Financial Investigator

Tuesday 10 April to Monday 30 April

Post Ref: WYJS:014-18

Salary Scale: WY08 £28,485 to £30,153

Fixed term – 3 year, 37 hours per week

Based in Morley, Leeds 

Part of West Yorkshire Joint Services, West Yorkshire Trading Standards (WYTSS) is an exciting and fast paced organisation serving five District Councils within West Yorkshire – Bradford, Calderdale, Kirklees, Leeds and Wakefield. 

Having recently gone through a period of transformation and modernisation, we are looking for motivated professionals who are ready to join us in achieving our new vision and being part of our future success. 

West Yorkshire Financial Exploitation and Abuse Team (WYFEAT) 

Established in 2016 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, frauds and doorstep crime. 

Alongside investigating criminality, the successful candidates 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 to the communities across West Yorkshire 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 working, generous annual leave entitlement, and where appropriate, payment of annual CTSI subscriptions and a career progression scheme linked to CPPD. 

If you require any further details or for an informal chat regarding the posts please do not hesitate to contact Linda Davis - Trading Standards Manager Communities Team  on 0113 5350326.

 Job Description      WYFEAT Recruitment Information        WYFEAT Annual Report   

Closing date: 30 April 10 am   Shortlisting: w/c 7 May    Interviews: w/c 14 May

Please quote reference number WYJS:014-18 on your application.

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