Vacancy: Money Adviser (Relief - Specified Purpose Contract), Waterford MABS

November 2017

Waterford MABS is recruiting a temporary full time Money Adviser (Relief) on a Specified Purpose Contract.

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. Money Advisers Relief will provide on- site Money Advice cover in a designated regional area with remote telephone/ online support to some companies, where required.

The contract will expire on 31 December 2018.

The base location for this position is the Waterford City MABS office. Travel to Waterford, Dungarvan, Wexford, Kilkenny, Carlow may be required.

Salary Scale

The MABS Money Adviser full-time salary scale is currently €35,831 to €51,616 (including 2 long serving 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 assessed on the basis of the information contained in the application form and cover letter at time of submission.


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

Applications must be submitted on the Money Adviser Application Form and submitted with a covering letter to the:

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

Closing date: 4.00p.m. on Tuesday 21 November 2017

Four (4) copies of the application form and four copies of the covering letter must be included.

Emailed, late, incomplete or CV’s (curriculum vitae) will not be considered.

A panel will be formed of qualified candidates from which temporary part-time and full-time Money Adviser posts which arise within the next 6 months will be filled should vacancies arise in this period.

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Waterford MABS is an equal opportunities employer

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