Tenancy Fraud Investigator

Hammersmith and Fulham, London (Greater)
£32,802 - £35,070
06 Oct 2017
25 Oct 2017
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Tenancy Fraud Investigator
£32,802 - £35,070
Hammersmith Town Hall, King Street, W6 9JU

The Council's anti-fraud service is responsible for delivering a robust counter-fraud programme across social housing arena in our borough. Central to this is the Tenancy Fraud Investigator, which focuses on counter-fraud service delivery in the Council's own housing stock.

The role involves conducting investigations organising and overseeing a proactive tenancy audits programme for housing officers, monitoring performance, providing statistics, and conducting data matches.

This is therefore an exciting and challenging opportunity to work in an environment that encourages initiative and an innovative approach, and where the highest standards achieved; we can offer you an opportunity to develop your career at the leading edge of local government fraud prevention and detection.

We require a Fraud Investigator or Housing Officer who will maintain a high standard of investigations and use their initiative to lawfully gather admissible evidence.

Working primarily at Hammersmith Town Hall you will also be expected to work out of the Council's housing offices, providing advice and support to housing officers, and reviewing fraud referrals from the team. You will also use your initiative to lawfully gather admissible evidence, visit residential and commercial properties, conduct surveillance and gather witness statements, as well as attend County, Crown and Magistrates Courts, and give evidence when required.

To apply you need to be an experienced Fraud Investigator or social Housing Officer (a qualification is desirable) with previous relevant experience ideally in the public sector, and have a full flexible approach to accommodate out of normal hours working. You must also have a good working knowledge of social housing fraud, associated housing legislation, and other public sector legislation such as the Data Protection Act 1998.

For an informal discussion please contact Mark Dalton, Fraud Manager on Tel: 0208 753 1375.

To apply for this role, please visit: https://jobs.westminster.gov.uk/vacancy/tenancy-fraud-investigator-326644.html