Vacancy: Money Adviser (Temporary, Part-time), Kilkenny MABS

December 2017

KILKENNY MABS are seeking to recruit a temporary part-time Money Adviser – 3 Day Week Contract until January 2019.

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

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 and excellent communication, organisational, administrative and IT skills.

Salary Scale

The Money Adviser salary scale is currently €35,831 to €51,616 (including 2 x LSI). Pro-rata for part-time staff.

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 at time of submission.

A panel may be formed of qualified candidates from which temporary, part-time and full time Money Adviser positions which arise within the next 6 months, will be filled should vacancies arise in this period. Posts will be located in 8 William St, Kilkenny or other locations within the County Kilkenny area.

Working Hours

21 hours per week.

Applications

An application form together with a detailed job description and further information on MABS can be accessed at www.mabs.ie .

Applications must be made by using the relevant application form (four copies) with covering letter (four copies) to the Chairperson, KILKENNY MABS, 8 William St., Kilkenny. Email applications will not be accepted. Applicants will be shortlisted solely on the basis of information contained in completed application.

Closing Date: 5pm on Wednesday 3rd January 2018 (CV’s, late emailed or incomplete applications will not be accepted).

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Kilkenny MABS is an equal opportunities employer.

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