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.

Business Officer (Part-time)

Opus People Solutions, on behalf of Cambridgeshire County Council, are looking for 2 part- time (18.5 hrs per week) Business Officers to support the administrative functions around Strategy Meetings within Children’s Services. The role would be

Temporary
Ongoing
Part-time
Cambridgeshire
£10.41 per hour

Debt Recovery Officer x2

Opus People Solutions, on behalf of Cambridgeshire County Council, are looking for 2 Debt Recovery Officers to join the Debt Recovery Team. These are full- time roles, 37 hours per week. Office is based in New Shire Hall, Alconbury, however, both

Temporary
1 year contract
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
£11.27 per hour

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),

Temporary
4-6 Months
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
From £14.38 to £15.33 per hour

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

Temporary
Initially 3 months
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
From £11.50 to £12.69 per hour, depending on experience

Resource Officer

Principal Accountabilities: Resource and Partnership Building As a Resource Officer, you will be responsible for identifying and monitoring effective resources for vulnerable children/ young people (and their families where appropriate), to

Temporary
3 Months
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
From £14.38 to £15.33 per hour

Business Officer (Temp to Perm)

Opus People Solutions, on behalf of Cambridgeshire County Council, are looking for 2x Business Officers to join the District and Children in Care Team. Each Business Officer will be responsible for a team; either Safeguarding or Early Help.

Temporary
Temp to Perm
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
£10.41 per hour

Household Support Fund Coordinators

Opus People Solutions on behalf of Cambridgeshire County Council is looking for Household Support Fund Coordinators. In light of the recent announcement from Government with funding to support households across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough you

Temporary
Initially end of March 2022.
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
£14.38 per hour

Business Support Administrators – Household Support Fund

Opus People Solutions on behalf of Cambridgeshire County Council is looking for Household Support Fund Business Support Administrators. In light of the recent announcement from Government with funding to support households across Cambridgeshire

Temporary
March 2022 with possibility of extension
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
£10.41 per hour

Residential Support Worker – Peterborough

Looking for a position that isn’t your normal 9-5? Do you enjoy working with people every day? Are you looking to start a career in Support Work? Or are you an experienced Support Worker who is looking for a new challenge? We are currently

Temporary
Initial three months with view to go permanent after
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
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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 for residents who have

Temporary
End of March 2022
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
£10.41 per hour

Project Manager

Acting as a development manager you will take the lead and manage the planning, inception and delivery of projects. You will work alongside appointed Senior Responsible Owners and Programme Management Office to support the implementation of capital

Contract
3 years
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
Annual salary: £53,042

Street Works Officer

As a Street Works Officer for Cambridgeshire County Council through Opus Cambridgeshire, your key priority is to carry out inspections of Street Works and other Highway Works as required to ensure compliance with NRSWA and the Cambridgeshire Permit

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

Permit Officers x2

As a Permit Officer for Cambridgeshire County Council through Opus Cambridgeshire, your key priority is to assist in the operation and management of the Cambridgeshire Permit Scheme for Roadworks and Streetworks in accordance with the Stautory

Temporary
Initially three months
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
£12.60 per hour

Asset Information Technical Assistant

As an Asset Information Technical Assistant for Cambridgeshire County Council through Opus Cambridgeshire, your key priority is to assist on a 6-week project which will benefit the Council’s highways and maintenance of routes. Working from home /

Temporary
Ongoing
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
From £10.41 to £11.27 per hour

Assistant Warehouse Manager

As an Assistant Warehouse Manager for Cambridgeshire County Council through Opus Cambridgeshire, your key priority is to assist the warehouse manager in the support of Cambridgeshire County Council’s COVID response by providing an efficient and

Temporary
Initially three months
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
£14.38 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,

Temporary
3 months initially
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
£55.00 per hour

Rehabilitation Worker – Peterborough

The post holder will provide assessment of adults and older people with a visual impairment living in the community. The role will identify the need for specialist interventions which will include rehabilitation, simple and complex equipment needs

Temporary
Initially 3 months
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
£33.00 per hour

Parenting Programme Analyst

Peterborough City Council and Cambridgeshire County Council deliver a range of evidence based parenting programmes (EBPP) across the county. The Local Authority is required to collate all participation and report data through the Mental Health

Temporary
3 months initially
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
£14.86 per hour

Multi-Skilled Mobile Covid-19 Test Site Operatives x10

Opus People Solutions are seeking Covid-19 Mobile test site operatives in and around the Cambridgeshire area. You will be responsible for supporting the Covid-19 test mobile unit through a range of duties on a rota basis including offering

Temporary
Initially until end of December 2021
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
£11.27 per hour

Senior Public Health Manager

As a Senior Public Health Manager for Cambridgeshire County Council through Opus Cambridgeshire, your key priority is to provide specialist public health input into the system’s strategic plans of the County Council and wider partners, to ensure

Temporary
Initially three months
Full-time
Cambridgeshire
£19.93 per hour

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

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

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.