Career Opportunities

Please see below for current vacancies

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 30 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

Support Assistant

Salary: £15,807 - £17,072

Full time hours 37.5 Hours per week


We are looking for enthusiastic individuals with excellent interpersonal and organisational skills to promote the general welfare of single, homeless people who are housed and supported by Adref.  Applicants should have an understanding of the issues around homelessness and empathy for the client group.  Successful applicants will ideally have experience of providing support to a challenging client group, good communication and administration skills and the ability to prioritise work. 

Access to a car and a full driving licence are essential.

Please note that applications for this post must be via a comprehensive covering letter and CV either e mailed to or posted to Kyle Ritchie at Chaplin’s Hostel, 30-31 High Street, Merthyr Tydfil CF47 8DP. 

The closing date for applications is 12 o’clock Midday on Tuesday 27th November 2018 –

Interview date Thursday and Friday 6th & 7th December 2018. 

Support Assistant Person Specifiction.doc

Support Assistant - Job Description.doc


We are looking for 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.