Jobs in Northamptonshire

We work directly with local authorities in Northamptonshire to fill a variety temporary and permanent vacancies across the county.

Some of our current and 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.

Learning and Development Assessor

On behalf of North Northamptonshire Council, Opus People Solutions are seeking a Learning and Development Assessor to complete a temporary assignment for a period of three months initially, with possible further extension. This role is mostly remote

Temporary
3 months initially
Full-time
Northamptonshire
£15.72 per hour, PAYE

Learning and Development Manager

On behalf of North Northamptonshire Council, Opus People Solutions are seeking an experienced Learning and Development Manager to complete a temporary assignment for a period of eight months. This is a part time role for two or three days per week.

Temporary
8 months
Part-time
Northamptonshire
£22.92 per hour, PAYE

Team Manager – Duty & Assessment Team

On behalf of Northamptonshire Children’s Trust we are looking for a Team Manager to lead, manage and direct a Northamptonshire Children’s Trust social care team for children and young people, including statutory child protection and

Permanent
Full-time
Northamptonshire
Annual salary from £49,582 to £54,430

Senior Development Management Officer

Opus People Solutions are seeking a temporary Senior Development Management Officer on behalf of North Northamptonshire Council. This is a temporary role for an initial period of three months with possible further extensions. As a Senior Development

Temporary
3 months initially with likely further extension
Full-time
Northamptonshire
£36.50 per hour, Umbrella/Ltd. PAYE rates also available.

Development Management Officer

Opus People Solutions are seeking a temporary Development Management Officer on behalf of North Northamptonshire Council. This is a temporary role for an initial period of three months with possible further extensions. As a Development Management

Temporary
3 months initially with likely further extension
Full-time
Northamptonshire
£34.00 per hour, Umbrella/Ltd. PAYE rates also available.

Enforcement Officer (x2)

On behalf of North Northamptonshire Council, Opus People Solutions are seeking two temporary Enforcement Officers to complete a temporary assignment for a period of three months, with a possible extension. This role can be carried out remotely but

Temporary
3 months initially
Full-time
Northamptonshire
£34.00 per hour, Umbrella

Housing Options Advisor (Remote)

On behalf of North Northamptonshire Council, Opus People Solutions are seeking a temporary Housing Options Advisor to complete a temporary assignment for a period of four weeks or more. You will work within a busy Housing Options team to deliver all

Temporary
4 weeks or more
Full-time
Northamptonshire
£25.00 per hour, PAYE

Senior HR Business Partner (x2)

On behalf of North Northamptonshire Council, Opus People Solutions are seeking a Senior HR Business Partner with preferred local authority experience to complete a temporary assignment for a period of six months. You will responsible for the

Temporary
6 months
Full-time
Northamptonshire
From £50.00 to £71.42 per hour, (£350-£500 daily) depending on experience

HR Business Partner (x2)

On behalf of North Northamptonshire Council, Opus People Solutions are seeking a temporary Senior HR Business Partner to complete a temporary assignment for a period of six months. The right candidate will be operating within a business partnering

Temporary
6 months
Full-time
Northamptonshire
From £42.00 to £50.00 per hour, Depending on experience

Commercial Property Surveyor (RICS)

On behalf of North Northamptonshire Council, Opus People Solutions are seeking a temporary Commercial Property RICS Surveyor to complete a temporary assignment for a period of three months. The right candidate will provide an effective, professional

Temporary
3 months
Full-time
Northamptonshire
Contact us, Please provide excepted pay for this post.

Brokerage Officer – Northamptonshire

On behalf of North Northamptonshire Council, Opus People Solutions are seeking a temporary Brokerage Officer to complete a temporary assignment for a period of three months. The position is office based to start with and then move to part remote

Temporary
3 months
Full-time
Northamptonshire
£11.46 per hour

Educational Psychologist

On behalf of North Northamptonshire Council, Opus People Solutions are seeking a temporary an Educational Psychologist to complete a temporary ongoing assignment. The right candidate will provide a Psychological Advice for Education Health and

Temporary
Ongoing
Full-time
Northamptonshire
Contact us, daily rate between £450-£535 depending on experience

Facilities Officer

Opus People Solutions on behalf of West Northamptonshire Council (WNC) are looking for a confident and proactive person to join the Property Services Team as a Facilities Officer. This role will cover WNC’s corporate properties including One

Temporary
Temp to Perm
Full-time
Northamptonshire
£10.05 per hour

Casual Assistant Night Shelter Co-ordinator

Opus People Solutions on behalf of West Northamptonshire Council are looking to recruit an excellent team player who has the skills, qualities and experience needed to help the Co-ordinator manage the day-to-day operation of the night shelter,

Temporary
Till mid March 2022
Full-time
Northamptonshire
£15.00 per hour

Tenancy Support Worker

Opus People Solutions, on behalf of North Northamptonshire Council, are looking for a Tenancy Support Worker. This is the time when you can make a real difference in other people’s lives. Helping vulnerable people is one of the most fulfilling

Temporary
3 months
Part-time
Northamptonshire
From £10.00 to £23.00 per hour, Depending on rota and days worked , Saturdays 1.5, Sundays - double.

Domiciliary care worker

This is the time when you can make a real difference in other people’s lives. Helping vulnerable people is one of the most fulfilling and rewarding jobs you could do. Help bring smiles to the faces of residents by working as a Domiciliary Support

Temporary
Ongoing
Full-time
Northamptonshire
£9.89 per hour, Time and a half on a Sunday

Client Funds Officer

Opus People Solutions, on behalf of West Northamptonshire Council, are looking for a Client Funds Officer to provide an effective, customer focused support service to users of the Client Funds service, systems and processes. The Client Fund Officer

Temporary
Initially 3 months, ongoing
Full-time
Northamptonshire
£10.43 per hour

Registration Service Administrator – Part Time

Opus People Solutions on behalf of West Northamptonshire Council are looking for a Registration Service Administrator that will provide administrative support to customers and colleagues in a busy office environment. The role requires extensive

Temporary
Initially 3 months, ongoing
Part-time
Northamptonshire
£9.48 per hour

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

Temporary
Till mid March
Part-time
Northamptonshire
£12.62 per hour

Trainer/Assessor

On behalf of North Northamptonshire Council, Opus People Solutions are seeking a temporary Trainer/Assessor to complete a temporary assignment for a period of ten months. This role will involve delivering training at a venue in Northampton and

Temporary
10 months
Full-time
Northamptonshire
£15.72 per hour, PAYE

Learning and Development Advisor

On behalf of North Northamptonshire Council, Opus People Solutions are seeking a temporary Learning and Development Advisor to complete a temporary assignment for a period of ten months. This role can be carried out remotely but will require some

Temporary
10 months
Full-time
Northamptonshire
£17.90 per hour, PAYE

Local Contact Tracer

Opus People Solutions on a behalf of North Northamptonshire Council are currently recruiting for the Local Contact Tracers roles. Please note that role is office- based, Northampton, One Angel Square, NN1 1ED. Placement is a full time role, 37 hrs

Temporary
Initially 3 months
Full-time
Northamptonshire
£10.43 per hour

Advanced Practitioner – Safeguarding, Wellingborough

We’re seeking an Advanced Practitioner to join the team of Social Work Professionals, within Support and Safeguarding in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire. The Wellingborough site is incredibly friendly, multi-cultural, and supportive with a

Permanent
Full-time
Northamptonshire
Annual salary from £42,041 to £44,030

Senior Social Worker- Support & Safeguarding, Wellingborough

Northamptonshire Children’s Trust is seeking a senior social worker to join their team of Social Work Professionals, within Support and Safeguarding in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire. The Wellingborough site is incredibly friendly,

Permanent
Full-time
Northamptonshire
Annual salary from £39,178 to £41,126

Social Worker – Support & Safeguarding, Wellingborough

Northamptonshire Children’s Trust is seeking social workers to join their team of Social Work Professionals, within Support and Safeguarding in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire. The Wellingborough site is incredibly friendly, multi-cultural,

Permanent
Full-time
Northamptonshire
Annual salary from £34,155 to £37,237

Administrator – NCT

Opus People Solutions, on behalf of Northamptonshire Children’s Trust, are looking for an Administrator to join the Localities Business Support Team. This is a full-time role, with the office based in One Angel Square, NN1 1ED. Initially, 3

Temporary
Initially 3 months
Full-time
Northamptonshire
£10.12 per hour

Senior Project Manager

Our client is looking for a project manager to join it’s Business Systems and Change team. The purpose of the role: 1.To define, develop and deliver corporate projects that are large scale (>£250k), complex and high risk, serving partners

Permanent
Full-time
Northamptonshire
Annual salary from £44,228 to £49,887

Debt Recovery Administrator x4

Opus People Solutions, on behalf of West Northamptonshire Council, are looking for 4 Debt Recovery Administrators to join the Debt Recovery Team. We are looking for an enthusiastic, innovative and aspirational people with drive and determination to

Temporary
Initially 3 months
Full-time
Northamptonshire
£13.00 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

Temporary
4 months with potential to be extended
Full-time
Northamptonshire
From £18.49 to £19.96 per hour

Interim Commissioning Manager – Short-Term Care

The Commissioning, Quality and Outcomes service has three key market areas of focus in relation to its contracts and quality monitoring: – Older people services – Inclusion services – Joint Provider and Community services Reporting

Contract
4 months with potential to be extended
Full-time
Northamptonshire
Day rate from £400.00 to £500.00

Senior Social Worker – Disabled Children’s Team

The Disabled Children’s Team supports children with complex disabilities and their families.   The team consists of a Team Manager, Advanced Practitioner, Senior Social Workers, Social Workers, ASYE, Family Support worker and dedicated

Permanent
Full-time
Northamptonshire
Annual salary from £39,178 to £41,126, Plus £6,000 Welcome Bonus

Senior Social Worker – Fostering Connected Persons Team

In this role you will assess and support potential Connected Persons carers who have come forward through the PLO process to offer a long-term placement for children who are connected to them. This involves working with extended family and friends

Permanent
Full-time
Northamptonshire
Annual salary from £39,178 to £41,126, Plus £4,000 welcome bonus

Senior Social Workers – Safeguarding – Daventry

We are currently recruiting Senior Social Workers to work in Northamptonshire Children’s Trusts Support and Safeguarding Teams in Daventry, Northamptonshire. Daventry is a market town and civil parish in the West Northamptonshire area.

Permanent
Full-time
Northamptonshire
Annual salary from £39,178 to £41,126

Advanced Practitioners – DAAT

We are currently recruiting energetic and passionate Advanced Practitioners to work in Northamptonshire Children’s Trust’s Duty and Assessment Team to continue and develop a high quality service. Duty and Assessment (DAAT) is the single

Permanent
Full-time
Northamptonshire
Annual salary from £42,041 to £44,030, Plus £6,000 welcome bonus

Advanced Practitioners – Safeguarding, Daventry

We are currently recruiting for an Advanced Practitioner to work in Northamptonshire Children’s Trust’s Support and Safeguarding Teams in Daventry, Northamptonshire. Daventry is a market town and civil parish in the West

Permanent
Full-time
Northamptonshire
Annual salary from £42,041 to £44,030, Plus £6,000 Welcome Bonus

Senior Social Workers – Courts – Kettering

Northamptonshire Children’s Trust’s children in care service provides oversight for all children in care. This includes children subject to legal proceedings where their permanency plan is being determined as well as children with a plan

Permanent
Full-time
Northamptonshire
Annual salary from £39,178 to £41,126, Plus £6,000 welcome bonus

Senior Social Workers – Peripatetic Team

  Are you a qualified, resilient, Senior Social Worker with a breadth of experience? Are you looking for a new, unique and exciting opportunity to work in a different way? If so, this could be the job for you…. We are looking for talented

Permanent
Full-time
Northamptonshire
Annual salary from £39,178 to £41,126, Plus £6,000 welcome bonus

Senior Social Workers – Safeguarding

The role is responsible for providing practical and social work support for children, young people and families. This involves holding a more complex caseload. This will include undertaking assessments, visiting children and their families, carrying

Permanent
Full-time
Northamptonshire
Annual salary from £39,178 to £41,126, Plus £6,000 welcome bonus

Social Workers – Duty and Assessment (DAAT)

We have a wonderful Duty and Assessment Team (DAAT) (DAT) here at Northamptonshire Children’s Trust! We provide the front line, single point of contact for the public and professionals who are making referrals with concerns for children who are at

Permanent
Full-time
Northamptonshire
Annual salary from £34,155 to £37,237, Plus £6,000 welcome bonus

Social Workers – Support & Safeguarding

Our safeguarding teams are working to focus on creative problem solving and keeping children and families together. There are 14 safeguarding teams, across Northamptonshire, each team consists of a Team Manager, Advanced Practitioner, who holds

Permanent
Full-time
Northamptonshire
Annual salary from £34,155 to £37,237, Plus £6,000 welcome bonus

Social Workers – Courts

The roles are for qualified social workers who want to focus on court work with current Social Work England Registration (formerly known as HCPC). We have roles based in Northampton which focus on permanent placement through to adoption order and

Permanent
Full-time
Northamptonshire
Annual salary from £34,155 to £37,237, Plus £6,000 welcome bonus

Social Worker – Support & Safeguarding – Daventry

We are currently recruiting Senior Social Workers to work in our Support and Safeguarding Teams in Daventry, Northamptonshire. Daventry is a market town and civil parish in the West Northamptonshire area. It’s a beautiful location, from which

Permanent
Full-time
Northamptonshire
Annual salary from £34,155 to £37,237, plus £6,000 welcome bonus

Social Worker – Fostering Connected Persons Team

We are seeking an experienced, self-motivated and creative Social Worker to join the Connected Persons Team which assesses potential Special Guardianship carers or Connected Persons foster carers. In this role you will assess and support potential

Permanent
Full-time
Northamptonshire
Annual salary from £34,155 to £37,237, Plus £4,000 welcome bonus

Social Work Team Manager – Duty and Assessment (DAAT)

We are seeking a Social Work Team Manager, with current Social Work England registration, and previous leadership experience in a similar role. You will provide leadership to your team, who will consist of each team consists of a Team Manager,

Permanent
Full-time
Northamptonshire
Annual salary from £49,582 to £54,430

Peripatetic Team Manager

Are you a strong, resilient, Social Work Team Manager with a breadth of experience, looking for a new, unique and exciting opportunity to work in a different way? If so, this could be the career opportunity for you…. We are looking for a talented

Permanent
Full-time
Northamptonshire
Annual salary from £49,582 to £54,430, Plus £2200 welcome bonus

Advanced Practitioners – Courts

Children’s Services at Northamptonshire are in an exciting period of significant transformation as we move into a Children’s Trust which will deliver services for two new unitary authorities across the county. The Children in Care Team is a team

Permanent
Full-time
Northamptonshire
Annual salary from £42,041 to £44,030, Plus £6,000 welcome bonus

Registration Service Administrator

Opus People Solutions on behalf of West Northamptonshire Council are looking for Registration Service Administrators. As a Registration Service Administrator, you will provide administrative support to customers and colleagues in a busy office

Temporary
3 months, with possibility of extension
Part-time
Northamptonshire
£9.48 per hour

Social Workers (Newly Qualified) – NCT

We are looking for Newly Qualified Social Workers to join a brilliant team at Northamptonshire Children’s Trust on a permanent basis in January 2022. You will receive 26 days annual leave and be working 37 hours a week. Northamptonshire

Permanent
Full-time
Northamptonshire
Annual salary: £31,826

Commissioning, Quality and Outcomes Officer – Mental Health

We are looking for someone to provide a comprehensive monitoring and contract management service that focuses upon the quality of support and care within the Council commissioned services for vulnerable adults (Mental Health), carers and

Temporary
3 months initially
Full-time
Northamptonshire
£15.72 per hour, (£30,332 p/a)

Newly Qualified Social Worker (ASYE Qualified) – NCT Intake & Assessment Team

We are seeking a Newly Qualified Social Worker that has completed their AYSE year and are keen to be in permanent employment. Make a difference at NCT, all whilst having the luxury of being mentored and support by an experienced Service manager or

Temporary
6 months, then permanent
Full-time
Northamptonshire
£17.00 per hour, Plus £6000 bonus paid after 6 months, followed by £32,383 permanent salary

Business Support Assistant – North Northamptonshire Council

This is the time when you can make a real difference in other people’s lives. Helping vulnerable people is one of the most fulfilling and rewarding jobs you could do. Help bring smiles to the faces of customers by working as a Business Support

Temporary
Ongoing, moving to a permanent role after 12 weeks if successful.
Full-time
Northamptonshire
£8.91 per hour

Social Worker – Adult’s Services – Northamptonshire

We are seeking experienced qualified social workers for locum social work assignments across various teams in Adult Social Services. If you are a dedicated social worker, who is passionate about providing social work services to vulnerable adults to

Temporary
3 Months initially
Full-time
Northamptonshire
From £28.00 to £30.00 per hour

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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!”

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Working in Northamptonshire

Opus’ Northampton based recruitment team work closely with local authorities in Northamptonshire, 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 Northamptonshire recruitment team are on hand to help find the right job for you.