NHS Payroll Officer Full Time

  • Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust

NHS Payroll Officer
Employer: Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust
Department: Payroll experience
Location: Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust, Salisbury
Salary: £21,892 – £24,157 per annum pro rata if part time

Voted by the Sunday Times as the best place to live in Britain, Salisbury is an attractive place to live and work and really gives you the best of everything. With easy access to London and local airports, Salisbury also has one of the 31 UNESCO world heritage sites in the UK in the form of Stonehenge and in addition boasts a number of museums and famous landmarks which are well worth a visit. Alternatively, the city of Southampton is only a short train or car journey away or if you prefer the sea, Bournemouth is also accessible.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and organised Senior Payroll Officer who has excellent numeric and analytical skills and high attention to detail and thrives on achieving results.

As a member of the Payroll team based at Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust you will be using the ESR payroll system, you will be responsible for providing support to the Team Leader including processing the payroll, dealing with customer queries about issues such as pay, employment terms and conditions as well as maintaining ESR records. You will also be accountable for work distribution, checking the team’s work and team administrative tasks.

You must have 5 GCSE (or equivalent) passes including Math’s and English, a working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and knowledge of payroll best practice/legislation, together with experience of working in a Payroll department and be fully conversant with ESR. As well as administrative experience and the ability to communicate sensitive information in a way that builds on the successful relationships with our customers. Support will be provided to staff in developing their Payroll knowledge via a formal payroll qualification.


Please be advised that this vacancy may close earlier than stated if we receive a large number of applications. We will not accept any applications or queries via agencies, under any circumstances.


We offer parking on site at Salisbury District Hospital, a daily charge applies. We encourage our staff to utilise other green methods of getting to work such as cycling or walking where possible, and our Trust is well connected through the bus services to the city centre and other areas.


Equality remains at the centre of our policymaking, service delivery, and employment practice, giving all employees equal opportunity to develop, apply for promotions, and have working arrangements that enable them to achieve a manageable work-life balance.

The Trust actively promotes a work environment free from harassment and discrimination and provides training for staff to ensure this happens. We also closely monitor recruitment activity, training, development and employment practices to ensure equality of practice with regard to race, colour, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, gender, sexual orientation, disability, martial status and age.


If this job requires you to have DBS check to enable you to properly fulfil the requirements of the job, on appointment, you will be required to replay the cost of obtaining a DBS check and this amount will be reclaimed in installments from your salary. Many staff use the DBS update service at a cost of £13 per annum but you need to sign up for this via their website.

Please read the job description and person specification carefully and ensure that your application reflects the knowledge, skills and experience required.


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