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The #1 way to hire temporary personal care workers

Sidekicker is used by over 2,000 aged care businesses to hire temporary personal care workers all across Australia and New Zealand. Simplify your staffing.

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Filling rostering gaps, dealing with seasonal peaks or solving perm recruitment has never been this easy

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1. Make a request

Make a Request from your dashboard and tell us what you need. Whether it be 1 Sidekick or 100.

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2. Hire a Sidekick

Our system then gets to work finding you the best available Sidekicks. View their profiles and hit hire.

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3. Pay & Rate

Once your request has been completed, approve their timesheet, provide a rating & we handle the rest.

How it works

Why 2,000+ aged care businesses choose Sidekicker to hire temporary personal care workers

Fill in minutes not days 

Sidekicker makes filing your temporary staffing gaps super fast. Our on-demand pool of qualified personal care workers are ready to go at the click of a button. 

Save 30% on nursing agency fees 

Our investment in technology allows us to pass on cost savings to our customers making Sidekicker up to 30% cheaper on nursing agency fees compared to traditional recruitment agencies.

Our platform creates a better way 

We are creating a better way to hire temporary personal care workers. Make a request at any time of day, view profiles of qualified personal care workers, hire your favourite and have us take care of the rest. Find out how it works here

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Have confidence in who you’re hiring

View staff profiles before hiring 

All of our personal care workers have a detailed profile which outlines their experience, performance on Sidekicker including their reliability score, and certificates such as police checks and flu vaccinations. Unlike a traditional nursing agency you choose which Sidekick works for you. 

Tough screening & smart matching 

Our application process ensures that only the best casual staff make it through screening and our matching engine rewards those who perform best. 

24/7 support 

Our support team is available to support you with your temporary staffing needs and our payroll and compliance team ensure everything is taken care of for you.

Don’t take our word for it

Thousands of companiess across ANZ have made the switch to Sidekicker from traditional staffing agencies to fill gaps in their roster, deal with seasonal peaks and solve permanent recruitment

Sidekicker has driven efficiencies and cost savings.

Sidekicker has greatly reduced our time to fill shifts at all 14 sites across Brisbane to under 2 hours.

Our agency spend has been reduced by 10% since we began using Sidekicker

Frequently asked questions

How does the payment process work for hiring personal care staff through Sidekicker?

All of Sidekicker’s personal care workers are employed by Sidekicker. Once a shift is completed approve the timesheet, click pay and it's done!

Can I view the profiles and ratings of available personal care staff before making a hiring decision?

Yes! All of our personal care workers come with a detailed profile. We want to make temporary staffing better and more transparent.

Is there a minimum or maximum number of hours I can hire personal care workers for on Sidekicker?

The minimum shift is 4 hours.

How does Sidekicker ensure the reliability and quality of the temporary personal care workers available for hire?

All personal care workers must pass an interview and skill test. Once on the platform they are rated and reviewed after every shift and their reliability is tracked. Our matching engine rewards those with the best performance.

How quickly can I request and hire personal care workers through Sidekicker to fill urgent staffing gaps?

All personal care workers have a worker app which instantly notifies them about suitable shifts meaning our fill times are minutes not days.

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