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Fraud Investigator

  • Employer: Hertfordshire County Council
  • Reference: HCC21431
  • Published: Fri 11/11/2022, 9:45 AM
  • Closing on: Wed 07/12/2022, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £30,151 with the opportunity to progress to a maximum of £32,909pa
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Countywide, Hertfordshire

Job Title: Fraud Investigator
Location: Hertford
Starting Salary: £30,151 with the opportunity to progress to a maximum of £32,909pa
Hours: *37 hours per week
Contract: *Permanent

Diversity: We are an inclusive employer and value a diverse workforce 


Job Duties:

We are recruiting to Fraud Investigator roles within a highly respected and award-winning service.

We are looking for a self-motivated and driven individual who wants a change in career or those wanting to develop existing skills in fraud prevention, detection, and investigation.  This role requires good decision-making skills, an ability to manage a high-volume case load to demanding targets and time scales and deliver excellent outcomes for our partners.

At the Shared Anti-Fraud Service (SAFS), we protect the public purse from the constant threat of fraud. Our dedicated team of fraud and financial investigators, intelligence officers and data-analyst combat fraud every day working with colleagues in Councils, housing providers, DWP, HMRC and the Police.

Working with Councils and other organisations across Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, and the UK we provide advice and guidance regarding fraud and corruption, undertake proactive counter-fraud exercises, data-analytics and deliver training and awareness.

With variety in every day, this is a great opportunity to develop or start a new career with the full support of a friendly and experienced team. You will be actively involved in all aspects of our counter fraud operations, gaining experience with investigations in a variety of allegations concerning blue badge, housing, council tax, education, insurance, and social services.

Working alongside experienced investigators you will take on a range of tasks including collation of evidence, conducting interviews with witnesses and suspects, collate data and present your findings. You will learn and grow quickly, picking up valuable skills and knowledge enabling you to lead your own criminal and civil investigations.  

For candidates that are not already ACFS qualified you will have the chance to develop your skills and complete your IIA Practitioner Level 4 apprenticeship standard / Accredited Counter Fraud Specialist training.

SAFS is a highly respected and award-winning service,this is a great opportunity to be part of an experienced team of fraud and financial investigators, intelligence officers and data-analyst who are dedicated in combating fraud.

 

Further Information

Whilst the team is based at our Hertford Offices, we have a very flexible approach enabling us to work from anywhere, encouraging a healthy work life balance.

As part of this role, you will be required to travel to other HCC Sites/Residences using your own mode of transport. In light of this, the ability to drive and/or travel around the County is required. For this role a DBS check will be required on appointment.

Closing Date: * 7th December 2022
Interview Date: * w/c 18th-21st December 2022

For an informal discussion and more information please contact: *Paula Hornsby on 01438 845558

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  • Employer: Hertfordshire County Council
  • Reference: HCC21431
  • Published: Fri 11/11/2022, 9:45 AM
  • Closing on: Wed 07/12/2022, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £30,151 with the opportunity to progress to a maximum of £32,909pa
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Countywide, Hertfordshire

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