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System Administrator

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£29,273 per annum + excellent benefits
13 Aug 2020
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About Mencap

We work in partnership with people with a learning disability, and all our services support people to live life as they choose. Everyone wants a purposeful job - to do something meaningful. At Mencap, we can give you that. You will have opportunities to develop as a person, colleague, leader and activist. We want to make you feel inspired to reach your potential.  

Our work includes;

  • providing high-quality, flexible services that allow people to live as independently as possible in a place they choose
  • providing advice through our help lines and web sites
  • campaigning for the changes that people with a learning disability want
Job Advert

Mencap are recruiting for an experienced Systems Administrator to join our well-established Business Applications team in Hampton, Peterborough. This role is a permanent contract and is full time, working 37.5 hours per week.

The System Administrator will predominantly support HR and payroll functions as part of the Business Application Team and be responsible for the maintenance and administrative duties for system/s, including but not limited to system configuration, maintaining data integrity, report writing, incident management and working with stakeholders. The system administrator role does not require in-depth IT technical skills and knowledge.

This is a varied roll and you will have strong abilities to maintain accuracy and attention to detail while working at speed to meet deadlines and targets as well as being able to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, across all levels to be able to assist individuals both internally and externally.

We require the successful candidate to have demonstrable experience of using and/or supporting with ResourceLink, specifically in a payroll function. You will have a natural ability for problem solving and issue resolution, working on your own initiative.

(Please view a more extensive list of responsibilities and key skills required for this vacancy in the Role Profile, including the Job Description and Personal Specification)

This role will close for shortlisting on Thursday 13th August and interview will commence shortly after this date via Microsoft Teams. 

Please apply with an up to date CV.

If you require any further information about the role, please contact Lianne in the Mencap Recruitment Team on 01733 246699.


We believe that all our employees are amazing and we wouldn't be able to achieve what we do without them. Here are just some of the ways we would value and invest in you:

  • 32 days holiday (including bank holidays) increasing to 35 days with long service plus the ability to buy up to another 10 days via our HolidayPlus scheme*
  • Amazing Induction from day one
  • Access to award winning training and development
  • Service related sick pay when 6-month probation is completed
  • Pension contributions into NEST Scheme on a salary sacrifice basis meaning NI savings*
  • Death in service life cover for a nominated beneficiary under our life assurance scheme*
  • Loans for bikes, computers and phones when you have been with us for 6 months
  • Interest free season ticket loans
  • Discounts and cashback at high street shops including major super markets, cinemas, gyms, leisure/theme parks, holidays and much more via Mencapextras
  • Opportunity to purchase a health cash plan to claim towards dental, glasses, therapy etc.
  • Free access to round the clock employee assistance program for advice and support
  • Quarterly award scheme and recognition at every 5 years through our YouRock program

*T&C's apply based on contract