Jobs in Suffolk
We filled over 600 jobs for Suffolk County Council and Babergh & Mid Suffolk District Councils over the past year, across various locations in Suffolk and in both full and part time roles.
Our 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 find a role that suits you.
Team Managers – Social Work
We 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 Suffolk.
We are looking for experienced Social Workers who want to make a difference to the lives of people in Suffolk..
We are looking for an experienced Senior Practitioner to provide professional support to the area social work team, supporting the Senior management team in delivering good quality services and effective integration between health and social care.
We are seeking experienced and qualified Occupational Therapists to work in a variety of locations across Suffolk.
Independence and Wellbeing Practitioners
We are looking for Independence and Wellbeing Practitioners to work with customers within the Adult and Community Services (ACS) directorate.
Finance Officer (x4)
We are looking for 4 experienced Finance Officers to provide a variety of financial tasks for customers and to provide information to colleagues both internally and externally.
Project Officer (Upper Orwell Crossings Project)
We are currently seeking a Project Officer to assist with the management and delivery of a range of administrative and project support duties during the delivery of major bridge project.
Workflow & Process Map Lead
We are seeking an experienced Workflow & Process Map Lead to assist Schools Choice with an identified project.
Why Choose a job with Opus?
- Our consultants are non-commission based which allows them the freedom to work with your best interests in mind.
- You will never be pressured into applying for a role that doesn’t suit you; we will take the time to work with you to establish exactly what you require from your next job and find you exactly.
- We are wholly owned by Suffolk County Council and return a dividend back to the Council each year, so by working through Opus you are helping to ensure that money spent in the public sector stays in the public sector, rather than being lost into the private sector via other agencies.
“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
Working at Suffolk County Council
We’re proud to supply our candidates to Suffolk County Council and Babergh & Mid Suffolk District Councils as we know from experience what supportive and engaging organisations they are to work for, but don’t just take our word for it:
“If you want to make a difference for Suffolk, then the County Council is for you. With a strong sense of purpose, we are committed to working together, striving to improve and securing the best possible services.
We genuinely recognise that our people are our greatest asset so we offer a reward package that combines pay, pension and a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, travel discounts and a real focus on wellbeing. We are proud to have a number of active staff networks supporting and promoting groups of staff that share similar characteristics, life experiences, values and beliefs. These networks are self-run which in itself reflects that our core Values of ASPIRE are at the heart of how we operate. We’d expect you to embrace these Values and be the very best you can be.
We are always looking for new people to help us make a real difference to our communities and if this sounds like you, please apply.”
– Sally Marlow, Head of HR – Suffolk County Council
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.