If you start a job in which you are eligible to join the LGPS (see above), you will automatically be put into the pension scheme if your contract of employment is for 3 months or more.
If your contact is for less than 3 months you will be brought into the pension scheme if:
If you are brought into the pension scheme you have the right to opt out. However you cannot opt out before you have started your job. To opt out you must complete an Opt Out form.