All new recruits to the Fire Service become members of the Firefighters Pension Scheme 2015 which is a Career Average Revalued Earnings Scheme (CARE)
A CARE scheme pension is calculated using a portion of your Annual Pensionable Pay each year and adding this to your CARE pension pot. The portion used is 1/59.7 and each year the pot is increased by inflation (Average weekly Earnings indicator). There is also the option to convert some of your annual pension to give you a tax free lump sum.
Your benefits are based at age 60 but you can access these at 55 with reductions. For more information on the Firefighters Pension Scheme 2015 please see the section on the menu called '2015 Scheme'.
Please complete the starter form below and return it to your employer in order to join the scheme.
If you have previously opted out of the Firefighter Pension Scheme and wish to opt back in then please use the form below.