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 Flood Risk & Drainage Officer

We are currently looking for enthusiastic individuals to take on our Senior Flood Risk and Drainage Officer role within Peterborough City Council. As a Flood Risk and Drainage Officer, you will provide extensive experience in handling planning

3 months
From £25.00 to £35.00 per hour

Grant and Development Manager

Opportunities like this do not come around often, Opus People Solutions are currently seeking a Grant and Development Manager to support a wonderful local charity. This role is negotiable on hours for the right candidate. Full job description

Annual salary from £24,000 to £27,000, negotiable

Winter Shelter Staff Member

Opus People Solutions, on behalf of West Northamptonshire Council, are looking for a Winter Shelter staff member to work with the WNC shift Team Leader to ensure that the Winter Shelter remains a calm, safe place where guests feel valued and

Till mid March
£12.62 per hour

School Caretaker

We are looking for a reliable, conscientious and self- motivated caretaker to join a school based in Ipswich. Working 18 hours per week, 12.30 – 18.30, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday’s term time, plus working rostered hours in the school

Annual salary: £18,933, Pro rata

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

Initially 3 months
From £11.50 to £12.69 per hour, 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

£15.00 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,

3 year fixed term - potential to extend based on performance and demand
Annual salary from £22,000 to £23,500, plus car allowance

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

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

From £121.00 to £171.00 per hour, Per day

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

4 Months
Milton Keynes
£40.00 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.


“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