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Senior Fraud Investigator
  • Employer: Hertfordshire County Council
  • Reference: HCC21377
  • Published: Mon 14/11/2022, 12:52 PM
  • Closing on: Wed 07/12/2022, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Part Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £38,296 with the opportunity to progress to a maximum of £42,503pa
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Hertford, Countywide, Hertfordshire

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Senior Fraud Investigator

Job Title: Senior Fraud Investigator
Location: Hertford
Starting Salary: £38,296 with the opportunity to progress to a maximum of £42,503pa 
Hours: * 37 hours per week
Contract: * 6 Months Fixed Term/Permanent roles

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

Job Duties:

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

We are looking for a self-motivated and driven individual who is passionate about 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.

You will be actively involved in all aspects of our counter fraud operations, Identifying and driving forward partnership working and opportunities with other Local Authorities and assuming responsibility for larger and more serious and complex cases.   Your work will include identifying areas of risk and completing Risk Assessment reports to support partners mitigate and prevent fraud occurring.

You will be key in supporting less experienced investigators, whilst supporting management functions within the team including. You will participate in providing training internally and for our partners, leading and managing data matching projects and represent SAFS when engaging with Law Enforcement agencies, Central Government bodies and other Local Authorities. 

You will need ACFS or PIP and 'Member of the Government Counter Fraud Profession- Preferred' 

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.

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.

Further Information

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 or Darren Bowler on 01438 844363