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Apprentice Payroll Administrator METHODIST HOMES

Looking for an apprenticeship where you can learn fantastic skills and develop your knowledge whilst working for a national charity where you can make a real difference for older people? Come and join our amazing Learning Excellence Apprenticeship Programme (LEAP) and work alongside friendly, passionate and professional people.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 24 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    MHA will help to top-up your pension pot. Annual holiday entitlement of 28 days inclusive of bank holidays. Access to our Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) Employee discounts

  • Working week

    Monday – Thursday 9.00am - 5.00pm Friday 09:00 - 4:30pm

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    31 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    12 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Be responsible for completion of tasks to ensure the payroll administration provision is accurate, compliant with statutory requirements and completed in a timely manner. 
  • Take incoming calls and provide excellent customer service, assist callers internally and externally, troubleshoot any difficulties service users experience where possible and escalate as necessary.
  • Support the continuous improvement of processes and service provision within the team.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

The apprentice will be working towards a level 3 Payroll Administrator qualification. Thorough on-the-job training, work shadowing as well as training that covers business processes and organisational policies.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

19 month full-time fixed term contract. We also offer a pay review to compliment months 7-12 and again at the start of year 2. Following completion and achievement of your apprenticeship programme you will be able to apply for any available permanent roles within MHA.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) Essential

Things to consider

Candidate can commence employment before stated closing date should there be no notice period.

About the employer

At MHA we are proud to be the UK's largest charity care provider and are dedicated to enabling older people to live later life well. With over 75 years experience we put people at the heart of everything we do in all our homes, schemes and community services across Britain. We have a blend of specialist care homes, thriving retirement living and vibrant community groups and befriending who are supported by a highly skilled Central Support team.




Methodist Homes

Epworth House

3 Stuart Street


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Training provider



Smart Training and Recruitment

Apprenticeship standard

Payroll administrator

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 24 Oct 2022