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Payroll Officer

Vacancy Summary
Adur & Worthing Councils
Starting From £20,092 to £21,748 per annum
Worthing Town Hall
Working Pattern:
Full Time
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
24/10/2021 at 23:55
Vacancy Description

Payroll Officer


Salary: Starting From £20,092  to £21,748 per annum 

Grade: Grade 3

Hours: 37 Hours per week 

Place of work: Town Hall ,Worthing

Closing date: 24th October 2021, 23:55pm

Interviews: tbc


Duties of the post:

The Payroll Officer is part of the small and friendly Payroll Team based in Worthing Town Hall.

You will support the processing of the monthly payrolls by gathering and processing payroll information in a timely and accurate manner in accordance with the Council’s policies and procedures. Training on the Council's payroll systems will be provided.

The applicant should have some experience of payroll processing and a detailed knowledge of PAYE, National Insurance and other statutory deductions. You should have a high level of numeracy.

The Council will support professional training in a payroll qualification if you are interested in developing your career further.

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Gill Townsend, Payroll Manager on 01273 263434. 


Staff are our most important asset and we therefore have a benefit package which reflects our continuing commitment to our employees.  This includes:

  • Generous leave entitlement; a minimum of 25 days + Bank Holiday entitlement
  • Local Government Pension
  • Training & development
  • Occupational Health
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Flexible working options

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. Staff work in a supportive and safe environment, recognising their responsibility to value and respect each other’s contributions. Standards of conduct must be of the highest level to ensure that no-one is harassed, bullied or victimised. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, staff engagement forums and are keen to hear from applicants from a variety of different backgrounds.

Equal Opportunities
Adur and Worthing councils have a commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Adur District and Worthing Borough Councils are equal opportunities employers and encourages applications from people with disabilities, ethnic minorities, people of any religion or belief or sexual orientation and job sharers. Childcare subsidy is payable in appropriate cases. Work base location is indicated, however you may be asked to work at any such place within the Adur District and Worthing Borough Council Service’s area as required. Additional Information As part of Adur & Worthing Council’s ongoing commitment to redeployment, please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any stage of the recruitment process, without prior notice if a suitable redeployee (internal employee at risk of redundancy) is identified.
How to apply

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