The Australian Capital Territory is well known for being the home of Australia’s capital city, Canberra. The ACT region is a great combination of outdoor adventure, urban exploration and artistic flare making it the perfect destination for outdoor lovers, adventure seekers and food enthusiasts. 

We are looking for patient focused and passionate Optometrists to join the Specsavers family in the ACT 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: 

  • Belconnen 
  • Canberra 
  • Queanbeyan 
  • Weston Creek
  • Woden

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 $10k through our Refer a Friend bonus