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.

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

Recruitment Assistant

As a Recruitment Assistant working for Cambridgeshire County Council through Opus People Solutions, you will assist in responding to applications to work within domiciliary care providers/care homes. This role will be remote working during Covid-19.

Temporary
Up to 13 weeks
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
£11.27 per hour

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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