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.

Business Officer x2

As a Business Officer for Cambridgeshire County Council through Opus Cambridgeshire, your key priority is to support the team by covering all aspects of administration to deliver a more effective and efficient service. Working from home/Stanton

Temporary
Initially 8 weeks
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
£10.41 per hour

Finance & Office Coordinator

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
Peterborough
From £11.50 to £13.21 per hour

Brokerage Officer – Cambridgeshire County Council

As a Brokerage Officer for Cambridgeshire County Council through Opus Cambridgeshire, you will focus on the Discharge to Assess (D2A) service across three acute sites (Addenbrookes, Hinchingbrooke and Peterborough City Hospital) to coordinate care

Temporary
Initially three months
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
£11.50 per hour

Financial Assessment Team Administrator – Milton Keynes

We are seeking a Financial Assessment Team Administrator who is motivated by positive results. During this role, you will complete financial invoices and work as a team to ensure that the business is running efficiently. This will provide you

Temporary
Temporary - 3 Months
Full-time
Milton Keynes
£10.21 per hour

Fostering Business Officer

As a Fostering Business Officer for Cambridgeshire County Council through Opus Cambridgeshire, you will be providing administrative support to the Fostering Service to help deliver a more effective and efficient customer focused service. Working

Temporary
Initially 13 weeks
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
£10.41 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

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

Temporary Senior Information Governance Administrator

We are seeking a Temporary Senior Information Governance Administrator to provide administrative support within North Northamptonshire Council. The overall purpose of this job is to provide an administrative, secretarial and executive support

Business Officer

As a Business Officer for Cambridgeshire County Council through Opus Cambridgeshire, your key priority is to provide and own administrative support within the service and where required across the organisation; Together with supporting and liaising

Temporary
Initially three months
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
£10.41 per hour

Paralegal

As a Paralegal for Cambridgeshire County Council through Opus Cambridgeshire, your key priority is to support and manage a caseload of inquest files. Working from home / Scott House, Huntingdon

Temporary
Initially three months
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
From £11.50 to £12.95 per hour

Senior Payroll Advisor

We are looking for an experienced Payroll Advisor to work for Suffolk County Council in a senior capacity within the Payroll team, you will directly report to the Payroll Manager and responsible for providing effective, efficient and proactive

Temporary
6-9 months
Full-time
Suffolk
£13.14 per hour

Finance Assistant (Perm or FTC) Opus People Solutions

We have an exciting opportunity for a finance assistant to join our team at Opus People Solutions. As Finance Assistant you will support the finance department by completing clerical and accounting tasks, maintaining reports and completing

Permanent
Full-time
Suffolk
Annual salary from £19,000 to £22,000, Depending on experience

Site Facilities Officer

As a Site Facilities Officer for Cambridgeshire County Council through Opus Cambridgeshire, your key priority is to ensure that all our accommodation facilities at non-school operational properties are fit for purpose by ensuring the productivity

Temporary
Initially 13 weeks
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
£10.41 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
Remote
£9.92 per hour

Senior Business Support Assistant

We are seeking a Senior Business Support Assistant to provide temporary administrative support to a project within Community Occupational Therapy at Milton Keynes Council. As part of this project you will be working on a backlog of referrals with an

Temporary
6 months
Full-time
From £12.85 to £14.92 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

Why Choose a job with Opus?

    • We have access to the majority of our clients’ roles before they go to external agencies. This means that by registering with Opus you hear about opportunities in your desired area first!

 

    • Our consultants are focused on finding the right role for you. You will never be pressured into applying for a role that doesn’t suit you and we will work with you to establish exactly what you require from your next job.

 

  • Our team are on hand to provide support throughout the whole recruitment process and can provide additional advice such and CV and interview tips, where needed, to help take the stress out of your job search. It is our job to find you a job.

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