To apply for this job you must be an employee of Kirklees Council for the duration of the recruitment process – up to and including the start date - and have successfully completed your probationary period. Please note that if you work for an Academy you are not an employee of the Council.
Fraud Investigation Officer
Hybrid Work – High Street Buildings and Home
At Kirklees, we want to be innovative and creative in the way we work to deliver our services to our communities. We know we have challenging times ahead, so we are always looking for better and smarter ways to work.
An opportunity has arisen in our Corporate Fraud Team which sits within the Council’s Internal Audit Service. The roles’ primary purpose is to provide a robust investigation service aimed at stopping, preventing, identifying and investigating fraudulent activity across the council. This will be a challenging role but can offer much job satisfaction for the right candidate.
Fighting fraud requires the counter fraud community to have a variety of complex skill sets, such as investigative interviewing, intelligence gathering, fraud measurement, data analytics, and risk assessment which we will help you acquire. Within your first year of employment, you will be put through a fully accredited Fraud training scheme - whilst also receiving on-the-job training.
In order to be eligible for any increment increases you will need to pass the relevant training.