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Band 5 Pensions Information Administrator


11.70 to 14.50


Your World Healthcare is a leading specialist healthcare recruitment agency, placing a range of healthcare professionals including Non-Clinical and Clinical positions.

  • Band 5 Pensions Information Administrator

  • To provide day-to-day support to staff for the purpose of providing efficient membership administration of the NHS Pension Scheme. This involves, ensuring that member’s pension records are accurate, complete and up to date, and, that all interactions are processed promptly, correctly and confidentially at all times. The Pensions Information Administrator is the lead pensions specialist for the Location: Rotherham

  • Temporary: Expected to last 3 months with possible extension

  • Hours per week: 37.5 hours per week

  • Salary: £13.00 to £14.50 (Umbrella) or £11.70 to £12.50 per hour (PAYE)

  • Key Result Areas/ Responsibilities

  • Processing Membership Facilities:

  • There is a requirement to comply with internal procedures, NHS scheme rules and pension legislation whilst safeguarding close links with the finance and personnel departments as well as the NHS Pensions Agency.

  • The postholder will be the first point of contact for staff with a pensions query. It is vital that he or she acts in a professional and confidential manner and is able to deal with often highly sensitive matters and enquiries including those from senior members of the Trust.

  • New Starters and Maintenance:

  • To process and maintain accurate, timely and comprehensive membership records for all scheme members, including the creation of records for new members, the processing of data on records during active membership, on transfer to another NHS Trust, on leaving the service, retirements, deaths and the closure of membership records where membership ceases.

  • Transfers-In:

  • Correspond with NHSPA to request quotation within statutory time limits.
  • Communicate with members about provisional service credit from transfer value.

  • Additional Voluntary Contributions (AVC’s):

  • Informing members of alternatives to added years purchase such as Standard Life/Prudential/Equitable Life money purchase AVC’s and stakeholder schemes.

  • Ensuring compliance with Inland Revenue and scheme maxima regarding contributions and resultant benefits.

  • Calculation and Controlling of Contribution Arrears:

  • Provide information and guidance to colleagues where required on pension calculations, processes and legislation.
  • Backdated membership cases – calculating arrears for the employee and employer, communicating the costs/benefits to the member, informing Payroll about deductions and taking the necessary action on the database

  • Estimates of Benefits:

  • Provide member with documents to request notional transfer quotation from NHSPA in respect of divorce proceedings, ensuring strict time restrictions are adhered to.
  • Explain the effect of salary sacrifice arrangements in respect of member’s

  • Retirements:

  • Review and verify data, making corrections as required.
  • Complete appropriate documentation and forward to NHSPA.

  • Year-End and Leaver Reconciliation:

  • To resolve any queries arising from the annual NHSPA year-end return.
  • Liaise with payroll department.

  • Death in Service:

  • Once informed about a member death, complete first notification to NHSPA and contact Personnel for any family details.
  • Contact spouse or legal representative and request a copy of the death certificate and other relevant documentation

  • Technical Advice

  • Provide technical/specialist support as required to professional colleagues/ managers on:

  • The regulations governing the NHS Pension Scheme.
  • The requirements of ESR computerised payroll system.

  • Communications and Information Service:

  • Provide specialist information to members, staff generally, payroll and personnel colleagues on NHS Pensions and associated benefits.

  • We are an equal opportunities employer

  • To discuss this opportunity in more detail, contact the Non-Clinical Recruitment team at Your World Healthcare on #########

Posted 21 days ago

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