Payroll Apprentice

Reference number: 47653

Title: Payroll Apprentice

Location: Wakefield

Salary: Current Apprentice pay rates

Hours: 22.5 Hours per week

Closing date: Sunday 21 August 2022

Interview date: TBC

Contract type: Fixed Term

Job advert:

About the role

Sense has an exciting opportunity for someone to join our Payroll Team as a Payroll Apprentice, based at our office in Wakefield. This is a fixed term part time role working 22.5 hours per week until the end of the apprenticeship.  Current apprentice rates are as follows;

  • Aged 18-20-years old: £6.83 per hour
  • Aged 21-22-years old: £9.18 per hour
  • Aged 23-years old and over: £9.50 per hour

The succesful candidate will assist with the processing of monthly payrolls, including post changes, starters, leavers, statutory payments/deductions, input of monthly overtime, etc. As well as supporting with the production and distribution of payroll reports and payslips.

If this interests you please read the attached Job Description and Person Specification to see if you have what we need. If so, we look forward to receiving your application.

​​Key skills and experience required

  • Experience of working in a customer focussed environment and an understanding of good customer service
  • Good organisational skills, including good time management and the ability to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines


About Sense

For everyone living with complex disabilities. For everyone who is deafblind. Sense is here to help people communicate and experience the world. We believe that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential.

Sense supports over 3000 people with deafblindness and other complex communication disabilities, and have over 200 properties – day centres, residential accommodation, offices and charity shops – in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Under our recent strategy, our ambitions include increasing our support tenfold and significantly expanding our programmes.

Working at Sense can be incredibly rewarding; we offer the opportunity to work in a large, diverse and successful charity where people can develop their skills, knowledge and careers in a supportive and flexible environment. In addition we have excellent training and development, the opportunity for you to join our Group Personal Pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement.

To apply

Please use the link below to complete your application. Managers will use your application to shortlist candidates in relation to the Personal Specification; therefore it is very important you complete this section thoroughly.  We would recommend that you read the candidate guidelines and job description (found at the base of this advert) before applying.

If you are a disabled candidate and require a hard copy pack or a different format please contact the Recruitment department on 0121 415 6735 or textphone 0121 415 2720.

For this role we particularly welcome applications from candidates from underrepresented ethnic minority backgrounds and candidates with disabilities. Sense is committed to equality of opportunity, and to promoting and celebrating the diversity of staff, volunteers and the people we work with. Everyone's contribution is valued and we ensure they're given the opportunity to realise their potential. We welcome applications from talented people from all sections of the community who share our values and belief that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential. For more information please visit:


Job description: Download the job description

Candidate guidelines: Download the candidate guidelines

Related links

Who Sense supports

More about Sense, it's visions and values

Sense's People Strategy

Sense's People Strategy (Accessible)