Role details


Southampton   •   £8 - £9 per hour (£16,639 - £18,719)   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • Immediate start
  • Possible permanent opportunities

About Our Client

As a unique joint venture between the Department of Health and the NHS, my client have saved the NHS over £350m through process improvements and centralised services.

A multi-award winning business with excellent career opportunities and organic growth.

Job Description

This role reports to the Payroll Supervisor. Duties include:-

  • Work within the guidelines of NHS and Client policies and procedures, ensuring that Audit requirements are met at all times and deadlines are strictly adhered to
  • Responsible for dealing effectively with queries from customers both internal and external, both by telephone or in person, at all times conveying a professional and efficient attitude and pass any contentious calls to the Deputy Payroll and Pensions Manager /Team Leader, whilst abiding by NHS and Client policies and procedures
  • Reporting to the Deputy Payroll and Pensions Manager /Team Leader for all aspects of payroll work, ensuring the continued smooth and effective running of the section and that all targets are met within defined deadlines
  • Responsible for ensuring that all National or Local payroll changes are dealt with in accordance with requirements, and that all customers are able to understand the changes that affect their pay
  • Responsible for ensuring that all documentation relating to statutory legislation and Terms & Conditions of service is kept up to date and is easily accessible to the rest of the team
  • Verify written responses to queries from staff, Clients and external agencies
  • Validation of other payroll officer's temporary and permanent alterations to staff records. Ensure and validate that appropriate checking mechanisms are in place for other members of the team.
  • Ensure that all manual under/overpayments are valid and correctly calculated and payments raised (if appropriate) on a timely basis
  • Responsible for the completion of all basic payroll output for allocated payrolls and some higher level activities under the direction of the Senior Payroll Clerk/ Team Leader Deputy Payroll and Pensions Manager
  • Ad hoc tasks deemed appropriate to this level

The Successful Applicant

The successful applicant will have the following attributes:-

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Confident communicating with business units and affiliates orally, in writing or electronically
  • Proven experience working in a busy environment, dealing with high volumes of data
  • Previous experience working to deadlines
  • Candidates MUST be immediately available/available on short notice
  • You must be able to interview w/c 4th or w/c 11th January
  • Able to demonstrate ability to work as part of a team and on their own
  • Candidates must have a minimum of 5 GCSEs including Maths

Successful applicants will recieve full training, delivered inhouse by a Training Manager as Senior Management

What's on Offer

  • 1 stage interview process
  • Immediate start
  • Full time hours, Monday to Friday
  • Flexible working hours
  • Full training and support from Learning & Development and within team
  • £8.97 per hour
  • possible permanent opportunities after probation period
  • Large office environment
  • Staff discounts
  • New, open plan offices

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