Vacancy: Administrator, Waterford MABS

February 2017

Waterford MABS are currently seeking to recruit a Permanent Full-Time Administrator

Waterford Money Advice and Budgeting Service (MABS) has a vacancy for a permanent full-time (35 hours per week) Administrator.

The 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.

The Role

The MABS Administrator position provides reception, secretarial and administrative support to the Company.

The duties of the Administrator will include records management, financial recording, data collection and database maintenance. Candidates must display empathy with those who find themselves in financial difficulty; familiarity with the provision of an advice, support and advocacy service; together with excellent communication, organisational, administrative and IT skills. Applicants must be proficient in spoken and written English and be legally entitled to work and reside in Ireland. Skills testing may apply.

Salary Scale

The salary scale for an Administrator’s position range from point 1 on the salary scale which equates to €27,844 to point 9 which equates to €38,021. It is anticipated that new entrants to the MABS service will be appointed on the 1st point of the salary scale.

Incremental credit should it be awarded, will be assessed on the information contained in the candidates application form and cover letter at the time of submission.

Application Process

A detailed job description, person specification and application form, together with further information on MABS can be accessed on

Applications must be made on the relevant application form (four copies) with covering letter to:

The Chairperson of Waterford MABS,
6B Wallace House,
Maritana Gate,
Canada Street,

Curriculum Vitae (CV’s), late, incomplete or emailed applications will not be considered.

A panel will be formed of qualified candidates from which temporary and permanent, part-time and full time Administrator positions which arise within the next 12 months will be filled. The potential Administrator positions will be located in Waterford City.

Closing date: 4pm on Monday 27th February 2017

Download the full job description (docx)

Download the full person specification (docx)

Download the application form (docx)

The Money Advice and Budgeting Service (MABS) is an equal opportunities employer.

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