Social Housing Fraud Investigator

  • by Teqniq
  • Location London, UK
  • Salary £17.12 / hour
  • 242 days ago
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Job Description:

Seeking an experienced Social Housing Fraud Investigator to work on a 35 hour per week contract role to start on the 26-06-17 until the 22-12-17 with a likely extension.

Hours are 9:00 am to 5:30 PM, Monday to Friday.

Purpose of Job Role:

  1. To work as part of a team of Counter Fraud Investigation Officers ensuring that you contribute effectively on a day to day basis, meeting service targets and objectives whilst ensuring that work is undertaken in full compliance with legislation, statutory requirement and corporate policy and procedures whilst maintaining a high professional standard.


  1. To maintain an up to date knowledge of criminal and civil laws and procedures as affects investigative and professional standards.


  1. To meet or exceed individual and team key performance indicators.



Thorough Knowledge of housing management processes and practice

Thorough knowledge of relevant criminal legislation which may impact on housing fraud investigations.

Thorough Knowledge of the Prevention of Social Housing Fraud Act 2013 (POSHFA)

Knowledge of the fraud act 2006 (as amended)


Qualifications & Experience

Recent and relevant experience of working as an investigator in a front line service environment


Recent and relevant experience of case preparation and presentation at criminal and civil court.


To hold a recognised qualification in counter fraud investigations or show a willingness to undertake such study leading to a qualification.

All candidates must of had public sector experience.








  • Job Type Temporary, Full Time
  • Work Authorisation United Kingdom
  • Industry Sector Property
  • Years Experience 2+ years
  • Career Level Experienced (Non-Manager)
  • Educational level Secondary School or equivalent