Locum Social Work Jobs in Cambridgeshire

Opus LGSS recruits to all locum social work roles across Cambridgeshire County Council.

We are seeking qualified social workers to fill a variety of locum vacancies in both Children’s and Adult’s Services.

By registering with us, you will be first to hear about all locum social work jobs within Cambridgeshire County Council.


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Support Workers/Care Assistants Required

This is the time when you can make a real difference in other people’s lives. Helping vulnerable people is one of the most fulfilling and rewarding jobs you could do during this challenging time. Help bring smiles to the faces, hope for a better

£10.50 per hour, Enhanced rate of pay for weekend working

Social Worker – Adult’s Services – Cambridgeshire County Council

We are seeking experienced Qualified Social Workers for locum assignments across various teams in Cambridgeshire County Council Adult’s Services. We are looking for committed and enthusiastic professionals to deliver and provide social work

3 months initially
From £28.00 to £32.00 per hour

Support Worker

We are looking for an experienced support worker to provide support to day centres in Cambridge. As a temporary support worker working for Cambridgeshire County Council through Opus LGSS, you will offer support to day centres in Cambridge. Support

£10.14 per hour

Why Choose a job with Opus LGSS?

    • Our consultants are non-commission based which allows them the freedom to work with your best interests in mind.


    • You will never be pressured into applying for a role that doesn’t suit you; we will take the time to work with you to establish exactly what you require from your next job and find you exactly.


  • We meet all our candidates face to face to talk about the type of role you are looking for. We get to know you, the hours you want to work, your preference for locations and the roles that you want to work in.


“I have dealt with Opus several times when recruiting temporary staff to my team. My requests are dealt with in a professional and friendly manner, and I know that I can approach them with any questions that I may have. Excellent service.”

Emma Williamson, Senior System Support Officer (Cambridgeshire County Council)

“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 just wanted to say how marvellous the LGSS recruitment team have been. I’ve got quite a few temps/vacant positions needing support and having Opus LGSS’ support has made everything so much easier. I’ve managed to fill one of my posts and I have interviews lined up for the others…”

Kelly Greenhill, Information and Support Team Manager (Northamptonshire County Council)

“The most important value that I have experienced while working with Opus, is the personal interface with the recruitment consultants. Being on hand and offering the opportunity to discuss the role and the type of candidate with the right level of skills and attitude.”

Tanya Pascual, Major Infrastructure Programme Manager (Cambridgeshire County Council)

“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

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Working for Opus LGSS

We are proud to be providing temporary workers to Cambridgeshire County Council and we believe that both our staff and our workers are making a real difference to the organisation on a day to day basis. Don’t just take our word for it:

“Since Opus took over as the Cambridgeshire County Council temporary worker provider in January 2017, I have seen a huge improvement in the way my temporary worker requests are handled and also the way my temporary staff are looked after. This is largely down to having the Opus team based onsite.

It is very refreshing to have a presence in the Shire Hall headquarters, just a short walk from my office. This is something we have severely lacked previously and the fact that we have the team onsite helps in a number of ways. I know that I can meet Opus staff on any day, if I need to discuss new placements, problems with the online systems or general operational issues. My team members (at least eight of them since January) who were placed by Opus feel confident that they’ll be able to get any help they need, as we have the agency represented in our offices. They know that they can talk face to face with Opus staff at any time during the week.

The team, who are based at Shire Hall, are helpful, cheery and super-efficient. In addition, your staff based at other offices have been a great help with searches for workers and the administration that goes around it.”

– Richard Panter, Facilities Contracts Manager, Cambridgeshire County Council