thredbo, are conveniently located within a 2.5-hour drive.

About the role:

  • An attractive salary package of $170,000 + super is on offer (dependent on experience)
  • Enjoy a flexible roster that prioritises work/life balance, with the added benefit of long weekends and no late-night shifts!
  • Work in a 2 test-room store equipped with cutting-edge technology, including OCT, Icare, Maddox Wing, and LEA chart.
  • Clinical specialties include dry eyes and Myopia management.
  • Encounter a diverse mix of challenging clinical and non-clinical cases, maintaining a well-balanced patient volume.
  • Contribute to a growing and community-focused practice.
  • Collaborate with a supportive and experienced team.
  • Benefit from excellent opportunities for career development and progression, including pathway to partnership.

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
  • A $30,000 Sign on bonus (Available until the 30th of June 2024)

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