Trust and safety

Spare Staff is built on trust and safety – both online and off – in mind

Manual verification

Hirer details and workers are manually verified to ensure they are genuine, helping to keep our community safe.

Manual profile review

Our team manually review profiles and jobs regularly to make sure the person who works with you is who you expect.

Secure instant messaging

We provide a secure instant messaging platform for users. Hirers can also call, SMS, email applicants directly outside our platform.

Know what to expect

Rating & Reviews

Getting references is important in hiring. On Spare Staff, you can find unbiased, verified reviews from previous members who have worked with the other person in the past. This helps you make informed decision when it comes to hiring the right person for the job, or working for the right company.

Secure messaging

Our secure messaging platform lets you get to know a hirer or a worker and ask questions about a job ahead of time. We make it safe and secure for hirers and workers to easily send instant messages to each other.


Everyone on Spare Staff has a profile to help other hirers or workers get to know each other. To hire or get hired, you’ll be asked to provide your full name, phone number, and email address. Hirers must provide phone number, location, specific shift details, pay rate. Job ads must represent genuine work opportunities in Australia.

Hire better with Spare Staff

Here are a few ways you can help make sure you’re hiring great people

We’re here if you need us

We have written many articles in our Help Centre to provide you with answers to most common questions. If you need further assistance, our team is are here to help you along the way, from creating a listing to assisting with payments.

Just reach out if there’s anything you need.

Or, find answers in our Help Center