Vacancy: National Community Development Worker - Fixed Term (12 Months), Full Time, Dublin

June 2020

National Traveller MABS (NT MABS)

NT MABS is part of the national network of Money Advice and Budgeting Services around the country that addresses the problem of money lending and over indebtedness. National Traveller MABS supports MABS services nationally on issues related to the Traveller community. It also supports the Traveller community nationally in relation to MABS and financial inclusion.

NT MABS is currently seeking a:

National Community Development Worker

Fixed Term (12 Months), Full Time (35 Hours per week)

Finglas, Dublin

As the organisation has a national profile, candidates must be prepared to travel and access to own transport is essential

Salary Scale

The full time salary scale for this position 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.


NT MABS has undertaken a review of its current recruitment policy in relation to the vacant NCDW post which has been unsuccessfully filled to date. NT MABS is a national organisation that works in the area of combatting the financial exclusion experienced by Travellers and a report following the review highlighted the shortage of members of the Traveller community working within the organisation, especially in key positions that interact with members of the Traveller community on a regular basis such as the NCDW. This report highlighted the need for a change in our recruitment process for this role in order to encourage those within the Traveller community (and other minorities) to apply. Therefore for this competition, we have removed the standard requirement for a completed application form and demonstration of key competencies. Candidates will instead be shortlisted based on relevant experience as outlined in a CV and cover letter.

Those wishing to apply should email a copy of CV plus a cover letter to

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 3 July 2020.

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