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.

Senior Recruitment & Retention Manager

Opus East are currently seeking an Senior Recruitment & Retention Manager in the midlands area for an initial 6 month period.   Full job spec available on request.

Temporary
6 months
Full-time
Contact us, £39,456 to £43,273

Apprenticeships and Qualifications Manager

We are currently seeking a Apprenticeships and Qualifications Manager to join the team at Northamptonshire County Council on a full time basis for an initial 12 weeks.   Full job spec available on request.

Temporary
3 months
Full-time
Northamptonshire
£26.33 per hour

Project Manager

We are currently seeing a temporary Project Manager to work within Cambridgeshire County Council to develop, manage and deliver a range of projects and workstreams within the shared services programme across Cambridgeshire County Council and

Temporary
3 months
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
£17.53 per hour

Programme Manager

Opus East are currently looking for a temporary Programme Manager on behalf of Cambridgeshire County Council to be responsible for designing, developing and delivery the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Shared Services Programme in order to deliver

Temporary
3 months
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
£22.60 per hour

Assistant Director – Education

We are seeking an Assistant Director- Education to be responsible for the leadership, development, and implementation of relevant strategies for the directorate and Council to deliver its corporate priorities.

Programme Management Office Manager

As a Programme Management Officer Manager for Cambridgeshire County Council through Opus Cambridgeshire, you will be responsible for a team of five, with three direct reports, plus one Consultant, to project manage the new transport infrastructure

Temporary
Three months initially/up to six months
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
£22.60 per hour

Interim Chief Internal Auditor (CCC)

The Internal Audit and Risk Management service is a shared service led by Milton Keynes Council providing services across Cambridgeshire, Northamptonshire and Milton Keynes. We are looking for an experienced and effective strategic lead for the

Temporary
6 months interim
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
Contact us, Negotiable

HR and Compliance Manager

We are looking for an experienced HR + Compliance Manager to lead our clients HR department across multiple sites. This is a diverse role that incorporates HR, Compliance and Health + Safety. The ideal candidate would have a career history within

Contract
Full-time
Suffolk
Annual salary: £0, On request

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