Public Sector

Tailored recruitment solutions

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Opus was established in 2014 to offer a solution to the large temporary resourcing costs many local authorities face following traditional methods of recruiting staff.

Our local authority heritage means we have a deep insight into how public sector and not for profit organisations work, which sets us apart in the market.

We understand that temporary resourcing spend is a significant burden on local authorities and work directly with your organisation to understand your specific recruitment needs and establish a high quality, cost effective solution to resourcing staff which reduces spend on the expensive agency supply chain. Depending on how the model is set up, this can deliver a financial return.

Our specialist recruitment teams have a wealth of public sector recruitment experience and a track record of delivering successful solutions for our clients’ resourcing needs.

Opus can offer clients more than just recruitment agency services. We are also an experienced managed service provider with a suite of fully scalable, end-to-end recruitment workflow and supply chain management systems that can easily handle 100 or 10,000 workers.

Our focus is on quality, and we are continually striving to improve and develop to stay at the front of the recruitment field.

Redefining Public Sector Recruitment

A bold claim, but we believe we offer a genuine alternative to the traditional vendor model

​We treat each partnership individually to enable us to find the best solutions for your organisation, whether that's a full scale managed service provide approach, support with specialist projects or solutions via one of the public sector frameworks we are part of. We have worked on a variety of partnerships and projects differing in scale, with no challenge too big.

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Joint Venture/Managed Service Provider Partnerships

Our specialist joint venture/Managed Service Provider offer provides an opportunity for councils to reduce spend on temporary recruitment and gain an annual dividend.

Our business model, supported by a Vendor Management System, supports local authorities to develop a new direct sourcing approach which allows you to source more workers directly which reduces reliance and spend on the agency supply chain.

We provide a complete temporary recruitment service comprising:
  • Sourcing of candidates with the unique skills and qualities required to work in the public sector.

  • Interviewing, skills testing and compliance checking.

  • A dedicated team of specialist consultants to provide key points of contact for your organisation.

  • Overseeing a supply chain of local, national and specialist agencies and regulating the market.

  • Expert market insight and intelligence.

  • Reporting and management information.

Accessing Our Services

As well as contacting us directly for a joint venture approach, our services can be accessed through several local government frameworks including:

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YPO Managing Temporary and Permanent Recruitment - 942 Framework

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East of England Local Government Association (EELGA) marketplace

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We have successfully worked with numerous public sector clients to implemented high performing, cost effective resourcing solutions.

Take a look at our case studies for an insight into just some of the solutions we have provided.

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