Post Ref: WYJS: 031-21
Salary Scale: WY08
£30,451 - £32,234
37 hours a week
Based in Morley, Leeds
Part of West Yorkshire Joint Services, West Yorkshire Trading Standards is an exciting and fast paced organisation serving five District Councils within West Yorkshire – Bradford, Calderdale, Kirklees, Leeds and Wakefield.
The role is based in the West Yorkshire Financial Exploitation and Abuse team (WYFEAT). This multi-agency task force undertakes complex criminal investigations, safeguarding victims and vulnerable adults in the community and also undertakes confiscation cases to remove assets from offenders and compensate victims. The types of cases WYFEAT investigate include scams, fraud, doorstep crime, and other financial abuse by family, friends, carers etc. Alongside investigating criminality, the successful candidate will work with other key agencies including the Police and social workers to ensure that appropriate safeguarding measures are in place, whilst also liaising with victims of financial abuse to prevent further exploitation.
If you are highly motivated and want to work in a team that offers excellent service, making a difference to West Yorkshire communities, and are experienced in criminal investigations, we would like to hear from you. In return for your hard work and commitment to the Service, you can expect a number of benefits as an employee of West Yorkshire Joint Services. These include flexible and agile working and a generous annual leave entitlement.
Closing date: Monday 25th October 2021 – 5pm
For further information and to apply for this vacancy please visit our website https://www.wyjs.org.uk/work-for-us/
West Yorkshire Joint Services is an equal opportunities employer where employees can enjoy a range of benefits in the salary package including a pension scheme, and holiday allowance.
How to Apply
Please apply online via the link provided.
Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.