Southwark are seeking Senior Investigators to join the Corporate Anti-Fraud Team, part of the Finance Professional Services.
The role is high profile and you will be responsible for conducting investigations across a spectrum of activity. Working closely with colleagues providing expertise and knowledge across the council. Contributing to policy and strategy.
You will be required to provide advice and guidance regarding fraud and corruption, undertake proactive and reactive investigations, develop relationships with key stakeholders, design and deliver Anti-Fraud, bribery and corruption training and awareness. You will be assisting the Corporate Anti-Fraud Team Manager and team to deliver the Council’s Anti-Fraud Plan and protocol.
We are looking for a self-motivated and driven individual with experience in fraud prevention, detection, and investigation in local government.
You will have excellent fraud knowledge with significant experience of conducting criminal investigations to prosecution standard. You will have knowledge of the law and codes of practices in relation to their lead investigations area and a good understanding of Public Sector developments in anti-fraud solutions.
We are the largest local authority social landlord in London, managing 55,000 homes lived in by 40% of Southwark’s residents. We are home to over 18,300 businesses including iconic London venues and social enterprises and we have a young, diverse and growing population.
At Southwark we are committed to making our borough just and fair and are taking positive action to tackle inequalities. Our residents and communities are our greatest asset and the passion we have for Southwark is shared by millions of Londoners who enjoy our outstanding cultural offer, use our hospitals and attend our universities. Our refreshed borough plan and focus on Southwark Stands Together, (which is our work with Southwark’s communities and the council’s staff to tackle racism, injustice and inequality) underpins all that we do.
Benefits and more information:
In your role, we want you to feel supported, challenged and rewarded. You will benefit from our family-friendly policies including flexible working, home working, and a local government pension scheme, plus many other staff benefits. You will join a motivated, driven and supportive team that strives for excellence and values its members. You will also be part of a successful and high-achieving development team that is making a real difference to the lives of residents in the borough. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit our Staff Benefits page.
Please note as a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check is required.
Guaranteed Interview Scheme:
As part of our commitment to inclusion, we offer guaranteed interviews for specific groups of people. To qualify, you'll need to meet the minimum requirements for the role, and identify with one of the below criteria:
- Members of the Armed Forces and veterans.
- Are currently in care, or have previously been in care.
- If you consider yourself to be disabled or if you have a long-term health condition.
Interviews and Assessments: 23 October 2023.
We are an organisation who is passionate about our people and understands that richness of diversity is a requirement to provide the best possible services to our communities. This is demonstrated through our council-wide ambitious commitment to tackle racial inequality in our communities and workforce through our Southwark Stands Together programme. We particularly welcome applications from members of the Black, Asian and ethnic minority communities to increase representation at senior management level in the Council.