Jobs in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

We work directly with Cambridgeshire County Council, Peterborough City Council and also a number of private sector organisations to fill temporary and permanent vacancies across various locations in Cambridgeshire.

Some of our most frequently filled jobs are shown below, but by registering with us today, you’ll receive notifications on all jobs that we are recruiting to, for the categories that interest you.

Residential Support Worker at a Secure Children’s Home – Peterborough

To ensure the physical environment of the Home meets the required standards of cleanliness for the needs of the Home and residents and to meet National Standards for Children’s Home’s. Training, DBS and referencing will need to be

Temporary
Ongoing, moving to a permanent role after 12 weeks if successful.
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
From £10.50 to £15.50 per hour, Rates are dependent on shifts worked

Business Officer x5

As a Business Officer for Cambridgeshire County Council through Opus Cambridgeshire, your key priority is to work alongside the Statutory Assessment Team by supporting SEN Casework Officers. Focussing on one area of work to assist with the increase

Temporary
Initially three months
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
£10.41 per hour

Business Officer

As a Business Officer for Cambridgeshire County Council through Opus Cambridgeshire, your key priority is to support the team by covering all aspects of administration to deliver a more effective and efficient service. Working from home/Scott House,

Temporary
Initially three months
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
From £10.41 to £11.27 per hour

Domestic Assistant – Peterborough

To ensure the physical environment of the Home meets the required standards of cleanliness for the needs of the Home and residents and to meet National Standards for Children’s Home’s. Training, DBS and referencing will need to be

Temporary
Ongoing
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
£9.43 per hour

Kitchen Assistant – Peterborough

The role is to assist and produce a range of food stuff and beverages for the Home, maintaining Health and Safety and food hygiene standards. Preparation of drinks trays as required for meetings and other events held at the Home. You will need to

Temporary
Ongoing
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
From £9.25 to £9.35 per hour

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

Temporary
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
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

Temporary
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
From £121.00 to £171.00 per hour, Per day

Business Officer

As a Business Officer for Cambridgeshire County Council through Opus Cambridgeshire, your key priority is to support the Children and Safeguarding team to enable the team to deliver a more effective and efficient service. Working from Huntingdon,

Temporary
Initially three months
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
£10.41 per hour

Business Officer

As a Business Officer for Cambridgeshire County Council through Opus Cambridgeshire, your key priority is to provide and own administrative support within the service and where required across the organisation; Together with supporting and liaising

Temporary
Initially three months
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
£10.41 per hour

Warehouse Operative

As a Warehouse Operative for Cambridgeshire County Council through Opus Cambridgeshire, your key priority is to support the team to enable the team to deliver a more effective and efficient service. Working at Alconbury Weald.

Temporary
Initially three months
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
£10.41 per hour

Paralegal

As a Paralegal for Cambridgeshire County Council through Opus Cambridgeshire, your key priority is to support and manage a caseload of inquest files. Working from home / Scott House, Huntingdon

Temporary
Initially three months
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
From £11.50 to £12.95 per hour

Flood Risk Officer

As a Flood Risk Officer, working for Cambridgeshire County Council through Opus Cambridgeshire, you will carry out and publish winter 2020/21 LLFA flood risk investigations as required under section 19 of the Flood and Water Management Act 2010 and

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

Corporate Policy Manager

As a Corporate Policy Manager working for Cambridgeshire County Council through Opus East, you will be responsible for managing policy projects and leading the development of high-quality policy and strategy practice across the Council. Working

Temporary
Twelve weeks initially
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
From £25.54 to £26.88 per hour

Public Health Information Analyst

As a Public Health information Analyst, working for Cambridgeshire County Council through Opus East, you will assist in the delivery of a comprehensive public health information analysis service to Peterborough City Council (PCC), Cambridgeshire

Temporary
Three months initially
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
£14.38 per hour

Site Facilities Officer

As a Site Facilities Officer for Cambridgeshire County Council through Opus Cambridgeshire, your key priority is to ensure that all our accommodation facilities at non-school operational properties are fit for purpose by ensuring the productivity

Temporary
Initially 13 weeks
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
£10.41 per hour

Mobile Testing Site Manager x2

Opus People Solutions are currently recruiting for Mobile Test Site Managers to lead and manage pop up testing sites across Cambridgeshire.   The Test Site Manager is responsible for the overall on-site operations of the mobile test site,

Temporary
Initially until the 30th June 2021
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
£17.53 per hour

Isolation Support Advisor

As an Isolation Support Advisor for Cambridgeshire County Council through Opus Cambridgeshire you will carry out telephone interviews and provide advice on self-isolation and the sources of community support that are available. You will work

Temporary
End of November 2021
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
£10.41 per hour

Business Support Officer

As a Business Support Officer for Cambridgeshire County Council through Opus Cambridgeshire, you will be contributing to the effective running of the team and office by providing office administration, financial, management and supervision support

Temporary
Initially 13 weeks
Part-time
Cambridgeshire
£10.41 per hour

Recruitment Consultant

Opus People Solutions Ltd. have been established since 2014 and provide temporary and interim resourcing solutions for public sector and educational organisations across the UK. Our vision is to be the recruiter of choice within the public sector in

Permanent
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
Annual salary: £0, COMPETITIVE SALARY

Covid-19 Test Site Operatives – Cambridgeshire

We’re seeking Covid-19 test site operatives across multiple sites in Cambridgeshire to be responsible for supporting the Covid-19 test unit through a range of duties on a rota basis including offering reassurance to the public, meeting and

Temporary
Until end of June 2021
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
£10.41 per hour, PAYE

SEN Casework Officer x 3

As a SEN Casework Officer for Cambridgeshire County Council through Opus you will work closely with children and young people with complex SEN and their families, schools, colleges and external agencies, providing advice and guidance, as part of a

Temporary
2 x six months/1 until December 2021
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
£17.53 per hour

Assistant Residential Worker

One of Cambridgeshire County Council children’s homes are looking for exceptional, hands-on and energetic Assistant Residential Workers to help change lives of their residents. Your main role will be: To be part of a team supporting children

Permanent
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
Annual salary: £18,426, Enhancements are made for weekend working.

Social Worker – Adult’s Services – Cambridgeshire County Council

We are seeking experienced Qualified Social Workers for locum assignments across various teams in Cambridgeshire County Council Adult’s Services. We are looking for committed and enthusiastic professionals to deliver and provide social work

Temporary
3 months initially
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
From £28.00 to £32.00 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.

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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Working in Cambridgeshire

Our Cambridgeshire and Peterborough recruitment teams work closely with local authorities including Cambridgeshire County Council and Peterborough City Council as well as various private sector businesses to fill temporary and permanent vacancies.

Our dedicated recruitment consultants have considerable experience in the recruitment industry, both in the public and private sectors with a track record of delivering success. We work directly with our candidates’ and clients’ best interests in mind and are committed to placing candidates in a role where they can thrive.

Whether it’s temporary, permanent, full-time, part-time, public sector or private sector work you are looking for, our Cambridgeshire and Peterborough recruitment teams are on hand to help find the right job for you.