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Part-time Payroll Advisor

The Role:

We have a great opportunity for an experienced payroll professional to join a busy team providing an efficient and accurate service to the business. This is a newly created part-time role to support company expansion and you will be involved in the full range of payroll activities.  (please note the £30k salary advertised is the Full Time equivalent)

Reporting to the Payroll Manager, you will help ensure each payroll is executed accurately and on time each month involving the preparation, processing and reconciliation of the monthly payrolls for over 1100 staff across three difference payment dates.  Processes, payments and deductions include starters, leavers, bonuses, overtime, statutory payments and deductions, unpaid leave, childcare vouchers, ad hoc changes and pensions.  You will liaise with employees regarding payroll related queries as well as acting as an escalation point for the Payroll Assistant.


Within this role you will also:

  • Work closely with our payroll / pension providers
  • Assist the Payroll Manager in Tax Year End processes
  • Deal with payroll queries from the Payroll Assistant, staff, managers and third parties
  • Carry out manual payment calculations
  • Assist in the processing of yearly Basic Earnings Assessments
  • Support with other tasks as required
  • Assisting with any training required by Payroll Assistant



Skills and Experience:


  • Minimum of 4 – 5 years’ experience working in a high volume, fast paced payroll environment
  • Grade C or above GCSE Maths and English (or equivalent)
  • Strong mathematical skills

Experience of using Payroll databases

  • Demonstrable experience of carrying out Manual Payment Calculations (Tax, NIC, Student Loan, Pensions)
  • Intermediate level or above in Microsoft office (specifically word, outlook and excel)
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality, work within a team and meet deadlines
  • Excellent customer service/communication skills
  • Excellent written and verbal English

Willingness to travel, which may include overnight stays on occasion, as and when required



CIPP qualification

  • Knowledge of NHS Pensions and T&Cs
  • Experience working with multiple payrolls

Experience of using HR databases


Why Vita Health Group?

Vita Health Group celebrates life. Improving lives physically and mentally drives everything we do.

We are physical and mental health specialists with over 30 years of experience.  We work in partnership with the NHS, support the UK’s largest corporate companies to help assist their workforce and provide a full range of physiotherapy services to private customers.

To achieve our mission of making people better, we recognise the importance of investing in our staff. In addition to a competitive salary, we also offer the opportunity of a flexible work life balance, support with continued professional development and a comprehensive benefits package which you can view in full on our website.

Vita Health Group is proud to be an equal opportunities employer.  We are committed to Equality, Diversity & Inclusion best practice and positively encourage applications from candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion/belief, marital status, or pregnancy/maternity. 

We are actively seeking to increase the diversity of our workforce, to ensure we are representative of the communities we serve at all levels. We therefore welcome applications from candidates with a wide range of lived experience.

We are committed to equitably support the wellbeing of all employees as demonstrated by:

  • Our association with the MINDFUL EMPLOYER Charter for Employers who are Positive About Mental Health.
  • Our status as a Disability Confident Committed Employer dedicated to ensuring that all candidates are treated fairly throughout the recruitment process.All disabled candidates that meet the minimum essential criteria will be invited to interview.
  • Our participation in Stonewall’s Diversity Champions programme which supports us in ensuring all LGBTQIA+ staff are free to be themselves in the workplace.
  • Our commitment to meet the standards outlined in the NHS Equality Delivery System (EDS2), Workforce Race Equality Standard (WRES) and Workforce Disability Equality Standard (WDES).
  • The provision of access to health and wellbeing services for colleagues.

Should you wish to discuss any adjustment or assistance you might need in the application or interview process please contact recruitment@vhg.co.uk and we will arrange.

Please note, all applicants must be legally entitled to accept and perform work in the UK and all positions are subject to a DBS check. 

Any data which you share with us throughout the hiring process will be stored securely within the UK and is accessible only by staff who require it. Should your application be unsuccessful, your data will be securely destroyed after 6 months. 

Vita Health Group reserves the right to close this job when sufficient applications have been received.



Vita Health Group

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