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 vacancy in our Charity Shops division:


Part-time Manager’s Assistant


Maternity Cover (9 months)


Salary: £8.65 per hour 16 hours per week


We are looking for someone with retail experience; (preferably, but not exclusively in the charity sector) to provide maternity cover for an initial period of 9 months. There is a possibility that this may be extended to 12 months.


 A full driving license will be a distinct advantage.

The post is subject to a Disclosure and Debarring Service enhanced disclosure.


Applications should be by application form only (download from below) CVs will not be accepted.


Closing Date for return of applications - July 12th 2017


Interviews - 2nd August 2017


Start date – 28th August 2017


Please send completed application forms to:


 Shop application,  Adref Ltd., 54-55 Bute Street, Aberdare CF44 7LD


Adref Charity Shops Managers Assistant Job description and person specification.docx

Application Form manager\'s assistant.doc

notes for candidates.doc

We are also currently seeking Trustees 


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.