CO051 – Payroll Advisor

Location: Gateshead/Home working Status: Full Time - Fixed Term Hours Per Week: 37 Salary: £23,000 - £25,000 per annum Closing Date: 24th January 2021

We have an exciting role for a Payroll Advisor to join our growing People team.  Working with Jane and Ashley you will play a crucial role in providing hands on payroll support to a progressive and values based business of 650+ employees.

The role encompasses all aspects of Payroll delivery, including overtime, understanding shift differences but also being able to reconcile absences.

We are looking for someone who is curious by nature, confident in challenging the status quo and has the ability to work at pace.

We place trust in our people, therefore this role will involve remote working with daily virtual interaction being a normal part of every day payroll life.

About us

Changing Lives is a national charity that supports over 17,000 people each year. We are a well-respected, growing organisation dedicated to supporting the most vulnerable people across the UK.

We began as a soup run supporting people who were homeless in the North East over 45 years ago, and are proud to still have our main base and central office in the North East. Since 1970, our services have grown and developed to support people experiencing a wide range of personal challenges, including addiction and recovery programmes, employment guidance, help for people in prison or on probation, and support for people experiencing sexual exploitation or domestic abuse.

We’re looking for committed and compassionate professionals who share our enthusiasm for changing lives.

About the job

Reporting to the People Team Business Partner – Recruitment, Reward & Payroll, you will be responsible for supporting in the delivery of an effective and robust monthly payroll for approximately 700 employees.

This is an agile working role partially home and office based therefore you will require the ability and confidence to work effectively alone and as a team under pressure to meet demanding deadlines. The Central office location is at Team Valley, Gateshead with onsite free parking.

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Changing Lives offers an excellent benefits package including competitive salary, 25 days annual leave, access to Royal London Pension Scheme, occupational sick pay scheme, CLUB benefits scheme- Access to Online Discounts, free Employee Assistance Programme and comprehensive Learning & Development Opportunities.

We are passionate about creating a diverse workforce and positively encourage applications from under-represented communities.

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