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Hq Old School Building Council Headquarters Newtown St Boswells Melrose Roxburghshire, TD6 0SA
£32,303.92 - £35,059.67 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week
Work From Home:

Job Details

Grade: 8A

Hourly Rate: £17.70 - £19.21
Salary: £32,303.92 - £35,059.67 per annum (pay award pending)
Contract Duration: Permanent
Hours- 35 hours

Please note the closing date for this post has been extended until Sunday 15th October 2023.

Please note successful applicants will be placed on the first point of the salary scale unless they meet certain criteria.

Role Purpose

We are looking for someone to manage the operational delivery of HR Administration and Payroll functions within HR Shared Services with the successful candidate managing the staff in both of these functional areas, along with the helpdesk staff. You must have a genuine interest in working in a fast-paced and dynamic HR and Payroll environment.

In addition to the managerial tasks, we are looking for the successful candidate to review all current operational procedures ensuring that they are delivered in line with the Council’s digital first approach. You will also represent the HRSS team in either leading or participating in projects to ensure that they are completed on time and delivered to the required standard.


Degree or equivalent in an associated discipline or business administration

Informal Enquiries

Informal enquiries may be made to Ian Angus at

Scottish Borders Council is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the communities we serve. We welcome applications from all minority groups and individuals who identify with one or more of the protected characteristics as defined by the Equality Act 2010. In particular from candidates who assess themselves as having a disability, under the Disability Confident Employer scheme this guarantees an interview to those individuals who meet the essential criteria of the post. All appointments will be made on merit.

  • Disability Confident Employer - Employer
  • Scottish Living Wage