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Training Administrator


Hours: 28 hours per week
Salary: £14.400 pa
Salary Scale: FTE £18,000 to £20,259 pa
Contract: Permanent
Closing date: 9.00am, Tuesday 22 January 2019
Interview date: 30 January 2019
Proposed start date: TBC

Do you enjoy organising training events?
Would you enjoy working for an organisation that promotes healthy sleep for children and adolescents?
Do you enjoy a bit of travel in order to oversee training events?
Are you competent in IT skills including Microsoft Office?

If this sounds like something you would enjoy, read on.

Our courses are becoming more diverse and increasingly popular, therefore we are seeking another Training Administrator to join the team to help organise, run and promote Sleep Scotland training courses. This position will be based at the Sleep Scotland offices in Liberton.  Occasional travel and overnight stays elsewhere in the UK will be required but planned in advance

The successful applicant for this post will require a basic disclosure

Job Description Person Specification

How to apply

To apply for this role, please complete the following forms:

Please submit completed forms by e-mail to hr@sleepscotland.org, or by post to the following address:

Sleep Scotland
18G Liberton Brae
EDINBURGH
EH16 6AE

Please note: CVs will not be accepted and Sleep Scotland does not use recruitment agencies.


IT Volunteer


We are looking for a friendly individual who has a passion and knowledge of IT who is willing to come in and work with our existing IT team to provide additional support to our Sleep Scotland and Teens+ staff.  As well as working closely with out IT team you will provide one to one support to our staff to help them improve their knowledge and understanding of the systems they use.

If you have knowledge in some of the areas below and are happy to discuss further then please get in touch with the IT Manager Scott Moncrieff on scott.moncrieff@sleepscotland.org

  • Windows 7/10 Operating Systems
  • Office 365
  • Databases
  • Training

If you are interested, email your CV to hr@sleepscotland.org.



Sleep Counsellor Training – Edinburgh 12, 13, 14 and 15 March 2019


This is an in-depth course for professionals working with children with additional support needs and sleep problems.

The course will provide delegates with:
  • a comprehensive knowledge of sleep processes
  • an understanding of the psychology and physiology of sleep particularly for those with additional support needs
  • the cognitive and behavioural principles and techniques available to manage the sleep problems of children and young people with additional support needs
  • information on how to set up and run a sleep counselling service
£790 for delegates working in Scotland.
£990 for delegates working outwith Scotland (due to funding received from the Scottish Government).
**20% early bird discount for applications received by 31 December 2018**


The course will be held in Edinburgh.

Apply online at: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/1903SCEDIN

1 Day ‘Sound Sleep’ Training for schools


Sound Sleep is an education programme for children that raises awareness of the importance of sleep for health and wellbeing and helps individuals to adopt positive sleep habits into their daily routines. The one day ‘train the trainer’ course for professionals working with children in education will provide delegates with an introduction to the physiology of sleep and sleep disorders, an understanding of how to get a good night’s sleep and an overview of sleep hygiene theory and putting it in to practice. There is also an introduction to the Sound Sleep manual – a unique teaching resource providing you with everything you need to run sleep lessons across your school.

‘Sound Sleep’ for High Schools – Edinburgh, 7th March 2019

 Cost: £195 (including VAT)   Apply online at: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/1903SSHEDIN

Sound Sleep for Primary Schools – Glasgow – 14 March 2019

Cost: £195 (including VAT)   Apply online at: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/1903SSPGLAS