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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Admin & Secretarial

Job Title: Appointment Booker/Administrator Location: Eccles, Manchester Salary: £20,250 The Role: Due to our continued success we are recruiting for an Occupational Health Appointment Booker/Administrator with the necessary…

Admin & Secretarial

  • £20,250–£20,250
  • Greater Manchester
  • Health Surveillance Administrator
Job Title: Health Surveillance Administrator Location: Eccles, Manchester Salary: £20,250 The Role: Due to our continued success we are recruiting for an Health Surveillance Administrator who has necessary…

Admin & Secretarial

Job Title: Scheduler / Route Planner Location: Eccles, Manchester Salary: £23,000 The Role: We are looking for an experienced Scheduler / Route Planner with the necessary experience and…

Admin & Secretarial

Job Title: Customer Services Representative Location: Remote Salary: £22,000 The Role: This role is responsible for delivering a high level Customer Service to a portfolio of International Customers.…

Engineering

  • £16.00–£20.00/hour
  • Bicester, Oxfordshire
  • FLT Driver – Counterbalance – Automotive Sector
FLT Driver – Counterbalance – Automotive Sector Bicester Rate: Circa £20/hour Contract Inside IR35 Evening Shift 4pm – 3am (4 Nights) Our client is located in Bicester which…

Engineering

Landscaping Operative Job role: Landscaping Operative Location: Stratford Upon Avon (CV37) Working hours: (Days) Mon-Fri 07:00-16:00 Pay: £13.50 DOE FREE TRANSPORT PROVIDED FROM STRATFORD TOWN CENTRE. CLIENT IS…

Engineering

Fabricator/Welder Nottingham £11.50 – £12.50 per hour Day Shifts (7.30 to 4.30 Monday to Thursdays and 7.30 to 1.30 Fridays) The Role We currently have a job for…

Engineering

Job Title: Quality Inspector Location: Derbyshire Salary: £12.50 per hour Shifts: Mon-Fri 39 Hours The Role A role has become available for an experienced Quality Inspector within a…

Engineering

Press Brake Setter Operator Nottingham Rotating Shifts 6am-2pm/2pm-10pm Up to £11.50/hr The Role A job for a Press Brake Machinist has become available in Nottingham . The role…

Engineering

Assembler/Production Operative Nottingham Night Shifts: 10pm – 6am £12.13 per hour The Role Our client has an exciting opportunity job for a Assembler/Production Operative to join their expanding…

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