Vacancy: Money Advice Co-ordinator (Fixed-term contract, job-sharing position), Cork MABS

May 2017

Cork MABS currently has a vacancy for a Money Adviser Coordinator (MAC) Fixed Term Contract, (job-sharing position), until 31st December 2018.

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.

The Role

A vacancy exists for a temporary job-sharing Money Advice Co-ordinator, whose role is to co-ordinate the management of Cork MABS. Candidates must display empathy with those who find themselves in financial difficulty. Key knowledge and skills required include excellent management, communication and organisational skills; knowledge, understanding and experience of money management, consumer debt and financial services, and the MABS service in particular; familiarity with the provision of an advice, support and advocacy service, and IT skills.

Salary Scale

A Money Adviser Coordinators salary scale for this position is €42,663 - €58,682. This includes 2 long service increments and will be pro-rata for job-share employment.

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 assessed on the basis of the information contained in the application form and cover letter submitted for the position.

Working Hours

Two consecutive full days one week followed by three consecutive full days the next (a full day is 7 hours) - the sharers alternating to cover the week. The aggregate hours of the job-sharers will not exceed 35.0 hours which represents the contractual hours required per working week.

Application Process

A detailed job description with further information on MABS and an application form can be accessed at

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

The Chairperson,
Cork MABS,
Ground Floor,
101 North Main Street,

Closing Date: 5:00pm Friday 2nd June 2017

CVs (curriculum vitae), emailed, late or incomplete applications will not be considered.

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Cork MABS is an equal opportunities employer.

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