Grades 1 - 5

Staff on Grades 1-5 are eligible to join the Avon Pension Fund - Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS)

Pension contributions will automatically be deducted from your salary even if there is a delay in returning your pension membership form.

When you received your contract of employment from the University you would also have received an Avon Pension Fund Pack, which contains a guide to the scheme and the pension scheme membership form should be completed and returned toHUman Resources with your contract acceptance.

Forms you need to complete

  1. National insurance number -You need  to provide us with your National Insurance number when joining a scheme. If you do not have one you can apply.
  2. Copy of birth certificate - You will need to verify your date of birth by providing a copy of your passport or birth certificate. This should ideally be supplied when you return your contract acceptance.
  3. Your home address - It is important to ensure that Human Resources are informed of your current home address.
  4. Expression of wishes form -  you are advised to refer to the section within your Pension Pack on Death Grants, complete the form and return it to us.