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.

Premises Project Manager

As a Premises Project Manager for Cambridgeshire County Council through Opus Cambridgeshire, you will manage a programme of projects for alterations, improvements and churn in Cambridgeshire County Council office premises in Cambridgeshire. Remote

Temporary
13 weeks initially
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
£22.40 per hour, PAYE

HR Advisor

As a HR Advisor for Cambridgeshire County Council through Opus Cambridgeshire, you will provide general advice and guidance on HR issues to managers, developing a range of options and creative solutions within agreed County Council and customer

Temporary
Initially three months
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
£14.38 per hour, PAYE

Communications Manager

As a Communications Manager for Cambridgeshire County Council through Opus Cambridgeshire, you will manage communications and marketing for a high profile public transport project under the Greater Cambridge Partnership. Working from home/Shire

Temporary
Until end of December 2020, possibly extended into the New Year
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
£19.93 per hour, PAYE

Head of HR (Children’s Trust) – Northamptonshire County Council

As the Head of HR – for Northamptonshire County Council (Children’s Trust) will manage the delivery of a professional Human Resources and Organisational Development service that adds value and delivers effective business-focused

Contract
Up to 4 months
Full-time
Northamptonshire
Day rate from £350.00 to £400.00, Daily rate

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

Assistant HR Business Partner

We are seeking an Assistant HR Business Partner to be responsible for the delivery of expert, professional HR advice and coaching to managers within a designated service area, on all aspects of HR, in order to ensure that the organisation has

Temporary
Full-time
Northamptonshire
From £20.00 to £22.00 per hour

Business Change Analyst

We are looking for an experienced Business Analyst to work on Northamptonshire County Council’s ERP Gold Implementation project for the Future Northants Programme. As Business Change Analyst, you will be part of a permanent in-house project

Temporary
Initial 6 months FTC
Full-time
Northamptonshire
£17.90 per hour

Project Officer – Chisholm Trail x 2

As a temporary Project Officer working for Cambridgeshire County Council through Opus Cambridgeshire, you will provide additional resource for Chisholm Trail –

Temporary
Three months initially
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
£15.78 per hour, PAYE

Contract Management Officer

As a Contract Management Officer for Cambridgeshire County Council through Opus Cambridgeshire, you will assist in the management, development, commissioning and maintenance of the County Council’s highways and transportation

Temporary
13 weeks initially/covering vacant role
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
From £11.50 to £15.78 per hour

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

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