Relocate from Australia to NZ with Specsavers Audiology | Audiologist Partnership Opportunity across Richmond, Nelson and Blenheim, NZ

24 May 2024

Relocating from Australia to New Zealand with Specsavers Audiology offers a great opportunity for ambitious individuals to own a business. With comprehensive support for relocation, requalification, and settling in, Specsavers provides a unique chance to start fresh in a new community. Our commitment to helping partners thrive, combined with the potential for professional success, makes this an exciting career move.

At Specsavers, we believe professional hearing care should be led by experts, not sales targets. As a Joint Venture Partner, you’ll have the freedom to make clinical decisions in the best interests of your customers.

Why relocate?

Relocating to the picturesque regions of Richmond, Nelson, and Blenheim in New Zealand offers an unparalleled opportunity to immerse oneself in a lifestyle that celebrates nature’s splendor and cultural vibrancy. The allure of a micro-climate’s gentle embrace, the community’s radiant warmth, and the endless flow of creativity make every day an adventure in discovery. From the historic charm of Richmond to the artistic heartbeat of Nelson, and the vinous paradise of Blenheim, each location promises a life not just lived, but cherished amidst the beauty of the great outdoors. It’s a transformative journey to a place where joy, art, and nature converge to create a symphony of experiences that resonate with the soul.

The Opportunity:

Specsavers Richmond and Nelson are established audiology businesses since 2021 and Blenheim in 2022, offering a fantastic opportunity for an Audiology Joint Venture Partner. With our generous relocation package, you can easily settle into your new location and reap the rewards of your hard work, without compromising on customer care.

Why join Specsavers as an Audiology Joint Venture Partner?

  • No sales targets or product related KPIs.
  • A comprehensive 2.5-week Specsavers clinical standards and business management induction program.
  • Full business and administrative support from Specsavers support office, including payroll, accounts payable, marketing, IT and supply chain plus ongoing business and clinical guidance.
  • Guaranteed salary of $120,000 plus kiwi saver (paid fortnightly), plus annual profit (paid quarterly once the business is making profit) and the future value of your shares in the business you develop and build (paid when you retire from the business).
  • Generous relocation package, support with requalification and registration with NZAS.
  • 5 weeks annual leave + birthday leave.
  • Two free pairs of glasses per year.


  • Hold or be eligible to hold a qualified practitioner number as a full member of the appropriate professional body (Audiology Australia or The Australian College of Audiology).
  • Master in Audiology degree from an Australian University.
  • Two years clinical experience post obtaining QP.
  • A high level of interpersonal skills and communication skills and the ability to build strategic working relationships.
  • Ability to lead and work collaboratively to achieve desired business outcomes.
  • You want to challenge and help shape the industry for the better, with a formula based on clinical excellence, open and transparent pricing, and excellent products at value-for-money pricing.

Specsavers has earned the ‘Great Place to Work’ accreditation in New Zealand, reflecting our commitment to the highest professional and clinical standards. We provide unrivalled support, development, and career planning to help our team thrive.

For a confidential discussion about this opportunity, contact Amanda La Ferla, Partner Recruitment Manager on 0407 825 990 or