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Head of Payroll

Posted: 6 Oct 2020 Closes: 4 Nov 2020
Frenchay Beckspool Building, Bristol, United Kingdom £53,168 - £62,001 per annum
Permanent & Full-time NHS_CM2QCcXOZ5aC

Head of Payroll

Job Reference: 339-JPW1997

Employer: Department: Payroll Location: Frenchay Beckspool Building, Bristol Salary: £53,168 - £62,001 per annum

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About Us

North Bristol NHS Trust

Our large and modern hospital has just under 1,000 beds and employs more than 8,000 staff. Each year we see almost 100,000 A&E attendances , perform close to 40,000 operations and conduct more than 500,000 outpatient appointments. We are a regional centre for Trauma and other specialities and host Severn Pathology Network. Our Genomics Laboratory Hub will be at the centre of developing the new Genomics Medicine Service across the South West of England. Our most recent CQC inspection rated the hospital as Good overall and Outstanding for the well led domain.

The Role

We are currently looking to recruit experienced, professional and motivated Head of Payroll. The post holder will lead the day to day operation of the Payroll team ensuring all National, Local and Statutory requirements and returns are met for prompt and accurate payment of salaries, wages, expenses and pensions to Trust staff and other NHS customers.

The post holder will need to be adept at managing both their own and their team's priorities, and flexible in their approach. The post holder will be responsible for managing the payroll function through a period of significant organisational change managing improvements as required and providing assurance of the quality of outputs.

The post holder will also be responsible for reviewing, designing and implementing policies, procedures, systems and controls both within the team and Trust-wide to ensure that the Trust receives high quality a high quality payroll service.

The post holder will also be expected to use high level technical, analytical, presentational, interpersonal and negotiating skills to develop excellent working relationships with a range of internal and external senior managers across the organisation.

About you

To succeed in this role at NBT you will:

Be a CIPP qualified payroll manager with substantial experience in a medium to large and complex organisation.

Have excellent leadership skills and experience of leading change.

Have excellent verbal and written communication skills

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name: Simon Davies

Job title: Head of Financial Services

Email address:

The following is applicable for 'At Risk' employees, who must meet the essential shortlisting criteria to be eligible for interview.

Those from within North Bristol NHS Trust who apply for this role will be considered for shortlisting in the first instance.
Those from within the BNSSG (Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire) who apply for this role will be considered in the second instance.
Those covered by the South West Employment Transition Framework who apply for this role will be considered in the third instance.
If no applicant is appointed from the above 'at-risk' pools, those from the open market will then be considered for shortlisting.
If you apply for this vacancy and have not received a communication from this Trust within three weeks of the closing date, please assume that on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.

Please note that this Trust does not reimburse travel expenses relating to interview attendance.

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This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The successful applicant(s) will normally commence at the minimum of the scale unless they have previous NHS service at the same band. Progression through the scale is by annual increments.

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