So Judith, What do you do at The Glenmore Trust?
I am the Payroll Administrator, making sure everybody gets paid correctly each month. I started off as a Relief Support Worker a long time ago; I’ve been here 21 years.
Take us through a typical day?
I arrive at work to start at 9am, I always start the day with a cup of tea. I take phone calls throughout the day, relating to Payroll, Pensions and other related issues. I keep a daily record of staff sickness and staff changes such as Change of Circumstance Forms which could be for change of hours, address, work base, Job Role etc. Add new starters to payroll and delete leavers from payroll. I liaise with Armstrong Watson and Cumbria County Council frequently, attend meetings; greet visitors as and when required. This is just a snippet of a day in the life of Payroll Administrator.
What are the best things about your job?
Getting to meet everyone within the Trust and helping people every day.
What has been your most memorable moment at The Glenmore Trust?
Whilst busy working as a Team Leader, a good few years ago, my Manager instructed me to leave my desk and go and cover an urgent shift with a client living in the Community. Having gone out, I received a phone call half an hour later to say the client had cancelled and I was to return to the Office immediately. Surprise, surprise on my return, the staff had needed me out the way whilst they laid the tables with cakes, drinks, sandwiches, sausage rolls, etc. to celebrate one of my birthday milestones, greeting me back singing Happy Birthday. That is just one of my special memories of my time at The Glenmore Trust.
What is your favourite Television Programme?
I like a good “Who done it” Drama. I’m currently watching The Bodyguard.
What 5 famous guests (Past or Present) would you invite to a dinner party?
Elvis Presley, John Lennon, Richard Madden, Gary Barlow & Piers Morgan.
What is your perfect holiday, Sun or Snow?