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A better way to hire 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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Chef

Auckland

HIRED

$698

Daniel
5.0
95

Set up & Pack down Staff

Wellington

HIRED

$411

Diman
4.8
100

Board Room Wait Staff

Auckland

HIRED

$450

Aakash
5.0
96

Barista

Auckland

HIRED

$397

Harrison
4.7
98

Catering Assistant

Auckland

HIRED

$420

Bella
4.9
95

Kitchen Steward

Auckland

HIRED

$512

Kim
5.0
100

Kitchen Hand

Auckland

HIRED

$540

Grace
4.7
98

Bartender

Wellington

HIRED

$476

Sam
4.8
100

F&B Attendant

Auckland

HIRED

$390

Ruby
4.7
95

Chef

Auckland

HIRED

$698

Daniel
5.0
95

Set up & Pack down Staff

Wellington

HIRED

$411

Diman
4.8
100

Board Room Wait Staff

Auckland

HIRED

$450

Aakash
5.0
96

Barista

Auckland

HIRED

$397

Harrison
4.7
98

Catering Assistant

Auckland

HIRED

$420

Bella
4.9
95

Kitchen Steward

Auckland

HIRED

$512

Kim
5.0
100

Kitchen Hand

Auckland

HIRED

$540

Grace
4.7
98

Bartender

Wellington

HIRED

$476

Sam
4.8
100

F&B Attendant

Auckland

HIRED

$390

Ruby
4.7
95

Chef

Auckland

HIRED

$698

Daniel
5.0
95

Set up & Pack down Staff

Wellington

HIRED

$411

Diman
4.8
100

Board Room Wait Staff

Auckland

HIRED

$450

Aakash
5.0
96

Barista

Auckland

HIRED

$397

Harrison
4.7
98

Catering Assistant

Auckland

HIRED

$420

Bella
4.9
95

Kitchen Steward

Auckland

HIRED

$512

Kim
5.0
100

Kitchen Hand

Auckland

HIRED

$540

Grace
4.7
98

Bartender

Wellington

HIRED

$476

Sam
4.8
100

F&B Attendant

Auckland

HIRED

$390

Ruby
4.7
95

Chef

Auckland

HIRED

$698

Daniel
5.0
95

Set up & Pack down Staff

Wellington

HIRED

$411

Diman
4.8
100

Board Room Wait Staff

Auckland

HIRED

$450

Aakash
5.0
96

Barista

Auckland

HIRED

$397

Harrison
4.7
98

Catering Assistant

Auckland

HIRED

$420

Bella
4.9
95

Kitchen Steward

Auckland

HIRED

$512

Kim
5.0
100

Kitchen Hand

Auckland

HIRED

$540

Grace
4.7
98

Bartender

Wellington

HIRED

$476

Sam
4.8
100

F&B Attendant

Auckland

HIRED

$390

Ruby
4.7
95
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Qualified, productive & reliable workers

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

Worker profiles drive accountability
Workers are rated and reviewed after every shift. You can see their reliability score on their profile and staff are incentivised to perform on every shift. Unlike traditional hospitality agencies in New Zealand you choose who works in your business.

Talent pools drive retention
Drive retention and continuity of your favourite workers – customers have increased retention by as much as 70%.

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 agency fees
Unlike a traditional hospitality agency in New Zealand 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 above the modern awards.

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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Using multiple agencies and sick of the inconsistent workflows?

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.

We love using Sidekicker. We’re able to quickly hire staff of a high calibre with transparency and ease.

Holiday Inn

We highly recommend it for any hospitality business needing an extra set of hands or to fill gaps in their roster.

VYZ

We can get experienced staff and control the pay rates ourselves. It allows us to scale up our team when we need it.

Fernz Catering

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 managed service for large events?

Yes! We provide fully managed and customised solutions to help every business get the most out of their hourly workforce, no matter how large or complex. You still get all the benefits of our platform compared to traditional temporary staffing agencies.

Can you handle transition staff?

Sidekicker’s systems makes it super easy to transition staff and we offer discounted pricing for these staff. Unlike a traditional temporary staffing agency this is all completed via our platform.

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.

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.

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.

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