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Priory Hospital Chelmsford, Stump Lane, Springfield, Essex, CM1 7SJ

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


Up to £23,000



Job Advert - Division Information

Situated within three acres of landscaped grounds, Priory Hospital Chelmsford is an independent hospital that specialises in the treatment and management of adults and adolescents with a range of mental health problems.  There is a highly experienced team of mental health professionals and support staff, which include consultant psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses and therapists.


The hospital offers calming and recovery focused residential treatment for up to 60 service users, as well as day care and outpatient services, including separate facilities for young people.


We provide expert treatment for the following services:

•             Eating disorders

•             Child and Adolescent Mental Health

•             Addiction services


Our highly experienced multidisciplinary team deliver personalised treatment programmes alongside the use of a wide range of therapies. 

Job Advert Location Description

Processing weekly and monthly payroll

•           Maintains payroll processing system and records by gathering, calculating, and inputting data

•           Coordinating with the HR team to ensure employee related data is correctly loaded into the Priory Payroll System, and that all necessary amendments have been completed by the payroll cut-off dates

•           Ensures that all documentation is correctly filed, in order that financial auditors can be satisfied in their audit, via the efficient recovery of key documents of initial entry.

•           Assists in the recruitment and selection of employees to the unit by providing administrative support to managers from advertising of the post through to the new employee taking up appointment and organising induction as directed. Carries out all pre- and post-employment checks to ensure recruitment is legal and safe and meets regulatory standards.

•           Handles external and internal enquiries in relation to employment and conditions of service including administering company human resources policies and processes and maintaining records in line with statutory requirements.

•           Updates HR information system and local database systems for employment information with updates throughout employee lifecycle, ensuring accuracy of data input and reports on information, as needed. Liaises with other departments as needed.

•           Liaising with Ward Managers to ensure permanent employees are rostered a minimum of 8-12 weeks in advance including appropriate planning for holiday and training

•           Receives and coordinate requests for leave and other absences

•           Answers employees’ queries in respect of payroll, referring any complex issues to the appropriate level / manager. 

•           Provide cover for other administration roles on site as required

•           You will be expected to provide cover and support to the wider team and site as and when needed

•           Ad hoc administrative tasks     

Job Description


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