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Vacancy Details

Corporate Fraud Support Officer

Employer:
Lancaster City Council
Salary:
£23,893 to £24,702 per annum
Location:
Preston City Council, Lancaster Town Hall
Contract:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full Time
Hours:
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
No
Closing Date:
04/08/2024 at 23:59
Reference:
CORV07005-R
Lancaster City Council

Please note this is a Preston City Council vacancy based in Lancaster. 

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.

To apply, please visit: https://jobs.preston.gov.uk/Vacancy.aspx?ref=CORV07005-R 

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Contact our Recruitment Team

Telephone: 01524 582000

recruitment@lancaster.gov.uk

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