Please note that if you apply for a position with this Trust, you may be contacted via the NHS Jobs website or via email. This includes invites for job interviews. We therefore recommend that you regularly check your NHS Jobs and email accounts.

Please note that this job advert will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. So if you are interested, please apply for this vacancy as soon as you can.

About Us

North Bristol NHS Trust

Our large and modern hospital has just under 1,000 beds and employs more than 8,000 staff. Each year we see almost 100,000 A&E attendances , perform close to 40,000 operations and conduct more than 500,000 outpatient appointments. We are a regional centre for Trauma and other specialities and host Severn Pathology Network. Our Genomics Laboratory Hub will be at the centre of developing the new Genomics Medicine Service across the South West of England. Our most recent CQC inspection rated the hospital as Good overall and Outstanding for the well led domain.

The Role

We are currently looking to recruit experienced, professional and motivated Head of Payroll. The post holder will lead the day to day operation of the Payroll team ensuring all National, Local and Statutory requirements and returns are met for prompt and accurate payment of salaries, wages, expenses and pensions to Trust staff and other NHS customers.

The post holder will need to be adept at managing both their own and their team’s priorities, and flexible in their approach. The post holder will be responsible for managing the payroll function through a period of significant organisational change managing improvements as required and providing assurance of the quality of outputs.

The post holder will also be responsible for reviewing, designing and implementing policies, procedures, systems and controls both within the team and Trust-wide to ensure that the Trust receives high quality a high quality payroll service.

The post holder will also be expected to use high level technical, analytical, presentational, interpersonal and negotiating skills to develop excellent working relationships with a range of internal and external senior managers across the organisation.

About you

To succeed in this role at NBT you will:

Be a CIPP qualified payroll manager with substantial experience in a medium to large and complex organisation.

Have excellent leadership skills and experience of leading change.

Have excellent verbal and written communication skills

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name: Simon Davies

Job title: Head of Financial Services

Email address:

The following is applicable for ‘At Risk’ employees, who must meet the essential shortlisting criteria to be eligible for interview.

Those from within North Bristol NHS Trust who apply for this role will be considered for shortlisting in the first instance.
Those from within the BNSSG (Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire) who apply for this role will be considered in the second instance.
Those covered by the South West Employment Transition Framework who apply for this role will be considered in the third instance.
If no applicant is appointed from the above ‘at-risk’ pools, those from the open market will then be considered for shortlisting.
If you apply for this vacancy and have not received a communication from this Trust within three weeks of the closing date, please assume that on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.

Please note that this Trust does not reimburse travel expenses relating to interview attendance.

If you feel you meet the requirements of the Disability Act / Two Ticks scheme and require further support/advice, please contact us on tel 0117 4141151.

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The successful applicant(s) will normally commence at the minimum of the scale unless they have previous NHS service at the same band. Progression through the scale is by annual increments.

Please note that stringent pre-employment checks are undertaken on all successful applicants prior to commencement in post. Please refer to the ‘Information for Prospective Employees’ attachment for information relating to DBS charges.

We are committed to Equal Opportunity – Job Share Applications are welcomed.

We are Sirona care & health, a Community Interest Company committed to providing local communities with a range of high quality specialist health and social care services across South Gloucestershire, parts of Bristol and Bath and North East Somerset. For us, it’s about the personal approach; we take pride in what we do and deliver the high standard of care that we’d expect for ourselves and our families.

In return we offer an excellent range of benefits including generous holiday entitlement, paid enhancements for bank holiday/night working (where applicable), a contributory pension scheme (including, for some roles, the NHS pension scheme), a planned induction program, extensive learning and development opportunities, health and wellbeing programmes, flexible working patterns, staff excellence awards, in-house physiotherapy support and more!

This role sits within the Finance Department and is responsible for the delivery of Payroll and Pension services to the organisation. The team provides support to over 3500 employees and managers along with a large team of bank staff. Our main aim is to deliver a “Customer Service Excellence” to ensure all our customers receive a worry free payroll service

As a very experienced Payroll Technician, you will be working as part of a busy team providing advanced administrative support to all Sirona employees. The role is supporting both monthly and weekly employees, assisting them with enquiries and communications by phone, email and in person.
The post holder will be allocated their own individual group of approximately 450 employees and working independently under limited supervision will be responsible for all processes relating to their employment. They will be responsible for the start to finish of their payroll cycle whilst with Sirona. The post holder is also required to be a visible positive role model throughout Sirona and to always be striving to ensure we provide the best service possible

Based within the Payroll Department initially at Kingswood Civic Centre and subject to review, to work 37.5 hours (over 5 days a week). This role will be permanent. The core hours of the department are 9am to 5pm but we do offer some flexibility if required.

For general recruitment enquiries please email or call 03001245444.

Sirona care and health is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment and promote safeguarding by implementing policies and procedures, acting promptly on concerns, and sharing information appropriately. Sirona is committed to safe recruitment practice and any appointment will be subject to satisfactory clearance appropriate to the post.

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy. Sirona care and health is a Disability Confident Employer.


Reward Lead

£51,050 – £64,750

Contract type: Fixed Term
Length of employment: 18 months

About the job

We are looking for an experienced Reward Lead, with confident stakeholder and relationship management skills and a strong track record of delivering high-quality pay and reward policies. Ideally, you will have experience in changing and improving the employee offer and development of reward strategies in an organisation that aligns closer to private sector pay practices.

The CDIO HR Team provides support to Revenue and Customs Digital and Technology Services (RCDTS), a government-owned company that provides IT services to HMRC. This role provides advice and policy in the reward and benefits field, leading a team of 5 to develop and implement a reward strategy to improve the employee value proposition and create a better employee experience. It is an exciting time for RCDTS with a range of improvement measures being developed to better support employees.

All our people play a key role in delivering our priorities by being accountable for leading and owning discrete projects and work-streams. This involves pro-active and high-quality contributions to ensure our team works effectively and delivers desired outcomes.

Job description

Leading on development and delivery of a reward strategy for RCDTS, challenging existing practice and recommending changes in approach where this will ensure that we are able to attract, retain and motivate staff with the key skills to deliver on our objectives.

Building effective relationships alongside gathering and presenting data sets into accessible formats that are easily understood by all stakeholder groups – ensuring the right conversations and decisions take place on pay, reward strategy and reform.


Develop, design and implement RCDTS evidence based, strategic approach to pay and wider reward packages.

Part of the reward strategy work will involve the introduction of a new pay and grading system, so familiarity with a range of grading options will be required to lead the discussion on options and best practice.

Annual pay award:
Manage the pay remit process, including definitions of funding, preparation of submissions to the RCDTS Board and HM Treasury, negotiation with the Employee Forum and TUs, and implementation of the pay award.

Pay Policy Guidance:
Provide guidance across the range of pay policies on and development of new policies and guidance as part of the reward strategy work.

Balance project management, policy development and strategic thinking in a complex stakeholder environment.

Gender Pay Gap:
With Diversity and Inclusion colleagues lead on statutory gender pay gap reporting, ensuring that the legal and data requirements are met and that our publication subscribes to central guidance from the Cabinet Office.

Build and maintain relationships:
Maintain a deep network across CDIO to ensure policy and practices support the organisational delivery objectives.

Work closely with the Employee Relations lead to develop the Employee Forum, the voice of staff across RCDTS.

Manage the annual pension governance exercises, reporting on performance and suitability of the pension scheme to the RCDTS Board.

Lead on insurance renewals as part of the benefits package, ensuring both value for money and appropriate levels of cover for employees.

Embed all strategies, policies and the new approach to the wider employee value proposition to drive an enhanced employee proposition.

People Management:
Build Reward capability within the Pay and Benefits team.

Role model HMRC’s values through your ways of working, in particular through being open and inclusive, empowering, accountable, professional, understanding, engaging, and also listen and collaborate.


We’ll assess you against these behaviours during the selection process:

  • Leadership
  • Making Effective Decisions
  • Communicating and Influencing
  • Seeing the Big Picture


• Learning and development tailored to your role
• An environment with flexible working options
• A culture encouraging inclusion and diversity
• A Civil Service pension

If you are applying for a role in an office within a regional centre location or a transitional or specialist site, then the following may apply: Daily Travel Assistance will be available for this role, provided the successful applicant is a current HMRC employee and meets the eligibility requirements outlined in the department’s Daily Travel Assistance guidance.

Things you need to know


Successful candidates must pass a disclosure and barring security check.
People working with government assets must complete basic personnel security standard checks.

Selection process details

This vacancy is using Success Profiles, and will assess your Behaviours and Strengths.
Candidates to complete the online form and those who are successful at sift stage will be invited to an interview. Location and dates to be confirmed.

You will be asked to provide a 250 word statement for each of the 4 behaviours listed. An initial sift based on behaviour 1 may be held if a large number of applications are received. If your application progresses to a full sift, all behaviours will then be considered.

Candidates who are successful at sift stage will be invited to an interview which will include both strength and behaviour questions.

Interviews may be held via video. Sift and interview dates to be confirmed.

Further Information

Any move to HMRC will mean you will no longer be able to carry on claiming childcare vouchers.

Customer facing roles in HMRC require the ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English and/or Welsh where required. Where this is an essential requirement this will be tested as part of the selection process.

A reserve list may be held for a period of 12 months from which further appointments can be made.

Security Update

If you are successful and transferring from another Government Department, we will carry out a check of your identity, nationality, and immigration status (including the right to work in the UK) and a criminal record check before confirming your appointment.

Successful candidates must pass a Disclosure and Barring Security Check/Disclosure Scotland. Please note that HMRC have an exemption under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, which enables us to make enquiries about both unspent and spent convictions.

In order to process applications without delay, we will be sending a Criminal Record Check to Disclosure and Barring Service /Disclosure Scotland on your behalf. However, we recognise in exceptional circumstance some candidates will want to send their completed forms direct. If you will be doing this, please advise Government Recruitment Service of your intention by emailing stating the job reference number in the subject heading.

For further information on the Disclosure Scotland confidential checking service telephone: the Disclosure Scotland Helpline on 0870 609 6006 and ask to speak to the operations manager in confidence, or email

Applicants who are successful at interview will be, as part of pre-employment screening subject to a check on the Internal Fraud Database (IFD). This check will provide information about employees who have been dismissed for fraud or dishonesty offences. This check also applies to employees who resign or otherwise leave before being dismissed for fraud or dishonesty had their employment continued. Any applicant’s details held on the IFD will be refused employment.

A candidate is not eligible to apply for a role within the Civil Service if the application is made within a 5 year period following a dismissal for carrying out internal fraud against government.

HMRC transformation

In November 2015, HMRC announced the next step in our ten-year modernisation programme to create a tax authority fit for the future, committing to high-quality jobs and the creation of new regional centres serving every region and nation in the UK. We set out our plans to consolidate into 13 large, modern offices, equipped with the digital infrastructure and training facilities needed to build a more highly-skilled workforce. These offices will be located in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Belfast, Newcastle, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, Nottingham, Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Croydon and Stratford. There will also be a small number of specialist sites, where the work cannot be done anywhere else, in Gartcosh (near Glasgow), Telford, Ipswich, Worthing and Dover, as well as our headquarters in central London. In addition, our Welsh language service has people in specialist roles located in Porthmadog, as well as Cardiff. If you are recruited into an office that is not one of these locations, you will be expected, subject to HMRC’s applicable policies, to move to one of these locations in the future. In some cases this will be via a transitional site. If you are not a current civil servant, you will not be eligible for financial assistance for your move to the regional centre or a transitional or specialist site. If you are a current HMRC employee and you joined HMRC through an advert that was advertised on or after 11/01/2017, you will not be eligible for financial assistance for your move to the regional centre or a transitional or specialist site. This is in line with the terms of your original appointment to HMRC. For more information please contact the vacancy holder.

Terms and Conditions

Some of HMRC Terms and Conditions of employment changed on 1st May 2013, these will apply to people who are new recruits to HMRC or who take a new job in HMRC on promotion. The document attached to this advertisement provides more information on the changes we made, please note this is not a full list of HMRC’s terms and conditions. If you need to discuss how these changes might affect you, please contact the vacancy holder. For further information on terms and conditions please visit


If you are currently working for an OGD and would like to consider the impact on your pay when joining HMRC, please see the attached document “Pay on Transfer from OGD” for further information.

New entrants are expected to join on the minimum of the pay band.

Reasonable adjustment

If a person with disabilities is put at a substantial disadvantage compared to a non-disabled person, we have a duty to make reasonable changes to our processes.

If you need a change to be made so that you can make your application, you should:

Contact Government Recruitment Service via as soon as possible before the closing date to discuss your needs.

Complete the “Assistance required” section in the “Additional requirements” page of your application form to tell us what changes or help you might need further on in the recruitment process. For instance, you may need wheelchair access at interview, or if you’re deaf, a Language Service Professional.

Feedback will only be provided if you attend an interview or assessment.

Nationality requirements

Open to UK, Commonwealth and European Economic Area (EEA) and certain non EEA nationals. Further information on whether you are able to apply is available here.

Working for the Civil Service

The Civil Service Code sets out the standards of behaviour expected of civil servants.

We recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition, as outlined in the Civil Service Commission’s recruitment principles.

The Civil Service embraces diversity and promotes equal opportunities. As such, we run a Disability Confident Scheme (DCS) for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.
Further information
Appointment to the Civil Service is governed by the Civil Service Commission’s Recruitment Principles. You have the right to complain if you feel a department has breached the requirement of the Recruitment Principles. In the first instance, you should raise the matter directly with the department concerned. If you are not satisfied with the response, you may bring your complaint to the Commission. For further information on bringing a complaint to the Civil Service Commission please visit their web pages:

G5 Finance Officer (Payroll)

National Crime Agency

Apply before 11:55 pm on Monday 13th July 2020

Location: Bristol

Salary: £27,664

About the job


Utilising your experience of working in a payroll or pensions team, you will manage aspects of the monthly Payroll / Pensions accounting processes as part of the Payroll team.

This is a key role to support the overall provision of a Financial service to the National Crime Agency (NCA) with a direct impact on protecting the public from serious and organised crime.

Job description

Finance works to plan and prioritise our resource and capital expenditure, supports our investment and capability strategy, provides analysis on value for money and evaluation of options for any investment opportunity, and ensures compliance with our statutory, regulatory and corporate governance duties. You will use your experience of working in a pensions or payroll team to manage aspects of the NCA payroll and pensions processes.


• Manage aspects of the pensions / payroll to support the business.
• Provide advice on all aspects of pay and pension including the effect of any changes to taxation and pension regulations.
• Ensure that payroll and pension systems are maintained and that either function delivers an effective overall service, in line with business requirements and both statutory and regulatory duties.
• Provide effective and timely financial and management reports, in line with business requirements and both statutory and regulatory duties, including supporting documentation to audit standard, ensuring that NCA complies with general accounting standards and NCA’s corporate governance requirements.
• Provide regular written analysis that summarises and analyses financial activity, including the identification and explanation for variances.
• Support and deputise as necessary the G4 Pension / Payroll in providing advice on all aspects of pensions and payroll.
• Identify improvements to the effectiveness and efficiency of the NCA business, including Finance internal systems and processes, so that accurate and consistent information is produced together with ad hoc reports as and when required.
• Provide support to the business to include policy development, planning, performance, service delivery and governance.
• Research, draft, develop, collate, co-ordinate and disseminate management information, policies, reports, briefings and business plans (as required).
• Build good working relationships with internal and external partners.
• Ensure the quality, secure handling and dissemination of data/information, maintaining confidentiality, sensitivity and a duty of care in line with NCA policy.


We’ll assess you against these behaviours during the selection process:

  • Making Effective Decisions
  • Managing a Quality Service

Technical skills

We’ll assess you against these technical skills during the selection process:

  • Basic knowledge of PAYE and occupational pension scheme administration’
  • Experience of analysing information from a range of sources.
  • Excellent interpersonal / customer service skills.
  • Experience of working in a pension or payroll team

We only ask for evidence of these technical skills on your application form:

  • Basic knowledge of PAYE and occupational pension scheme administration’
  • Experience of analysing information from a range of sources.
  • Excellent interpersonal / customer service skills.



If you are an active police pension member immediately prior to joining the NCA, you can continue you membership throughout your employment with us as if you were a serving police officer. If you do remain an active member and subsequently return to a police force, you should be able to continue your membership there too.

All officers in the NCA are members of the UK Civil Service. You will be eligible for:

• Civil Service pension scheme
• 26 days annual leave rising to 31 on completion of 5 years continuous service
• Training and development opportunities
• Cycle2work scheme

We take the welfare of NCA officers very seriously. All staff have access to Occupational Health services and there are a number of staff representative groups. We also have a range of sporting and other activities on offer.

We can provide flexible working arrangements if the role in question is suitable. These include flexi-time, job sharing and compressed hours (working contracted hours over a shorter period).

Things you need to know


Successful candidates must meet the security requirements before they can be appointed. The level of security needed is security check.


Successful candidates will be expected to have a medical.

Selection process details

This vacancy is using Success Profiles, and will assess your Behaviours, Experience and Technical skills.
If you wish to apply for this vacancy, you must submit your application by 23:55 on 13th July 2020.

Sift results are expected to be released week commencing 10th August 2020.

Interviews will take place throughout August and September 2020 – locations to be confirmed.

Should you be successful at sift but cannot attend on the interview date(s) listed the recruitment team cannot guarantee an alternative date. Please contact the recruitment team.

Once submitted your application will be acknowledged by the Government Recruitment Service.

A panel will then assess your application to select those demonstrating the best fit with the role by considering the evidence you have provided against the criteria set out in the Entry Criteria section.

Please note depending on the volume of applications a Longlist at sift may be conducted on following criteria:

• Experience of working in a pension or payroll team

Candidates must pass this criteria for their application to be progressed.

Failure to address any or all of these may affect your application.

You will then be asked to attend an interview in order to have a more in-depth discussion of your previous experience and professional competence.

Full details of the assessment process will be made available to shortlisted candidates.

We encourage all candidates to thoroughly review the candidate pack which explains the role further before submitting an application.

If you have any specific queries about the role that is not covered by the candidate pack, please contact:

Feedback will only be provided if you attend an interview or assessment.

Nationality requirements

Open to UK, Commonwealth and European Economic Area (EEA) and certain non EEA nationals. Further information on whether you are able to apply is available here.

Working for the Civil Service

The Civil Service Code sets out the standards of behaviour expected of civil servants.

We recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition, as outlined in the Civil Service Commission’s recruitment principles.

The Civil Service embraces diversity and promotes equal opportunities. As such, we run a Disability Confident Scheme (DCS) for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.

Apply and further information

Contact point for applicants

Job contact :
Name : NCA Recruitment Team – GRS
Email :
Recruitment team :
Email :

Further information

If you feel your application has not been treated in accordance with the Recruitment Principles and you wish to make a complaint in relation to any stage of the recruitment and selection process please email please ensure that you refer to the campaign reference number. If you remain dissatisfied following the outcome of your complaint you have the right to contact the Civil Service Commission to pursue it further. If you are not satisfied with the response you receive from the Department, you can contact the Civil Service Commission: Click here to visit Civil Service Commission

Payroll Officer

Hft – Central Support

Job reference: 001624

Location: Hft – Central Support

Closing date: 31/05/2020

Interview date: 09/06/2020

Salary / hourly rate: £20,000 – £25,000

Employment type: Full Time

Hours per week: 35

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Find your place with us and help change lives.

We are one of the largest learning disability charities in the UK, supporting over 2,500 people through our friendly, supportive, creative and diverse teams.


About the role
The payroll officer is a key part of the busy Payroll & Benefits team and reports directly to the payroll & benefits manager, working closely with internal stakeholders to improve performance and processes within the department.


The payroll officer is responsible for managing and operating the payroll system with the greatest level of accuracy and efficiency.


About you

This is a role that deals with confidential material on a daily basis and therefore tact, diplomacy and absolute discretion are key requirements for this role.


The post holder will be numeracy literate. Outstanding communication skills and high level IT skills are a prerequisite, as well as being a self-starter.


What we offer

With Investors in People and Skills for Care accreditation we are committed to investing in our teams to ensure they have the specialist skills they need.



  • Access to the Hft Plus benefits package, which includes a great number of discounts and rewards across shops, restaurants, gym membership and days out; but also an Employee Assistance Programme, with telephone and face-to-face support options
  • Access to award winning training and development – Hft is one of only four charities to have achieved the Skills for Care ‘Centre of Excellence’ provider status
  • Annual staff award scheme – The Fusion Awards, and peer recognition through our GEM awards programme
  • 20 days holiday (plus 8 bank holidays) increasing to 25 days after a year of employment (pro rata for part time staff)
  • A contributory pension scheme & life assurance


Join us and help change lives.

Payroll Administrator – Home Based

Immediate Start – £28k

An amazing opportunity for an experienced client payroll specialist to work from home for this amazing company.

We are looking for technically excellent experienced Client Payroll Specialists.
Working on multiple client payrolls in a permanent role from home.

Our client is all about technology and wants their team to embrace this.
They are taking on so many new clients thanks to their amazing levels of service and support that they are recruiting to expand the team.

Systems experience is important too, either experience of Iris – Earnie or BrightPay is essential.

If this sounds like you let us know.