Payroll Associate Temporary

  • NHS North Of England Commissioning Support Unit

  • Kent | £22,816 to £24,336 a year

We have the opportunity for a 13-month Maternity cover to join our Payroll team in Ashford, Kent. The role will be to deliver a high level of accurate Payroll data entry ensuring confidence in payments made to staff with credible workforce data. As well as consistently deliver an effective and competent level of payroll support.

The applicant must be able to deal with high volumes of work and meet tight deadlines with acute attention to detail. The role will require high levels of data input, monitoring mailboxes and checking quality of data. You must be able to work under your own initiative.


About us

At NECS we are very proud to be part of the NHS England family. We are one of the very few truly customer-owned entities within the NHS. We have grown from our roots in the North East to be an NHS business with customers the length and breadth of the UK and further abroad. Our customer base has diversified significantly over this period, and we are now very pleased to be serving NHS providers as well as commissioners, NHSE regions, Local Authorities, General Practices and national NHSE Directorates.

NECS combines specialist skills and expertise with scale and resilience to achieve required results. We combine core NHS values with a sharp focus on customer care and a relentless pursuit of continuous improvement. We very much see ourselves as a key partner in the future success of the healthcare system and we take our share of the responsibility for shaping effective delivery.

Our people are the heart of our organisation. We strive to ensure they feel trusted, valued, and empowered. We are passionate about nurturing and developing people. When you join us, we want you to grow, and we offer many opportunities for you to do that as well as an excellent benefits package including generous holidays and pension plus free car parking and access to NHS discounts.

For further details contact: [email protected] or [email protected]


Job responsibilities

To deliver an effective and competent level of payroll support and consistently deliver a high level of data accuracy to ensure confidence in payments made to staff with credible workforce data. To support the workforce team in the data cleanse of HR systems and to support in any general office support.


Person Specification



  • GCSE level education or equivalent or relevant previous level of experience.



  • Demonstrable experience working within a pay and pensions environment.
  • In-depth knowledge of input to HR & Payroll systems.
  • Knowledge of MS Office products to include Excel, Word & Outlook.
  • Knowledge of payroll procedures.


  • Experience of working with ESR.

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