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Pensions Officer – Benefits

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

The Role

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join our Pensions Shared Service as a Pensions Officer.  The Pensions Shared Service based in Wandsworth runs the administration of the Local Government Pension Scheme for five London boroughs: Camden, Merton, Richmond, Waltham Forest and Wandsworth. 

A Pensions Officer’s duties include calculating pension scheme entitlements. The post also has some checking responsibilities for the work undertaken by the Pensions Assistants.

You should be able to demonstrate knowledge of a defined benefit occupational pension scheme.

In return, we can offer you working arrangements that will enhance your work-life balance, including a generous holiday allowance of 31 days plus bank holidays. In addition, we offer a range of staff benefits such as Performance Related Pay, membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, new technology scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts at many leisure activities, restaurants, shops and other establishments. A wide range of developmental opportunities are also offered.


Indicative Recruitment Timeline

Interview Date: Friday 8 March 2019.  Shortlisted applicants may be asked to undertake a 30-minute written test immediately prior to interview.

Please note that these dates are only indicative at this stage and could be subject to change. The appointment is subject to satisfactory references and health clearance. 


Equality Statement

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences, recognising that employees from a variety of backgrounds bring important and positive contributions to the Councils and can improve the way we deliver services. We are pleased to be Disability Confident employer.

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils

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