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Pay, Reward and Pensions Advisor - CFRS0119

Job Details

Job Reference: CFRS0119

Date posted: 10/11/2023

Application closing date: 03/12/2023

Interview date:  19/12/2023

Location:  Penrith

Salary: £35,745 - £36,648

Hours:  37 hours per week (open to discussion around hours for the right candidate)

Contract Type: 1 post is permanent, 1 post is 12 months fixed term


Pay, Reward and Pensions Advisors CFRS0119

Salary: £35,745 - £36,648

Hours: 37 hours a week (open to discussion around hours for the right candidate)

Contract Type: 1 post is permanent, 1 post is a 12-month fixed term opportunity. Secondments will be considered. 

We have some exciting opportunities within the newly established pensions team within Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service.

We are looking for individuals with extensive generalist pay, reward and pensions knowledge. If this is something that you possess, then we would love for you to apply for this new role within Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service. 

This role will support both the small and friendly pensions team and also the wider People and Talent (HR) team, these are busy teams with high workloads so having good self-motivation and exceptional organisational skills are a must. Some experience in the Firefighter Pension Scheme would be desirable. The role offers flexible working which allows you to create a better work life balance, with opportunities to work from home and also at our various stations across Cumbria. You will also have the opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme.

Within this role you will be expected to undertake some of the following:

  • Provide professional advice on pay, reward and pension policies.
  • Review and analyse data to support HR practises.
  • Help to make sure that CFRS are complying with the recent changes to legislation, which includes the amendments to Regulations arising from the Matthews and Sargeant / McCloud remedies.

Our ideal candidates will have comprehensive pay, reward and pensions knowledge, have a good working knowledge of legal and legislative frameworks, and also be highly motivated and can keep up with a fast-paced work environment.

Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service is an inclusive employer that is professional, and community focussed that strives to make Cumbria a Safer Place for all.

**This role will require a Standard DBS check**

Application and Interview information

To apply for this post candidates must:

  • Complete the CFRS Application Form

  • Attach Supporting information (no more than two A4 pages) that outlines how you meet the essential criteria in the post specification.

All documents should be clearly named and then sent to: Recruitment@cumbriafire.gov.uk

Closing date: 03/12/2023

Interview date: 19/12/2023

Post Specification 7955 - Pay, Reward & Pensions Advisor

CFRS Application Form