Fraud Investigator (Generic) Officer SO2-PO1
  • Employer: London Borough Of Waltham Forest
  • Reference: F&G/21/146343
  • Published: Mon 15/03/2021, 17:20 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 14/05/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £32,418 - £34,209
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Waltham Forest Town Hall, Waltham Forest

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Fraud Investigator (Generic) Officer SO2-PO1

Fraud Investigation (Generic) Officer

Right now there is a buzz about Waltham Forest. Bursting with culture, energy and opportunity, it is a place people want to live, raise a family and start a business.

The Council is currently entering a period of the extensive investment programme of its assets, including a masterplan for its historic Town Hall, the introduction of house building, and a number of regeneration programmes across the borough

About the role

You will be joining a lively and dynamic team of fraud investigators and be responsible for imbedding an anti-fraud culture throughout the Council, and undertaking investigations into cases of suspected fraud, corruption and irregularity perpetrated against the Council and helping with the successful delivery of the Proactive Fraud Plan.  You will work individually or as part of a team with Senior Investigation Officer and Manager support.  On a day to day basis, you will work with a range of internal staff to develop and maintain effective working relations.  As part of supporting the corporate anti-fraud team function, you will provide clear and concise written records of your work and write comprehensive investigation reports with recommendations for sanction or remedial action.

An eye for detail, problem solving skills, effective communicator and being able to effectively analyse information will be key to this role.

Your ability to effectively manage your time working on a number and range of projects will be essential to meet deadlines whilst understanding the needs, timescales and deadlines of others.

With supervision and support, you will be able to help to deliver a professional and flexible anti-fraud service through the supervised provision of fraud awareness training, support and guidance, and the development of effective policies and proactive projects, to prevent, detect and investigate potential fraud and irregularities perpetrated against the Council.

Who will you be?

You’ll have a professional outlook and presence, along with experience in conducting investigations into corporate fraud, delivering projects in a fast paced, customer focused environment.  You’ll have a thorough understanding of criminal investigations, managing material obtained and relevant legislation.

If you have any questions about this role, please contact Jamie Branch on 020 8496 4860 or

Closing date 14 April 2021 at 23:55pm

How to Apply

Application Information The councils preference is for on-line application forms. However if you have a disability and are unable to complete an on-line application, please ring 0208 496 4227 who will be able to arrange an alternative. For more information on how to complete your application form, follow this link: Applying for a job at Waltham Forest Council

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