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This agreement contains the terms of business for permanent employee recruitment services provided by The Admin Shop Pty Ltd and Old MacDonald’s Child Care referred to below as  "The Client"


A one-off fee per candidate inclusive of GST is payable for this service.   Unless otherwise stated, in return for the one-off fee, the client will receive:

  • One fully qualified candidate, fully prepared, engaged, and ready for their new role. 

  • A guarantee period of 90 days from the commencement date (6 months for Early Childhood Educator (Diploma and above). Should the candidate not work out or leave prematurely, we will replace the candidate as fast as possible for no further charge, one time.  We employ a strict no-questions-asked policy in operating this clause; your feedback is always valuable in providing the best possible service.

  • A drafted workplace agreement suitable for the role (if needed)

  • Comprehensive reference check – two professional and one personal (if available)

  • Necessary licensees, tickets, or qualifications to perform the work if requested

  • New employee HR Forms, Tax File Number Form and Choice of Superannuation Fund if requested


For 30 days after starting, THE ADMIN SHOP PTY LTD will screen applicants via interviewing, reference checking and if required, psychometric testing (additional cost of $375 for this service). All assessments relating to technical knowledge will be performed to the best of our ability however it is expected the client will provide assistance in this regard.


The Client will interview (or trial) applicants and make a final hiring decision. THE ADMIN SHOP PTY LTD will assist in coordinating interviews and employment offers.

The ADMIN SHOP PTY LTD must be informed of an outcome within 7 calendar days following an interview or trial.


If communication is not made with THE ADMIN SHOP PTY LTD for 10 calendar days following an interview the total amount is payable to THE ADMIN SHOP PTY LTD.

Candidate Acceptance is defined as the Candidate and your Company entering into a verbal or written employment agreement defined by Fair Work Australia. 


THE ADMIN SHOP PTY LTD endeavours to ensure that all candidates introduced to you are suitable for the position. 


Once a Permanent Employee is placed as an employee with a Client, the Client is the Candidate’s client and has sole responsibility for the employee. The Admin Shop Pty Ltd has no liability or obligations in respect of the employee, including, without limitation, in respect of the termination of the employee for any reason by the Client.


Neither THE ADMIN SHOP PTY LTD nor anyone acting on our behalf can accept liability for the accuracy of any information supplied concerning candidates, whether this concerns employment history, qualifications or personal circumstances or any other matter whatsoever.

THE ADMIN SHOP PTY LTD is not responsible for any loss, expense, damage, or delay, however, occasioned. THE ADMIN SHOP PTY LTD is not liable for any injury, loss or damage to persons, property or business arising directly or indirectly from any act or omission of the candidate or THE ADMIN SHOP PTY LTD even if the act or omission is negligent or fraudulent or reveals dishonesty. 

The Client indemnifies The Admin Shop Pty Ltd in respect of any claim arising from or related to:

a. any failure or alleged failure of a Candidate or Temporary to duly perform his/her obligations;
b. personal injury or death of a Candidate or Temporary or any other person howsoever arising from, or related to the performance by a Candidate or Temporary of his/her obligations; and
c. damage to any property arising from, or related to the performance by a Candidate or Temporary of his/her obligations.

6.   PAYMENT  

6.1 An invoice is sent electronically on the commencement date of employment, with the total fee payable within 28 calendar days. The invoice will contain complete banking information to enable an electronic funds transfer. Additionally, payment can be made by credit card - Visa or MasterCard.

6.2 A 10% discount is provided for payments received within 14 calendar days from the invoice date.

6.3 The replacement guarantee only applies if the account in respect of the Candidate has settled in full in accordance with these Terms of Business and no other sums are outstanding from the Client to The Admin Shop Pty Ltd.

6.4 Overdue payments attract a payable interest element of .08% calculated daily on outstanding amounts. Should THE ADMIN SHOP PTY LTD be forced to take legal action to recover any debt, a Debt Recovery Fee of 10% of the invoice value will apply. THE ADMIN SHOP PTY LTD will also be entitled to claim Court Costs and any associated legal fees. Any legal matter arising out of non-payment of any invoice will be dealt with in the state of Victoria Court System. 

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