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Investigation Officer

Vacancy Details

Salary: £35,077
Location: Milton Park
Job Type: Finance
Category: Vale of White Horse District Council
Date Posted: 25/11/2019
Reference: 1000000919


Job title -Investigation Officer

Closing date - 21st November 2019

Location-Milton Park

Salary-£29,687 - £35,077

Job description

This is an exciting opportunity to join a highly regarded and successful investigation team at South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils.  As an Investigation Officer you will be responsible for undertaking dedicated fraud prevention, detection and investigation activities within South Oxfordshire District Council and Vale of White Horse District Council, or other partnership authorities.
Day to day

You will be conducting comprehensive investigations into suspected and potential fraud cases in accordance with best practice and all applicable legislation. This will involve you working closely with colleagues across the council as well as other investigative agencies.
You will also perform a range of due diligence activities, supporting service areas across the council.  This will require you to effectively manage your own workload whilst working to tight deadlines.
Whilst you will be primarily based at Milton Park or Crowmarsh Gifford, your duties will require you to be out and about in the districts undertaking enquiries as part of your investigative and due diligence activities.
About you
You will have a recognised counter fraud or investigation qualification, e.g. Accredited Counter Fraud Specialist, Professionalism in Security (PINS), NVQ level 3 or 4 in investigations or at least three years' experience working in a counter fraud or similar investigative environment.

You must possess thorough technical knowledge of criminal law and procedure, especially POCA, PACE, RIPA, CPIA and demonstrate practical application.

You will have the ability to deal with sensitive issues with a high level of integrity, tact and diplomacy and be able to work under pressure.
For more information about this role please contact Lisa Sexton on 01235 422483 or via email at
Please download a Job Description and Person Specification for more information regarding this vacancy:
Investigation Officer - Job Description and Person Specification
Closing Date: 23:59 on 21st of November 2019.     
Interviews will be held on 29th November 2019. The selection process will be an interview.



Salary: £35,077

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