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Payroll and Finance Officer

Job Reference: J130-A-22-2003

Cumbria Health on Call (CHoC)
£25,000- £27,000 FTE (£20,000 - £21,600 pro-rata)

About Cumbria Health on Call

We provide Out of Hours (OOH) primary care and Extended Access appointments to the population of Cumbria as well managing several GP Practices. Our core bases are:

  • Kendal
  • Barrow
  • Whitehaven
  • Carlisle
  • Penrith
  • Wigton
  • Alston
  • Glenridding
  • Windermere

Rated as ‘Outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission we pride ourselves on working as one team to deliver high standards. Our social mission is “to achieve excellence in the care of our patients by providing a safe and caring high quality service that’s easily accessible.”

Working for CHoC can offer flexible opportunities in terms of location, hours and working patterns so you can enjoy a great work life balance. In order to provide the best patient care we understand the importance of ensuring staff satisfaction and are consistently trying to ensure we offer our staff a positive working environment whether that be though training or social events. Listen to your heart. Have the work life balance you'd love.

All staff are expected to work to CHoC Values:

  • Clinically focused - Everything every one of us does is for the patient
  • Responsive - We listen and we respond quickly in a patient focussed way
  • One Team - We work together to provide a high quality service which is organised and consistent, and in partnership with both the local Acute and Community Trusts
  • High Standards - We provide skilled professionals working to the highest standards who are passionate about improving patient care.

Payroll and Finance Officer (Permanent, 30 Hrs p.wk)

Due to continued business growth an exciting opportunity has arisen to work for Cumbria Health on Call (CHoC) as a Payroll and Finance Officer on a permanent basis working 30 hours per week.

About the Role

Based at our Carlisle Head Office you will be responsible for the updating and processing of the monthly payroll for 380 staff, dealing with any payroll queries, and making all payments to HMRC. Additionally, you will also carry out support tasks within the accounts team, particularly operating the sales & purchase ledger activities.

About you

You will be need significant current payroll experience in a busy office or practice, with a good knowledge of IT software and be able to communicate proficiently with colleagues and staff at all levels. Ideally with an AAT qualification, or extensive payroll and finance knowledge you will be looking for a new and exciting challenge in the health care sector.

Who we are and what we offer

Cumbria Health on Call (CHoC) provides primary health care services in and out of hours to the population of Cumbria. We are a not-for-profit organisation serving patients and visitors to the whole of Cumbria and are currently going through a period of growth. Besides an excellent working environment we offer a competitive salary, excellent NHS pension scheme, plus other employee benefits (e.g. free parking; cycle to work scheme; generous holiday entitlement; flexible working; computer salary sacrifice scheme, and other health and wellbeing benefits)

CHoC employ a diverse workforce and are an equal opportunity employer committed to a culture of inclusion and connectedness.

If this is a role for you, then we would welcome your application.

Please contact for an informal chat about the role: Fraser Clark- 01228 514830


Closing date for applications will be Thursday 7th July 2022 however this job advert will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. Please apply for this job as soon as you can, if interested.


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Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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