Vacancy: Dedicated Mortgage Arrears Adviser - Maternity Leave Cover (Approx. 6 Months), Full Time, Cork City

June 2020


The Money Advice and Budgeting Service (MABS) is a national, free, confidential and independent service, providing advice and support to people in debt or in danger of getting into debt. Each MABS company is rooted within the communities they serve and staff work with clients to enable them to cope with immediate debt problems and assist them to develop good money management skills.

South Munster MABS is currently seeking a:

Dedicated Mortgage Arrears (DMA) Adviser

Maternity Leave Cover (Approx. 6 Months), Full Time (35 Hours per week)

Cork City

The Role

Money Advisers play a pivotal role in MABS. Candidates must display empathy with those who find themselves in financial difficulty; knowledge and understanding of money management, consumer debt and financial services; familiarity with the provision of an advice, support and advocacy service; together with excellent communication, organisational, administrative and IT skills. The Dedicated Mortgage Arrears Adviser will provide a free, independent, confidential mortgage arrears advice service to clients with mortgage arrears.

Salary Scale

The full time salary scale for these positions is €35,831 to €51,616 (including 2 Long Service Increments (LSI)). 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 previous relevant experience as set out on the application form and covering letter.

Panel of Qualified Candidates

A panel may be formed of qualified candidates from which temporary, full & part-time DMA Adviser posts which arise within the next 6 months will be filled should vacancies arise in this period. Roles will be located in throughout the South Munster MABS Region (counties Cork and Kerry).


Applications must be made on the relevant application form with covering letter and emailed to OR posted to:

Money Advice Co-ordinator
South Munster MABS
Cork Office
Ground Floor
101 North Main St
Cork City
T12 AKA6

During the Covid-19 Pandemic, interviews may take place via video conferencing methods. Further details on the process will be issued to those shortlisted for interview.

Closing date: 5.00pm on Friday 17 July 2020 (CVs and late or incomplete applications will not be accepted).

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