What is a fixed term job?

A fixed term job is a job that will last for longer than just a couple of shifts. It might require you to work Monday to Friday for a whole week or a project that's going to last for a few months. 

The specific start time, end time and break information isn't always specified at first glance on a fixed term job:

How do I get the details for a fixed term job?

You'll need to thoroughly read the job description to get all the info you need for a fixed term job. If there's any information that's missing, just reach out to us via the blue Sidekicker chat bubble to let us know! 

Fixed term jobs will occur over multiple days and you will need to be available for the entire period to apply.

When do I submit my timesheet for a fixed term job?

You should submit your timesheet for a fixed term job after your last shift on that timesheet. For example, if you have a timesheet for Monday to Wednesday, you should submit your timesheet for the entire period after your shift on Wednesday. If you submit it earlier, you won't be able to add your extra hours and you won't be paid correctly. If you've accidentally submitted your timesheet too early, please reach out to us via the blue Sidekicker chat bubble as soon as possible. 

How do I complete my timesheet?

For each row in your timesheet, you need to select your start and end time and pop in your break length. If you didn't work a particular day, you can select didn't work. 

You also get the chance to leave a review score and a written review too. Your written review gets sent straight to us and is not seen by the client -- it's your chance to tell us anything you think is important for us to know. 

When do I get paid for my fixed term job?

As per usual, you'll get paid the week after the end date of the job. With fixed term jobs, this sometimes means that you'll get paid fortnightly rather than weekly -- it all depends on how your fixed term job is set up and how long it's going to go for. 

If you have a fixed term job from Monday 1st of May until Friday 12th of May, you should submit your timesheet for the entire period after your shift on Friday 12th, and you can expect the funds for the whole two weeks to be in your account by the next Friday. You can be reminded of how our pay cycle runs here

Why is my new timesheet missing?

Once the client approves your timesheet, they'll roll it over and a new timesheet will appear in your active jobs section. 

If you have been instructed by the employer to work an upcoming week and the job is not back in your active section for you to enter your hours, please politely remind them to post a new fixed term job for you or roll over an existing job. If they have any concerns, they can reach out to us. 

What if the client wants to work with me off Sidekicker?

In certain circumstances, clients are able to enter into direct working agreements with Sidekicks. If a client wants to offer you permanent work, just let us know and we can get it organised for you.

If you have any questions at all about your fixed term job, just reach out via the blue Sidekicker chat bubble; we're always here to help!

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