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Australia's #1 provider of temporary hospitality staff

Sidekicker matches thousands of hotels, catering companies, venues, sporting clubs and more to thousands of temporary hospitality staff every year.

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Qualified, productive & reliable hospitality staff

Comprehensive screening
Every Sidekick passes our rigorous screening process including interviews, document checks, OH&S and tailored inductions

Staff profiles drive accountability
Our Sidekicks are rated and reviewed after every shift. You can see their reliability score and past experience on their profile. Unlike traditional hospitality staffing agencies you choose who works for you.

Talent pools drive retention
Put your favourite Sidekicks in talent pools and send shifts directly to them so you see the same faces over and over.

Quick and simple to use

Industry leading fill rates
Make a request at any time of day or night and it is instantly sent to available Sidekicks, making our fill rates faster than other staffing providers.

You’re in control
Choose to select Sidekicks from available workers or have our system do it for you.

We’re there every step of the way
Our 24/7, 365 day local support team is there to support you, whenever you need it.

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Pay less for more

Save 30% on hospitality agency fees
Unlike a traditional hospitality staffing agency we don’t have a branch network or require recruiters to fill all your requests. Our investment in innovation allows us to pass on cost savings to you.

Set the rates you want to pay
Our pricing engine allows you to control what workers are paid.

Improved compliance
Digital compliance systems give you security that everyone who works for you is qualified, safe to work and being paid correctly.

Gain access to skills tested Sidekicks, like the ones below!

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No more calling and emailing to fill shifts and waiting on replies. All your agency shifts in one place. Check out Sidekicker's Multi Agency Platform.

Don’t take our word for it

Sidekicker helps companies deal with the ever changing demands for staff by combining a high quality workforce, with powerful tooling, real time data and insights.

Sidekicker is so user-friendly and convenient. The booking process for Sidekicks is a breeze.

Australian Turf Club

The ability to curate my own ‘team’ of Sidekicks over time has helped us be a more effective venue.


Best thing about Sidekicker is that the staff are really good and it is way quicker than traditional agencies

Blanco Horner

Frequently asked questions

Where does Sidekicker operate

Sidekicker is headquartered in Melbourne and operates across ANZ. We connect businesses to temporary staff in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Perth, Adelaide, Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch.

Do you offer a permanent hire option?

Yes, our smarthire product allows you to try out Sidekicks and offer a permanent role at significant reductions compared to traditional temporary staffing agencies.

How does pricing work?

Sidekicker charges a service fee on top of the hourly rate to the worker, superannuation and other statutory charges. Pricing is clearly stated before you submit your booking request.If you have large or recurring needs we can offer custom pricing. We often find we can save our customers up to 30% compared to traditional temporary staffing agencies.

How do you pre-screen staff?

All temporary staff are screened by our specialist onboarding team and must create a detailed profile listing their experience and any certifications. Unlike a traditional temporary staffing agency you are able to see all of this information before accepting them onto your premise.

Can you work with large complex workforces?

Yes! Sidekicker works with some of the largest businesses in the industry. We can customise our delivery and platform to suit your needs whether it be for 20 Sidekicks or 200.

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