Current Vacancies

 

We work with local authorities and businesses across Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Northamptonshire and Milton Keynes to fill temporary and permanent jobs in a range of sectors including, business support & administration, social care and management, amongst many others.

Our current and most frequently filled roles are listed below, but we also regularly fill more ad-hoc roles, so if you don’t see the job for you below, please get in touch and one of our consultants will be glad to help you find a role that suits you.

Head of Kitchen Staff

We have a fantastic opportunity for Head of Kitchen staff to join our catering teams across Suffolk and Norfolk. These are key roles organising, preparing, cooking and serving quality meals to customers in accordance with the standard required and

Temporary
3 Months with a view to turn permanent after
Full-time
Suffolk
From £9.90 to £10.35 per hour

HR Advisor

We at Opus People Solutions are searching for an diligent HR Advisor for a forward thinking public client. You will be responsible for providing a proactive and solution focused advice to line managers across the local authority to improve

Permanent
Full-time
Peterborough
Annual salary: £32,234

Administrator / Compliance Support Officer – Opus Teach

  Opus Teach are looking for a highly organised Administrator to join our fast-paced Education recruitment team. This role will have focus on monitoring the administration and compliance of our Supply Teachers and Temporary Non-Teaching

Permanent
Full-time
Suffolk
Annual salary: £0, Negotiable depending on experience

Locum Parish Council Clerk

As a Clerk you will advise the council on, and assist in the formation of, overall policies to be followed in respect of the authority’s activities and in particular to produce all the information required for making effective decisions and to

Temporary
Varies
Part-time
Suffolk
£15.00 per hour

Isolation Support Advisor

As an Isolation Support Advisor for Cambridgeshire County Council through Opus Cambridgeshire you will carry out telephone interviews and provide advice on self-isolation and the sources of community support that are available for residents who have

Temporary
End of March 2022
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
£10.41 per hour

Sales Admin / Customer Service Manager

We at Opus People Solutions are searching for a dedicated, innovative Sales Admin / Customer Service Manager to join an exciting team in the food and beverage industry, just North of Ipswich. The role is key in managing and controlling the sales

Permanent
Full-time
Suffolk
Annual salary from £35,000 to £40,000

Project Manager

Acting as a development manager you will take the lead and manage the planning, inception and delivery of projects. You will work alongside appointed Senior Responsible Owners and Programme Management Office to support the implementation of capital

Contract
3 years
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
Annual salary: £53,042

CYP Covid-19 Support Officer

The main purpose of this job is to provide information, guidance and advice to colleagues, partners and directly to children, young people and families to ensure they are enabled to achieve the best possible outcomes. As a CYP Covid-19 Support

Temporary
March 2022
Full-time
Suffolk
From £12.33 to £13.47 per hour

Finance Assistant/Bookkeeper – Opus People Solutions

We have an exciting new opportunity for a Junior Finance Assistant/Bookkeeper to join us at Opus and support the Finance team for 2/3 days per week for 3-4 months, on a temporary basis. As a Finance Assistant/Bookkeeper you will be responsible

Contract
3-4 months
Part-time
Suffolk
Annual salary from £15,000 to £21,000, depending on experience

Business Support Officer

We are seeking a part time Business Support Officer to provide full administrative support within our busy recruitment agency, and ensure that a high level of customer service is delivered at all times. Based from our Ipswich head office, you will

Contract
Part-time
Suffolk
Annual salary: £18,278, Fte, pro rata

Street Works Officer

As a Street Works Officer for Cambridgeshire County Council through Opus Cambridgeshire, your key priority is to carry out inspections of Street Works and other Highway Works as required to ensure compliance with NRSWA and the Cambridgeshire Permit

Temporary
Initially three months
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
£14.38 per hour

Permit Officers x2

As a Permit Officer for Cambridgeshire County Council through Opus Cambridgeshire, your key priority is to assist in the operation and management of the Cambridgeshire Permit Scheme for Roadworks and Streetworks in accordance with the Stautory

Temporary
Initially three months
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
£12.60 per hour

Recruitment Resourcer x2 – Opus People Solutions

We have an exciting opportunity for two Recruitment Resourcers to join our growing team in the East of England. As a resourcer you will be responsible for high levels of direct recruitment of quality candidates, engaging and managing relationships

Permanent
Full-time
Annual salary from £19,000 to £21,000, plus up to 10% bonus

Recruitment Consultant – Northampton based

We have an excellent opportunity for Recruitment Consultant to join our growing team at Opus People Solutions. We work with local authorities and businesses across Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Northamptonshire and Milton Keynes to fill temporary and

Permanent
Full-time
Northamptonshire
Annual salary from £27,000 to £30,000, plus up to 10% bonus

Project Manager

We are looking for a Project Manager to oversee and full project management responsibility of large ERP implementation into a diverse soft facilities management company. You will support the Project Lead and Project Sponsor with all daily project

Contract
12 - 18 Months
Full-time
Suffolk
Annual salary from £45,000 to £50,000

Assistant Director Planning, Housing and Growth

This critical role will support the Executive Director in delivering the council’s strategic agenda pertaining to housing, planning and economic development. The post holder will be expected to represent the council at local, regional, and

Permanent
Full-time
Suffolk
Annual salary: £75,745

Customer Service Advisor – Stowmarket

Suffolk County Council are looking for Customer Service Advisors to provide high quality and professional front line advice to their customers through one point of contact. The customer experience you will provide will be accurate, efficient,

Temporary
3-6 months
Full-time
Suffolk
£8.98 per hour

Payroll Officer

Opus Northamptonshire, on behalf of the West Northamptonshire Council, is looking for an experienced Payroll Officer to assist the Payroll Manager in ensuring that all payrolls are processed accurately. Manage own workload, processing high quality

Temporary
Temp to Perm
Full-time
Northamptonshire
£11.46 per hour

Corporate Property Manager

Opus Northamptonshire, on behalf of West Northamptonshire Council, are currently looking for a Property Professional for the role of Corporate Property Manager. As a Corporate Property Manager you will, monitor, review and maintain, by approval of

Temporary
Temp to Perm
Full-time
Northamptonshire
From £15.72 to £17.40 per hour

Business Relations Officer

Opus Northamptonshire on behalf of North Northamptonshire Council is looking for a BRO to join Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP) Team. As a Business Relations Officer you will provide a high level of flexible support to the senior managers

Temporary
Temp to Perm
Full-time
Northamptonshire
£10.12 per hour, negotiable dependent on experience

AutoCAD Technician

Opus Northamptonshire, on behalf of West Northamptonshire Council, is looking for AutoCAD Technician to join the Assets and Environment Team. This role is required ASAP. This is a full-time role with the office based in NN1 1ED, however some working

Temporary
12 months
Full-time
Northamptonshire
£15.72 per hour

Asset Information Technical Assistant

As an Asset Information Technical Assistant for Cambridgeshire County Council through Opus Cambridgeshire, your key priority is to assist on a 6-week project which will benefit the Council’s highways and maintenance of routes.   Working from

Temporary
Initially six weeks
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
£10.41 per hour

Business Support Officer – Opus People Solutions

We are seeking a Business Support Officer to provide full administrative support within our busy recruitment agency, and ensure that a high level of customer service is delivered at all times. Based from our Ipswich head office, you will join our

Contract
Full-time
Suffolk
Annual salary: £18,278, Pro rata

Assistant Warehouse Manager

As an Assistant Warehouse Manager for Cambridgeshire County Council through Opus Cambridgeshire, your key priority is to assist the warehouse manager in the support of Cambridgeshire County Council’s COVID response by providing an efficient and

Temporary
Initially three months
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
£14.38 per hour

Finance & Office Coordinator – Peterborough

We are currently recruiting for a Finance and Officer Coordinator to help provide efficient and effective business support to Clare Lodge in meeting its business objectives. This role will be based at Clare Lodge which is a secure Children’s

Temporary
Initially 3 months with potential to extend/go permanent
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
From £11.50 to £13.21 per hour

Commissioning, Quality and Outcomes Officer – Mental Health

We are looking for someone to provide a comprehensive monitoring and contract management service that focuses upon the quality of support and care within the Council commissioned services for vulnerable adults (Mental Health), carers and

Temporary
3 months initially
Full-time
Northamptonshire
£15.72 per hour, (£30,332 p/a)

Senior Building Control Surveyor – Peterborough City Council

Opus East are recruiting for a Senior Building Control Surveyor on behalf of Peterborough City Council, with ideally considerable experience in a local authority building control service. Preferably knowledge and experience of plan checking,

Temporary
3 months initially
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
£55.00 per hour

Rehabilitation Worker – Peterborough

The post holder will provide assessment of adults and older people with a visual impairment living in the community. The role will identify the need for specialist interventions which will include rehabilitation, simple and complex equipment needs

Temporary
Initially 3 months
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
£33.00 per hour

Parenting Programme Analyst

Peterborough City Council and Cambridgeshire County Council deliver a range of evidence based parenting programmes (EBPP) across the county. The Local Authority is required to collate all participation and report data through the Mental Health

Temporary
3 months initially
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
£14.86 per hour

Peterborough City Council – Temporary Market Manager

Peterborough City Council required a temporary market manager who will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the city market. Reporting to the programme manager you will also assist them with the relocation of current traders on the

Temporary
Initially 3 months
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
£20.67 per hour

Multi-Skilled Mobile Covid-19 Test Site Operatives x10

Opus People Solutions are seeking Covid-19 Mobile test site operatives in and around the Cambridgeshire area. You will be responsible for supporting the Covid-19 test mobile unit through a range of duties on a rota basis including offering

Temporary
Initially until end of December 2021
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
£10.41 per hour

Engage Lead – Northampton Saints Foundation

As an Engage Lead at Northampton Saints Foundation (Ipswich Hub), you will be responsible for helping the Foundation grow using the values of rugby to positively impact young people in our Engage programme. The successful candidate will be honest,

Contract
3 year fixed term - potential to extend based on performance and demand
Full-time
Suffolk
Annual salary from £22,000 to £23,500, plus car allowance

Student Mentor – Northampton Saints Foundation

As a Student Mentor at Northampton Saints Foundation (Ipswich Hub), you will be responsible for helping the Foundation grow using the values of rugby to positively impact young people in our Engage programme. The successful candidate will be honest,

Contract
3 year fixed term - potential to extend based on performance and demand
Full-time
Suffolk
Annual salary: £17,000

Senior Public Health Manager

As a Senior Public Health Manager for Cambridgeshire County Council through Opus Cambridgeshire, your key priority is to provide specialist public health input into the system’s strategic plans of the County Council and wider partners, to ensure

Temporary
Initially three months
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
£19.93 per hour

Caretaker – West Northamptonshire Council

Opus Northamptonshire on behalf of West Northamptonshire Council is looking for a Caretaker to be based at The Abbey Advice and Resource Centre, Market Square, Daventry NN11 4XG. This opportunity is for an initial 12 weeks with a possibility to go

Temporary
12 weeks initially
Full-time
Northamptonshire
£9.54 per hour

Fixed Location Support Worker – Wellingborough

This is the time when you can make a real difference in other people’s lives. Helping vulnerable people is one of the most fulfilling and rewarding jobs you could do. Help bring smiles to the faces of residents by working as a Fixed Location

Temporary
on going
Full-time
Northamptonshire
£9.36 per hour

Planning Enforcement Manager (South Area) – WFH

Planning Enforcement Manager (South Area) WNC Opus Northamptonshire on behalf of West Northamptonshire Council is looking for an experienced Planning Enforcement Manager to join South Area Strategy and Commissioning Directorate, Development

Temporary
Initially 3 months
Full-time
£42.00 per hour, negotiable

Community Support Worker

This is a fantastic role within the community that can make a huge difference in people’s lives. This job is very rewarding and fulfilling and would be a great experience. As a Community Support Worker you will be helping vulnerable people in

Temporary
on going
Part-time
Northamptonshire
£9.36 per hour

Kitchen Assistant

This job is working in a busy kitchen assisting the chef, producing a range of foods from breakfasts through to lunch and dinner, including snacks and drinks. You will be assisting with the deliveries to the kitchen from outside suppliers, ensuring

Temporary
on going temp-perm
Part-time
£9.25 per hour

Recruitment Consultant – Opus People Solutions

We are seeking a Recruitment Consultant to join our expanding team at Opus People Solutions. We work with local authorities and businesses across Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Northamptonshire and Milton Keynes to fill temporary and permanent jobs in a

Permanent
Full-time
Annual salary from £27,000 to £30,000, plus up to 10% bonus

Pensions Officers x2

Opus Northamptonshire on behalf of West Northamptonshire Council is looking for two experienced Pensions Officers to join Pensions Service Team. Both posts are full- time, working from home available, initially for 6 months. Job Purpose: To

Temporary
initially 6 months
Full-time
Northamptonshire
£13.41 per hour

Science Teacher – Physics and Chemistry (Secondary)

Opus Teach are a supply agency based in Ipswich, who are wholly owned by Suffolk County Council. We are currently recruiting for a Science Teacher to work full-time with one of our partnered schools in the mid-Suffolk area. We are looking for a

Permanent
Full-time
Suffolk
Annual salary: £0, MSP (main Teacher pay scale)

Food Technology Teacher (Secondary)

Opus Teach are a supply agency based in Ipswich, who are wholly owned by Suffolk County Council. We are currently recruiting for a Food Technology Teacher to work full-time with one of our partnered schools in the mid-Suffolk area. We are looking

Permanent
Full-time
Suffolk
Annual salary: £0, MSP (main Teacher pay scale)

Teaching Assistant – Ipswich based Primary School

Opus Teach is a supply agency based in Ipswich, which is wholly owned by Suffolk County Council, currently recruiting for a TA for a great primary school in Ipswich who are in need of an experienced TA who is able to support a pupil with challenging

Contract
Until at least Autumn half term
Part-time
Suffolk
Day rate from £70.00 to £80.00, Daily rate of £70-80 a day

Business Studies Teacher (Secondary)

Opus Teach are a supply agency based in Ipswich, who are wholly owned by Suffolk County Council. We are currently recruiting for a Business Studies Teacher to work full-time with one of our partnered schools in the mid-Suffolk area. We are looking

Permanent
Full-time
Suffolk
Annual salary: £0, TBC with School

Teaching Assistant/HLTA (Primary & Secondary)

Opus Teach are a supply agency based in Ipswich, who are wholly owned by Suffolk County Council, currently recruiting for Teaching Assistants and HLTA’s to work in schools located across Suffolk & Cambridgeshire. We are looking for reliable,

Contract
On going / Ad-hoc work
Full-time
Day rate from £70.00 to £80.00

Newly Qualified Social Worker (ASYE Qualified) – NCT Intake & Assessment Team

We are seeking a Newly Qualified Social Worker that has completed their AYSE year and are keen to be in permanent employment. Make a difference at NCT, all whilst having the luxury of being mentored and support by an experienced Service manager or

Temporary
6 months, then permanent
Full-time
Northamptonshire
£17.00 per hour, Plus £6000 bonus paid after 6 months, followed by £31,865 permanent salary

Mentors/Service Manager – NCT Intake & Assessment Team

We are looking for 2 experienced hands-on social workers who have an exceptional understanding of intake and assessment/front end, who can develop and support the newly qualified social workers as their caseload increases. We would look for you to

Temporary
6 months
Full-time
Northamptonshire
From £50.00 to £55.00 per hour, Plus £400 conversion bonus

Transport Planner x4

Opus Northamptonshire on behalf of West Northamptonshire Council is looking for 4 Transport Planners to assess, plan, implement, monitor and review requests for transport and ensure that the service meets the demands and specialist requirements of

Temporary
Initially 3 months
Full-time
Northamptonshire
£12.00 per hour

Customer Information Officer Trainee x5

Opus Northamptonshire on behalf of West Northamptonshire Council is looking for five Customer Information Officer Trainees to join Customer Service Team in The Guildhall, NN1 1DE. This is a full- time, office- based role. Possible temp to perm-

Temporary
initially 12 weeks, permanent role subject to performance
Full-time
Northamptonshire
£9.75 per hour

Unqualified Adult Social Care Practitioner

As an unqualified Adult Social Care Practitioner, you will work within one or more area teams in a particular geographical area of Suffolk and you will carry out asset-based assessments/reviews under the Care Act 2014. You will also advise customers

Team Leader – Reablement Team – North Northamptonshire Council

This is the time when you can make a real difference in other people’s lives. Helping vulnerable people is one of the most fulfilling and rewarding jobs you could do. Help people return home to live their lives as they can by joining the

Temporary
Ongoing, moving to a permanent role after 12 weeks if successful.
Full-time
Northamptonshire
From £8.91 to £9.25 per hour

Reablement Team Supervisor – North Northamptonshire Council

This is the time when you can make a real difference in other people’s lives. Helping vulnerable people is one of the most fulfilling and rewarding jobs you could do. Help people return home to live their lives as they can by joining the

Temporary
Ongoing, moving to a permanent role after 12 weeks if successful.
Full-time
Northamptonshire
£9.35 per hour, Enhancements are made for weekend working.

Reablement Support Worker – North Northamptonshire Council – Office based.

This is the time when you can make a real difference in other people’s lives. Helping vulnerable people is one of the most fulfilling and rewarding jobs you could do. Help bring smiles to the faces of residents by working as an office based

Temporary
Ongoing, moving to a permanent role after 12 weeks if successful.
Full-time
Northamptonshire
£8.91 per hour, Enhancements are made for weekend working.

Residential Support Worker at a Secure Children’s Home – Peterborough

To ensure the physical environment of the Home meets the required standards of cleanliness for the needs of the Home and residents and to meet National Standards for Children’s Home’s. Training, DBS and referencing will need to be

Temporary
Ongoing, moving to a permanent role after 12 weeks if successful.
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
From £10.50 to £15.50 per hour, Rates are dependent on shifts worked

Business Support Assistant – North Northamptonshire Council

This is the time when you can make a real difference in other people’s lives. Helping vulnerable people is one of the most fulfilling and rewarding jobs you could do. Help bring smiles to the faces of customers by working as a Business Support

Temporary
Ongoing, moving to a permanent role after 12 weeks if successful.
Full-time
Northamptonshire
£8.91 per hour

Night Support Worker – North Northamptonshire Council

This is the time when you can make a real difference in other people’s lives. Helping vulnerable people is one of the most fulfilling and rewarding jobs you could do. Help bring smiles to the faces of residents by working as a Night Care

Temporary
Ongoing, moving to a permanent role after 12 weeks if successful.
Full-time
Northamptonshire
£11.73 per hour

Reablement Support Worker – North Northamptonshire Council

This is the time when you can make a real difference in other people’s lives. Helping vulnerable people is one of the most fulfilling and rewarding jobs you could do. Help bring smiles to the faces of residents by working as a Reablement Support

Temporary
Ongoing, moving to a permanent role after 12 weeks if successful.
Full-time
Northamptonshire
£8.91 per hour, Enhancements are made for weekend working.

Partnerships Programme Manager

We are looking for a Partnership Programme Manager for a L.A. to support the Head of Housing and Community Services and Head of Partnership to build relationships with key partners and lead on the development of a local programme of work to deliver

Permanent
Full-time
Suffolk
Annual salary: £35,745

Environmental Health Officer

Opus Northamptonshire on behalf of East Northamptonshire Council is looking for Environmental Health Officer with Food Inspection Qualifications and Experience. Duties: Involve the inspection of commercial premises for all environmental health

Temporary
initially 12 weeks
Full-time
Northamptonshire
From £25.00 to £28.00 per hour, negotiable

General Secondary Supply Teacher – Opus Teach

Are you an ‘outstanding’ secondary teacher looking for day to day, short term or long term supply work in secondary schools in Cambridgeshire and surrounding areas? Do you have a passion for KS3/4/5 and a strong understanding of the

Temporary
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
From £121.00 to £171.00 per hour

General Primary Supply Teacher – Cambridgeshire

Are you an outstanding teacher looking for day to day, short term or long term supply work in primary schools across Cambridgeshire? Do you have a passion for EYFS/KS1/KS2 and a strong understanding of the National Curriculum? Are you a qualified

Temporary
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
From £121.00 to £171.00 per hour, Per day

Membership Manager

Opus are searching for a Membership Manager for Brentwood Leisure Centre. You should be able to organise development, membership activities, and customer relationships through out your work. Leading a busy team, you will take an active lead in the

Temporary
8 months, with possibility of extension.
Full-time
Essex
£10.21 per hour

NPLQ Trainer Assessor

We are looking for an NPLQ Trainer Assessor for on-going training and development of lifeguards at Brentwood Leisure Centre. As a NPLQ Trainer Assessor, you’ll deliver NPLQ training sessions to staff in accordance with standards, liaising with the

Temporary
8 months, with possibility of extension.
Full-time
Essex
Contact us, TBC

Swimming Teacher

Opus are looking for a part time/temporary Swimming Teacher for Brentwood Leisure Centre to work 1-2 hours per week on a casual basis but able to cover in any absence (including holidays). These hours are likely to increase throughout the year. You

Temporary
8 months, with possibility of extension
Part-time
Essex
£16.27 per hour

Business Support Officer

On behalf of Suffolk County Council, Opus People Solutions are seeking a Business Support Officer to undertake a comprehensive range of administrative duties to support the efficient delivery of services to the Practice, Development and Quality

Temporary
3 months, possibility of extension.
Full-time
£9.92 per hour

Youth Justice Service Practitioner

We are seeking a temporary Youth Justice Service Practitioner to work for the Children and Young People Services within Suffolk County Council. The responsibility of the Children and Young People’s Directorate (CYP) is to ensure the safety,

Temporary
6 months
Full-time
Suffolk
From £14.86 to £16.71 per hour

Secondary Supply Teachers

Opus Teach are a supply agency based in Ipswich, who are wholly owned by Suffolk County Council, currently recruiting for supply teachers in schools located across Suffolk. We are looking for reliable, professional and dedicated secondary school

Contract
Various - anything from daily supply to long term placements
Full-time
Suffolk
Annual salary from £121 to £171, daily rate is discussed at interview

Primary Supply Teachers

Opus Teach are a supply agency based in Ipswich, who are wholly owned by Suffolk County Council, currently recruiting for supply teachers in schools located across Suffolk. We are looking for reliable, professional and dedicated primary school

Contract
Ongoing
Full-time
Suffolk
Day rate from £121.00 to £171.00, Daily rate is discussed at interview

RGN – Night shift

We’re seeking a permanent RGN to join an experienced, hard working team based in Turn Furlong, Northamptonshire. A full time, night only position is going to be available from mid-March, and the home is looking to appoint someone on a

Permanent
Full-time
Northamptonshire
Annual salary from £31,000 to £35,000

Fitness Instructor – Brentwood Leisure Centre

We’re seeking a fitness instructor to provide a first-class fitness programme along with other fitness colleagues ensuring the facility and all colleagues provide a quality customer experience.

Temporary
End of August 2021
Full-time
Essex
£9.17 per hour

Customer Service Assistant x2- Brentwood Leisure Centre

We’re seeking a customer service assiatnt to provide a quality customer experience that delivers efficient, helpful and friendly service to customers of Brentwood Leisure Centre whilst identifying opportunities to increase their visit

Temporary
End of August 2021
Full-time
Essex
£9.17 per hour

Resourcer – Opus Teach

We are seeking a Resourcer to play a significant part in registering and sourcing teachers and non teaching staff within Educaion, and offer support to Account Managers/Recruitment Consultants where necessary. Whilst ensuring that a high level of

Permanent
Full-time
Suffolk
Annual salary from £18,000 to £22,000

Assistant Residential Worker

One of Cambridgeshire County Council children’s homes are looking for exceptional, hands-on and energetic Assistant Residential Workers to help change lives of their residents. Your main role will be: To be part of a team supporting children

Permanent
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
Annual salary: £18,426, Enhancements are made for weekend working.

Social Workers – Northamptonshire Children’s Trust

We are currently supporting in the recruitment of social workers within the newly established Northamptonshire Children’s Trust. Northamptonshire Children’s Trust is building a journey of improvement for Children’s services in

Permanent
Full-time
Northamptonshire
Annual salary: £40,597, (from) Depending on role

Health Visitor

We are seeking a Health Visitor to work for the children and young people service within Suffolk County Council. The responsibility of the children and young people (CYP) services is to ensure the safety, wellbeing and learning of children and young

Temporary
Initial three months
Full-time
Suffolk
£17.04 per hour, PAYE

Recreation Attendant/Lifeguard NPLQ- Brentwood Leisure Centre

We’re seeking a Recreation Attendant/ Lifeguard to be responsible for assisting in maintaining a safe, clean and pleasant environment for customers of Brentwood Leisure Centre and provide a high standard of customer care. Must have NPLQ

Temporary
End of August 2021
Part-time
Essex
£9.17 per hour

Family Support- Children’s Social Workers Milton Keynes

We are looking for experienced children’s social workers to join the Family Support Team in Milton Keynes. The Family Support Team is made up of ASYE, Social Workers and Senior Practitioners there is a Deputy Team Manager and a Team

Temporary
3months Ongoing
Full-time
Milton Keynes
£32.00 per hour

Duty and Assessment- Children’s Social Worker- Northamptonshire

We are looking to speak with Qualified Social Workers and Consultant Social Workers to join Northamptonshire County Councils Duty and Assessment Team (DAAT) to support young people and their families to ensure the welfare of children and young

Temporary
3months Ongoing
Full-time
Northamptonshire
£36.00 per hour

Care Assistants

We are currently looking to recruit temporary support workers/ care assistants to offer support to local care homes in Northamptonshire. The ideal candidate will be compassionate, enthusiastic, kind and someone who loves working with the elderly.

Temporary
Ongoing
Full-time
Northamptonshire
£8.72 per hour, Depending on shift

HR Advisor

We are seeking an HR Advisor to join Suffolk County Council on a 6 months basis provide professional employee relations casework support and advice to customers.  

Temporary
6 Months
Full-time
Suffolk
£13.47 per hour

Regulatory Unit [Environmental Health] Practitioner

We are looking for a Regulatory Unit [Environmental Health] Practitioner for Milton Keynes Council. For the temporary posts we are looking for a motivated Environmental Health Practitioner to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team. They will

Temporary
4 Months
Full-time
Milton Keynes
£40.00 per hour

Independence and Wellbeing Advisor

We are seeking an Independence and Wellbeing Advisor to be responsible for a seamless transition between day and night services enabling Suffolk County Council to fulfil its statutory duties to vulnerable adults, children and families. This role

Temporary
3 months initially
Full-time
Suffolk
From £8.98 rising to £9.81 after 12 weeks per hour

Support Workers in Corby, Northampton

We are currently looking for support workers to work in residential care homes in Corby, Northampton.

Temporary
Ongoing
Full-time
Northamptonshire
From £8.72 to £16.42 per hour, Different rates for different shifts.

Social Worker – Adult’s Services – Cambridgeshire County Council

We are seeking experienced Qualified Social Workers for locum assignments across various teams in Cambridgeshire County Council Adult’s Services. We are looking for committed and enthusiastic professionals to deliver and provide social work

Temporary
3 months initially
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
From £28.00 to £32.00 per hour

Social Worker – Adult’s Services – Milton Keynes Council

We are looking for experienced qualified social workers, who are passionate about supporting communities and improving the lives of adults for locum assignments across various teams in Milton Keynes Council. Register with us today to receive

Temporary
3 months initially
Full-time
Milton Keynes
From £28.00 to £30.00 per hour

Social Workers – Children’s Services – Milton Keynes Council

We have exciting opportunities for experienced qualified social workers to join Milton Keynes Council’s Children’s Service for locum assignments across various teams. We are seeking social workers who are committed to supporting

Temporary
3 months initially
Full-time
Milton Keynes
From £28.00 to £32.00 per hour

Social Worker – Adult’s Services – Northamptonshire

We are seeking experienced qualified social workers for locum social work assignments across various teams in Adult Social Services. If you are a dedicated social worker, who is passionate about providing social work services to vulnerable adults to

Temporary
3 Months initially
Full-time
Northamptonshire
From £28.00 to £30.00 per hour

Team Managers

Opus are looking for experienced Team Managers to lead and manage the area social work teams to deliver the highest standards of social care, re-ablement, mental health and therapy services for the people of Milton Keynes. The purpose of the role is

Temporary
Varied
Full-time
Milton Keynes
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Social Worker – Adult’s Services – Suffolk County Council

We have exciting opportunities for experienced and qualified social workers to join Suffolk County Council’s Adult & Community Service (ACS) in locum assignments across various teams and locations. We are looking for social workers who are

Temporary
3 Months
Full-time
Suffolk
From £26.00 to £32.00 per hour

Occupational Therapists – Suffolk County Council

We are currently looking for dedicated and experienced Occupational Therapists to work in Suffolk County Council’s Independence and Wellbeing Service to promote independence, wellbeing and choice for customers. This is an exciting opportunity to

Temporary
6 Months
Full-time
Suffolk
From £26.00 to £28.00 per hour

Social Worker – Children’s Services – Suffolk County Council

If you are looking to join an ‘Outstanding’ Children and Young People’s Service (CYP) we have the role for you. We are seeking dedicated and experienced Qualified Social Workers to provide social care service to children, young

Temporary
3-4 months
Full-time
Suffolk
From £26.00 to £32.00 per hour, dependent on role

Social Worker

Come and join Suffolk County Council’s ‘Outstanding’ social work team in Children and Young People’s Service where ‘services for children are of an exceptionally high standard, they are child-focused and make a positive difference to

Permanent
Full-time
Suffolk
Annual salary from £29,636 to £32,875

Experienced Social Worker

Come and join Suffolk County Council’s ‘Outstanding’ Social Worker team in Children and Young People’s Service where ‘services for children are of an exceptionally high standard, they are child-focused and make a positive difference to

Permanent
Full-time
Suffolk
Annual salary from £33,549 to £38,695

Town Council Clerk

As a Clerk you will advise the council on, and assist in the formation of, overall policies to be followed in respect of the authority’s activities and in particular to produce all the information required for making effective decisions and to

Permanent
Full-time
Suffolk
Annual salary from £31,000 to £34,000

Youth Workers/Residential Childcare Workers

We are currently looking for self-driven, resourceful and flexible individuals, with excellent communication skills, to work as youth workers/residential childcare workers within Children’s Homes in Suffolk. As a youth worker within a Children’s

Temporary
Full-time
Suffolk
£10.27 per hour, *weekend rate of £13.27 for working weekends on rota pattern

Reablement Support Workers

We are currently seeking experienced support workers to play a valuable role in helping patients relearn skills and regain their independence after leaving hospital. As a reablement support worker, you will provide in house support for patients for

Temporary
Ongoing
Full-time
Suffolk
£8.90 per hour, plus paid travel time and mileage

Support Workers / Practitioners

We are regularly recruiting for various non-qualified Social Care roles in multiple locations across Suffolk County Council. Roles include Support Workers, Family Support Practitioners and YOS Practitioners.   To find out more about which

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Testimonials

“The team are really friendly and reliable. Due to my studies, I’ve been temping for a few years now, and I have never had an issue of finding temp work through Opus. I highly recommend them.”

Rachel Day, Business Support Officer

‘”I have found Opus People Solutions to be effective and efficient. Staff in the team take good care to help candidates and managers, with accurate information and advice.”

Balwinder Kaur, Interim Assistant Director

“Opus was very helpful in the recruitment process, I was lucky enough to get a placement within the council instantly. The team are incredibly friendly and are always happy to help.”

Jamaal Guthrie, Customer Service Advisor

“I have had great success working with Opus on our recruitment requirements. The level of success we have experienced working with Opus and sourcing and filling our vacancies, has been excellent. I have built up a brilliant working relationship with them, they have taken the time to fully understand our business and recruitment needs.”

Hannah Pittock, Schools’ Choice

“After I left college I was a temporary worker with Opus for nearly 2 years. About 4 months into my last assignment, I was offered to take the role permanently! I would highly recommend Opus to anybody. Their customer service is great, they’re very reliable, friendly, considerate and approachable!”

Josh Douglas, Learning Development Co-ordinator

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Opus is a recruitment agency that places people first and we are proud of our professional, customer focused service and thriving reputation for excellence.
We work closely with organisations to make sure we find candidates who are a right fit for the role and ensure we place you in a job that complements your skill and enables you to thrive in the workplace, but don’t just take our word for it:
“I only have positive things to say about Opus. From the first communication they have been professional and are always happy to help with any requests or questions. I have to say, my experience with Opus was by far the most positive experience with a recruitment agency I have come across.”

Business Support Officer

“My experience with Opus is a very positive one in terms of both an employee of a council seeking to recruit social workers on a temporary basis and, more recently, as an Opus candidate looking for a placement. The communication and support from Opus is excellent and I will continue to strongly recommend Opus to others.”

Social work manager/candidate

At Opus, we offer an opportunity to build experience in many different areas of the organisations we work with. Many of our workers move on to have successful careers as a result of their initial placement with us, so whether you’re looking for regular, short term assignments to build some experience, or a foot in the door to start you career in Local Government, we’ll be glad to help you get going