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HR and Payroll Officer

Salary: £15,671 – £17,168 (Full time equivalent is £23,194 – £25,409 – pay evaluation pending)
Hours: 25 hours per week, these are flexible to be worked across Mon-Fri and can include working from home

Closing date: 9.00 Monday 27 March

We are looking for an experienced payroll professional to join us in this exciting new role.

The role will cover payroll but also support the HR Manager with general HR activities. A great development opportunity for someone wishing to expand their payroll knowledge into the broader aspects of HR.

We are looking for someone who:
Has experience of payroll
Excellent maths skills to process payroll using advanced excel skills
Flexible and self-starter
Good communicator
Able to prioritise and manage conflicting priorities

What we can offer you:
Flexible working
30 days annual leave & Bank Holidays
A great place to work, our last staff survey (December) told us that 97% enjoy working for the Council and have sufficient variety in their job to keep them interested
Local Government Pension Scheme
Excellent training and development opportunities
Cycle to work scheme and other health and wellbeing benefits
Paid sick leave

For an informal chat please contact Tracy Adams on 07775704158.
Full Job Description, on request, by emailing us at

We reserve the right to close the job earlier than the closing date advertised if we have had sufficient applications

Interviews will be 4 April 2023

Please ensure you cover how you meet the following essential criteria in your application:

Desirable to have used IRIS Earnie

Excellent maths skills to process payroll
Advanced Excel to maintain records for calculation and analysis purposes

Good communicator
Use payroll software

CIPP Payroll technician or equivalent experience

Able to effectively manage conflicting priorities
Willing to undertake continual professional development

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