Payroll Administrator Full Time

  • Cygnet Health Care

Job summary

We are looking for a confident Funding and Payroll Administrator with a passion for delivering outstanding care. Youll be working 37.5 hours a week, making a positive difference to the lives of the people in our care at Cygnet Harrogate Hospital.

Main duties of the job

At Cygnet, we support our people to grow their careers, gain new skills and keep stepping up. Apply now to enjoy excellent career prospects while reaping the rewards of making a difference to others every day.

About us

Cygnet Health Care was established in 1988. Since then we have developed a wide range of services for individuals with mental health needs, autism and learning disabilities within the UK. We have built a reputation for delivering pioneering services and outstanding outcomes for the people in our care. Our expert and highly dedicated care team of 10 000 employees empower 2864 individuals across 150 services to consistently make a positive difference to their lives, through service-user focused care and rehabilitation.

Job description

Job responsibilities

We are looking for an organised Funding and Payroll Administratorwith a passion for making a difference to others.

Youll be working 37.5hours a week at Cygnet Hospital Harrogate, helping ensure the safe and smooth running of services for the people in our care.

Thisis a long-established mental health hospital that provides an emergency admissions service across two acute wards.

Haven Wardis Cygnet Hospital Harrogates 19 bed acute mental health service for men. The ward can treat service users on an informal basis and also those detained under the Mental Health Act.

Sanctuary Wardis Cygnet Hospital Harrogates emergency acute inpatient service for women. The ward can accept service users on an informal basis and also those detained under the Mental Health Act.

The hospital is located in very pleasant surroundings, in this picturesque North Yorkshire spa town which is easily accessed by road and rail.

At Cygnet, our perks go way beyond pension schemes and excellent professional development.

Youll also enjoy shopping, travel and leisure discounts as well as a range of healthcare and financial benefits to support you to be happy both in and out of work.

With us, youll have the chance to progress your career in a vibrant, supportive culture tailored to help you thrive.

Apply now to enjoy excellent career prospects while being part of an organisation that cares about helping people.

Your day-to-day…To be responsible the collection and collation of important information that needs to besubmitted to the Finance Department strict timescale.

  • Provide a high standard of organisational & administrative support
  • Responsible for the daily production of reports and bed statistics, funding authorization documentation
  • Ensure the daily reports are carried out to a deadline on a daily basis.
  • Ensure all new admissions have the necessary funding from the outset.
  • Submitting funding details to include admission and specialist nursing costs to the Group accounts department on a daily basis.
  • Maintain a diary system for all funding requests.
  • Promote and ensure the good reputation of the Hospital. To act as a positive role model, maintaining and demonstrating a positive attitude towards Clients, their families, visitors and other staff.
  • Maintain complete and accurate financial records of the Hospital using computer and manual systems.
  • Promptly forward the required paperwork to NSbilling in regard to patient admission, specialist nursing and travel expenses.
  • Management of patient fee variations and discharges.
  • Where applicable, reception cover maybe required.
  • Maintain accurate records of all petty cash transactions.
  • Process all payroll information on a weekly basis.
  • Order and maintain records of staff uniforms.
  • Process, on a weekly basis, the receipt and review of suppliers’ invoices and statements.
  • Operate office equipment such as fax, photocopier and computer as required, as well as supply administrative services to the Management team as required.
  • Answer the telephone and respond to all enquiries in a friendly and efficient manner.
  • Provide administration support to all disciplines within the Hospital, meeting deadlines, compiling reports for reviews, meetings etc. To take meeting minutes as required.

Why Cygnet? Well offer you

  • Strong career progression opportunities
  • Expert supervision & support
  • Employee referral scheme
  • Pension scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme & employee discount saving

You are…

  • A Funding and pay roll administrator with experience in health care & knowledge of mental health
  • Flexible, organised, able to prioritise workloads, solve problems & make decisions
  • Calm under pressure & can work under your own initiative
  • A strong written & verbal communicator with an eye for detail & excellent interpersonal skills
  • Highly proficient in the use of Excel, Word, Outlook,


Person Specification

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Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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