Career Opportunities

We offer people rewarding, long-term careers, and that might be responsible for our very low staff turnover and absenteeism.

People that work for us are committed to the objectives of their project and the organisation in general. They work in partnership with other staff, projects and divisions; and go all out to deliver benchmark services to our service users.

In return we offer a wide range of benefits including: competitive salary

  • generous pension scheme
  • flexible family friendly benefits
  • learning and development 
  • up to 35 accrued and earned annual leave days (pro rata for part time)
  • membership of Simply Health 

We look for people that are willing to learn; are flexible and share our passion for making a difference to the lives of our service users

We have the following vacancies



Hostel Manager (Garth Villas – Merthyr Tydfil)

Salary: £24,964 - £27,668 (NJC Rate 28-31) *pay award pending

Permanent 35 Hours a week

Benefits include a 9% employer’s pension contribution

Closing date for applications: Monday March 5th 2018

An exciting opportunity has arisen within Adref to manage one of our Homeless Hostels. The successful candidate will have experience of staff management and the ability to supervise and motivate a team. You should also be able to manage a budget and ensure service outcomes and targets are met. The successful candidate will also have good interpersonal skills and an ability to maintain positive relationships between the project and partner organisations such as the Local Authority. Preferably you would also have experience of working with vulnerable homeless or disadvantaged people and an understanding of their housing and support needs.  

Please download the job description and person specification below .If you need more information please contact Mr Wayne Thomas: 01685 378305

Applications should be by CV accompanied by a comprehensive covering letter and sent to Mr Wayne Thomas Operations Director, Adref Ltd, 54-55 Bute Street Aberdare, RCT, CF44 7LD.

person specification Hostel Manager.doc

Job Description Hostel Manager.doc


  Trustees (voluntary)


Adref is run by a Board of Trustees that sets the strategic direction of the charity and acts to ensure that the charity is run professionally and according to regulation.


We require additional Members to compliment the skills that are currently present on the Board. Ideally the people will have experience of finance or human resource management and also a commitment to the work that we do.


As this is a voluntary role there is no payment. However we can provide additional training and expenses. If you are interested in this role, please contact Dave Jones (Company Secretary/ Exec Director) for an informal chat. Tel: 01685 878755.