Looking for a graduate optometry position in Melbourne’s West? Look no further

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About the company…

Specsavers is a multi-award-winning optometry and optical retail business with more than 376 stores across Australia and New Zealand with an active customer base of more than six million people. We are strongly focused on providing the highest level of optometry and dispensing care in all our stores.

Locally, our equipment and technology strategies, our close working relationships with ophthalmology and various eye disease stakeholders all contribute to improving the detection, referral and diagnosis rates for eye diseases and a range of eye conditions.

We’re on a clear mission to transform eye health in Australia and New Zealand and with a number of roles available right now, we’d like you to join us on that mission.

About the positions…

Specsavers Wydham Vale, Werribee, Waurn Ponds and Geelong are all seeking vibrant and energetic Graduate Optometrists to join their teams!

Specsavers Wyndham Vale have two fully equipped test rooms, and with a lower socio-economic demographic, pathology like diabetic retinopathy, keratoconus and uveitis is common in this practice. The mentor here has a strong interest in therapeutics.

Specsavers Werribee have a team of five full time Optometrists meaning clinical support is readily accessible at all times. Werribee is a patient focused practice, and pride themselves on delivering exceptional quality service to all customers. Werribee has a multicultural demographic seeing a diverse range of pathology.

Joining the Waurn Ponds/Belmont store will give you the opportunity to work across two stores with seven full time Optometrists, providing clinical support at all levels. Both stores boast experienced team members and an excellent team culture.

Joining the Specsavers Geelong team will give you the opportunity to work across three different stores, two in Geelong CBD and one in Colac, with a company car available when rostered on in Colac. They have highly trained and motivated teams with a mix of qualified dispensers, optical mechanics, optometry students and experienced optometrists. The mentors have a combined 56 years experience in clinical practice. The Ryrie Street store specialises in RGP fitting including semi-sclerals, hybrids, KC and OrthoK. Across all three stores you will be exposed to a wide variety of ocular pathology which allows you to actively use your therapeutics training.

About the Specsavers Graduate Program…

Joining Specsavers as a graduate optometrist will also give you access to the Specsavers Graduate Program, an unrivalled development and mentorship program that provides you with the clinical and commercial knowledge to grow in your field, as well as the tools and training to excel in store and your local community.

What’s on offer?

  • Extensive mentorship throughout the program
  • Access to 100 CPD points and professional development events every year
  • Professional Indemnity Insurance and AHPRA Registration
  • Competitive salary package and allowances

At Specsavers you will have access to cutting-edge technology, with an OCT rollout underway to replace all our Digital Retinal Photography (DRP) cameras. Linked to our patient management and electronic referral systems, OCT / DRP is a standard element of our pre-test routine. This allows us to drive optometry into the forefront of the healthcare industry and make a significant difference by accessing readings, data and images that deliver a new standard in eye health assessment and patient care.

If you’re looking to secure your future with a leading provider of eye care services, Specsavers is the company for you. Alongside our technology investment and professional development program, you will be supported by an experienced team of dispensers and optical retail staff, providing you with the best environment to develop your clinical skills and advance your optometry career.

If you’re currently studying optometry and about to graduate, or are a recent graduate of optometry / vision science and seeking your new role, then why not start at Specsavers.

Submit your application or connect with Sarah Lee (Graduate Recruitment Manager) directly at sarah.lee@specsavers.com or 0477 012 249.

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