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Scams Information Assistant

Age UK Leeds is a leading local voluntary sector organisation providing high quality services to improve the health and wellbeing of older people in Leeds. 

Are you looking for a role that is varied and challenging, where you have the potential to make a real difference and improve the lives of older people in Leeds? If so, we at Age UK Leeds are recruiting for a Scams Information Assistant to work as part of our Information Services Team.

Service – Scams Information

Salary – Scale 4 £22,497 pro rata

Hours – 14 Hours per week

Contract Term – Fixed term until 31.12.2025

Closing Date – Friday 2nd August 2024

Interview Date – To be confirmed

Location – Leeds

Job role

We are recruiting to the role of Scams Information Assistant. This role is part of the Scams Information Service which sits within the Information Services Team.

The project, funded through AUK National with funds from Lloyds Banking Group, will help to prevent older people from falling for scams by increasing their knowledge and confidence to recognise and deal with attempted scams. It will also provide support to older fraud victims recovering after an incident.

The focus of this role is to provide assistance to the Scams Information Officer in delivering awareness raising events to a wide range of community groups and collating and recording essential monitoring information.

As part of the role there will be a requirement for completing monitoring spreadsheets. These will be produced through Charitylog and Excel so experience in using excel to record data is required.

An awareness of the different types of scams and other issues faced by older people is important for this role

How to Apply

To apply for this role please download the following documents which make up the application pack. Please note that all applicants must complete the application form as we do not accept CVs.

Application Pack Documents:

Application Form

Age UK Leeds Background

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Policy

Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form

Job Description

Person Specification

Recruitment of Ex-Offenders Policy

Tell us what you think

For an informal chat about the position, please contact Claire Ruston, Information Services Manager on 07562 437037

Please submit your completed application and monitoring form to our HR Team by email at or by post to Human Resources, Age UK Leeds, Bradbury Building, Mark Lane, Leeds, LS2 8JA.

Please note that postal applications must reach us the working day before the deadline in order to be considered for shortlisting.

For further information about applying for the role contact the HR Officer on 07395851568

Application packs may be available in other formats on request.