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Counter Fraud Support Officer
  • Employer: Sevenoaks District Council
  • Reference: SDC/21/145914
  • Published: Wed 17/03/2021, 15:30 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 09/04/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Part Time
  • Hours: 30 hours
  • Salary: £20,324 to £21,529
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Council Offices, Argyle Road, Kent

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Counter Fraud Support Officer

Counter Fraud Support Officer

Salary: Band B £20,324 to £21,529 FTE

30 hours per week, Permanent

A generous annual leave allowance of 23 days plus bank holidays 

The shared service Counter Fraud Team provide fraud prevention and investigation services for both Dartford Borough Council and Sevenoaks District Council.

We work to ensure public money is protected and seek to actively deter fraud and promote our anti-fraud strategy. People are at the heart of what we do, and we aim to protect vulnerable groups within our society as well as allow local businesses to thrive and prosper.  

As a Fraud Support Officer you will provide support to the Counter Fraud Team to ensure that all referrals are collated, assessed, reported and assigned for further action.

We are looking for a candidate who has a natural curiosity to follow referrals for possible fraudulent claims. As a large part of this role involves reviewing and inputting data, you must have strong analytical skills, attention to detail and excellent IT skills. The ideal candidate will have a thorough understanding of relevant legislation around protecting personal data and will be confident implementing this.  

The Fraud Support Officer will work in an immediate team of three. However, you will work closely with other departments within the council such as Benefits and Housing as well external partners including the police and local law enforcement agencies. Excellent communication skills and the ability to handle difficult situations is therefore an advantage.

Interested in the role and want to know more?

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Glen Moore Counter Fraud Manager on  

For information about the application process, please contact HR on 01732 227295 or 01732 227361 or at

Need advice on how to ensure you have the best chance of being shortlisted?

Read the Job Description and Personal Specification in the Candidate Pack and ensure that your supporting statement explains how you meet the essential requirements as your application will be judged against these criteria.

Closing date for applications: 9th April 2021

Interview dates: week commencing 19th April 2021