The Code of Practice on the English language requirement for public sector workers, Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 requires that Councils ensure that all candidates applying for customer facing posts must be assessed in order to establish their fluency in English.

The criteria under special knowledge and experience on the job profile which is shown in this advert outlines what level of fluency you will be expected to demonstrate. Therefore, it is essential that you provide examples in your application.

West Yorkshire Pension Fund (WYPF) administers the Local Government Pension Scheme for over 400 employers based throughout the UK. The Fund has nearly 400,000 members and is valued over £15bn. In addition we have a shared service partnership with Lincolnshire Pension Fund, the London Boroughs of Hounslow and Barnet and a number of Fire Authorities for the administration of the Firefighters Pension Schemes. More information can be found at

We are a forward-thinking organisation that is continuing to introduce more automation and 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.

Do you have the skills to assimilate complicated pension scheme rules and ‘interpret’ them for a wide range of contacts?

As Technical Advisor you will work as part of a small, busy team providing technical support and information both within WYPF and to the employers within the fund.

As a minimum you will have at least 12 months experience of pension scheme administration and 5 GCSE’s (Grade C or above) or equivalent, or 2 GCSE’s and an entry level recognised pensions qualification.

You will also have the enthusiasm and commitment needed to provide an excellent service to tight deadlines working on your own initiative.

Requirements for progression to the higher bands are specified in the Job profile.

In return, we can offer:

- Flexible working
- LGPS Pension
- Ongoing training and development

For further information regarding this post please contact Tracy Weaver on 01274 433571 or email

To apply, please click Apply

A disclosure check with Disclosure Scotland will be undertaken for this post.

Closing date: 15th July 2021
Posted: 01/07/2021
Closes: 15/07/2021
Aldermanbury House, Bradford
Job type
£21,748 pa - £33,782 pa

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