Recruitment Resourcer x2 – Opus People Solutions

Job Category: Work For Opus
Service Opus People Solutions
Contract Type Permanent
Job Type Full-time
Hours per week 37
Salary Annual salary from £19,000 to £21,000, plus up to 10% bonus

About the job:

We have an exciting opportunity for two Recruitment Resourcers to join our growing team in the East of England.

As a resourcer you will be responsible for high levels of direct recruitment of quality candidates, engaging and managing relationships with clients, managing the placement process ensuring, whilst ensuring to work in line with business targets.

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 including, business support & administration, social care and management, amongst many others.

These roles are open to candidates based in East Anglia with  remote working available. You will be required to travel to client sites approximately once a month. We also have an office based in Ipswich at 2 Friars Bridge Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1 1RR and a hub in Northampton should you wish to utilise them.

  • Maintain a good understanding and knowledge of our clients
  • Actively identify and approach candidates who would be suitable for positions
  • On-going generation of direct source candidates by various means of marketing
  • Manage general enquiries and administration
  • Efficiently register of new candidates in line with the organisations’ administrative and legislative requirements
  • Offer support and advice to candidates
  • Contribute to maintenance of the candidate database ensure all information is entered and updated on a regular basis
  • Manage expectations of candidates, with regular updates of the registration process
  • Keep in touch with previously identified candidates to check availability for specific assignments
  • Format CVs as required
  • Adhere to compliance and recruitment regulations
  • Contribute to writing effective job adverts and using various methods of advertising on relevant sites (including social media)
  • Offer general system and timesheet support to suppliers, clients and workers
  • Ensure the highest standards of quality and compliance in service delivery this includes but is not limited to; references, DBS, right to work and governing body confirmation
  • Experience within a similar role
  • Work effectively under pressure by managing own workload and covering colleagues work in absence
  • Be organised and can re-prioritise as the business requires
  • Commercially astute and business focused
  • Evidence of having a positive impact on previous organisations
  • High calibre customer focused approach to working with clients
  • Work collaboratively to achieve better outcomes for the business
  • Customer focused – strive to deliver a service that provides great outcomes for the customer
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and the use and development of operational recruitment software
  • Exceptional communication skills (both written and verbally) with the ability to influence and support decision making
  • Be able to deliver complex information clearly and consistently
  • Attention to detail
  • Have the confidence to challenge peers professionally when required
  • Strong team player
  • Believe in and deliver the Opus values
  • Right to work in the UK


  • The chance to join a multi million pound organisation with ambitious growth plans over the next 5 years.
  • Competitive salary
  • Yearly bonus of up to 10%
  • Flexible working hours
  • The chance to develop and grow a fledgling part of the business
  • Holiday entitlement of up to 31 days per annum, pro rata (including bank holidays).
  • Pension contribution from employer
  • Friendly, supportive and welcoming team with opportunities to develop.

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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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