Job vacancy details
|Employer||Reading Borough Council | Directorate of Corporate Resources||Reference||CEX0328|
|Published||Thu 23/05/2013 14:07 PM||Closing Date||Fri 07/06/2013 23:59 PM|
|Working Pattern||Full Time, Contract position||Hours||Full-time, 37 hours per week • Fixed-term • Maternity Cover up to 12 months|
|Salary||RG6 £28,636 – £30,851 pa (Successful candidates will normally start at the first point of the grade to which they are appointed)||DBS Check||No|
We are looking for a well motivated individual to join our small team of Investigators, within the Councils Corporate Investigation Team.
The team is responsible for investigations of alleged Fraud against the Council including;
- Housing Benefit
- Housing tenancy
- Social Care
- Blue Badge
You will be also visiting clients, in their own homes, gathering information reviewing cases files interviewing under PACE preparing cases for Criminal prosecutions, keeping accurate records and report writing.
Ideally, you will have some up to date experience in Public sector Fraud Any relevant investigation qualifications would be advantageous.
Investigation skills, attention to detail will be a priority along with personal integrity and the confidence to interview in stressful situations. The ability to utilise most P.C based applications including Excel, Word and report writing tools will be desirable.
You also need to have some working knowledge of computerise data matching and data handling systems. Also be able to perform to tight deadlines and to work as part of a team.
Due to the nature of this work you may be required to work outside normal office hours on occasion.
For more information, please contact Mr. Les Nicholson on 0118 937 2143 or email
Please do not send a CV. For the purposes of equal opportunities, we can only accept Reading Borough Council application forms.
Closing date: 7 June 2013 • Interviews: w/c 24 June 2013