Administrator – Opus People Solutions

Job Category: Work For Opus
Reference REF02122021
Directorate Opus People Solutions
Service Administration
Contract Type Temporary
Duration Permanent
Job Type Full-time
Start Date ASAP
Hours per week 37
Rate From £9.48 to £11.00 per hour, depends on experience

About the job:

We are seeking an Administrator with excellent data entry skills to join our Qualified Social Work Team at Opus People Solutions.

We work with local authorities and businesses across Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Northamptonshire, and Milton Keynes to fill temporary and permanent jobs in a range of sectors.

This is an exciting time to join Opus as the business continues to grow and we are looking for a driven individual who will be able to handle and commit to the pressure to meet daily, weekly, monthly & annual targets, that will provide the input the business needs and in return you will yield the financial, & development rewards from all your contributions.

We are currently operating a hybrid working approach: 2 days in the office (you might be based in Ipswich or Northampton) with remote working from home for the rest of the week.

  • Inputting and managing data regarding roles submitted to Suffolk Resourcing System (DPS)- training will be provided.
  • Preparing CVs and correspondence to forward to clients regarding suitable applicants
  • Receiving and reviewing applications, managing interviews and tests, and creating a shortlist of candidates for the client
  • Collecting information from customers and clients
  • Entering data into the central database
  • Retrieving data as requested
  • Maintaining and updating the database system as necessary
  • Ensuring all candidates are fully compliant before starting work
  • Work as master vendor with an agency supply chain to deliver the service to the client
  • Manage communications channels with customers and workers that add value and enhance brand, reputation, and experience
  • Deliver a quality, compliant service ensuring accurate data and compliance with policies and processes
  • Impeccable attention to detail
  • Working knowledge of spreadsheets and other word processing tools
  • Strong ability to work quickly and accurately
  • General administration skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Great interpersonal and customer service skills

For more information or to apply, please contact [email protected]


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Why choose Opus?


We get sight of all temporary and interim vacancies for Suffolk County Council and Babergh & Mid Suffolk District Councils first. By working through Opus, you will be notified of the job opportunities before any other recruitment agencies are even aware.


We have a wealth of knowledge and experience within the public sector, with many of our employees having previously worked for and with both Suffolk County Council and Babergh & Mid Suffolk District Councils for several years.


In the last month alone, we filled 95% of jobs using our own pool of registered candidates. The remainder went out to our trusted supply chain.


“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 are a friendly, quick responding group, who have always been able to provide the resources as and when I need it. Thank you for making my job that little bit easier!”

Martin Finbow, PC Skills Centre Manager

“I highly recommend Opus as an agency. They were extremely supportive through all the recruitment process and the relevant paperwork. I’m thoroughly enjoying my new role and my colleagues are extremely friendly.”

Andreea Catarov, Business Support Officer

“I have found that Opus colleagues are good at matching the skills of people to the vacant post; the CVs I have received have been ‘spot on’. The process for recruiting a temporary assignment is clear and well supported by Opus staff.”

Sue Farrow, Placement Team Manager

“Thank you for providing me with the excellent job searching opportunities, easy to use website, efficient register process, friendly and helpful staff. I had a great experience of using Opus and will definitely choose Opus again.”

Ronnie Tidy, Assessment Co-ordinator

“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 the time to fully understand our business and recruitment needs.”

Hannah Pittock, Schools’ Choice

“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

“Opus have been great in finding temporary work for me. They have been extremely helpful and I would highly recommend their services if you are looking for a platform to build skills, confidence and gain experience in a work place and further.”

James Brown, Business Support Officer

“Opus were able to source and provide a number of specialist professional engineers on both long and short term arrangements to help me manage workloads. Managing these appointments via the online portal was a straightforward process.”

Colin Godfrey, Structures Manager

“The service I received was fantastic, Opus helped me obtain a temporary position to gain office and professional experience which I lacked after finishing university. My temporary position was also made permanent in a role that I found both enjoyable and interesting.”

Megan Lloyd, Customer Service Advisor

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