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.

Health and Children’s Centre Advisor

Opus on behalf of Suffolk County Council are looking to recruit a health and children’s centre advisor. The post is designed to support the Health & Children’s Centre service to promote the social, emotional, physical, and intellectual

Temporary
Ongoing
Full-time
Suffolk
£9.81 per hour

Marketing Manager

We are seeking a Marketing Manager on behalf of a local business to take a professional, pro-active and measurable approach to marketing in order to identify ways to strengthen the brand, convey the key messages and engage with existing and new

Permanent
Full-time
Suffolk
Annual salary from £40,000 to £55,000, depending on experience.

Grant and Development Manager

Opportunities like this do not come around often, Opus People Solutions are currently seeking a Grant and Development Manager to support a wonderful local charity. This role is negotiable on hours for the right candidate. Full job description

Permanent
Full-time
Suffolk
Annual salary from £24,000 to £27,000, negotiable

IT Manager

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic individual to take on the exciting opportunity of an IT Manager within Suffolk County Council. As an IT Manager, you will provide proactive management and a high intellect within IT to deliver the

Temporary
6 Months
Full-time
Suffolk
Contact us, Daily Rate of £600

Project Manager – Digital Care

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic individual to take on our Project Manager role within Suffolk County Council. As a Project Manager, you will lead the development of an extremely interesting and challenging Digital Care installation

Temporary
6 Months
Full-time
Suffolk
Contact us, Negotiable

Digital Care Advisor

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic individual with a high quality IT background to role out this fantastic new job as a Digital Care Advisor within Suffolk County Council. As a Digital Care Advisor, you will provide strong IT knowledge to

Temporary
6 Months
Full-time
Suffolk
Contact us, Negotiable

School Caretaker

We are looking for a reliable, conscientious and self- motivated caretaker to join a school based in Ipswich. Working 18 hours per week, 12.30 – 18.30, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday’s term time, plus working rostered hours in the school

Permanent
Full-time
Suffolk
Annual salary: £18,933, Pro rata

Recruitment Consultant – Opus People Solutions

We’re seeking a Recruitment Consultant to join our Professional and Technical recruitment team at Opus People Solutions. We work with local authorities and businesses across Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Northamptonshire and Milton Keynes to fill

Permanent
Full-time
Suffolk
Annual salary: £27,000

Teaching Assistant – Felixstowe

Opus Teach is a supply agency based in Ipswich, which is wholly owned by Suffolk County Council. We are currently recruiting a Teaching Assistant to work within a Felixstowe based primary school. We are looking for a reliable and professional

Teaching Assistant – Woodbridge

Opus Teach is a supply agency based in Ipswich, which is wholly owned by Suffolk County Council. We are currently recruiting a Teaching Assistant to work within a Woodbridge based primary school. We are looking for a reliable and professional

Covid-19 Testing Operatives

Covid-19 Testing Operatives Required Starting ASAP! Are you a confident communicator that enjoys working with the general public? Can you start an ongoing temporary position ASAP? As a Covid-19 Testing Operative, you will support the requirement

Temporary
Ongoing
Full-time
Suffolk
£10.84 per hour

Student Mentor

As a Student Mentor at Northampton Saints Foundation (Ipswich Hub), you will be responsible for helping the Foundation grow using the values of rugby to positively impact young people in our Engage programme. The successful candidate will be honest,

Contract
3 year fixed term - potential to extend based on performance and demand
Full-time
Suffolk
Annual salary: £17,000

Team Leaders – Home First (Ipswich, Lowestoft or Bury St Edmunds)

Are you a passionate, motivated, resilient individual who would like a role that really makes a difference? We are currently sourcing for several Team Leaders to join a large team of qualified professionals who will support and enable Suffolk County

Temporary
Full-time
Suffolk
From £12.83 rising to £14.02 after 12 weeks per hour

Independence and Wellbeing Advisors

Are you looking to start a career in Social Work? Or are you studying for a qualification within Social Work and are keen to gain some employment knowledge alongside your studies? Are you a passionate, motivated, resilient individual who would like

Independence and Wellbeing Advisors – Weekend/Evening

Are you looking to start a career in Social Work? Or are you studying for a qualification within Social Work and are keen to gain some employment knowledge alongside your studies? Are you a passionate, motivated, resilient individual who would like

Temporary
Part-time
Suffolk
From £8.98 to £9.81 per hour, rising to £9.81 after 12 weeks

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

Customer Service Advisor – Stowmarket

Suffolk County Council are looking for Customer Service Advisors to provide high quality and professional front line advice to their customers through one point of contact. The customer experience you will provide will be accurate, efficient,

Temporary
3-6 months
Full-time
Suffolk
£8.98 per hour

Engage Lead – Northampton Saints Foundation

As an Engage Lead at Northampton Saints Foundation (Ipswich Hub), you will be responsible for helping the Foundation grow using the values of rugby to positively impact young people in our Engage programme. The successful candidate will be honest,

Contract
3 year fixed term - potential to extend based on performance and demand
Full-time
Suffolk
Annual salary from £22,000 to £23,500, plus car allowance

Science Teacher – Physics and Chemistry (Secondary)

Opus Teach are a supply agency based in Ipswich, who are wholly owned by Suffolk County Council. We are currently recruiting for a Science Teacher to work full-time with one of our partnered schools in the mid-Suffolk area. We are looking for a

Permanent
Full-time
Suffolk
Annual salary: £0, MSP (main Teacher pay scale)

Food Technology Teacher (Secondary)

Opus Teach are a supply agency based in Ipswich, who are wholly owned by Suffolk County Council. We are currently recruiting for a Food Technology Teacher to work full-time with one of our partnered schools in the mid-Suffolk area. We are looking

Permanent
Full-time
Suffolk
Annual salary: £0, MSP (main Teacher pay scale)

Business Studies Teacher (Secondary)

Opus Teach are a supply agency based in Ipswich, who are wholly owned by Suffolk County Council. We are currently recruiting for a Business Studies Teacher to work full-time with one of our partnered schools in the mid-Suffolk area. We are looking

Permanent
Full-time
Suffolk
Annual salary: £0, TBC with School

Secondary Supply Teachers

Opus Teach are a supply agency based in Ipswich, who are wholly owned by Suffolk County Council, currently recruiting for supply teachers in schools located across Suffolk. We are looking for reliable, professional and dedicated secondary school

Contract
Various - anything from daily supply to long term placements
Full-time
Suffolk
Annual salary from £121 to £171, daily rate is discussed at interview

Primary Supply Teachers

Opus Teach are a supply agency based in Ipswich, who are wholly owned by Suffolk County Council, currently recruiting for supply teachers in schools located across Suffolk. We are looking for reliable, professional and dedicated primary school

Contract
Ongoing
Full-time
Suffolk
Day rate from £121.00 to £171.00, Daily rate is discussed at interview

Resourcer – Opus Teach

We are seeking a Resourcer to play a significant part in registering and sourcing teachers and non teaching staff within Education, and offer support to Account Managers/Recruitment Consultants where necessary. Whilst ensuring that a high level of

Permanent
Full-time
Suffolk
Annual salary from £18,000 to £22,000

Health Visitor

We are seeking a Health Visitor to work for the children and young people service within Suffolk County Council. The responsibility of the children and young people (CYP) services is to ensure the safety, wellbeing and learning of children and young

Temporary
Initial three months
Full-time
Suffolk
£17.04 per hour, PAYE

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

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

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

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 £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 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.