Payroll Officer

National Health Service

Manchester, NW

Manchester, NW, UK
Manchester, NW
1 day ago

Payroll Officer

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust

The closing date is 26 November 2021

Job summary

Would you like to be part of a fantastic payroll team? An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 4 Payroll Officer to join our Shared Services team based at St James House, Salford, Manchester.

We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic, passionate, and keen to learn, is that you.

The payroll department currently have hybrid home working where staff work 2 days in the office and 3 days at home. Also as we value our staff we also offer Flexi Time.

ELFS Shared Services, is a business division of Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust.

Main duties of the job

You will join our high quality team providing Payroll, Pensions and Expenses Services to over 82,500 NHS employees across 25 Trusts / CCGs.

You will work as a member of a team but must be able to work using your own initiative and have a willingness to embrace new technologies and change. Good interpersonal, organisational and planning skills are essential for this post, as are excellent communication and customer care skills.

Knowledge of using ESR would be an advantage as you would be maintaining Payroll/HR records. Inputting and recording for weekly and monthly payrolls. Due to the nature of the position an understanding of PAYE, National Insurance and NHS pensions would be essential.

About us

Salford Care Organisation is part of the Northern Care Alliance, one of the largest NHS organisations in the country. A place with an outstanding reputation. Salford is the place which is taking bold, pioneering steps towards delivering a world class, fully integrated care system for adults. Twice rated Outstanding by the CQC, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust is responsible for delivering a range of community and primary care services and specialist services to Greater Manchester and beyond.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about working at the Northern Care Alliance within the attached Candidate Information Pack or by visiting our careers website:

Person Specification



  • A - C GCSE in Maths and English

HMRC Knowledge


  • Knowledge of statutory payments PAYE, NIC, SSP,SMP



  • Knowledge of payroll procedures and experience of using ESR

NHS Pension Scheme


  • Knowledge of the NHS Pension Scheme

Microsoft Office


  • Knowledge of Microsoft Applications, Excel, Word ,Access, PowerPoint.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

Employer details

Employer name

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust


ELFS Manchester Payroll Services.

St James House, Pendleton Way


M6 5FW

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