The Illawarra region is a perfect destination that really does have it all, well known for it’s beautiful beaches, magnificent forests and views. With the hustle and bustle of city life just a short 1.5 hour drive South of Sydney,  

We are looking for patient focused and passionate Optometrists to join the Specsavers family in the Illawarra region. 

What we have to offer:  

  • Market leading technology – including OCT free for EVERY patient  
  • Excellent career development opportunities – such as Pathway to partnership, mentorship and community engagement opportunities 
  • Competitive salaries with loads of additional extras 
  • Roster agreed in advance so you can plan your personal life 
  • Flexible working options such as full-time, part-time or fixed term  

Locations available: 

  • Corrimal 
  • Shellharbour 
  • Warrawong 

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 transforming eye health by: eliminating preventable vision loss and blindness, including Glaucoma and Diabetes, through improved prevention and early detection 
  • In 2021, we are detecting glaucoma in 1.43% of our patients, nearly matching the reported national prevalence rate of 1.5% 
  • Proud to have well and truly reached 200,000 KeepSight registrations 
  • In April 2021, Specsavers had surpassed their target of registering 200,000 patients for their KeepSight initiative, with 80% of KeepSight registered patients who were due for their eye test attending on time 
  • We are continuously working to reduce the 50% of people with diabetes who do not receive regular eye checks 
  • We estimate our Optometrists have reduced the level of undiagnosed glaucoma among our patients by at least 60% 

For a confidential chat, contact Bec Smith on +61 (0) 418 843 445 or email 

If you are a final year student or recent graduate, please contact your Graduate Recruitment Consultant or email 

If you aren’t looking but know someone who is, you could earn up to $15k through our Refer a Friend bonus