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HSE Superannuation Scheme

In general, all employees in pensionable positions recruited before 1 January 2013 are members of the HSE Superannuation Scheme.

If you transferred from specified bodies (for example former health boards) to the HSE on 1 January 2005 you are also a member of the HSE Superannuation Scheme. You are entitled to the pension terms that applied to you as at 31 December 2004 (ie the Local Government Superannuation Scheme (the 'LGSS').

Benefits of the HSE Superannuation Scheme include:

  • lump sum on retirement
  • pension on retirement
  • death-in-service gratuity
  • spouse's and children’s pension
  • ill-health retirement benefits

HSE Superannuation Scheme information booklet

The HSE Superannuation Scheme information booklet (PDF) provides information on the HSE Employee Superannuation Scheme (for employees recruited before 1 January 2013).

It does not deal with members of the Single Public Service Pension Scheme (SPSPS) (for employees recruited on or after 1 January 2013)

Pension scheme grade statement

The pension scheme grade statement (excel file) outlines benefits payable to members of the HSE Superannuation Scheme. This includes employees that transferred to the HSE from specified bodies on 1 January 2005.

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Page last reviewed: 20/11/2020
Next review due: 20/11/2023