Vacancy: Project Worker, Fixed Term 12 Months, Full Time, Dublin
National Traveller MABS is the leading advocate for the financial inclusion of Travellers in Ireland. As a Traveller specific service, we advocate for the many Travellers in Ireland who cannot access affordable savings and credit and who rely on money lenders.
We wish to recruit a Project Worker with responsibility for developing a comprehensive policy framework in relation to advancing affordable, culturally appropriate accommodation with a particular focus on Caravan/trailer homes for long term living in order to meets the needs of Travellers.
35 (hrs per week)
Key skills include strong communication skills and experience in community development, project management, policy development, networking to empower the community, along with written, oral, and IT skills. Candidates must demonstrate knowledge and, understanding of the causes and impact of exclusion, particularly for the Traveller community and how Travellers can access affordable credit within the context of accommodation needs. Experience of working within the Traveller community is desirable. Research Skills essential.
This position is based in National Traveller MABS office, Unit 2, North Park, North Road, Finglas, Dublin 11. As the organisation has a national profile, candidates must be prepared to travel and access to transport is essential.
Salary scale is currently €35,831 - €51,616 (including 2 long service increments). It is anticipated that new entrants to the MABS service will be appointed on the 1st point of the scale. Incremental credit should it be awarded will be based on the information contained in the application for the post.
Further details on this post including Job Description, Person Specification and Application Form is available here.
Completed applications must be made on the Application Form and submitted in hard copy only (x4) together with a letter of application (x4) to:
National Traveller MABS
Unit 2, North Park,
North Road, Finglas,
Closing date: 5.00pm on the 23rd August 2019
Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted.
Please indicate if you have any special needs in relation to attendance at interview.
National Traveller MABS is funded and supported by the CIB