Senior Payroll Officer

NHS Professionals
Up to £10,000
31 Oct 2020
04 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Part Time
Are you looking for work in the NHS? Have Payroll expereince? Able to start ASAP and have a passion to help?

If you cover all the bases then we would like to hear from you!

The role is for 12 months Maternity cover, working mon-friday 9-5pm, (30 minute lunchbreak) 37.5 hours per week

The purpose of the job is to control and oversee the preparation of the Payroll/s for the Wye Valley NHS Trust, Payroll deaprtment and any other clients that the Trust contracts, in the absence of the NHS Payroll Team Leader. The duties within the role are to be undertaken in accordance with the necessary policies and procedures, focussing on achieving a high level of customer satisfaction.

To ensure that all NHS payrolls are processed and payments are made in accordance with agreed timeframes.

To support and co-ordinate any new Payroll projects, i.e. the Allocate E-rostering system implementation, ensuring that staff are paid correctly and reconciliation takes place between old/new systems. This will be maintained within Payroll to agreed timescales in accordance with audit requirements and creating/designing the appropriate stream lined processes and robust procedures for the Payroll Team staff members.

Management of staff benefits is also part of this roll, together with incentive and third party payments.

Complex maternity case reconciliation

Providing cover for the NHS Payroll Team Leader during any periods of absence

The post holder will:

· Use persuasion and negotiation skills to engage Payroll team members with complex and/or sensitive changes in relation to process and/or service re-design, and overcome resistance to change from staff (technical and non-technical) within the team

· Communicate, in the most appropriate manner, technical and non-technical information, and sensitive issues to internal and external staff/colleagues

· Ensure effective communication of new processes and procedures inside and outside the Directorate where appropriate

· Lead training sessions under the Payroll Team Leader, ensuring any new processes/projects are supported and understood by all team members, ensuring accurate, timely payments

· Respond to any feedback from the Payroll Team, where possible resolving complex problems and dealing with unanticipated issues, escalating to the Payroll team leader where necessary.

· Help with communicating sensitive information where necessary and updating any internal procedures where necessary

· Support with the provision of advice to Managers with regards to implementing new practice/processes in relation to Payroll.

· Liaise with relevant Managers to report on the progress of any outstanding or challenging pay related situations where appropriate

In return for your hard work commitment NHS Professionals (NHSP) can offer you some fantastic benefits: -

* Competitive Pay Rates - work this week, get paid next week!

* First choice of placements at over 50 NHS Trusts in England

* Dedicated consultants

Flexible working options

Free DBS and free training

Build holiday allowance

* Support when you need it - 24/7 365 days

* Stakeholder pension scheme

Who are NHS Professionals?

NHS Professionals (NHSP), owned by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), works in partnership with hospital trusts to provide a bank of highly skilled temporary workers who want to work flexibly within the NHS.

Working through the NHSP bank means Trusts don't have to rely on expensive agencies. Right now, we have over 130,000 members registered on our bank from various roles, grades and specialities, saving the NHS over £70 million each year. This money is then reinvested back into the NHS.


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