Investigation Administrator

Job Information

Salary: £21,054 - £22,891 p.a. (based on 37 hours)

Contract Type: Part Time Permanent

Hours: 22.2

Location: Hailsham, East Sussex


Would you like an opportunity to join the Councils Investigations team to help protect the Public Purse and reduce both internal and external fraud?


Investigations is part of the Audit & Investigations team and through close working with the Internal Auditors helps in the establishment of a sound control environment through the implementation and promotion of good Governance within Wealden.


What will you be doing?

Under the supervision of the Investigations Manager you will be responsible for monitoring telephone calls and e-mails on behalf of the team, including websites reporting alleged fraud.  You will be required to assist with internal or fraud Hub data matching projects, keeping the case management system up to date, maintaining fraud statistics and accurately transcribing notes of recorded investigation interviews.

What do you need?

Experience of dealing with customers/members of the public and the use of document management systems is essential, as well as strong organisational skills and attention to detail.  A good understanding of Data Protection and Freedom of Information issues is also essential.


What do we offer?

  • Working for a great, forward thinking Local Authority.
  • Excellent salary, pension, flexible working, fantastic employee benefits and comprehensive staff health & wellbeing scheme.
  • A friendly, supportive team and a range of opportunities for continuing Professional Development.
  • Hybrid working with the ability to work from home as well as from our newly refurbished offices in Hailsham.
  • Free parking


Wealden District Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

We are committed to maintaining a diverse workforce and an inclusive work environment.  We value the differences that people bring from all backgrounds and communities and all applications will be treated on merit.


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Closing Date: 06/06/2023

Interview Date: tbc

Post Number: S9015