Payroll Administrator

Ferham House, Rotherham

Payroll Administrator

Position: Payroll Administrator
Location: Ferham House, Rotherham
Contract type: Permanent, full-time 

Hours: 40 hours Monday-Friday 09.00-17.00
Salary: £23,920 - £24,398 

We’re looking for a Payroll Administrator to join our Payroll Team based in Rotherham. 

In this role, you’ll play a pivotal role in supporting the delivery of payroll for over 4000 employees across over 40 care homes in England. 

They will be responsible for ensuring the accurate and timely processing of UK payroll in accordance with contractual obligations and HMRC regulations. 

This position requires excellent attention to detail, strong organisational skills, and the ability to work independently. The ideal candidate must have demonstrable payroll processing experience.

About Exemplar Health Care 

This is a payroll job with a difference. 

Exemplar Health Care is one of the country’s leading nursing care providers for adults living with complex needs arising from mental health conditions, dementia, neuro-disabilities and physical disabilities.

You’ll be making a real difference by ensuring that our colleagues are paid correctly and on time. 

As well as stable and secure employment opportunities, we offer great benefits and perks, and plenty of opportunities to learn, develop and progress.

About the role

As a Payroll Administrator with Exemplar Health Care, you’ll support with all aspects of our payroll processes including: starters and leaders, PAYE, national insurance, statutory sick pay, statutory maternity pay, shared parental leave, court orders, student loans and salary sacrifice schemes. 

Your day to day responsibilities will include: 

  • working with Exemplar Health Care’s and external systems and portals to manage the payroll process 
  • inputting data into the payroll system and conducting audit checks 
  • conducting reconciliation and variance audit checks each pay period
  • managing payroll outputs for validation/sign off 
  • carrying out duties around auto enrolment, including importing pension contributions to our pension provider system 
  • reconciling monthly and withheld contributions
  • overseeing the Payroll Team inbox and escalating enquiries as appropriate 
  • processing manual calculations and supplementary payments 
  • carrying out end of year processing and reconciliations including submitting end of year real time information (RTI) and issuing P60’s
  • ensuring that all data is managed and maintained in accordance with the data protection regulations (GDPR)
  • processing real time information (RTI) submissions to HMRC when required
  • carrying out ad-hoc payroll tasks to support the team. 

About you
Above all, you’re someone who identifies with our values of fun, integrity, responsiveness, success and teamwork.

You’ll also have:

  • one-two years’ relevant experience (Preferred)
  • strong communication skills
  • good IT/Microsoft Office skills
  • a good understanding of multi-location payroll functions.

You’ll have the support of an established Payroll Team and have opportunities to learn on the job and develop your career through CPD certificated training. 

What we offer

We offer great rewards and perks including: 

  • excellent supervision, peer support, learning opportunities and career prospects 
  • contributory pension scheme 
  • retail and lifestyle discounts
  • free DBS check
  • 24/7 counselling and support
  • Blue Light Card eligibility.

How to apply

Sound good? We’d love to hear from you. Click the button to ‘APPLY NOW’.

For an informal chat about joining us, please contact Kerry Kean on or 07497 309347.


Colleague stories

“There are many career opportunities at Exemplar Health Care and the support that I’ve received has been amazing. Everyone at Exemplar Health Care is committed to not only our residents, but each other. I am proud to be part of the Exemplar family.”

Nurse – Exemplar Health Care

Read our stories

Rewarding your dedication

Whether it’s RCNi membership or NMC PIN payment for Nurses, or lifestyle and retail discounts for everyone, we’re always thinking about new ways of saying ‘thank you’ for being part of our team.


Lifestyle and retail discounts - all colleagues can access great savings and monthly discounts on high street shops, restaurants, pubs and holidays, as well as 2-for-1 cinema tickets.


Employee Assistance Programme - all colleagues can access 24/7 counselling and support through our wellbeing partner, Care First.


Pension plan - after 3 months, you’ll be auto-enrolled into our pension scheme with NOW pensions, where you’ll have up to 5% of your earnings (depending on your salary) put into the pension and we’ll contribute an additional 3%.

DBS check

Paid DBS check - we’ll pay for all new starters to have a DBS check, so you don’t need to cover the cost.


Referral bonus - if you recommend a friend for a care role with us, you’ll both receive £150, and you can refer as many people as you like.


Career development opportunities - there are lots of opportunities to develop your skills and progress in your career at Exemplar Health Care, if you wish. Find out more.