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Corporate Fraud Support Officer

Section
Corporate Fraud

Location
Lancaster

Salary
£23,893 to £24,702 per annum

Post Type
Full Time

Contract Type
Permanent

Closing Date
23.59 hours BST on Sunday 04 August 2024

Reference
CORV07005-R

Corporate Fraud Support Officer 
Full Time – 37 hrs per week 
Grade 4 (£23,893 to £24,702)

 The authority is responsible for delivering the Counter Fraud services for Preston City Council, Lancaster City Council and Fylde Council across a shared service and partnership agreement. this post will be based at Lancaster City Council, Town Hall, Dalton Square, Lancaster. 

We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic, conscientious, and hard working who can demonstrate an ability to deal with members of the public, working as part of a small team with the ability to work on their own initiative. 

As a Fraud Support Officer, you will focus on the administration of counter fraud work. This will involve processing allegations of fraud, data matches, pro-active fraud drives and pre-investigation. You will deal with different Council departments and partner organisations. The ability to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines is essential.

You will need to demonstrate excellent organisational skills, communication skills and a good knowledge of Council services, in particular, those services that are at higher risk to fraud. 

In cases where fraud is proven, all officers will be required to work with partner agencies and their legal departments, make statements to the Police and other prosecuting bodies, and may be required to represent the Council or partners at Court.

As an employer we like to thank our employees for their hard work and commitment by giving them the opportunity to access a range of employee benefits including flexi time, hybrid working, a minimum of 25 days’ annual leave (plus Bank Holidays), family friendly policies, access to an Employee Assistance Programme, Local Government Pension Scheme, AVC’s, life assurance scheme, payment of professional fees, discounted parking, cycle to work scheme and discounted bus and rail fares.

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