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Criminal Investigator

Salary details: Salary Scale: WY08: £29,636 to £31,371

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Ref: WYJS:029-19

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West Yorkshire Joint Services

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Contract Type: Permanent

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Hours per Week: 37

Closing date: 23 September 2019 10:00 AM

Provisional Interview Date: w/c 7 October 2019

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Kirklees Council are advertising this role on behalf of West Yorkshire Joint Services.

Established in 2016 this multi-agency task force at West Yorkshire Trading Standards 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 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, making a difference to West Yorkshire communities, and are experienced in criminal or financial 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. 

If you require any further details or for an informal discussion regarding the posts please do not hesitate to contact Sally Oates – Safeguarding and Investigations Manager at sally.oates@wyjs.org.uk or 0113 5350200 

To apply for this vacancy please download an application form and job description from www.wyjs.org.uk or call 0113 253 0241.

Please quote the relevant reference number on your application.

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

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