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PENSION WISE Guidance Specialist

  • Full time
  • £24,000 – £30,000
  • Motherwell
  • Closing 15th February 2019

  • Advertised from 7th February 2019
  • 35 hours per week (part time roles considered) Type of contract: Fixed term to end of March 2021 (possibility of extension)


Pension Wise is the free and impartial HM Government service providing guidance to people about their defined contribution pension options.

Motherwell & Wishaw CAB is currently recruiting 4 Guidance Specialists. Working as part of team, successful candidates will provide quality information and guidance to people over the telephone, helping them to make better choices about their pension options.

You will have proven knowledge of pensions’ law & practice gained in a technical pensions’ role coupled with a thorough understanding of occupational and personal pension products and wider retirement issues. Strong communication and skills and numerical ability are essential.

Successful candidates must be able to attend 6 days of induction training over 2 weeks in Glasgow commencing 3 December 2018.

To apply, please refer to the job description and provide a written statement that addresses how you meet the requirements of the role. You should include examples which demonstrate how you meet the requirements.

Application notes

An application pack is available for download below.

Please also complete the Personal Details Form and send this, along with your CV and written statement to Catherine by 5pm, Friday 15 February 2019,

For further details in the Appointment Brief and for information on how to apply contact Catherine Marshall on 01698 265349 or


Motherwell & Wishaw CAB offers excellent terms and conditions, including a total of 37 days leave (including public holidays) and a pension scheme with an 2% employer contribution. We have a flexitime scheme which enables our employees to work flexibly in line with organisational requirements, and as an inclusive employer we are happy to consider other flexible working arrangements where appropriate. For more details of some of the other benefits on offer to our employees, please see the section on Employee benefits below.

Closing date Friday 15 February 2019

Interviews W/C Monday 25 February 2019