HR Administrator

Location: Staff Yard, Battersea Park, SW11 4NJ
Contract Type:
Full Time (40 hours per week)
£28,425 per annum
Closing date: 26 September 2021

Ref: HQ014

Do you want to work for an organisation whose aim is to enrich lives and strengthen communities? Do you want to use your HR and Payroll skills to help us achieving our ambitious 3 years strategy and provide great customer service? If so, Enable Leisure and Culture (Enable) is recruiting for a HR Administrator to support to our growing HR team.  

 As HR Administrator you will be a key member of the HR team, providing comprehensive human resources support to the whole organisation. The role includes general administration across a few core areas including pay and benefits, contractual matters, absence management and maintenance of the HR database. This role will provide 1st line support with pay and benefits queries, it will provide comprehensive advice to staff and will manage the administration of benefits. You will check and process the monthly payroll within agreed timelines, ensuring accuracy and consistency between payroll and the HR system and ensure all payroll documentation is accurate and maintained in accordance with Data Protection requirements.

The ideal candidate will have solid experience in a payroll interface capacity with proven experience of HR systems administration. You will have extensive experience of working in an administrative function including preparing standard letters, documents, data inputting and filing. An excellent organiser, you will have the ability to work on own initiative in a structured way, to prioritise a wide range of activities and use available resources to ensure tasks are completed to deadlines.

About Enable  

Here at Enable we pride ourselves on providing a diverse range of services for the community. Based in the London Borough of Wandsworth we are experts in events, parks services, sports facilities, leisure services, health & wellbeing, art and design education, bereavement services, venue management and filming services. We are a passionate organisation that feels strongly in supporting people not only within the community but in our organisation too.   

Why should you join Enable Leisure and Culture?

  • 25 Days Annual Leave
  • Flexible Working
  • Pension Scheme
  • Eyecare Vouchers
  • Free Gym membership
  • On-site shower facilities* certain places
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Weekly fruit basket
  • Staff Treats
  • Weekly Wellbeing Hour

We are unable to provide sponsorship for this post.  In order to apply for this post, you must demonstrate your eligibility to work in the UK. Applications will close one minute before midnight on 26 September 2021. We anticipate a high volume of interest in this post and reserve the right to close this role early if we find the right candidate, so encourage you to apply early.

Diversity is valued at Enable Leisure and Culture and is important in the work that we do. Applications from all sections of the community are welcome and will be considered on merit. Should you have a disability and require any additional support or if you have any questions regarding the above role, please contact us at

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Human Resources Administration – 75%

  1. Support the smooth running of the HR function of Enable Leisure and Culture by supplying a first-class advice and administrative service and support HR team with various pieces of work and projects.
  2. Provide HR support to all pension related queries.
  3. Support the Head of HR with individual HR issues as requested.
  4. Undertake specific pieces of work to support HR (e.g., research / project work).
  5. Ensure that offer letters, contracts and pre -employment checks, DBS are carried out for all new starters.
  6. Book HR induction for new starters
  7. Ensure good practice throughout the recruitment process and alert the Head of HR of any issues.
  8. Ensuring all documentation, including contracts, offer letter and right to work
  9. Paperwork is completed to a high standard for new starters.
  10. Process all new starters and leavers including production of employment contracts, induction packs, reference requests, company handbooks, leaver letters and holiday payments.
  11. Process all paperwork associated with employment changes and variations to contracts.
  12. Create and maintain all employee personnel files, ensuring archiving of leavers and cleansing of information held in line with the Data Protection Act.
  13. Create and maintain up to date folders for all employee benefit information.
  14. Support the HR team with all additional HR administration requirements.
  15. Any other duties as required by the business.


Payroll – 25%:

  1. Prepares the monthly /weekly payroll, conducting the necessary processes for payment of the various components of salary, overtime, calculations of payments related to leavers and dismissals etc.
  2. Dealing with statutory year end returns and P60s.
  3. Preparing annual reporting, 3 yearly reporting etc.
  4. Complete and/or check payroll related forms and documents so they are processed accurately and on time.
  5. Maintain employee payroll records manually and/or computerised so that information is accurate and secure. Data managed may include personal information; job history; retirement and insurance documentation; leave accrual records; and details of illness, absences, transfers, and salary progression.
  6. Dealing with any adhoc administrative duties, queries relating to HR and payroll matters, including dealing with telephone enquiries.
  7. Resolve enquiries from employees, HMRC, etc.
  8. Responsible for the MyEpayWindow-sending activation emails to new starters and dealing with any log-in queries.
  9. Calculating any pay discrepancies and sending the relevant payment information to finance
  10. PayPlus to be notified of any amendments of employees’ pensions received from Smart Pension
  11. Enter casual claims and other expenses in the preparation of a monthly payroll run.
  12. Chase line managers for missing information as required.

Essential requirements:

– Experience in HR admin/recruitment, with a good knowledge of processing payroll and liaising with payroll providers

– Demonstrable experience of working in a payroll processing function and experience of using payroll software efficiently and effectively

– Excellent organisation and attention to detail

– Competent with spreadsheets and producing reports.

– Experience of working to tight deadlines and under pressure.

– Strong administrative, planning and organisational skills

– Knowledge of using a HR Information System (ideally Cascade)

– Excellent Excel and Word skills


Desirable requirements:

– Relevant HR certificate (CIPD) or payroll (CIPP)

– Awareness of HR trends and continuous improvement techniques

– A willingness to keep aware and up to date with payroll developments.


Skills and Abilities

– Ability to communicate effectively and foster collaborative working styles and


– Ability to make decisions and give advice independently.

– Ability to respond to varied needs/work pressure to meet deadlines.

– Able to produce analytical data and reports to a comprehensive standard.

– Pro-active and self-motivated.





  • 25 Days Annual Leave
  • Flexible Working
  • Pension Scheme
  • Eyecare Vouchers
  • Free Gym membership
  • On-site shower facilities
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Weekly fruit basket
  • Staff Treats
  • Weekly Wellbeing Hour
  • And more!

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