Fraud and Financial Investigator

South Wales Police
Police Staff
K Crime & Criminal Justice
Force Intelligence Organised Crime Unit
£33,915.00 - £39,036.00
Full Time

07/03/2024, 15:00

Fraud & Financial Investigator – Economic & Cyber Crime Unit


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South Wales Police brings together thousands of people with the same aim – to keep South Wales safe.

We want to be the best at understanding and responding to our community’s needs. To do this we need the very best candidates from a wide range of backgrounds to apply to become part of our policing family.

We are looking for someone to #JoinUs as a Fraud & Financial Investigator in our Economic Crime Team. Could you be who we are looking for?

About the team/Department you will be joining:

The Economic Crime Unit investigates the most complex, significant and high-profile cases of financial crime within South Wales, working in partnership with local, national and international forces, counter fraud agencies and public and private sector bodies. 


  • We operate the Smarter Working Policy with a mix of office and agile working. Our core hours are daytime hours Monday - Friday.


  • This role will be based at Rumney or Sandfields Police Station.


About the role and your key responsibilities:

  • The role involves a combination of teamwork and dedicated casework, supporting both criminal and civil financial investigations.
  • You will gather information and intelligence from a range of sources to identify a suspect’s method of offending and benefit from criminality.
  • You will be required to prepare detailed case papers and robust investigative applications to the Courts and present oral evidence if required.
  • This specialist role offers the opportunity to work in partnership with national and international law enforcement agencies as well as public and private sector fraud specialists.
  • The post holder will undertake a funded training with the NCA & City of London Police to gain nationally recognised accreditations in Financial & Fraud Investigation. Your development will be supported by an experienced colleague and mentoring programme.


What skills and experience do we need you to bring to the role:


  • We are keen to hear from individuals with a background in financial investigations. Financial Investigation/ Financial intelligence Officer accreditation is desirable.
  • We are looking for inquisitive individuals with excellent organisational and analytical skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential.

 (There may be further opportunities within the ECU and if you are successful at the interview stage but are not provided with the advertised role you may be suitable for a select list and will be considered for future posts within 6 months of your interview)

This role is suitable for part time/job share workers 

The successful Candidate must be willing to undergo vetting to MV/SC Vetting.

Please note, if you are subject to an ongoing PSD investigation, you appointment or placement in the role may be delayed pending an outcome. Whether the role is held open will be considered on a case-by-case basis

If you would like any more information about the role, please contact T/DS 6039 Rebecca Rees (Rumney) or T/DS 2267 Tyrone Peach (Sandfields).

Click here  for information on how to complete our online application process

This opportunity is closed to applications.