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Payroll and Admin Assistant




Priory Hospital Norwich, Ellingham Road, Attleborough, Norfolk NR17 1AE

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time





Job Advert - Division Information


Knowing that you’re making a difference to people’s lives is rewarding in itself. But our many roles offer much more than that. As well as helping you grow and develop your talent, we want you to feel proud of where you work and what you do.

Job Advert Location Description

Priory Hospital Norwich is our new acute service which was opened in June 2020. In last 18 months we have invested heavily in Priory Hospital Norwich in order to revitalise or service and ensure that we put our patients at the centre of everything we do. We are currently in the process of a phased opening and are looking for candidates who are committed to being a part of our long term journey.


Job Advert Role Description

An exciting new opportunity has arisen to join the busy Administration Team. Reporting to the Support Service's Manager and working closely with HR Advisor we are looking for a candidate who is able to maintain a “can do” attitude even when working to tight deadlines.

Key duties include:

1. In liaison with colleagues, ensures that all employee related data is correctly loaded into the Priory Payroll System, and that all necessary amendments have been completed by the payroll cut-off date. 
2. Ensures the integrity, probity and reasonableness of local financial controls in respect of the payroll, in order to minimise financial risk via the correct implementation of local procedures and policies.
 3. Responsible for ensuring that all payslips and associated documentation are produced, and then received by employees in a timely and efficient manner.
4. Answers employees’ queries in respect of payroll, referring any complex issues to the appropriate level / manager. Also answers queries from third parties, such as Pension Provider, Inland Revenue as appropriate. 
5. Ensures that all documentation is correctly filed, in order that financial auditors can be satisfied in their audit, via the efficient recovery of key documents of initial entry.An exciting new opportunity has arisen to join the busy Administration Team at Priory Hospital Norwich. Reporting to the Support Service Manager and working closely with HR Advisor we are looking for a candidate who is able to maintain a “can do” attitude even when working to tight deadlines. As a Payroll and Administration Assistant you will be responsible for processing monthly and weekly payroll using Priory System and providing efficient, professional and effective administrative and secretarial support within the hospital. 
6. Assist Administrator in providing efficient and effective administrative and secretarial support to the home, including document and report production, telephone enquiries, diary management, payroll input meeting and greeting visitors and other administrative tasks as appropriate. 
7. Handles external and internal enquiries, recognising the level of importance of particular enquiries or issues and applying the appropriate prioritisation. Passes issues and enquiries on for appropriate action to ensure the highest level of service. 
8. Ensures that all information and documentation is correctly processed in line with policies and procedures in order that regulatory, statutory, compliance and financial requirements are met. Maintains the audit trail ensuring up to date and accurate information can be provided or accessed as required. 
9. Assists in updating staff and resident records and central and local database systems, ensuring accuracy of all data input. 
10. Ensures the effective operation of delegated administrative processes and procedures.
What we will give you:
• A rewarding job, full of variety and opportunities for career development
• Brilliant, ongoing training to help you achieve more
• Support of an experienced and friendly team of colleagues
• A range of salary sacrifice benefits, cashback rewards, pension options and much more!
• Access to our Career Pathways, which will help shape your career with us – you can work towards goals and milestones that will take your career in whichever direction you wish
Other benefits include:
25 day's annual leave plus bank holidays
An extra day's annual leave for your birthday 
Free meals on duty

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About us

As one of the UK’s leading providers of behavioural care and specialist support services to adults and young people, Priory Group promise a challenging and fulfilling career with the support of a world class organisation willing to invest in your development. 

Across our network of hospitals, residential care homes, education facilities and supported living services, we are making a real and lasting difference to the lives of the people we support.


All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer. Priory Group will cover the cost of a DBS check.

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