Casual Criminal Investigator - WYFEAT

Tuesday 13 August to Wednesday 11 September


Criminal Investigator WYFEAT

Post Ref: WYJS: 028-19

Salary Scale: WY08 £29,636 – £31,371 (Based on 37 hours per week) , £15.36 - £16.26 (hourly rate)   

This is a casual vacancy (as and when required) with no guaranteed hours.

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 a motivated professional who is ready to support us in achieving our 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. More recently, the team has begun to take on investigations on behalf of the 5 West Yorkshire districts relating to direct payment and other fraud by family, friends, carers and people in a position of trust.

Alongside investigating criminality, the role includes working 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. If successful, you will be engaged on an ‘as and when required’ basis, which has no guarantee of minimum number of hours or work pattern. Hours will be determined by the needs of the service and will not exceed 37 hours per week in any instance.

If you require any further details or for an informal chat regarding the vacancy please do not hesitate to contact Linda Davis - Trading Standards Manager Protecting Communities  on 0113 535 0326. 

Closing date for completed applications: 11 September 2019

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Please quote reference number WYJS:28-19 on your application.

Completed applications should be returned to: or Human Resources, West Yorkshire Joint Services, PO Box 5, Nepshaw Lane South, Morley Leeds, LS27 0QP.



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