Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Chester


The Pension Team is responsible for undertaking specialised pensions administrative and technical activities for members of the Local Government Pensions Scheme.

Assistant Pensions Technicians are critical to the effective and efficient operation of the pension fund.

The post holder must be able to deal with high volumes of work and have the ability to complete tasks with a high standard of accuracy whilst providing excellent an customer service to members of the pension fund.

Organisation Cheshire West and Chester Council

Location Chester

Job Category Finance

Grade CWAC NJC - Grade 4

Salary Min £18,426 Per Annum

Salary Max £19,171 Per Annum

Hours per week 37

Weeks per year 52.143

Closing Date 07/06/2019

Ref No W349


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Cheshire West and Chester Council brings a fresh and energetic approach to providing top quality services for its many customers and communities. West Cheshire is a place where everyone can Thrive – through our core values of Teamwork, Honesty, Respect, Innovation, Value for Money and Empowerment.

The role of the Assistant Pensions Technician is to undertake pensions administrative activities principally around the processing of benefits casework in accordance with LGPS regulations.

You will work as part of a team processing pension benefits on behalf of our members and assisting them with queries.

The job will include:

- Completion of complex benefit casework including checking, coding, calculations and information processing
- Managing a high volume of casework, working to deadlines and completing work to a high standard of accuracy
- Respond to non-routine enquiries from a variety of contacts both over the telephone and in writing

If you have any queries about the vacancy and the opportunities available, please don't hesitate to make contact with Heidi Catherall, on 01244 972665.

The contractual work location for this role is listed above however you may be required to work from a range of work locations or sites within the Borough and may also be required to work from home, depending on the needs of the service.

Cheshire West and Chester Council are committed to equality and diversity in employment. Please click the Equality Policy for more information.

In your application you should ensure that you provide evidence of how you have demonstrated meeting the Council’s core competencies of Teamwork, Honesty, Respect, Innovation, Value for Money and Empowerment.

Cheshire West and Chester Council have adopted a Local Living Wage for our employees which means that all employees will receive a minimum of £8.75 per hour for all contracted hours.

For any enquiries please email Please quote job reference number in all correspondence

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