Living and working on the Northern Beaches is what we're all about!
Living and working on the Northern Beaches is what we're all about at Peninsula Personnel. We pride ourselves on being able to find fabulous permanent and part-time permanent positions for local people with local businesses and organisations. Just one of the many benefits of working close to home is less time spent commuting, which means you have more time to spend with family and friends, catch some waves at the beach and soak up the last of the day's sunshine, workout at the gym or go shopping.
Permanent positions suit people who are available to work full-time hours, for example Monday to Friday from 8.30am to 5.30pm. We provide Permanent positions for many different roles and industries, ranging from junior office roles through to senior appointments such as Chief Financial Officer.
Permanent Part-time Positions
Permanent Part-time positions suit people who prefer to work three full days per week or five days a week during school hours. Permanent part-time positions, however, are not the easiest roles to find on the Northern Beaches because many people are looking for the wonderful work-life balance these roles offer. The good news is that when you are registered with us, we can immediately contact you when a suitable position becomes available, as we rarely need to advertise. And when seeking a Permanent position, it's important to have up-to-date WP skills and a resume and cover letter ready to go.
Generally speaking, the Northern Beaches has below-average salaries compared with the Sydney metropolitan area, although it's important to consider the many other financial and lifestyle benefits of working locally which can include a shorter daily commute and lower transport costs, free onsite parking, flexibility (such as extended lunch breaks or a late start to watch your child receive an award or run in a race), complimentary lunches and regular social events that many Northern Beaches-based companies offer. You will more than likely find that it all evens out, or that the difference is marginal.
What to expect at your Permanent position interview with Peninsula Personnel
- Allow at least an hour for your Permanent position interview (allow a little extra time if you are also planning to register for On-Hire Casual)
- Dress as you would for a job interview (a clean and ironed corporate-style outfit)
- We will go through your resume, discuss your current and previous career experiences and your preferred roles, industries and work environments and explain any skills tests we would like you to take
- You will have the opportunity to ask us questions, perhaps about salaries and inteview techniques
- In addition to your resume, please bring your bank and superannuation details, your Tax File Number, qualifications and certificates, work visa, and licences such as Driver's and Forklift licences
‘Thanks again for your help and being such a great recruitment agency to work with – by far the best I’ve been through! Danielle, candidate
‘Peninsula Personnel – what can I say – what a great agency to work for. Some 20 years ago I was a client of Peninsula Personnel. Now I am a one of their regular temporaries. The consultants at Peninsula are extremely professional and have a long-standing top client base. They know their employees’ strengths and by doing so they ensure they always match their client’s needs with the best possible candidate for that position. I have only praise for the girls at Peninsula. Thank you Penins…
‘It has been lovely working with you, Leigh and Lorraine over the years and I am sure this will be my forever job (it will be a total surprise if it is not) so I am sure it was the last return to Peninsula, which have been many over the past 20 years. Thank you for being wonderful and inviting.’ Michele, candidate
‘Fujifilm are proud to have had a close working relationship with Peninsula Personnel as a preferred supplier of both contract (temporary) and permanent employees for more than 18 years. They have worked extremely hard on our behalf to ensure the quality of candidates meet all of our needs and their systems for interviewing, testing and induction ensure that candidates arrive with a full understanding of the standards required of the position they have been recommended for.’ Human Resources, Fu…
‘Thank you to you and your team for taking me on and having confidence in me. I really do appreciate the efforts you have gone to, not only for me but for all your temps. I’m so glad that I was given your name a year ago as someone who I could turn to. I know that Jenny Lawson has the ultimate respect for you and the success of your business.’ Caroline, candidate
‘I am infinitely grateful to you for giving me the opportunity and your support.’ Sebastian, candidate
‘I wish every consultant was as lovely and engaging as you!’ Lois, candidate
‘When I knew I was going to be returning to Sydney I contacted PP and was working almost before I had unpacked my suitcases. The PP team somehow always managed to find positions that suited me perfectly, including an ideal permanent position once I had decided to settle. I have found Lisa and Leigh extremely friendly, always professional and unbelievably efficient. For example, when my situation changed recently and I required temporary assignments again, I forwarded my updated CV to Lisa…
‘Peninsula Personnel has been working with the Cerebral Palsy Alliance since its inception in 1995. PP is like an extension of our recruitment team as they always take the time to understand our needs and leave no stone unturned to exceed our expectations. The owner and founder of PP, Lisa Bousfield, has built a team of professional and customer focussed recruiters who embrace Lisa’s positive ‘can do’ attitude and desire to deliver only the best candidates to their customers. I recom…
‘Roche Products Pty Ltd have been associated with Peninsula Personnel since its inception in March 1995 and are extremely satisfied with the service we have received during this time. Their customer service is friendly and professional, always providing us with quality staff tailored to our requirements. We would not hesitate to recommend their services to other clients and in fact have had a preferred supplier agreement in place with them for a number of years now.’ HR & Sourcing, Roche Produc…