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Temporary work

One Step Recruitment can help you find the temporary contract you are looking for. Temporary work can range from full-time and part-time work, to occasional or holiday cover.

Employers we work with range from those who rely on temporary staff as a vital part of their business (very often leading to permanent work), to those who need a helping hand for a few hours a week – and everything in between. We regularly supply many events in the area with hospitality staff, then there are seasonal vacancies giving you the opportunity to earn some funds for the holidays.

Registering with One Step Recruitment means you’re no longer looking for your next temporary role alone, which is especially hard if you’re already working. What’s more, our services for those looking for a job are completely free.

Temporary work at One Step Recruitment

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About registering

To understand your requirements and to represent you in the best way with employers, we ask you to visit one of our branches and register with us. We meet with everyone who needs our help to understand what you are looking for, from the type of role you’re after to the money you require and how far you can travel.

In our first meeting we are required by law to check your ID to ensure you are permitted to work in the UK (it’s not us being difficult!), so don’t forget your passport or birth certificate, as well as proof of your National Insurance number. For temporary work, we also ask you where possible to bring in two references from previous employers. Most importantly, please bring your bank details so you can be paid for the work that you do!

If you don’t have a CV for your first meeting with One Step then please don’t worry.  If this is required by an employer for a temporary work placement, please follow the help sheet and template further down this page.

You’ll need to have good spoken English, but if English isn’t your first language then don’t worry as between our branches we have recruitment consultants who are also fluent in Polish, Romanian, Spanish, Cantonese and Russian.

The registration process should take no longer than an hour and once completed we can start looking for the right job for you.

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Search Jobs

You may be registering with One Step Recruitment to apply for a job we have advertised. Great! But the chances are we have other jobs you may also be interested in, so we will also see if any of these appeal to you as they arise. With some of our regular clients we know about roles before they are even advertised.

We will never discuss you with an employer without first getting your permission.

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Full Support

Once you have registered, we will contact you about any roles that we feel would appeal to you. Only with your consent do we discuss you with an employer.

When a suitable temporary job becomes available, we fully brief you on the role including what is expected of you, where you will be working and any health & safety requirements so the first few hours are as comfortable as possible. Our consultants are on hand if you have any questions regarding your time working with us.

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Start earning!

When you work for One Step Recruitment in temporary roles, you will be paid weekly in arrears on a Friday (your salary will be in your bank account by lunchtime). You don’t need to think about tax or National Insurance as we handle all this on your behalf.

One Step Recruitment pay a minimum of £7.05 per hour for temporary work, in many cases far more depending on the role.  If you are over 25, the minimum pay rate is £7.50 in line with the National Living Wage. You also accrue holiday pay which we will calculate for you.

We will continue to keep in touch with you about other temporary contracts which we think would interest you.

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Help with your CV

A CV is the first impression you give to employers. With that in mind, we have designed a CV template and helpsheet to get you started.

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Interview tips

Are you worried about your interview? Not sure how to prepare?

Take a look at our interview tips designed to make you feel at ease.

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