Respite Team Leader

  • Full time
  • £20,520
  • Paisley
  • Closing 6th August 2021

  • Advertised from 21st July 2021
  • 35 hours per week


Renfrewshire Carers Centre is a one-stop shop for unpaid Carers operating in Renfrewshire for over 20 years. We are a charity established by Carers for Carers and have developed a range of services to support Carers in their caring role and provide opportunities to have a life outside of caring. Our Respite service currently provides 140 hours of respite a week for approximately 35 Unpaid Carers.

Details of the role including main duties and responsibilities:

  • Develop and manage a range of respite services to provide a range of high quality services to Carers and their families.
  • Responsible for the recruitment, induction, training, and supervision of respite staff
  • Ensure that services provided are in line with relevant legislation, regulations and policies.
  • Carry out home visits to Carers and vulnerable people in their homes to assess their needs, carry out risk assessments and develop support plans.

Successful candidates will have qualification and or experience in the following areas:

  • Experience of organising a care provision service and care planning.
  • Experience managing staff
  • Ability to support Carers sensitively and effectively.
  • Excellent communication skills

Please note that successful applicants will require PVG clearance.

Application notes

For more information and our application pack please visit our website at

For an informal discussion about the role or if you require the application pack in an alternative format please contact

Completed applications should be returned by email to no later 12noon on Friday 6th August 2021.

Please note we cannot accept CV’s as a means of application.

Interviews will be held week beginning 16th August 2021. If your application is successful, you will be notified before that date via email.

If you have not heard by this date unfortunately, you have been unsuccessful with your application.

May we take this opportunity to thank you for your interest in the post and wish you success in your application.

Renfrewshire Carers Centre is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of race, gender, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age. Application forms of unsuccessful candidate will be shredded after six months.