Corporate Fraud Investigation Officer

Full-time Position

This is an exciting opportunity to join a highly regarded and successful Corporate Fraud team at Ipswich Borough Council.

Job Description

As a Corporate Fraud Investigation Officer, you will be responsible for undertaking dedicated fraud prevention, detection and investigation activities within Ipswich Borough 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 we support agile working arrangements your duties will require you to be out and about in the Borough undertaking enquiries as part of your investigative and due diligence activities.

About you

You will have a recognised Counter Fraud qualification, e.g., Accredited Counter Fraud Specialist or Professionalism in Security (PINS) 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 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.

A full UK driving licence and a DBS check are required for these posts.

There are 2 posts available:
1x 37 hours
1x 19.5 hours

As well as a good salary, we offer a career average pension scheme, generous holiday and sick pay entitlements, subsidised parking, public transport discounts, free swimming, cycle purchase scheme, plenty of personal and professional development opportunities, flexible working, hybrid working opportunities, Employee Assistance Programme and the opportunity to work with great colleagues.

For more information about this role please contact Lauren Ashdown on 01473 433902 or via email

Please download the Job Description and Person Specification to find out more about this role:

Job Description and Person Specification

The selection process will be psychometric testing followed by an interview. Interviews will be held week commencing 14th November 2022.

Early applications are encouraged as we reserve the right to interview candidates who meet the essential criteria prior to the closing date and / or to close the opportunity to applicants once we receive sufficient applications.



Grafton House – Ipswich


£32,798 – £34,373 pro rata

Application closing date

6 November 2022

Job type

1x Permanent – 37 Hours per week
1x Permanent – 19.5 Hours per week

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