Job Title: Fraud Officer (Fraud Investigator)
Location: Stevenage with travel across Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire
Salary Range: £27,741 - £39,880 (based on experience, qualifications and knowledge)
Hours: 37 hours per week (part-time or reduced hours will be considered)
Contract: Fixed Term Post to commence October 2021 (12 months maternity cover)
The Hertfordshire Shared Anti-Fraud Service (SAFS) provides an award winning fraud prevention and investigation services to our partner organisations across Hertfordshire & Bedfordshire. Primarily working from home at present but, ordinarily based at Stevenage, we have a vacancy for someone willing to work in a high pressure environment to demanding targets and delivering excellent service outcomes.
Working as Counter Fraud Officer you must be able to develop professional relationships, have excellent IT and person skills, be prepared to learn and develop as well as undertake, or have already completed, nationally accredited training, and be capable of adapting or developing existing procedures.
This post is part of a career scheme (H8-M1) and although not essential experience of criminal or enforcement investigations in the UK is desirable.
The role includes the investigation of fraud committed against a variety of public sector bodies. You will be required to interview suspects and witnesses in criminal, civil and disciplinary investigations, accurately collate and record evidence and produce high quality files for use in court or at tribunals.
Hertfordshire County Council is a leading local authority with a highly regarded Counter Fraud service. An opportunity to be part of a busy team that, responds quickly to change and is never complacent. You’ll be taking on a diverse range of projects which promote Hertfordshire as an innovative, efficient authority with a commitment to helping to keep people healthy and safe and growing the economy.
If you think you have what is required and are ready for a challenging but rewarding role then please apply now.
If you would like an informal chat about this role please contact Nick Jennings on 01438 844705
Closing Date: 1st August 2021
Interview Date: 11th August 2021