Temporary Investigator – Economic Crime Unit

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Temporary Investigator – Economic Crime Unit
Contract / Temporary

Leicestershire P TCL347666

Posted: 22nd September 2022 10:44
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  • Pay Rate:

    £14.22 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday – Friday, 08:00 – 16:00

  • This opening assignment is for 5-6 months

  • WIGSTON, Leics,

    LE18 4WS

What's involved with this role:

Full Job Title: Temporary Investigator – Economic Crime Unit

Job Reference: Leicestershire P TCL347666

Pay Rate: £14.22 per hour PAYE

NB: Police Vacancy - only for candidates with a minimum of 3 years continuous UK address history.

Please note that this vacancy is subject to a strict security vetting procedure.

To work within Legislation to protect the public and prosecute those offenders who commit financial crime offences and in bringing them to justice, identify and confiscate criminal assets for the benefit of victims.

Specifics include:

  • To investigate financial crime offences such as Fraud, Money Laundering, Bribery etc using the relevant legislation to bring offenders-to justice and provide victims with positive outcomes.
  • To identify criminal assets by both reactive and proactive criminal investigations using all available intelligence, evidence and other Information.
  • Conduct investigations where an investigation is necessary including any desk-based enquiries
  • Assist with the preparation of court files
  • Conduct searches as needed for the investigations they are conducting.
  • Assist with planned arrests and processing the resulting prisoner
  • Undertake such other duties commensurate with the post as may be required for the safe and effective performance of the job.
  • Interview Suspects.
  • Interview victims and witnesses and obtain witness statements
  • process exhibits
  • Provide care for victims and witnesses.
  • Prepare and submit case files.
  • Present evidence in court and at other hearings.


Specific Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria:

  1. To be educated to 'A' level standard in both English Language or demonstrate recent experience of working at a level requiring the use of English Language to that standard or demonstrate significant past/present experience of working in an investigative environment
  2. Knowledge and use of relevant legislation such as the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 and the Fraud Act 2006
  3. Proven experience of evidence gathering techniques In preparing prosecution files or other reports
  4. Experience of managing a demanding workload and being able to prioritise that work to meet deadlines
  5. ICT Skills: Knowledge and experience of using Microsoft Packages such as Microsoft. Word, Excel etc.


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Other Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:

  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours.
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. ***Other Work-Related Requirements: To hold a full current driving licence
  5. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above – your CV must address the requirements listed

Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Educated to HND or Degree level, and/or hold a recognised professional Financial/Accounting qualification.
  2. Knowledge and understanding of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 2004
  3. Knowledge and understanding of Data Security and the Data Protection Act
  4. Knowledge and understanding of the Criminal Investigation and Procedure Act 1996
  5. Experience of working in a Victim Care Environment


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Temporary Investigator – Economic Crime Unit
Client Category: Police Force

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Client Category: Police Force

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