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Optometrist

Our partnership approach means that every Specsavers store is owned and run by a professional like you. It combines professional freedom with the backing and support of a major global business.

Key information

As our vision is to provide best value eye care to everyone, simply, clearly and consistently. You willl enjoy working with a wide variety of customers. We are a major international brand and you will discover we are a business dedicated to offering a full, high quality optical service to every customer in every store.  

Great tools, great support

Working alongside and supported by a customer focused Retail team, you will have no shortage of challenges and opportunities to develop your skills and expertise. You will also have access to up to date, high quality equipment to ensure you have the right tools to deliver the best service to our customers.

Becoming a partner

Many of our Optometrists aspire to be a Joint Venture Partner and own their own Specsavers store. We will offer you many opportunities to move your career in this direction, including the Pathway program, our internal development program, to help develop your commercial and leadership skills.

Career progression


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    Student Optometrist

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    Optometrist Graduate Year 1


  • 3

    Optometrist Graduate Year 2

    4

    Optometrist


  • 5

    Senior Optometrist

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    Pathway (Specsavers development program)


  • 7

    Joint Venture Partner

We are committed to giving everyone at Specsavers all the learning and development opportunities they need to achieve their full potential. Everyone is different, which is why we will draw up a personal development plan for you which aligns with your own talents and ambitions. Scroll through the roles above to see where your career could be headed.

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Email your interest to the Graduate Program Team -apac.graduateteam@specsavers.com  

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You will receive an initial phone call from a Graduate Program Team member 

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If you’re shortlisted, the next stage is an interview based at a  store

 

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If you’re successful at interview stage, a reference check will be conducted.

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You will notified of your application status whether you are successful or not for the position and the successful candidate will be offered the postion

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 An employment contract will be issued via email

Professional advancement

We strongly believe in providing the best in clinical advancement and training to ensure that our Optometrists are always at the forefront of the industry. To deliver this, we run the annual Specsavers Clinical Conference for Optometrists, one of the largest conferences of its nature in the Southern Hemisphere. We also offer lecture-based learning with world-class presenters and over half the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points needed each year are available online.

Continuous education

Our up-to-date online learning programs cover all competencies for all practitioner groups. Our in-house global journal features regular CPD articles, news and updates, and we run quarterly CPD evenings with Grand Rounds/ Case Presentations and Masterclasses.

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