Spare Staff’s Instant Jobs FAQ

General

Spare Staff is a Freemium job site where employers post jobs for job seekers to apply.

Instant Jobs is a subset feature of Spare Staff. Instant Jobs help employers hire faster, simpler.

Instant Jobs let employers post temp jobs with specific requirements such as 7am – 11am Monday the 16th, 3 workers required, ability to lift 15kg, etc.

Then, local, pre-screened qualified workers are notified. They can accept the Instant Jobs immediately without going through the traditional resume shortlisting and job interview.

Instant Jobs was launched in Sydney and is currently available mainly in Sydney metro areas.

Instant Jobs help find qualified workers for a variety of frontline jobs, including:

  • Warehouse operations
  • General labour
  • Office administration
  • Customer service
  • Sales & promotion staff
  • Delivery drivers
  • Food & beverage
  • Event staffing
  • Washing & cleaning
  • Retail & merchandising

For Employers

Spare Staff is a Freemium job site where employers post jobs for job seekers to apply.

Instant Jobs is a subset feature of Spare Staff.

Instant Jobs let employers post temp jobs with specific requirements such as 7am – 11am Monday the 16th, 3 workers required, ability to lift 15kg, etc.

And, local, pre-screened qualified workers can accept the Instant Jobs immediately without going through the traditional resume shortlisting and job interview.

Instant Jobs is currently available mainly in Sydney metro areas. We’re expanding to other areas and states.

Instant Jobs help find qualified workers for a variety of frontline jobs, including:

  • Warehouse operations
  • General labor
  • Delivery drivers
  • Food production
  • Event staffing
  • Washing & cleaning
  • Merchandising

We designed Instant Jobs to make finding and offering work to frontline workers a simple and affordable process:

  • Post a job so workers can decide if it’s a good fit for them
  • Job gets accepted by a pre-screened worker, reducing the time and cost of recruiting compared to traditional staffing solutions
  • Approve worker after a job is completed and their payment is processed through Spare Staff

Getting started is easy. Fill out this form and someone from our team will be in touch as soon as possible.

Employers have access to a employer portal where posting jobs is fast and easy. Simply enter the pay rate, start time, location, and job description with any specific requirements (such as ability to lift 15kg). Our proprietary ranking algorithm surfaces your job posting to the best matches.

For Workers

  • You must be 18 years or older
  • You must have a valid Australian visa with working rights. Overseas workers cannot accept or apply for Instant Jobs
  • You must have access to a smartphone with the internet access for communication

Getting started is easy. Fill out this form and someone from our team will be in touch as soon as possible.

Simply head to our job search page and look for Instant Jobs. Click the Apply button to submit all your relevant information in a matter of minutes.

It’s possible to get started working within a day of signing up! Exact timing depends on how quickly you complete the onboarding process as well as availability of jobs in your area.

All payments are made through the Spare Staff website. You can choose whether you want to be paid directly into a bank account or debit card when onboarding. Workers are paid per shift and generally receive payment 1-5 business days after a job is completed. However, in some cases payment can take longer.
Working through Instant Jobs empowers you to control your work schedule, gain experience trying different kinds of jobs, and earn income in a timely manner.
We understand that life events can disrupt your plans, so if you can’t make it to a job, please make sure to immediately withdraw from the job in the Spare Staff website. Your opportunities to find future work through Spare Staff may be limited if you fail to show up to a job or withdraw with less than 12 hours’ notice.
Instant Jobs provide a flexible way to work where and when you want. Once you’re cleared to accept jobs, you can work anywhere Instant Jobs is available as long as you meet the requirements for that specific job.

Some jobs on the Instant Jobs are for employment and others are for independent contractors. A worker can accept jobs posted by business seeking employees or those seeking independent contractors.