Find Temporary Work In Melbourne

Whatever the reason for your search for temporary work – whether a true Melbournian or a traveller passing through – WellsGray Recruitment can offer you short-term and contract assignments. Covering a variety of industries from healthcare, automotive through to financial services, we offer temporary staff excellent conditions and the opportunity for a healthy work/life balance.

Temporary work is no longer the domain of transient and seasonal workers, but a career choice in its own right. Offering varied surroundings, temp work also presents the opportunity to build new skills, add a large number of people to your professional network, and earn higher hourly rates.

In comparison to permanent work, temp work offers a level of flexibility and allows you the time between contracts to use as your own. Whether taking a mini holiday, volunteering, spending time with friends and family, or just simply having some downtime with a good book and a cup of tea, temp work is an excellent option for those looking to balance their work and home life.

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Our Temporary Job Search Solutions

Employers are increasing their use of temporary workers. In fact, many consider it an important part of their personnel. 

However, it’s important to note that with temporary work, you’re limited to a certain working period that is based on the needs and goals of the employing company. 

One of the many advantages of partnering with us is that we offer temporary employment solutions with businesses that request both full-time and part-time temporary arrangements. So, if your schedule is flexible enough to earn more money and work experience with longer working hours, then our door is open.

We take a client-centric approach with our employment solutions; meaning that we put your needs first. 

In this way, all our clients receive high-quality temporary employment services and solutions that provide the benefit of developing new skills and gaining invaluable experience in new industries and business cultures. Here, many of our partnering organisations also reap the business benefits of hiring the right temporary staff.

However, whether or not these businesses will offer you employee benefits is not up to us. 

In particular instances, temporary employees may receive employment benefits such as health insurance, food or travel allowance, etc. Generally, employment benefits are perks only received by permanent workers.

Benefits of Temporary Work

  • Gain invaluable experience within different industries - this will help put your foot in the door to new opportunities

  • Develop new skills - some businesses may even offer development courses

  • Expand your professional network

  • Balance work and life at your own flexible schedule

  • Earn an income while deciding on your future career plans - your income will be based on a fair rate in line with the industry’s market for particular roles

  • Help determine your dream career and professional passion

  • Expose yourself to new business cultures

Industries We Work With

Over the past 20 years, we have developed a large database of business networks across various industries in Melbourne. 

We are, therefore, able to place candidates into a wide variety of available temporary roles, which include but are not limited to:

  • Receptionist and administration 
  • Office managers
  • Executive and personal assistants
  • Team assistants
  • Customer service 
  • Finance and accounting
  • Marketing and communications
  • Healthcare
  • Automotive
  • Not-for-profit and NGO
  • Engineering
  • Legal
  • Insurance
  • And many more!

Roles We Specialise In

Office Managers


Executive/Personal Assistants

Customer Service

Office Admins

Team Assistants

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