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Intelligence Assistant - Internal Audit and Counter Fraud Team

Role Responsibility

We are recruiting an Intelligence Assistant to join our forward-thinking, innovative and ambitious Internal Audit and Counter Fraud Team. This is a great opportunity to gain experience of working within a Counter Fraud environment, obtain a recognised qualification as a Counter Fraud Specialist.

You will play an essential role in supporting the Council’s continuing response to the threat fraud.  Reporting to the Counter Fraud Manager, you will assist with referral management through the collection and review of intelligence and supporting the team in delivering the Counter Fraud proactive and reactive work programme.

You should be self-motivated with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, a positive approach and willingness to contribute towards our excellent reputation for providing respected work. You will need to use and interrogate multiple databases so you should have good IT and data analytical skills. A flexible approach will be required to enable both the management of competing priorities and, at times, travel around the county to support investigations. 

Educated to “A” Level standard or equivalent including 5 GCSEs (A-C/ 4 - 9) including Mathematics and English Language (or equivalent), you will need experience of meeting multiple deadlines and managing own workload, as well as interpreting and understanding complex guidance and data sets. You will also have an awareness of how Local Government and the wider public sector operate as well as the role of Internal Audit and Counter Fraud.

Although based in County Hall, Maidstone, the team is committed to supporting remote working where possible.

We would also welcome applications from Care Leavers to support our commitment as a Corporate Parent.

This post is subject to a Basic Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

This post is considered by KCC to be a customer-facing position. The Council therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English/Welsh sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the Job Description/Person Specification.

Contact Details

For more information about the role, please contact James Flannery via 

About the Company

KCC is committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the county's working residents, encouraging applications from people of all ages, abilities, genders, sexual orientations, ethnic backgrounds and faiths, and aspires to create an inclusive workplace where everyone can be themselves at work.

Please note – if you are interested, please apply as soon as possible as the closing date for this advert may be earlier than stated should a number of suitably qualified candidates apply.


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