Whitefriars School – HR and Payroll Adviser

36 hours per week, full-time Permanent

Harrow Council scale G7, Points 25-28: £29,734-31,795, depending on experience

Start Date: As soon as possible.

Heathland Whitefriars Federation is a multi-academy trust comprising Heathland and Whitefriars Schools in Harrow. Our Federation of two schools is underpinned by a values-based ethos that helps everyone work together cooperatively and with mutual respect. Our pupils make rapid progress in an environment of love and care where expectations are high, values are positive, forgiveness is abundant and children are treasured. We absolutely believe that anyone can learn anything and the growth mindset underpins everything we do.

We are seeking a professional and experienced HR and Payroll Adviser to join our HR Team at Whitefriars School.

This is a great opportunity for someone with good HR and payroll experience to join our busy team.

Reporting to the Head of HR, this position is to support payroll and HR functions to ensure that HR services are provided to all staff and to liaise with external payroll and HR services.

The role will involve:
• Assisting and dealing with Payroll – monthly pay cycle and liaising with external payroll provider and the internal Finance Team.
• Advise managers and staff with queries on HR policies and procedures relating to employee relation matters.
• Assisting with recruitment campaigns, Single Central Record (SCR), pre-employment checks and safer recruitment relating to schools and safeguarding.
• Dealing with administration of staff on SIMs, SCR and payroll systems.

As well as having the appropriate HR and Payroll experience, the ideal candidate will have excellent organisational, communication and interpersonal skills and be a strong team player. They will also be flexible, self-motivated, able to use their own initiative and have excellent time management and problem-solving skills. A recognised CIPD qualification or equivalent is desirable although qualification by experience is equally acceptable, ideally in the education sector.

If you have any queries, please call: Head of HR – 020 8427 2080 or email hr@whitefriars.harrow.sch.uk

Full job descriptions and application packs are available on our school website on the recruitment link:

We reserve the right to interview prior to the closing date and thus early applications are encouraged.

Closing date:   Friday 24th June 2022

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Click here to download the job description and person specification

Heathland Whitefriars Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Appointments are made subject to pre-employment checks including an Enhanced Disclosure Barring Service check.

Heathland Whitefriars Federation is an Equal Opportunity employer.