Payroll Officer Full Time

  • Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Are you an experienced Payroll Officer? Enthusiastic and motivated with a passion for figures? Would you like to work as part of a warm and friendly team? Then our busy and challenging work environment could be perfect for you.

We need you to have the ability to work independently and as part of our team.Good communication skills are essential as is numeracy, accuracy and logical thinking. The ability to work to strict deadlines and prioritising the workloads is key to this role.

Flexible working and some working from home (Dependent on experience)

This role will be based in Cambells House (Bidwells Site), Maris Lane, Trumpington, CB2 9FF.


Main duties of the job

Payroll Officers are required to process both weekly and monthly payrolls and to apply complex pay regulations pertaining to a wide range of professional staff groups. It is essential to have a full knowledge and understanding of the various terms and conditions of employment applicable to these groups. You will be expected to have a good working knowledge of Paye, NI, SSP and SMP.

Accurately input data to the Electronic Staff Records database (ESR) for leavers, starters and variations to contracts to meet payroll deadlines. Our ail

We are a team of around 18 payroll and pension experts, working flexible within our Trumpington office and from home providing support to each other, department managers, HR and our employees on a daily basis. We provide an in house payroll for around 12500 monthly employees and 2300 weekly employees.

Previous experience of working in payroll is essential when applying for this post.


About us

Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) NHS Foundation Trust comprises Addenbrooke’s Hospital and the Rosie Hospital in Cambridge. With over 11000 staff and over 1100 beds the priorities of the Trust focus on a quality service which is all about people – patients, staff and partners. Recognised as providing ‘outstanding’ care to our patients and rated ‘Good’ overall by the Care Quality Commissioner, is testament to the skill and dedication of the people who work here. CUH’s values – Together – Safe, Kind, Excellent – are at the heart of patient care, defining the way all staff work and behave. The Trust provides accessible high-quality healthcare for the local people of Cambridge, together with specialist services, dealing with rare or complex conditions for a regional, national and international population.

CUH is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community – a place where we can all be ourselves. We value our differences and fully advocate and support an inclusive working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential. We want to ensure our people are truly representative of all the communities that we serve. We welcome applications for all positions in the organisation irrespective of people’s age, disability, ethnicity, race, nationality, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership status, or pregnancy and maternity status or social economic background.


This vacancy will close on the 2nd October 2023.


Interviews are due to be held on the 11th October 2023.


Benefits to you

We offer development opportunities and a wide range of benefits including on-site leisure facilities, shopping concourse, day nurseries and access to a great transport system with easy access to airports and rail travel.

Please note if you would like to discuss the required hours of this role further, you should approach the contact given. In some cases alternative working hours will be considered.

We welcome applications from the Armed Forces.

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