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Payroll Supervisor

Job Reference: J253-A-20-2009

St Joseph's Hospice
£27,352.95 - £35,534.24

St Joseph's Hospice was founded in 1905 by the Religious Sisters of Charity and as such it has a rich, Catholic heritage which informs our work today: to support and welcome those in need, from all different cultures, religions and backgrounds.

We provide high quality specialist palliative care for patients with cancer and other life-threatening conditions across East and North London. We have a large team of clinical staff who work across community, in-patient and out-patient services delivering individualised, responsive and holistic support to patients and their families/carers.

Our Payroll Supervisor is the in-house specialist for all payroll pensions and benefits questions and queries. It is a standalone role within the wider HR team, delivering payroll and pension’s services to the 400+ staff of the Hospice.

The post holder should have the ability to work to strict deadlines in a pressurised environment, and should demonstrate a positive attitude and an empathetic and patient personality, together with great organisational skills and forensic attention to detail.

The successful candidate will have

  • PPM (Institute of Payroll & Pensions Management) Team Management in the Pensions/Payroll Office Certificate or equivalent experience required
  • Experience of working in an NHS Payroll & Pensions Department with demonstrable knowledge of the NHS Pension, Royal London Pension Scheme and Auto Enrolment legislation
  • Strong knowledge of Salary Sacrifice schemes including Childcare vouchers, and Cycle to Work
  • Excellent team working skills are required, working as part of the HR Team to deliver the highest quality service to all of our employees
  • Expert knowledge of payroll procedures and processes
  • Experience using Computerised Payroll System and expenses system
  • Work closely with our payroll bureau PBS
  • An organised and flexible approach, ability to prioritise workload to meet strict deadlines


We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

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