Vacancy: Dedicated Mortgage Arrears Adviser (Specified purpose contract), Laois MABS

March 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

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.

Laois MABS has a vacancy for a Dedicated Mortgage Arrears Adviser (DMA). This is a Specified Purpose Contract covering Maternity Leave which will expire when the Maternity Leave is complete or by December 2018, whichever is soonest. The Dedicated Mortgage Arrears Adviser will provide a free, independent, confidential mortgage arrears advice service to clients with mortgage arrears.

The position will be located in Laois MABS, Railway Mews, Railway Street, Portlaoise, Co Laois, R32 K298 and may require travel to other locations.

Salary Scale

The Money Adviser salary scale is currently €35,831 to €48,333. 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.


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

Applications must be made by post only, using the relevant application form with a covering letter. Please send four copies of your application and four copies of your cover letter to: The Chairperson, DMA Position, Laois MABS, Railway Mews, Railway Street, Portlaoise, Co Laois R32 K298.

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

Applicants will be shortlisted solely on the basis of information contained in completed application.

Closing Date for applications is: 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, 20th March 2018.

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Laois MABS is an equal opportunities employer

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