Join our Team

A Great Place to Work and an Employer of Choice

A care business is only as good as its staff and at Flexible Respite we are just as committed to recruiting, training and fully supporting our team as we are to providing the best care and support to our Clients.

As a Respite Worker you will provide high quality person-centred care and support to adults and older adults and short-term respite for caregivers. Whether providing companionship and social support or supporting Clients in daily living activities you can be assured of a varied, meaningful and enjoyable role that makes a real difference.

What We Expect From You


We provide services to Clients 24/7, 361 days of the year. We need you, as far as possible, to have consistent regular availability in order to build relationships with our Clients and provide continuity of support.


To always act with integrity and as such demonstrate honesty, reliability, trustworthiness and dependability when working for us.


To show consideration and have respect for anyone you are in contact with in the course of your work. Understanding the needs and differences of our Clients and ensuring these are met are of key importance to us.


To act in manner that shows compassion and empathy, supporting and caring for Clients with dignity and in the way you would expect to be cared for yourself.


We want Clients and families to have trust in our staff and the Company. As such we expect you to conduct yourself appropriately, communicate effectively and act with professionalism all times to deliver the very best service

What You Can Expect From Us


Flexibility works both ways. We treat you as an individual and provide feedback, guidance, and recognition to help make sure you are performing at your best and getting the most from your role.

Induction (and Training)

We want to make sure you have the right tools for the job. We ensure you receive comprehensive induction and training when you join the Company, and throughout your employment with us.

Remuneration /Reward

We only recruit the very best to our service and as such we pay a competitive rate of pay, with enhanced rates for unsocial hours of work and an attractive list of other terms and conditions.


Through informal catch ups and more formal structured supervisions we are here to support you throughout your employment with us. You can expect clear, open communication, regular feedback, clear direction and recognition.


Our support visits are a minimum of two hours which allows you the quality time to spend with Clients in order to build relationships and ensure the very best service is being delivered.

Flexible Respite, Client Engagement day.
Flexible Respite, Client Engagement day.
Flexible Respite, Client Engagement day.
Flexible Respite, Client Engagement day.

Job Listings

 Manager– Care at Home (Job Share)        

 Flexible Respite

Tweedbank – Scottish Borders

This is a unique opportunity to join a reputable, private, family run Care at Home Service in the Scottish Borders within a new job share role.

Flexible Respite provides high quality, person centered care and support to Adults and Older Adults and much needed short-term respite to care givers.

We are looking for a passionate and experienced manager to play a key role in the running, delivery and development of the care and home service, setting high standards, and promoting a culture of dignity, respect, and independence for clients. Experienced in assessing client needs and risks to ensure the safe delivery of care, you will lead and develop the staff team in the achievement of this.

Due to the nature of care provided you will ideally have a nursing background and a sound understanding of older adult issues. Current NMC registration or a relevant Practice and Management qualification, enabling your registration as a Registered Manager with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC), or the ability achieve this within regulatory timescales is essential.  High quality care delivery skills, strong leadership and communication, and previous experience of managing staff are all essential for this role.

Or our office is based in Tweedbank however working from home is available. This job will involve travel to various locations in the Borders therefore you will ideally live centrally and have a current driving license, ability to travel and the use of car insured for business purposes.

This is a job share arrangement. Hours of work for this post are 17.5 per week on a job share rota (Monday to Friday) with on call requirements.

This post involves regulated work with protected adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The preferred candidate will be required to undergo a PVG Scheme Record check prior to the confirmation of any offer.

For an informal discussion about the role please call Alison Patterson, Director of Care on 01896 757007.

                                          Closing Date: 17 July 2024

Care Manager Job Description

Care Manager May 2024

Job Application

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