We are focused on finding you the best role with a company that is the best fit for you. We always aim to be personable and helpful with proactive advice to help you advance your career. If you are looking for a permanent, temporary or interim role in either a full, part-time or contract capacity, our team of consultants across manufacturing, engineering, professional services or executive search will go the extra mile to help you.

WE ARE HERE TO HELP

We are always here to help, never hesitate to pick up the phone and have a chat with one of our consultants. In the meantime, we have a few resources below that may help you progress your job search.

Temporary Candidates

Get ahead of the game! If you are registering with Optima for temporary work and have a meeting set with one of our consultants, you can save a bit of time by downloading and filling in these forms in advance and bringing them with you on the day. The holiday request form can be used once you are in a position, as and when you need to book holiday.

TAX CALCULATOR

Calculate how much Income Tax (PAYE) and National Insurance (NI) will be taken from your salary per week, per month and per year. Enter your salary below to view tax deductions and take-home pay to help you find out how much money you will be left with at the end of the month.

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This is intended as a guide only and does not take account of individual tax coding

WHAT DO I WANT FROM A CAREER/MY NEXT JOB?

Doing a bit of internal analysis prior to applying for new jobs can really help focus you on the right roles/outcomes for you. Below are a few questions to consider that may provide some valuable personal insight and may also reflect some of the questions you may get asked at interview.

  • Why are you looking for a new role?
  • Weigh up the pros and cons for your career move.
  • What would you like to achieve?
  • Thus far, what career decisions have you made?
  • Did they work out? If so or if not, why?
  • What are your overriding motivations?
  • What drives you? What are you passionate about?
  • What are your particular strengths/weaknesses?
  • Do you have skills that need developing?

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Legal

  • £20,000–£25,000
  • Derbyshire
  • Childcare Paralegal
Job Title Childcare Paralegal Location Derby Salary Between £20,000 and £25,000 per annum The Role We are working with a well-established and reputable Solicitor’s firm in Derby, who…

Legal

Job Title Legal Secretary – Residential Conveyancing Location Loughborough Salary Between £17,000 and £18,000 per annum The Role We are working on behalf of a Solicitor’s firm in…

Retail

  • £22,000–£22,000
  • Leicestershire
  • Workshop Manager
Job Title Workshop Manager Location Leicester Salary £22,000 per annum + annual team bonus The Role An exciting new opportunity has come up for a Workshop Manager, to…

Procurement & Supply Chain

Recruitment | Training | Business Advice & Consultancy Job Title Account Administrator Location Melton Mowbray Salary £22,000 per annum The Role My client is looking for a dedicated…

Manufacturing and Production

MIG / TIG Welder Nottingham £9 to £11 per hour DOE Double Day Shifts The Role A MIG / TIG Welder job has become available in Nottingham. You…

Engineering

Job Title CNC Programmer/Manufacturing Engineer (Ref: 17474) Location South Warwickshire Package to £35,000 + Overtime + Progression The Role Reporting to the engineering manager the role is to…

Manufacturing and Production

MIG Welder Fabricator Leicester £9.50 per hour Bonus Scheme: £0.60p/Hour/Month Temporary to Permanent position The Role A great opportunity to join a leading sheet metal fabricator in the…

IT

  • £30,000–£50,000
  • London
  • Software Engineer
Software Engineer – Machine Learning Apps ** 3-6 Month Contract Opportunity and another Permanent Opportunity ** London – or remote Up to £50k – DOE (Contractor Day Rate

Sales

Job Title Internal Sales Advisor Location Leicestershire Salary up to £22,000 per annum The Role An exciting opportunity has come up for an Internal Sales Advisor to join…

Manufacturing and Production

Job Title: Press Brake Setter Late Shift Location: Nuneaton Shift: Dayshift Salary: £12.50 Per hour plus shift allowance Immediate start The Role: An opportunity for a Press Brake…

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