Payroll & HR Systems Officer, Head Office

Based in Stirling
Agile Working Policy will apply
28 hours per week
Permanent post
£25,889 – £27,100 (pro-rata)
Ref: EST1129/22

The Children’s Hearings System provides the operational setting in which SCRA and our partner agencies work. The aim is to provide a safety net for vulnerable children and deliver tailored solutions which meet the needs of the individuals involved, while helping to build stronger families and safer communities.

You will support the Payroll Lead in the management of SCRA’s payroll service including the provision of management information and administrative support to enable the delivery of effective, efficient and customer focused payroll service. Holding a certificate in Payroll Practice or willingness to work towards this. Experience of payroll administration, monthly and year end processes using itrent e-hr system, or other HR and payroll software and the skill to produce reports and statistics.

You will be self-motivated and enthusiastic with excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills and the ability to build good working relationships with all business partners and system/service providers. You will have excellent numerical and information management skills and the ability to pay attention to detail and work to fixed deadlines.

If you wish to find out more about this job please download a job description, person specification and application form which can be found at the bottom of this page. For further information please contact

All SCRA posts are subject to a probationary period of 6 months or the term of the contract if shorter.

This post is subject to PVG clearance by Disclosure Scotland. It is normal practice to appoint at the minimum point of the salary scale.

How to Apply

Save the application form together with the separate Diversity Monitoring form to your drive, fill in the relevant sections and click here to submit them both via email. When the email opens you must attach your completed forms to it. The diversity monitoring form enables us to monitor equalities throughout the recruitment process.

Due to the current circumstances, the selection process is likely to include an interview in which the panel and candidate are attending either physically with physical distancing measures in place, virtually or a combination. If you require any particular arrangements to support either your application or participation in any selection process as a result of the pandemic, please contact HR at

SCRA is a socially inclusive employer and welcomes applications irrespective of gender, gender reassignment, race, ethnic origin, age, pregnancy and maternity, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marital / civil partnership status, disability, care experience or socio economic status. We particularly welcome applications from Black and Ethnic Minority Groups.

Closing Date: Thursday 19 May 2022

Job Description
Person Specification
Application Form
Diversity Monitoring Form

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