Band 6 Fraud Investigator

Location Belfast, County Antrim
Job type Permanent
Salary Up to £14.20 per hour
Published 8 months ago
Contact Muriosa Houston
Job ref HSC1015_1576169728

Job description

Main duties/Responsibilities:

Setting Direction

  1. Comply with CFS Standard Operating Procedures (SoPS) to ensure standards are applied and maintained.
  2. Contribute to the development and implementation of business planning processes.

Service Delivery

  1. Effectively manage a personal workload of potential and suspected fraud cases which will involve assessment of cases, preparing terms of reference, investigation plans and the preparation of detailed appropriate reports.
  2. Carry out investigations efficiently and effectively, ensuring compliance, at all times, with relevant statutory, regulatory and confidentiality requirements.
  3. Attend cases meetings, prepare and produce investigation reports, schedules and evidential material.
  4. Interview and prepare witness statements.
  5. Where evidence of criminality is established prepare an evidence pack for the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI).
  6. Attend and give evidence, where required to do so by a Court or in other statutory proceedings.
  7. Be central to the effective delivery of the team's business area objectives.

Communication and Information Management

  1. Ensure clients are appraised of all developments in cases and prepare detailed reports including recommendations in relation to investigations undertaken.
  2. Maintain and develop effective communication networks with HSC Bodies to enhance working relationships.
  3. Undertake recording, management and storage of a wide range of documents required for criminal proceedings and/or administrative functions.
  4. Ensure regular communication with senior managers and provide comprehensive updates on investigations.

Collaborative Working

  1. Work as part of the investigation team providing assistance and support to colleagues as required.
  2. Liaise with other law enforcement bodies and external agencies as required.
  3. Deliver presentations/training to assist with the promotion of an antifraud culture across all HSC organisations.


  1. Be responsible for the delivery of a high quality and effective counter fraud service to the client organisation.
  2. Continually review processes and procedures and highlight areas for improvement where applicable.

People Management and Development

  1. Support and provide advice and guidance to HSC Bodies offering direction as to the appropriate course of action.
  2. Undertake mandatory and professional training as appropriate.
  3. Work within a performance management framework, including participation in the appraisal process.

Essential Criteria:

  • Degree of professional investigative accreditation *plus 2 years relevant experience to include:
      • Experience of undertaking investigations
      • Liaison with external Agencies
      • Collection and collation of data
      • Compilation of reports
      • Delivering presentations/ briefings to customers/ clients
  • OR
  • 5 years relevant experience as detailed as detailed above
  • Degree or professional investigate accreditations
  • Hold a current fill driving licence which is valid for use in UK and have access

To be shortlisted for this role all applicants MUST meet the essential criteria. If you are interested please upload your CV to the link provided, and Muriosa will be in contact to confirm if you have been shortlisted.

Successful candidates may need to apply for an Access NI Certificate with Grafton Recruitment regardless if you already have a valid certificate. It will be a cost of between £18 - £33 depending on clearance level. A person's criminal record will not in itself debar that person from being appointed to this post. Any information will be treated in the strictest confidence.


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