HR & Payroll Assistant (1 Year – Maternity Cover)

Date Posted: Friday 07 October 2022

Vacancy Type: Maternity Cover

Closing date for application: 23/10/2022

For an initial fixed period of one year, Cheltenham College’s HR and Payroll Department is looking to recruit an Assistant who will be responsible for a variety of administrative tasks.

The HR and Payroll Department is a well-established and close-knit team in College, and the successful candidate will play a key role in ensuring pre-employment checks are carried out for newly appointment members of staff as well as undertaking day-to-day data entry and routine payroll tasks.

This is a busy and varied role that will bring the postholder into regular contact with all members of staff as well as potential employees. It is, therefore, essential that applicants are confident and capable communicators at all levels building a friendly and professional rapport over the phone and by email.  Potential candidates should also be comfortable managing their own workload to ensure that deadlines are met as well as having a keen eye for detail.

This job is all about taking the time and care to get detailed payroll and personnel information right for our people.

Full details of the role can be found in the job description and candidates should write to if they have any questions or queries. Alternatively, they can call 01242 265670 to speak to a member of the team directly.


How to apply

To apply, please complete an application form and return it, with covering letter, to


Closing date: Sunday, 23 October

Interviews: Week commencing 31, October