Vacancy: Project Worker, Fixed Term 12 Months, Full Time, Dublin

July 2019

National Traveller MABS

National Traveller MABS is the leading advocate for the financial inclusion of Travellers in Ireland. As a Traveller specific service, we advocate for the many Travellers in Ireland who cannot access affordable savings and credit and who rely on money lenders.

National Traveller MABS wish to recruit a:

Project Worker

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


The Role

The Project Worker has responsibility for developing a comprehensive policy framework in relation to advancing affordable, culturally appropriate accommodation with a particular focus on Caravan/trailer homes for long term living in order to meets the needs of Travellers.

Key skills include strong communication skills and experience in community development, project management, policy development, networking to empower the community, along with written, oral, and IT skills. Candidates must demonstrate knowledge and, understanding of the causes and impact of exclusion, particularly for the Traveller community and how Travellers can access affordable credit within the context of accommodation needs. Experience of working within the Traveller community is desirable.


This position is based in National Traveller MABS office, Unit 2, North Park, North Road, Finglas, Dublin 11. As the organisation has a national profile, candidates must be prepared to travel and access to transport is essential.

Salary Scale

The Project Worker salary scale is currently €35,831 to €51,616 (including 2 long service increments). 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 application form and cover letter.


Completed applications must be made on the Application Form and submitted in hard copy only (x4) together with a cover letter (x4) to:

Reference: PW2019

Bridget Casey, Chairperson, National Traveller MABS, Unit 2, North Park, North Road, Finglas, Dublin 11

Closing date: 5.00pm on the 23 August 2019 (CVs and late or incomplete applications will not be accepted).

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