Robin Sidebottom

Robin is a healthcare entrepreneur with over 30 years’ experience across a number of sectors within the care industry. He also has over 13 years in a senior executive position, both within SME, PE and PLC businesses.

Robin started his career as a Support Worker, working with adults with learning disabilities in the early stages of transition from hospital settings into independent supported living. His career developed into management and then into senior management roles.

With experience in both growth and turnaround businesses, he has worked in domiciliary care, supported living, residential and complex care services across the country. This includes Scotland and Northern Ireland, with wider experience of the care sector in both Germany and Poland.

Robin has a track record in recruitment and retention and sees workforce development as key to the care sector. He has worked tirelessly to deliver strategies to reduce staff turnover and better engagement, through a hands-on and integrated team led approach.

He is also a member of the executive team of Scottish Care who are the voice of the independent care sector in Scotland.