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.

Local Contact Tracer

Opus People Solutions on a behalf of North Northamptonshire Council are currently recruiting for the Local Contact Tracers roles. Please note that role is office- based, Northampton, One Angel Square, NN1 1ED. Placement is a full time role, 37 hrs

Temporary
Initially 3 months
Full-time
Northamptonshire
£10.43 per hour

Administrator – Opus People Solutions

We are seeking an Administrator with excellent data entry skills to join our Qualified Social Work Team at Opus People Solutions. We work with local authorities and businesses across Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Northamptonshire, and Milton Keynes to

Temporary
Permanent
Full-time
From £9.48 to £11.00 per hour, depends on experience

Business Officer (Part-time)

Opus People Solutions, on behalf of Cambridgeshire County Council, are looking for 2 part- time (18.5 hrs per week) Business Officers to support the administrative functions around Strategy Meetings within Children’s Services. The role would be

Temporary
Ongoing
Part-time
Cambridgeshire
£10.41 per hour

Advanced Practitioner – Safeguarding, Wellingborough

We’re seeking an Advanced Practitioner to join the team of Social Work Professionals, within Support and Safeguarding in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire. The Wellingborough site is incredibly friendly, multi-cultural, and supportive with a

Permanent
Full-time
Northamptonshire
Annual salary from £42,041 to £44,030

Senior Social Worker- Support & Safeguarding, Wellingborough

Northamptonshire Children’s Trust is seeking a senior social worker to join their team of Social Work Professionals, within Support and Safeguarding in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire. The Wellingborough site is incredibly friendly,

Permanent
Full-time
Northamptonshire
Annual salary from £39,178 to £41,126

Social Worker – Support & Safeguarding, Wellingborough

Northamptonshire Children’s Trust is seeking social workers to join their team of Social Work Professionals, within Support and Safeguarding in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire. The Wellingborough site is incredibly friendly, multi-cultural,

Permanent
Full-time
Northamptonshire
Annual salary from £34,155 to £37,237

Debt Recovery Officer x2

Opus People Solutions, on behalf of Cambridgeshire County Council, are looking for 2 Debt Recovery Officers to join the Debt Recovery Team. These are full- time roles, 37 hours per week. Office is based in New Shire Hall, Alconbury, however, both

Temporary
1 year contract
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
£11.27 per hour

Administrator – NCT

Opus People Solutions, on behalf of Northamptonshire Children’s Trust, are looking for an Administrator to join the Localities Business Support Team. This is a full-time role, with the office based in One Angel Square, NN1 1ED. Initially, 3

Temporary
Initially 3 months
Full-time
Northamptonshire
£10.12 per hour

Business Support Officer – Remote

Opus People Solutions, on behalf of Cambridgeshire County Council, are looking for a Business Support Officer to support the Lateral Flow Testing Team. The role is full- time, 37 hours per week and fully remote working. Initially, till the end of

Temporary
Initially till end of March 2022
Full-time
From £10.41 to £11.27 per hour

Senior Project Manager

Our client is looking for a project manager to join it’s Business Systems and Change team. The purpose of the role: 1.To define, develop and deliver corporate projects that are large scale (>£250k), complex and high risk, serving partners

Permanent
Full-time
Northamptonshire
Annual salary from £44,228 to £49,887

Public Health Analyst

On behalf of our client at Cambridgeshire County Council, we are looking for a Public Health Analyst. Purpose of the role: To assist in the delivery of a comprehensive public health information analysis service to Peterborough City Council (PCC),

Temporary
4-6 Months
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
From £14.38 to £15.33 per hour

Independent Visitor/Consultation Coordinator

On behalf of Peterborough City Council, Opus People Solutions are seeking an Independent Visitor/Consultation Co-ordinator. The position is to develop, implement, and review/monitor arrangements for engaging and consulting with service users across

Temporary
12 weeks initially
Full-time
Peterborough
£16.70 per hour, PAYE

Debt Recovery Administrator x4

Opus People Solutions, on behalf of West Northamptonshire Council, are looking for 4 Debt Recovery Administrators to join the Debt Recovery Team. We are looking for an enthusiastic, innovative and aspirational people with drive and determination to

Temporary
Initially 3 months
Full-time
Northamptonshire
£13.00 per hour

Office Administrator

Our Client is look for an Office Administrator to operate flexibly in the provision of administrative and general support functions across the company. Supporting the finance function of the organisation including data inputting, completing public

Contract
6 Months Temporary Contract
Full-time
Bury St Edmunds
Annual salary from £18,933 to £19,698

Brokerage Officer x3

Opus People Solutions, on behalf of Cambridgeshire County Council, are looking for 3 Brokerage Officers to contribute to the effective running of the team and office. As a Brokerage Officer you will be responsible for providing office

Temporary
Initially 3 months
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
From £11.50 to £12.69 per hour, depending on experience

Resource Officer

Principal Accountabilities: Resource and Partnership Building As a Resource Officer, you will be responsible for identifying and monitoring effective resources for vulnerable children/ young people (and their families where appropriate), to

Temporary
3 Months
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
From £14.38 to £15.33 per hour

Recruitment Consultant – Opus People Solutions

We’re seeking a Recruitment Consultant to join our Professional and Technical recruitment team at Opus People Solutions. We work with local authorities and businesses across Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Northamptonshire and Milton Keynes to fill

Permanent
Full-time
Suffolk
Annual salary: £27,000

Business Officer (Temp to Perm)

Opus People Solutions, on behalf of Cambridgeshire County Council, are looking for 2x Business Officers to join the District and Children in Care Team. Each Business Officer will be responsible for a team; either Safeguarding or Early Help.

Temporary
Temp to Perm
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
£10.41 per hour

Market Development Officer

The Provider and Community Catalyst Function of the Commissioning, Quality and Outcomes function is responsible for the development, planning and implementation of providers events and engagement schemes, ensuring that there is ongoing and

Temporary
4 months with potential to be extended
Full-time
Northamptonshire
From £18.49 to £19.96 per hour

Interim Commissioning Manager – Short-Term Care

The Commissioning, Quality and Outcomes service has three key market areas of focus in relation to its contracts and quality monitoring: – Older people services – Inclusion services – Joint Provider and Community services Reporting

Contract
4 months with potential to be extended
Full-time
Northamptonshire
Day rate from £400.00 to £500.00

Household Support Fund Coordinators

Opus People Solutions on behalf of Cambridgeshire County Council is looking for Household Support Fund Coordinators. In light of the recent announcement from Government with funding to support households across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough you

Temporary
Initially end of March 2022.
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
£14.38 per hour

Business Support Administrators – Household Support Fund

Opus People Solutions on behalf of Cambridgeshire County Council is looking for Household Support Fund Business Support Administrators. In light of the recent announcement from Government with funding to support households across Cambridgeshire

Temporary
March 2022 with possibility of extension
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
£10.41 per hour

Senior Social Worker – Disabled Children’s Team

The Disabled Children’s Team supports children with complex disabilities and their families.   The team consists of a Team Manager, Advanced Practitioner, Senior Social Workers, Social Workers, ASYE, Family Support worker and dedicated

Permanent
Full-time
Northamptonshire
Annual salary from £39,178 to £41,126, Plus £6,000 Welcome Bonus

Senior Social Worker – Fostering Connected Persons Team

In this role you will assess and support potential Connected Persons carers who have come forward through the PLO process to offer a long-term placement for children who are connected to them. This involves working with extended family and friends

Permanent
Full-time
Northamptonshire
Annual salary from £39,178 to £41,126, Plus £4,000 welcome bonus

Senior Social Workers – Safeguarding – Daventry

We are currently recruiting Senior Social Workers to work in Northamptonshire Children’s Trusts Support and Safeguarding Teams in Daventry, Northamptonshire. Daventry is a market town and civil parish in the West Northamptonshire area.

Permanent
Full-time
Northamptonshire
Annual salary from £39,178 to £41,126

Advanced Practitioners – DAAT

We are currently recruiting energetic and passionate Advanced Practitioners to work in Northamptonshire Children’s Trust’s Duty and Assessment Team to continue and develop a high quality service. Duty and Assessment (DAAT) is the single

Permanent
Full-time
Northamptonshire
Annual salary from £42,041 to £44,030, Plus £6,000 welcome bonus

Advanced Practitioners – Safeguarding, Daventry

We are currently recruiting for an Advanced Practitioner to work in Northamptonshire Children’s Trust’s Support and Safeguarding Teams in Daventry, Northamptonshire. Daventry is a market town and civil parish in the West

Permanent
Full-time
Northamptonshire
Annual salary from £42,041 to £44,030, Plus £6,000 Welcome Bonus

Senior Social Workers – Courts – Kettering

Northamptonshire Children’s Trust’s children in care service provides oversight for all children in care. This includes children subject to legal proceedings where their permanency plan is being determined as well as children with a plan

Permanent
Full-time
Northamptonshire
Annual salary from £39,178 to £41,126, Plus £6,000 welcome bonus

Senior Social Workers – Peripatetic Team

  Are you a qualified, resilient, Senior Social Worker with a breadth of experience? Are you looking for a new, unique and exciting opportunity to work in a different way? If so, this could be the job for you…. We are looking for talented

Permanent
Full-time
Northamptonshire
Annual salary from £39,178 to £41,126, Plus £6,000 welcome bonus

Senior Social Workers – Safeguarding

The role is responsible for providing practical and social work support for children, young people and families. This involves holding a more complex caseload. This will include undertaking assessments, visiting children and their families, carrying

Permanent
Full-time
Northamptonshire
Annual salary from £39,178 to £41,126, Plus £6,000 welcome bonus

Social Workers – Duty and Assessment (DAAT)

We have a wonderful Duty and Assessment Team (DAAT) (DAT) here at Northamptonshire Children’s Trust! We provide the front line, single point of contact for the public and professionals who are making referrals with concerns for children who are at

Permanent
Full-time
Northamptonshire
Annual salary from £34,155 to £37,237, Plus £6,000 welcome bonus

Social Workers – Support & Safeguarding

Our safeguarding teams are working to focus on creative problem solving and keeping children and families together. There are 14 safeguarding teams, across Northamptonshire, each team consists of a Team Manager, Advanced Practitioner, who holds

Permanent
Full-time
Northamptonshire
Annual salary from £34,155 to £37,237, Plus £6,000 welcome bonus

Social Workers – Courts

The roles are for qualified social workers who want to focus on court work with current Social Work England Registration (formerly known as HCPC). We have roles based in Northampton which focus on permanent placement through to adoption order and

Permanent
Full-time
Northamptonshire
Annual salary from £34,155 to £37,237, Plus £6,000 welcome bonus

Social Worker – Support & Safeguarding – Daventry

We are currently recruiting Senior Social Workers to work in our Support and Safeguarding Teams in Daventry, Northamptonshire. Daventry is a market town and civil parish in the West Northamptonshire area. It’s a beautiful location, from which

Permanent
Full-time
Northamptonshire
Annual salary from £34,155 to £37,237, plus £6,000 welcome bonus

Social Worker – Fostering Connected Persons Team

We are seeking an experienced, self-motivated and creative Social Worker to join the Connected Persons Team which assesses potential Special Guardianship carers or Connected Persons foster carers. In this role you will assess and support potential

Permanent
Full-time
Northamptonshire
Annual salary from £34,155 to £37,237, Plus £4,000 welcome bonus

Social Work Team Manager – Duty and Assessment (DAAT)

We are seeking a Social Work Team Manager, with current Social Work England registration, and previous leadership experience in a similar role. You will provide leadership to your team, who will consist of each team consists of a Team Manager,

Permanent
Full-time
Northamptonshire
Annual salary from £49,582 to £54,430

Peripatetic Team Manager

Are you a strong, resilient, Social Work Team Manager with a breadth of experience, looking for a new, unique and exciting opportunity to work in a different way? If so, this could be the career opportunity for you…. We are looking for a talented

Permanent
Full-time
Northamptonshire
Annual salary from £49,582 to £54,430, Plus £2200 welcome bonus

Advanced Practitioners – Courts

Children’s Services at Northamptonshire are in an exciting period of significant transformation as we move into a Children’s Trust which will deliver services for two new unitary authorities across the county. The Children in Care Team is a team

Permanent
Full-time
Northamptonshire
Annual salary from £42,041 to £44,030, Plus £6,000 welcome bonus

Senior Estate Surveyor

On behalf of Oxford City Council, Opus People Solutions are seeking a temporary Senior Estates Surveyor to complete a temporary assignment for a period of six months. This position offers the opportunity of contributing towards the delivery of

Temporary
6 months
Full-time
From £30.00 to £40.00 per hour

Residential Support Worker – Peterborough

Looking for a position that isn’t your normal 9-5? Do you enjoy working with people every day? Are you looking to start a career in Support Work? Or are you an experienced Support Worker who is looking for a new challenge? We are currently

Temporary
Initial three months with view to go permanent after
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
Contact us

Teaching Assistant – Felixstowe

Opus Teach is a supply agency based in Ipswich, which is wholly owned by Suffolk County Council. We are currently recruiting a Teaching Assistant to work within a Felixstowe based primary school. We are looking for a reliable and professional

Teaching Assistant – Woodbridge

Opus Teach is a supply agency based in Ipswich, which is wholly owned by Suffolk County Council. We are currently recruiting a Teaching Assistant to work within a Woodbridge based primary school. We are looking for a reliable and professional

Registration Service Administrator

Opus People Solutions on behalf of West Northamptonshire Council are looking for Registration Service Administrators. As a Registration Service Administrator, you will provide administrative support to customers and colleagues in a busy office

Temporary
3 months, with possibility of extension
Part-time
Northamptonshire
£9.48 per hour

Covid-19 Testing Operatives

Covid-19 Testing Operatives Required Starting ASAP! Are you a confident communicator that enjoys working with the general public? Can you start an ongoing temporary position ASAP? As a Covid-19 Testing Operative, you will support the requirement

Temporary
Ongoing
Full-time
Suffolk
£10.84 per hour

HR Advisor

We are looking for a HR Advisor, on behalf of our client, to provide comprehensive, pragmatic and customer focussed Employee Relations (ER) support, advice and guidance to managers (and where relevant, employees) working within appropriate corporate

Contract
12 Months
Full-time
Milton Keynes
Annual salary from £25,416 to £29,495, Depending on Experience

Social Workers (Newly Qualified) – NCT

We are looking for Newly Qualified Social Workers to join a brilliant team at Northamptonshire Children’s Trust on a permanent basis in January 2022. You will receive 26 days annual leave and be working 37 hours a week. Northamptonshire

Permanent
Full-time
Northamptonshire
Annual salary: £31,826

Student Mentor

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

Team Leaders – Home First (Ipswich, Lowestoft or Bury St Edmunds)

Are you a passionate, motivated, resilient individual who would like a role that really makes a difference? We are currently sourcing for several Team Leaders to join a large team of qualified professionals who will support and enable Suffolk County

Temporary
Full-time
Suffolk
From £12.83 rising to £14.02 after 12 weeks per hour

Independence and Wellbeing Advisors

Are you looking to start a career in Social Work? Or are you studying for a qualification within Social Work and are keen to gain some employment knowledge alongside your studies? Are you a passionate, motivated, resilient individual who would like

Temporary
Part-time
Suffolk
From £8.98 to £9.81 per hour, rising to £9.81 after 12 weeks

Independence and Wellbeing Advisors – Weekend/Evening

Are you looking to start a career in Social Work? Or are you studying for a qualification within Social Work and are keen to gain some employment knowledge alongside your studies? Are you a passionate, motivated, resilient individual who would like

Temporary
Part-time
Suffolk
From £8.98 to £9.81 per hour, rising to £9.81 after 12 weeks

HR/Compliance Coordinator

We at Opus People Solutions are searching for a motivated HR/Compliance Co-ordinator to join an outstanding local business in the Food + Beverage industry just north of Ipswich. The successful candidate will have chances to learn new

Permanent
Full-time
Suffolk
Annual salary from £18,000 to £22,000, depending on experience.

Media and Communications Officer

In order to deliver an effective communications and marketing service for the Trust, there is a need to recruit an experienced Communications and Marketing Officer to work alongside the current Officer to ensure that a continued communication and

Contract
March 22
Full-time
Northamptonshire
Annual salary from £34,542 to £38,504

Senior Developer

Our client has a challenging, customer focused digital agenda. They are looking for a skilled and experienced developer to join their Digital Team to help deliver great public services that are not only highly effective but also easily accessible.

Permanent
Full-time
Milton Keynes
Annual salary from £35,745 to £39,880

Nursery Nurse

We are looking for someone who is able to provide high quality care and education that meets the need’s of the children under the age of 5 who use the nursery. Opus, on behalf of Milton Keynes Council are looking to recruit Nursery Nurses. We

Temporary
Ongoing
Full-time
Milton Keynes
£13.21 per hour

Locum Parish Council Clerk

As a Locum Parish Council 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

Temporary
Ongoing Temporary
Part-time
Suffolk
£15.00 per hour

Senior Estates Surveyor

The Senior Estates Surveyor is responsible for delivering a range of estate management case work for the Northampton office, from high value and complex cases, to business as usual cases requiring professional input. Senior Estates Surveyors work in

Temporary
3-6 months
Full-time
Northamptonshire
Contact us, Daily Rate: £340-£400 per day

Reporting and Quality Assurance Officer

On behalf of West Northamptonshire Council, we are looking for a Reporting and Quality Assurance Officer to support the development and co-ordination of a Directorate wide programme assurance and performance framework data. You will; provide

Temporary
3 Months
Full-time
Northamptonshire
£13.41 per hour

Business Analyst

On behalf of West Northamptonshire Council, we are looking for a Business Analyst to be part of a permanent in-house professional corporate HR and Financial systems project management capability, providing organisational capability, resilience and

Temporary
12 weeks
Full-time
Northamptonshire
£17.90 per hour

Programme Manager

As a Programme Manager you will, manage and coordinate a programme multiple large scale projects on a day-to-day basis on behalf of the business, ensure that each project produces the required outcomes/products, to the required standard of quality

Permanent
Full-time
Suffolk
Annual salary from £40,000 to £50,000, Depending on experience (plus up to 10% bonus)

Transport Project Manager

Our client is looking to appoint a high calibre Transport Programme Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing the development of major transport projects and performing a strategic client function. The Transport Programme

Contract
1 Year FTC
Full-time
Peterborough
Annual salary from £46,000 to £51,000

Senior Developer

Our client has a challenging, customer focused digital agenda. We are looking for a skilled and experienced developer to join our Digital Team to help deliver excellent services that are not only highly effective but also easily accessible. We’ve

Permanent
Full-time
Milton Keynes
Annual salary from £35,745 to £39,880

Production Operative

We at Opus People Solutions are searching for a diligent, motivated Production Operative to join an outstanding local business in the Food & Beverage industry. The successful candidate will have chances to learn new skills/qualifications on the

Permanent
Full-time
Suffolk
Annual salary from £18,000 to £23,000, Double-pay for overtime on the weekends.

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

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

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 home /

Temporary
Ongoing
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
From £10.41 to £11.27 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

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

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
£11.27 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

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

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)

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 £32,383 permanent salary

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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 £32.00 to £36.00 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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“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!”

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“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.”

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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