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HR Payroll Administrator




Priory Hospital Cheadle Royal, 100 Wilmslow Road, Manchester, SK8 3DG

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time





Job Advert Location Description



Job Advert Role Description

HR PAYROLL Administrator
Permanent/Full time
Salary circa £23,900 (Depending on Experience)

Are you an experienced HR Payroll Administrator and looking for a new challenge?

We’re currently looking to add to our team and to help grow the HR function - we are one of the Priory Groups largest hospitals and we pride ourselves on having the best teams.

About the Role…

This area of HR requires precision and the ability to problem solve and multi-task.  The right person for the role will:

Payroll duties

Coordinate payroll information locally prior to sending it to Central Payroll adhering to weekly and monthly cut-off dates
Reporting sickness absence, annual leave and other leave
Processing resignations, coordinating exit interviews and collating/reporting the findings
Oversee the maternity/paternity process
Provide accurate metrics to our SMT each week
Thrive in a fast paced environment with challenging deadlines/targets

General HR duties

Have involvement in employee relations issues, assisting with note taking at meetings and direct them to the appropriate policies and guidance notes where necessary

Have a real empathy, genuinely understand and embrace that we are here to look after the people that look after our patients having a vision and being able to see the bigger picture and how HR fits into this.
Be there for their teammates – providing cover in HR as required

About you…

To enable you to do this, we feel that it would be important for you to possess the following:

Minimum CIPD level 3 desirable
Experience within a HR Payroll environment with excellent numeracy skills
Friendly, helpful and supportive demeanour with the ability to strike up positive relationships with Ward/ Departmental Leads and take time to understand their needs
The ability to monitor and manage your own workload & plan effectively
Be self-motivated & accountable
Confidence in collaborating and communicating across departments within the business
Work using your own initiative and ability to suggest ways of improving process efficiency

This is a very busy role responsible for delivering operational excellence and a positive candidate experience for all employees within the Hospital without compromising on quality.

The Benefits…

The additional benefits to the role are:

25 days annual leave (plus 8 Bank holidays) increasing with length of service
Birthday leave
Free on site parking
Subsidised meals
Contributory pension scheme
Priory Perks discount portal
Long Service recognition
Enhanced sick pay and maternity pay after 1 years service
Wellbeing committee and full access to our Employee Assistance Programme
Comprehensive Induction
CPD courses and support

To apply for this position, please email your CV and a covering letter, to by 31st May 2022

No Agencies:
We're not taking speculative CVs from agencies.  Any CVs sent will simply be treated as a gift


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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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