National Health Service Pension Scheme (NHSPS)

New joiners

The University of Exeter is classified as a “Directions Employer” with regard to the National Health Service Pension Scheme and as such can offer continued membership of the NHS Pension Scheme to some members of staff as long as they fulfill the following criteria:

  • You must have been an active member in the NHS Pension Scheme in the last 12 months before you join the University of Exeter AND
  • Your employment at the University of Exeter must be within the University of Exeter Medical School.

If you are in any doubt as to whether or not you can maintain your NHS Pension Scheme membership, please contact the Pay and Benefits Office who can help you.

Visit the NHS website for more information about the NHS pension scheme

Further information

  • See the Directgov website for more information about state pensions
  • More information about the Pension Salary Exchange