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Senior Pensions Assistant (Member Services Team)

SalaryText
£10,984 per year (ERYC Grade 5 pro rata)
Term Entry
Permanent or Fixed term until 31 December 2023 (Due to Maternity cover)
Type Hours
Part Time (18.5 hours per week)
Days
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Address
Goole Council Offices, Church St, Goole, DN14 5BG
Closing date
Job closes on 16 June
Interview date
Interviews are Week commencing 26 June
Service area
Service area: Corporate Resources
Job reference
Job reference: FINC000292
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Description

The job itself

The Member Service Team of the East Riding Pension Fund have a vacancy for two part-time Senior Pensions Assistant. One position is permanent and the other temporary to cover a period of maternity leave.

As a Senior Pensions Assistant, you will undertake pension calculations, maintain pension records, administer transfer values to and from other pension providers, deal with enquires from scheme members, employers, and other pension providers, by correspondence, email or telephone.

We offer flexible working arrangements, including hybrid working. Whilst you will be required to work from our offices based in The Council Offices in Goole for your initial training, after this you'll work both in our offices for a day a week minimum and from home for the reminder as part of our hybrid working model. The successful candidate will undergo a full training programme.

You will be part of a busy team where deadlines must be met. You should have strong numeracy skills with attention to detail, be able to use your own initiative, have good organisational skills and be able to manage your own workload. Good communication skills are also essential as the section strives to provide a high level of customer service.

The section uses an IT based Local Government Pension Scheme administration system in conjunction with an electronic document management system (EDMS) and electronic workflow monitoring together with Word and Excel packages. Therefore, good IT skills together with a good standard of education are required; as a minimum you should have Maths and English GCSE Grade 4 (C) or above.

The pensions section supports blended working and is committed to providing flexibility wherever possible to help employees balance their home and work commitments. This includes employees being able to combine office working with remote working.

The council is undertaking a review of pay and reward as part of its ambitions to attract and retain employees by having effective pay and development structures in place.

This will help to support modern ways of working and to support the provision of council services which meet local priorities.

Please note that the future terms and conditions of this post may change following the outcome of this review.

Permanent position is 18.5 hours per week working Wednesday PM and Thurday and Friday.

Fixed Term position is 18.5 hours per week working Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday PM.

Contact

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Name
Deborah Humble
Role
Senior Pensions Officer
deborah.humble@eastriding.gov.uk
Phone
01482 394183
Name
Vikki Wright
Role
Senior Pensions Officer
vikki.wright@eastriding.gov.uk
Phone
01482 394183
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Remote working

The Council offers many remote working opportunities as part of our commitment to providing flexibility wherever possible for our employees.

Pay and reward

The Council is undertaking a review of pay and reward as part of its ambitions to attract and retain employees by having effective pay and development structures in place to support modern ways of working and to support the provision of Council services which meet local priorities. Please note that the future terms and conditions of this post may change following the outcome of this review.

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