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.

Public Health Analyst

On behalf of our client at Cambridgeshire County Council, we are looking for a Public Health Analyst. Purpose of the role: To assist in the delivery of a comprehensive public health information analysis service to Peterborough City Council (PCC),

4-6 Months
From £14.38 to £15.33 per hour

Market Development Officer

The Provider and Community Catalyst Function of the Commissioning, Quality and Outcomes function is responsible for the development, planning and implementation of providers events and engagement schemes, ensuring that there is ongoing and

4 months with potential to be extended
From £18.49 to £19.96 per hour

Senior Estate Surveyor

On behalf of Oxford City Council, Opus People Solutions are seeking a temporary Senior Estates Surveyor to complete a temporary assignment for a period of six months. This position offers the opportunity of contributing towards the delivery of

6 months
From £30.00 to £40.00 per hour

Senior Estates Surveyor

The Senior Estates Surveyor is responsible for delivering a range of estate management case work for the Northampton office, from high value and complex cases, to business as usual cases requiring professional input. Senior Estates Surveyors work in

3-6 months
Contact us, Daily Rate: £340-£400 per day

Business Analyst

On behalf of West Northamptonshire Council, we are looking for a Business Analyst to be part of a permanent in-house professional corporate HR and Financial systems project management capability, providing organisational capability, resilience and

12 weeks
£17.90 per hour

AutoCAD Technician

Opus Northamptonshire, on behalf of West Northamptonshire Council, is looking for AutoCAD Technician to join the Assets and Environment Team. This role is required ASAP. This is a full-time role with the office based in NN1 1ED, however some working

12 months
£15.72 per hour

Senior Building Control Surveyor – Peterborough City Council

Opus East are recruiting for a Senior Building Control Surveyor on behalf of Peterborough City Council, with ideally considerable experience in a local authority building control service. Preferably knowledge and experience of plan checking,

3 months initially
£55.00 per hour

Environmental Health Officer

Opus Northamptonshire on behalf of East Northamptonshire Council is looking for Environmental Health Officer with Food Inspection Qualifications and Experience. Duties: Involve the inspection of commercial premises for all environmental health

initially 12 weeks
From £25.00 to £28.00 per hour, negotiable

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.  

6 Months
£13.47 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

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.


“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