Jobs in Suffolk

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

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 find a role that suits you.

Independence and Wellbeing Advisor

We are seeking an Independence and Wellbeing Advisor to be responsible for a seamless transition between day and night services enabling Suffolk County Council to fulfil its statutory duties to vulnerable adults, children and families. This role

Temporary
3 months initially
Full-time
Suffolk
From £13.74 rising to £9.55 after 12 weeks per hour

Support Workers / Practitioners

We are regularly recruiting for various non-qualified Social Care roles in multiple locations across Suffolk County Council. Roles include Support Workers, Family Support Practitioners and YOS Practitioners.   To find out more about which

Reablement Support Workers

We are currently seeking experienced support workers to play a valuable role in helping patients relearn skills and regain their independence after leaving hospital. As a reablement support worker, you will provide in house support for patients for

Temporary
Ongoing
Full-time
Suffolk
£8.90 per hour, plus paid travel time and mileage

Youth Workers/Residential Childcare Workers

We are currently looking for self-driven, resourceful and flexible individuals, with excellent communication skills, to work as youth workers/residential childcare workers within Children’s Homes in Suffolk. As a youth worker within a Children’s

Temporary
Full-time
Suffolk
£10.27 per hour, *weekend rate of £13.27 for working weekends on rota pattern

Primary Supply Teachers

Opus Teach are currently seeking supply teachers for schools located across Suffolk. We are looking for reliable, professional and dedicated primary school teachers to provide vital support to schools within Suffolk. To apply for this role, please

Temporary
Various
Part-time
Suffolk
£0.00 per hour, In line with main tecaher pay scales

Secondary Supply Teachers

Opus Teach are currently recruiting secondary supply teachers for schools located across Suffolk. We are looking for reliable, professional and dedicated secondary school teachers to provide vital support to schools within Suffolk. To apply for

Temporary
Supply-various
Part-time
Suffolk
£0.00 per hour, In line with main teacher pay scales

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

Section 12 Doctor – DoLS

We are seeking a Section 12 Doctor, qualified to undertake Mental Health Assessments, to complete a MCA/DoLS (Depreviation of Liberty Safeguards) Assessment in the following locations: -TN38 – East Sussex -NN12 – Grafton Manor -TQ1

Temporary
Part-time
Suffolk
Contact us, Rate per assessment is negotiable and dependent on location

Experienced Social Worker

Come and join Suffolk County Council’s ‘Outstanding’ Social Worker team in Children and Young People’s Service where ‘services for children are of an exceptionally high standard, they are child-focused and make a positive difference to

Permanent
Full-time
Suffolk
Annual salary from £33,549 to £38,695

Social Worker

Come and join Suffolk County Council’s ‘Outstanding’ social work team in Children and Young People’s Service where ‘services for children are of an exceptionally high standard, they are child-focused and make a positive difference to

Permanent
Full-time
Suffolk
Annual salary from £29,636 to £32,875

Social Worker – Children’s Services – Suffolk County Council

If you are looking to join an ‘Outstanding’ Children and Young People’s Service (CYP) we have the role for you. We are seeking dedicated and experienced Qualified Social Workers to provide social care service to children, young

Temporary
3-4 months
Full-time
Suffolk
From £26.00 to £32.00 per hour, dependent on role

Occupational Therapists – Suffolk County Council

We are currently looking for dedicated and experienced Occupational Therapists to work in Suffolk County Council’s Independence and Wellbeing Service to promote independence, wellbeing and choice for customers. This is an exciting opportunity to

Temporary
6 Months
Full-time
Suffolk
From £26.00 to £28.00 per hour

Locum Parish 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

Temporary
Varies
Part-time
Suffolk
£15.00 per hour

Social Worker – Adult’s Services – Suffolk County Council

We have exciting opportunities for experienced and qualified social workers to join Suffolk County Council’s Adult & Community Service (ACS) in locum assignments across various teams and locations. We are looking for social workers who are

Temporary
3 Months
Full-time
Suffolk
From £26.00 to £28.00 per hour

Norwich Primary Supply Teachers

Opus Teach are currently seeking supply teachers for schools located across Norfolk. We are looking for reliable, professional and dedicated primary school teachers to provide vital support to schools within Norfolk. To apply for this role, please

Temporary
Continuous
Full-time
Suffolk
From £121.00 to £176.00 per hour, Flexible

Health Visitor

Suffolk County Council are looking for a Health Visitor, based in Leiston, Suffolk, to join on a temporary basis. The role will include carrying out Public Health mandatory visits to community, meeting KPI’s and managing a caseload of

Temporary
3 months
Part-time
Suffolk
From £15.90 to £16.60 per hour

Residential Children’s Support Practitioner

We are seeking a Residential Children’s Support Practitioner to work as part of a team within a children’s home, providing day-to-day support for some of the most vulnerable children in the county.

Temporary
Ongoing
Full-time
Suffolk
From £11.76 to £12.85 per hour

Legal Secretary

Opus People Solutions are seeking an experienced Secretary to join our client’s expanding team. As an industry leader you will be joining a well-respected firm in the local area. Previous experience would be an advantage but if you are an

Permanent
Full-time
Suffolk
Annual salary from £20,000 to £23,500

Support Workers – Home First

We are seeking Support Workers to provide extra support and care to Home First’s most vulnerable customers over the next few months. Home First are an in-house council service that provides countywide care and reablement support when needed. The

Temporary
Various
Full-time
Suffolk
£9.55 per hour

Cleaners

We are seeking cleaners to provide extra support cleaning the communal areas in sheltered housing schemes over the next few months.

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 Suffolk

Opus was launched in Suffolk in June 2014 as a solution to the large temporary resourcing costs many local authorities face following traditional methods of recruiting staff.

Since then, we have continued to grow and diversify our business, and now offer temporary and permanent recruitment solutions for both the public and private sectors.

Our Ipswich based recruitment team have extensive experience in the recruitment industry and a track record of 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 Suffolk recruitment team are on hand to help find the right job for you.