Payroll Administrator.356
Sunderland City Council
County Hall , GB
23h ago

This vacancy is being advertised internally in the first instance to employees and agency workers of Northumberland County Council.

Where it is not possible to appoint from the existing workforce, the vacancy may subsequently be released to external candidates.

If you apply for this position and are not an internal applicant by this description your application will not be processed.

Northumberland County Council operates a huge range of services across one of the largest counties in the UK. Local Government’s ongoing challenges and the diversity of our residents means we have to work smarter.

That’s why we want bold, creative and agile thinkers who can help us move forward and innovate.

For further information about working for Northumberland County Council, please click here :

We are seeking an experienced payroll officer with knowledge in one or more key areas of Payroll such as PAYE, National Insurance, pension legislation and customer service delivery to work in our busy Payroll team.

You will have good working knowledge of payroll and staffing related policies, administrative practices and procedures.

The role involves being the main point of contact for a number of establishments offering payroll administration. You will be involved in all aspects of pay, pensions and benefits.

This is an exciting opportunity in an ever changing payroll and pensions landscape where you will continue to learn and develop your skills and experience.

We are looking for a dedicated individual who can demonstrate the ability to organise and prioritise workloads, work under pressure to deadlines with conflicting demands and deal confidently with a full range of requests responding in a mature and courteous manner in sometimes difficult situations.

You must have a good general level of education demonstrating numeracy and literacy, NVQ Level 2 standard or equivalent.

We are offering :

  • A starting salary of £19,554
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme (or other pension scheme)
  • A wide range of staff benefits including a competitive annual leave provision
  • For more information please see the attached job description

    Northumberland County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sectors of the community.

    We recognise the difficulties that transgender applicants in particular may face during a recruitment process; if Trans applicants have any concerns regarding the process please contact Rebecca Harding (Trans HR Support Officer) on 07770975678 or

    We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. All applications to work on a part-

    time will be considered in line with the requirements of the post and the needs of the service.

    If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend an interview please contact Jordan Liddell on 01670 623930 or email

    This post will close at midnight on Tuesday 12th November 2019

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