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Temp Zone

Welcome to our Temp Zone where you will find all the resources you need. Whether you're already temping with us or considering temporary work for the first time, this section has everything you need for your temporary assignments. We also have information for employers.

Temp Zone
For temps

The benefits of temping

Temporary work can be incredibly rewarding and has many advantages: Temping offers variety, flexibility and an opportunity to learn new skills; it also provides invaluable experiences in different types of businesses, a chance to meet new people, expand your professional network and gain an insight into a wide range of careers.

For some people, temping is a career or a lifestyle choice. For others, it is a temporary solution to help fund their studies, bolster their savings, get a new business off the ground or pave the way to permanent employment.

Temping can be a great door opener, giving you the opportunity to make your mark and potentially land your dream job. A large proportion of our temps go on to be offered permanent positions!

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The benefits of temping
Guides and resources

Registration and placement

When you are registered as a temp and offered a placement, there is lots you’ll want and need to know. You should find all the details in our information packs below.

Useful documents for temps

Access our guides to holidays, timesheets and payslips below. You can also read our temps privacy policy and browse our FAQs for Temps.

For employers

Looking for temporary workers?

Our Temporary Recruitment Division manages a large team of pre-interviewed and trusted temporary workers who provide short-term support to businesses, universities, colleges and charitable organisations across Oxfordshire.

We have temps with a broad range of skills and experience in PA, Administration, Marketing, HR, Finance and other business support roles available for an immediate start.

Please contact us at or visit our Temp Employers page to find out more.

Looking for temporary workers?
"Allen Associates are our first point of call for Temp and Temp-to-Perm staff in Oxford as they do know how to spot an 'Oodler'! They take the time to understand exactly what you are looking for before submitting candidates, are honest about what they can deliver, understand the Oxford market well and are patient with us in times of change. It’s a true recruitment partnership."

Joanne Barker, Head of Talent Acquisition – Operations, Oodle Car Finance, Oxford

Where next?

Next steps

Why not enhance your search by reading our advice articles, finding out about our temp recruitment consultants and browsing our FAQs.

Next steps