National Traveller MABS is the leading advocate for the financial inclusion of Travellers in Ireland. As a Traveller specific organisation, we advocate on behalf of the many Travellers in Ireland who cannot access affordable savings and credit and who rely on moneylenders. We work to change policy and practice which excludes Travellers from financial services. We also aim to increase financial capability within the Traveller Community.

We wish to recruit a

National Support and Development Worker

Maternity leave cover for 6 months (35 hrs per week)

Key Skills

Key skills include strong communication skills and experience in community development, facilitation, building organised networks to empower the community, along with written, oral, and IT skills. Candidates must demonstrate a clear understanding and knowledge of the causes of financial exclusion, particularly for the Traveller community and how this exclusion directly affects Travellers.They must also understand how communitydevelopment can address these issues. Experience of working within the Traveller community is desirable.This position is based in Finglas. As the organisation has a national profile, candidates must be prepared to travel and access to transport is essential.
Maternity leave cover for 6 months.

Salary Scale

Salary scale is currently €35,831 - €51,616 (including 2 long service increments). It is anticipated anyone with no MABS experience will be a new entrant to the MABS service and will be appointed on the 1st point of the scale. Incremental credit may be awarded this will be based on the information contained in the application for the post.

 

Application Process:

Completed applications must be made on the Application Form and submitted in hard copy only (x4) together with a letter of application (x4) to:

Reference: NS&DW 00003561

Co-ordinator

National Traveller MABS

Unit 2, North Park,

North Road, Finglas,

Dublin 11

D11 C820

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National Traveller MABS is funded and supported by the CIB

Published: 05 May 2022