social security inspector


Social security inspectors investigate fraudulent activities in social security that affect workers' rights. They audit and examine applications for benefits and investigate company actions based on employee complaints. Inspections include labour-related activities such as non-payment of wages or expenses. Social security inspectors ensure that employees are treated fairly and in accordance to laws. They record and make reports on their findings to ensure validity of the claims they are investigating.

Alternative label

  • social security fraud inspector

  • social service investigator

  • single fraud investigation service officer

  • claimant fraud investigator

  • labour law inspector

  • claims investigator

  • social security fraud investigator

  • benefit fraud investigator

  • social security claims inspector

  • social security investigator

  • local service fraud investigator

Regulatory aspect

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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