We are hiring: Financial Inclusion and Social Policy Worker
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 work to change policy and practice which excludes Travellers from financial services. We aim to increase financial capability within the Traveller Community. We work on issues of affordable accommodation and energy poverty.
We wish to recruit a Financial Inclusion and Social Policy Worker Fixed Term Contract until December 2022 (35 hrs per week)
Key skills include strong research, networking and communications skills including excellent written, oral, and IT skills. Candidates must demonstrate knowledge and, understanding of the causes and impact of social and financial exclusion, particularly for the Traveller community and how community development led processes can help address these issues. Experience of working within the Traveller community is desirable.
This position is based in Finglas, currently there is hyrbrid working in place until the end of this year. As the organisation has a national profile, candidates must be prepared to travel and access to own transport is desirable.
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 and available funds.
Reference: FISPW 2022
National Traveller MABS
Unit 2, North Park
North Road, Finglas
Closing date: 16th September at 5 p.m. on Friday, 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 Citizens Information Board