This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced and confident Payroll Officer to join our busy Human Resources Team.  The successful candidate will work alongside our finance department and collaborate with our outsourced payroll teams to ensure changes to pay and conditions are maintained across the organisation. 

Key information:
Salary: £15,000
Hours: Part time, 3 days a week (22.5 hours)
Type: Permanent
Job description: Payroll/HR Officer
Apply: Online application form


Prior's Court was set up by Founding Patron Dame Stephanie Shirley, whose vision of a centre of excellence for children with autism became reality with the opening of Prior's Court School in 1999. We have since grown to support around 80 young people with autism aged between 5-25 years with the opening of Prior's Court Young Adult Provision in 2011.

We offer a range of specialist services within a residential children’s home, school and adult provision to support children and young people severely challenged by their autism. 


Reporting to the HR Analyst, you will manage the monthly HR payroll activities ensuring accurate data is provided to finance and third party providers. Maintaining HR Systems to track changes and supporting the HR generalists in change to terms and conditions as necessary.

The ideal candidate will need to have:

  • CIPD or CIPS membership
  • proven payroll experience
  • the ability to prioritise and work to deadlines
  • excellent interpersonal skills and a professional and flexible approach.

Please read the job description for full details of key responsibilities.


We aim to make all staff feel valued and supported with training and a competitive salary along with providing the knowledge and skills needed to do a great job. Find out more about the benefits we offer.


Read through the application documents below, then complete the application form and email it to the recruitment team. You can find out what happens after you apply here.

Application links: 
Job description Equal opportunities monitoring form Online application form

Recruitment policy Safeguarding statement Equal opportunities statement Recruitment of ex-offenders policy Documents to prove eligibility to work in the UK


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All positions at the school are subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and references. Prior’s Court Foundation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.