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Payroll Team Leader

Band 5

Main area
Payroll
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
320-TWS-0413-D
Site
London Road Community Hospital
Town
Derby
Salary
£24,907 - £30,615 pa
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
23/06/2021 23:59
Interview date
07/07/2021

As a trusted organisation at the heart of our communities, we recognise the important role we can play in supporting the public, patients, our own people and local partners in achieving the best of health for the local population and the communities in which they live by providing Exceptional Care Together.

Our fundamental Values of Compassion, Openness and Excellence underpin how we intend to work as a Trust and the associated behaviours are becoming embedded in all aspects of how we work.

With over 13,000 members of staff you can expect huge variety and new opportunities every day! Our staff go above and beyond and take pride in caring for our patients.

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust is fully committed to promoting inclusion, equality, diversity and human rights in employment and delivery of its services.  The Trust is committed to providing an environment where all employees, patients, carers and visitors experience equality of opportunity by means of understanding and appreciating the value of diversity.

As a Trust we promote an inclusive environment and welcome applications from a diverse pool of talent and backgrounds.  All individuals are valued and given every opportunity to succeed based on merit.

The Trust actively encourages applications from members of our Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities. These groups are under-represented in our organisation, and it’s important to us that our workforce reflects the diversity of our communities as much as possible.

Join us and help make a real difference to our Trust.

Here’s more about the role and what we’re looking for; 

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust is fully committed to promoting inclusion, equality, diversity and human rights in employment and delivery of its services.  The Trust is committed to providing an environment where all employees, patients, carers and visitors experience equality of opportunity by means of understanding and appreciating the value of diversity.

Join us and help make a real difference to our Trust.

Here’s more about the role and what we’re looking for; 

Job overview

There is no better time to join us, as we are currently expanding our services and growing our team.

We are looking for an experienced individual to join us as a Payroll Team Leader who can bring significant prior payroll experience to hit the ground running and join our strong team of 18 exceptional payroll staff.

The Pay & Pensions Department provides the in house Payroll and Pension facility for over 13,000 members of staff.   We produce around 120,204 payslips per annum, including both weekly and monthly payrolls.

We are looking for a knowledgeable individual who has a great mind for numbers, excellent analytical skills and has previous supervisor experience to manage team members and delegate workloads

Main duties of the job

As a Payroll Team Leader, you will be responsible along with three other Payroll Team Leaders for the day to day management of the Pay Team, processing a number of monthly and weekly payrolls, manipulating and uploading data from Excel on to our ESR systems.

Your remit will include producing pre, post and ad hoc payroll reports as well as assisting with balancing and reconciliations of payroll. You should have a pleasant telephone manner and be able to deal with difficult calls if necessary.

You will be people focused, have good organisational and time management skills to co-ordinate incoming work and assisting the Pay Team in order to ensure deadlines are met.

This role will be cross site at London Road Community Hospital  / sites across Derbyshire.

Working for our organisation

Key facts about our Trust:

  • Every day our hospitals see more than 4,000 outpatients
  • We see more Trauma & Orthopaedic outpatients than any other Trust – over 3,300 per week
  • An average 860 patients are seen in A&E every day – the 6th largest in the country
  • Our hospitals admit more than 220 emergency patients every day
  • We carry out more planned surgical operations than any other Trust in England with almost 50,000 operations taking place in our 52 operating theatres
  • We are one of only 5 Trusts nationally with more than 50 operating theatres
  • We carry out more than 300 elective procedures each working day
  • We employ 12,000 staff across our 5 hospital sites
  • We have a Director of Allied Health Professionals who is committed to provide leadership, progression and direction to AHPs

Closing date of applications: 23 June 2021

Interview date: 7 July 2021

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

The payroll system used is a dedicated NHS system; Electronic Staff Record (ESR) this is an Oracle based system, which would make any experience of Oracle or ESR use a distinct advantage. We also process a number of smaller payrolls using SAGE.

However experience with these specific systems is not essential and we welcome experience of using any other payroll system.

Key Requirements

  • A high level of payroll knowledge, previous payroll experience and experience of using a payroll system is essential
  • A good understanding of statutory legislation together with a sound knowledge of IT is essential.
  • Academic qualification to GCSE standards with good passes in Mathematics and English
  • You should ideally be able to use Word, Excel and Outlook

Person specification

Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • Academic qualification to GCSE standards with good passes in Mathematics and English.

Qualifications and Experience

Essential criteria
  • Knowledge acquired through relevant training & experience to degree level or equivalent level of experience

Experience

Essential criteria
  • Significant Payroll experience
  • Competent in payroll skills e.g. a good understanding of Gross and Net pay, understanding of statutory payments and deductions, a working knowledge of payroll systems.
  • Have previous supervisory Experience
Desirable criteria
  • Experience of working in a NHS payroll department

Computer Skills

Essential criteria
  • Computer skills, including experience using Excel, Word,

Computer Skills

Essential criteria
  • Computer skills, including experience using Excel, Word,

Computer Skills

Essential criteria
  • Computer skills, including experience using Excel, Word,
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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Miss Shar Tomlinson
Job title
Deputy Worforce Systems Manager
Email address
shar.tomlinson@nhs.net
Telephone number
01332 258098

If you have problems applying, contact

Address
Recruitment Team, Workforce Management
Training Centre
Rehab Block
Level 3
Derby
Derbyshire
DE22 3NE
Telephone
01332 786652 / 07385 367222