Pensions Assistant

Location
Worcester, Worcestershire
Salary
£18,588 - £18,959 per annum
Posted
27 Apr 2022
Closes
15 May 2022
Job Ref
REC002088
Job Type
Finance
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Standard

Job Title: Pensions Assistant
Salary: £18,588 - £18,959 per annum
35 hours
Location: County Hall, Worcester with Hybrid Working
Permanent


The Role

If you like getting your teeth into complicated things, how about becoming a Pension Administrator within the Worcestershire Pension Fund?
 
The Worcestershire Pension Fund administers the Local Government Pension Scheme on behalf of approximately 200 employers and 62,000 members. Developing LGPS experience and expertise could be your ticket to a wealth of opportunities: the LGPS is one of the largest pension schemes in the world and its 87 separate, geographically organised LGPS funds across England & Wales manage pensions for 15,700 employers and 5.9m members, with assets under management of £291bn.

We are looking for someone who is highly organised and able to prioritise workloads, has excellent mathematical skills, and enjoys working in a busy team and meeting challenging deadlines.

You will be responsible for a varied workload, providing information to employees, updating the pensions administration system, liaising with scheme employers, and calculating benefits.
 
The role offers you membership of the LGPS.

For an informal discussion please contact Suzie Hawkes, Pensions Manager (Benefits) on 01905 843647 or Amanda Lewis, Pensions Manager (Membership) on 01905 845329


Benefits 

In return, you can look forward to (per annum, pro rata for part-time) :

• 25 days’ annual leave, plus bank holidays
• 35-hour working week with Hybrid Working
• Commitment to ongoing professional development and training
• Excellent opportunities for career progression
• Local Government Pension Scheme


Disability Confident

We are inclusive – this is really important to us and we are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer.

There are 7.6m working age people who have a disability or health condition. We’re tapping into this talent pool. 

If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please let us know.


Equality

Worcestershire County Council is committed to promoting equality and diversity and ensuring that all appointments are made based on the suitability of a candidate to the role only.
In line with the "Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, we do not automatically reject applicants with a criminal record. Every application will be considered individually, considering the nature and circumstances of the conviction and the type of work applied for. You will not be asked to disclose 'spent' convictions unless the work requires access to children and vulnerable adults.


Applying

Applications are invited to apply for this role. 

Please find the Job Description and Person Specification attached.

Please write your submission with consideration for the essential and desirable criteria on the Person Specification. This should include examples why you should be considered; the experience, skills and knowledge that you would bring to the post.


Application Closing Date: Friday 15th May 2022, 
Anticipated Interview Date: Thursday 26th May 2022

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