Data Control Assistant Pensions Officer x 2

Keynsham, Bristol
£20,092- £20,493 pa
28 Apr 2021
16 May 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Data Control Assistant Pensions Officer x 2

Avon Pension Fund

Salary: £20,092- £20,493 pa

2 x 37 hours per week – Permanent

Job Ref: 21CORP20329C

Based at Keynsham Civic Centre


Are you ready for a new challenge? Now is the opportunity to get involved in the rewarding area of local government pensions.

The Avon Pension Fund is looking for highly motivated and enthusiastic individuals to join its Employer Services teams in to work on key projects.

The Fund administers the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) and Fire Fighters Pension Scheme for over 110,000 members across 445 employers for the local area. Employers include local unitary councils, universities, academies, town and parish councils, housing associations and charities. The fund is worth £5 billion and is one of the largest local authority pension funds in the UK. More information can be found at

The Avon Pension Fund is a forward-thinking organisation that is continuing to introduce more digital services to improve member and scheme employer engagement. We are committed to providing a pension administration service of the highest standard while developing our staff so that they can fulfil their potential.

The fund is administered by Bath & North East Somerset Council who are legally responsible for the fund.


The Pension Administration team focuses on:


  • Pension calculations for members.


  • Timely payment of benefits to its members.


  • Providing accurate information about the pension fund to all stakeholders.


  • Supporting and training employer organisations in the scheme.


  • Monthly electronic data submissions from employers.


  • Keeping the website up to date.


  • Providing timely communications to our members and scheme employers according to our regulatory requirements.

We are in the next phase of our recruitment campaign and have two of the following vacancies:

Employer Services – Data Control Assistant Pensions Officer.

In return for all the above positions, we can offer:


  • Flexible working.


  • LGPS Pension.


  • Career pathways.


  • Ongoing training and development.

Your main place of work will be the award-winning, modern Civic Centre in Keynsham, halfway between Bath and Bristol easily accessible via car or public transport with a train station 5 minutes’ walk away.

All the roles are based at the Keynsham Civic Centre however, due to the impact of COVID-19 there has been a requirement for homeworking. We are committed to flexible working to ensure there is a better work/life balance, supported by the right technology.

Interested to find out more?

If you are interested in this post and require more details after reading the job description or just to chat through the role and what’s involved, please contact Viki Merrill on 01225 395269.

Closing date: Sunday 16 May 2021.

To apply, please click the below link to our website.

Apply link: Data Control Assistant Pensions Officer

As an equal opportunities employer, Bath & North East Somerset Council is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.


We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join us.


Please note the Council operates a policy of prior consideration for roles for any individual on the Council’s at-risk register. This means should a redeployee express an interest in this role, providing they meet the essential criteria for the role they will be interviewed before any shortlisting or interviewing of external candidates.