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Payroll and Personnel Administration Officer

Based at: New Anstey House, Gate Way Drive, Yeadon, Leeds, LS19 7XY

Salary: £13,821 (£23,842 pro rata), plus benefits

Hours: 20 hours a week (working over 4 days)

National charity Epilepsy Action are looking to recruit someone to join our Finance and Personnel team. You will be responsible for preparing and processing a monthly payroll for around 70 employees. You will be someone who understands the role of personnel support and can provide statistical reports on attendance, annual leave and other absences. You will also be responsible for providing administrative support in all personnel matters including the organisations policies, personnel records and recruitment exercises.

Previous experience of working within a similar role is essential as is a good working knowledge of SAGE 50 payroll. You must have good communication skills and a high level of personal integrity and discretion.

In return we offer a range of benefits including flexible working conditions, a contributory pension scheme and a commitment to develop your skills and provide all necessary training and support.

Read the Job description and person specification

CVs will not be accepted.

  • Closing date: Sunday 22 April 2018
  • Interviews: Week commencing 30 April 2018
  • Job reference: PPA – 0318

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Most of our paid jobs are at our head office in Leeds.  But we do have a wide range of volunteer roles across the UK if you're looking to give some time to support people with epilepsy.

Application forms

Please send electronic applications to recruitment@epilepsy.org.uk and printed applications to Recruitment, Epilepsy Action, New Anstey House, Gate Way Drive, Yeadon, Leeds LS19 7XY

Epilepsy Action is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to the training and development of its staff.

Epilepsy Action is a Disability Confident employer. We encourage applications from disabled people. We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria in the person specification.

Event Date: 
Wednesday 15 February 2017 - 15:09

Comments: read the 2 comments or add yours


I am an epilepsy sufferer and am struggling to get a job let alone pass a medical. Soon as I say I am epileptic I end up losing my job but they will never give me a reason.

Any advice in helping epileptics get jobs? I live in London and still out of work.

Submitted by Louise Elizabet... on

Hello Louise

I can hear that finding work has been challenging for you.

You may find it helpful to explore our work booklet. This tells you more about your rights in the workplace and includes information about looking for work.

It also includes information about telling people in the workplace about your epilepsy. In general, whether you need to tell an employer about your epilepsy depends on things such as the type of role you work in, how well controlled your seizures are and whether you would need any reasonable adjustments to be made.

Some people tell us it has been helpful to them to work with an employment service. These offer support to people with a disability to find employment. Maybe you could take a look to see if there is one in your area who would be able to support you to find the right role for you.

I wish you all the best in your search.


Epilepsy Action Helpline Team

Submitted by Karen-Epilepsy ... on

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