Optivet Recruitment Specialists


Optivet is a Recruitment Consultancy that specialises in Recruitment and Practice Sales for the Optometry, Veterinary, Medical and Pharmaceutical Industries.









Partner with Optivet


When you have a great team and the right people in your business, that is when awesome things happen! We help our clients to attract and select the best people that fit in perfectly with your team. Are you ready to connect with great candidates and to create an awesome team? Partner with Optivet. We love creating connections.

Benefits of Using a Recruitment Agency - For Candidates

Benefits of Using a Recruitment Agency - For Candidates

 It is free of charge for all jobseekers! Never pay to use a Recruitment agency! Recruitment agencies work on requests from their clients and are therefore paid by them.

 Job hunting can be quite daunting. Recruitment agencies usually have access to jobs that are not yet advertised. Through many years of affiliations with clients, agencies are often the first to hear about profiles that are required.

How to continuously Grow your Career

Growing and building a career can be as straightforward or as complicated as we make it for ourselves.
Here are a few points that will help you to continuously grow and create a name for yourself in the industry.
Continuous Education
Everyone is up to date with their CPD points but - is this enough?
In my opinion, No. You are growing with the crowd and not excelling above the rest. Look at a few things in your industry that is often overlooked but can add significant value to your patients and the practice.

Interview Tips

Interview Tips

 Research the organisation
 Prepare for typical interview questions like: “Tell me about yourself”, “What are your strengths and weaknesses?”, ‘’Why do you want to work for our
 Dress for success! Dress appropriately to match the culture of the organisation
 Punctuality – aim to arrive at least 15 minutes early
 Show enthusiasm and exhibit confidence – always maintain eye contact
 Listen carefully and make notes if need be
 Show your interest by asking insightful questions

Common Interview Mistakes Part 2

Welcome back everyone, trust you have found these tips helpful in the interview process.

As we all know, sitting in front of a stranger can be daunting, but if you are well prepared and confident it will be easier.
Let us have a look at a few more mistakes to avoid in your “dream job” interview.

The COVID-19 Pandemic - Spectacle Frame Sanitisation

We reached a stage where many practices are re-opening, and we need to manage this “new normal” that we are faced with during the COVID – 19 Pandemic. 

The COVID-19 pandemic is an emerging and rapidly changing situation with new information on best health practices determined daily. Everybody should closely monitor the guidelines set out by the SAOA and HPCSA when it comes to requirements for sanitisation of their practices and frames. 

How to ensure your CV gets noticed

Recruiters receive 100’s if not thousands of CV’s every month! How do you ensure that your CV gets noticed and looked at midst the masses? You will need to ensure that your CV stands out from the rest! Herewith a few easy to do tips to ensure that you get past the initial screening & noticed by the recruiters.

Are you a good fit for the Job?

The first thing is to ensure that you meet the qualifications and minimum criteria for the position. If not, you are wasting everyone’s time, your own included.

Customise your Resume

To resign or not to resign

To resign or not to resign is a topic that has plagued many of us at some point in our lives and, believe it or not for some it is one of the most of difficult decisions that we will have to make. Should you take the plunge or not? Here are a few points to consider before you commit to a life-changing decision:

Optivet Services



Optivet specialises in permanent staffing solutions, and we focus on the Optometry, Veterinary, Medical and Pharmaceutical Industries. Whether you are an Employer who is seeking excellent staff, or if you are a candidate seeking a new opportunity or growth – Optivet can assist!

Locums & Temporary Staffing

Are you seeking temporary or Locum staff for your practice? Let Optivet assist you in finding suitable Locum and Temporary staff throughout South Africa.
Contact your consultant today!

International Recruitment

We have teamed up with various International partners, and we offer exciting opportunities abroad! Have a look at the excellent International opportunities and contact us if you are interested to discuss or in applying!

Practice Sales

Whether you are selling your Optometry, Veterinary or Medical Practice, Business or Clinic, or if you are in the market to buy a practice, contact Optivet. We offer excellent opportunities to list your business for maximum exposure. We also have a variety of listings to browse through if you are interested in buying a business.

Equipment Sales

Seeking new Optometry, Veterinary, Medical or Pharmaceutical Equipment? Browse through the Optivet Equipment Sales Listings to see what is on offer. Not only do we offer new equipment, but you can also list your 2nd hand equipment for a small fee!

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