Opus People Solutions

Temporary jobs are managed by our temporary recruitment partner.

If you are seeking short-term work opportunities with us, or are looking to gain experience within the public sector more generally, temporary work is a great place to start.

Our temporary vacancies are managed by Opus People Solutions (Opus), our temporary recruitment partner.

Opus People Solutions work directly with us to recruit to all temporary roles within the council and therefore candidates registered with Opus are first to hear about new and upcoming opportunities.

Opus People Solutions regularly promote vacancies, especially in these areas:

  • Social work and social care,
  • Business support and administration,
  • Technical and professional,
  • Management and senior interim,
  • Industrial.

Visit the Opus People Solutions website to view current temporary vacancies. 

Opus logo saying Opus People Solutions Part of the Vertas group

Due to the fast-moving nature of temporary recruitment, many jobs get filled directly by candidates pre-registered with Opus before the need to advertise externally.

Registering as a candidate with Opus will allow one of our dedicated Opus temporary recruitment consultants to review your CV and notify you of the jobs best suited for your skills and requirements. The team can also help with CV and interview tips.

Why choose temporary work?

Temporary work has many benefits for candidates, including:

  • ability to gain experience in a role to support permanent applications,
  • flexibility,
  • gain experience working in public sector,
  • variety,
  • networking opportunities,
  • minimise employment gaps,
  • gain experience to support career change.