Social Housing Fraud Investigator

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Housing and Regeneration

18 month Fixed Term Contract

Social Housing Fraud Investigator                                                                                             Ref: H7074

£27,171 to £30,430 pa (Inclusive of London Fringe Weighting)
37 hours per week
Part time hours would be considered


This is a great opportunity to join a busy and lively team who deal with all aspects of tenancy and leasehold management within our Housing Service.

Specifically, your role will involve investigating and taking action of potential Social Housing fraud with the aim of reducing fraudulent behaviour. This includes subletting, non-occupation, abandonment, key selling and all other forms of fraud that constitutes as a breach of tenancy.

You will work closely with the Corporate Anti-Fraud and other services, conducting investigations by all methods of communication and formal investigations through face-to-face interviews in the office and at home visits to prove tenancy fraud, illegal subletting and other breaches. In order to successfully complete these tasks there will be a requirement to carry out early morning and late evening visits to tenants homes.

The ideal candidate will have a high level of interpersonal and investigative skills and ability to question and challenge in a professional and impartial manner. The confidence to work on their own initiative and independently while still following policy and legal processes

You must be qualified to GCSE grade C or above or equivalent in Maths and English with a good working knowledge of social housing provision and tenant services. Have at least 2 years’ experience in housing management with a Local Authority Housing Department/Housing Association or working in a front line service with a vulnerable or challenging client group.

Applicants must have a driving licence, which is valid in the UK and use of a vehicle.

A check will be undertaken with the Disclosure and Barring Service to ensure that the successful candidate has no relevant convictions.

Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this post.

Closing Date: Midnight Sunday 17th June 2018 

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Housing and Regeneration

18 month Fixed Term Contract

Social Housing Fraud Investigator                                                                                             Ref: H7074

£27,171 to £30,430 pa (Inclusive of London Fringe Weighting)
37 hours per week
Part time hours would be considered


This is a great opportunity to join a busy and lively team who deal with all aspects of tenancy and leasehold management within our Housing Service.

Specifically, your role will involve investigating and taking action of potential Social Housing fraud with the aim of reducing fraudulent behaviour. This includes subletting, non-occupation, abandonment, key selling and all other forms of fraud that constitutes as a breach of tenancy.

You will work closely with the Corporate Anti-Fraud and other services, conducting investigations by all methods of communication and formal investigations through face-to-face interviews in the office and at home visits to prove tenancy fraud, illegal subletting and other breaches. In order to successfully complete these tasks there will be a requirement to carry out early morning and late evening visits to tenants homes.

The ideal candidate will have a high level of interpersonal and investigative skills and ability to question and challenge in a professional and impartial manner. The confidence to work on their own initiative and independently while still following policy and legal processes

You must be qualified to GCSE grade C or above or equivalent in Maths and English with a good working knowledge of social housing provision and tenant services. Have at least 2 years’ experience in housing management with a Local Authority Housing Department/Housing Association or working in a front line service with a vulnerable or challenging client group.

Applicants must have a driving licence, which is valid in the UK and use of a vehicle.

A check will be undertaken with the Disclosure and Barring Service to ensure that the successful candidate has no relevant convictions.

Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this post.

Closing Date: Midnight Sunday 17th June 2018 

Job Description
Person Specification