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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 18/02/2020.

Pensions Officer (XN05)

Job Reference: 298-CORF-1615

298 Payroll Services
St James University Hospital
£24,214 to £30,112 pa

Job Reference : 298-CORF-1615

Job Title : Pensions Officer

Area of Work :  Pensions/Payroll

Employer :  Leeds Teaching Hospitals   

Department : Finance

Location :  Leeds

Salary : (£24214 - £30112)

Job Type : Permanent

Pay Scheme : Band 5

Closing Date : 24/02/2020



The Payroll/Pensions Department is located at St James’s Hospital in Leeds 9 and provides a Payroll/Pensions service to Leeds Teaching Hospitals and other client organisations, paying approximately 33,000 employees in total. You will work full time, 37.5 hours per week, on a flexi time basis. 


You are invited to join our busy Pensions team where the main duties involveproviding a comprehensive Pensions service within the Trust, to all our clients.You will be expected to complete all aspects of work relating to NHS Pension Schemes and all other Local Pension Schemes relevant to the Trusts and CCG’s that make up our client base.


Substantial previous experience in an NHS Pensions environment is essential.


Salary is dependent upon previous NHS payroll experience.


You will need to have excellent communication skills, be a good team player and committed to working the Leeds Way - demonstrating the Leeds Way Values at all times.

This vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient suitable applications are received.

We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics. Reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled applicants where required.

We welcome applicants with lived experience of providing unpaid care and/or support to a family member or friend with a disability, health condition, frailty, mental health problem, addiction or other health and care needs.

Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust has received the Silver Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme and we welcome applications from defence personnel to work for us.

If you are offered a position, you may be required to undertake a DBS. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost (Enhanced £48 or Standard £30) from your salary over a 3 month period (including Internal staff). You will also be required to participate in the DBS Update Service and pay the £13 cost per year. This is a condition of your employment. DBS checks for volunteers are free.

Please ensure your application is submitted with referees who can verify your employment/education history over the last three years and include valid email addresses for them. LTHT will request electronic Factual Employment References from your previous employers. These references will be requested before you are issued with an unconditional offer of employment letter.

Please note that a car parking permit or space cannot be guaranteed. The Trust operates a points based waiting list system.

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is part of the West Yorkshire Association of Acute Trusts (WYAAT), a collaborative of the NHS hospital trusts from across West Yorkshire and Harrogate working together to provide the best possible care for our patients

If you have any questions about the process please contact the Recruitment Service on (0113) 2065980.

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