Working for Shared Care Scotland

New Position: Respitality Developer

12 months contract, 21 hours per week, £28k salary (pro rata)

Shared Care Scotland is looking for an enthusiastic individual to help us develop an exciting new project called Respitality.  Respitality aims to connect Scotland’s hospitality sector with carer support organisations to create opportunities for carers to have much needed time-out from their caring responsibilities.    

Respitality is overseen by Shared Care Scotland, working with partners in the hospitality sector and local carer support services.  The post is funded by Scottish Government.

Find out more about Respitality here.

The overall purpose of the Respitality Developer post is to support the successful establishment of Respitality in four local authority areas across Scotland over 12 months.   The Respitality Developer will work closely with local delivery partners to recruit hotels, guest houses and other hospitality businesses to help us offer a range of complimentary breaks to carers.  Our ambition is that this work will provide a solid foundation on which to grow Respitality into a Scotland-wide programme.   

Closing date for applications: 12.00pm, Friday 5th December 2014

Interviews will take place on Monday 15th December.

Job Application Pack



“This opportunity for both industry and carers is something that all socially conscious organisations should embrace. The outcomes that Respitality can achieve will enhance the lives of many people who put others before themselves. The industry has demonstrated commitment already, through Respitality we can make a difference.”

David Cochrane, CEO, Hospitality Industry Trust Scotland


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