Tier 1 Sleep Advisor

Location: Edinburgh
Hours: Part-Time Variable – 4-6 hours per week to suit. Support line hours are Mon to Thurs, 10am to 4pm
Salary: £9.14 per hour (F.T.E. £ £16,625.70 p.a.) (pay review in progress)
Contract: Until end March 2019, with a possible extension depending on funding
Closing date: 9.00am, Monday 5 March 2018
Interview date: Wednesday 14 March 2018

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Free sleep advice sessions in Midlothian

Midlothian SureStart are running Free Sleep Advice Sessions with a trained sleep advisor covering a range of common problems.

Sessions will be held at Dalkeith Medical Centre from 9.30am—12.30pm on Mondays – 22nd and 29th Jan, 5th, 19th, 26th Feb, and 5th Mar.

At Rosslyn Medical Centre from 9.30am—12.30pm on Fridays – 19th and 26th Jan, 2nd, 9th and 23rd Feb, 2nd Mar

For more details, see their advert.

Volunteer PA to Sleep Scotland CEO

Would you like to work with a busy, creative, happy group of people?

We are looking for someone with a lot of IT experience, flexibility required.

This opportunity is ongoing, of about 4–8 hrs weekly and would begin in January.

If you are interested, email your CV to For further information, give Mylene a ring on 0131 651 1392.

Sleep Scotland
8 Hope Park Square

Sleep counsellor training Mar 2018

We are running a Sleep Counselling course in Edinburgh on the 6, 7, 8 and 9 March 2018. This course is aimed at professionals who work with children and young people with additional support needs. After completion of the training, professionals will be able to establish and run a sleep counselling service. 
To apply for a place, please complete our online application form –
Cost: £790 for participants in Scotland, £990 for all others*. 20% early bird discount available until 23rd January 2018.

*price difference is due to statutory funding received for participants in Scotland

Sleep awareness training Feb 2018

Applications are now open for our next Sleep Awareness training on the 19th & 20th February 2018 in Edinburgh. The course is designed to give professionals who work with children and young people an overview of how sleep can impact on their health and well-being.
To apply, please complete our online application form  –

£250 per delegate. 20% early bird discount available.

Please contact our training team for more information (

Sleep support line now open in Edinburgh and the Lothians

Sleep Scotland is proud to announce the launch of their new Sleep Support Line across Edinburgh and the Lothians. The Sleep Support Line provides immediate advice, guidance, and support for the parents and guardians of children and young people with sleep problems. The line, which is open from Monday to Thursday, was set up to meet the increasing demand of families from across the country for whom their child’s poor sleep is disrupting their day to day lives. The service will be rolled out across Scotland later in the year. Families can contact the support team on 0800 138 6565.

Adoption UK project

We have recently started a new project in collaboration with Adoption UK. The project is designed to train the parents, carers, and professionals involved in the care of care-experienced children about sleep. Getting to sleep can be particularly hard for children who have had a difficult start to life. Part of the project will see Sleep Scotland offering workshops for parents and carers. These workshops will be held across Scotland. Keep an eye out for more details in the next few months…

Free sleep advice sessions for parents in Midlothian

There will be free sleep advice sessions for parents in Midlothian from January to March 2017.

Who can attend?

Parents of children aged 6 months to 5 years old

About the session

Each 45-minute session with a trained sleep advisor will cover these topics:

  • common sleep problems
  • environment
  • routine
  • pattern

More info

Where and when?

Dalkeith Medical Practice, Dalkeith

  • Mon 30 Jan 09:30–12:30
  • Mon 06 Feb 09:30–12:30
  • Mon 20 Feb 09:30–12:30
  • Mon 06 Mar 09:30–12:30

Gorebridge Primary School, Gorebridge

  • Wed 01 Feb 09:30–11:00

Roslin Medical Practice, Roslin

  • Fri 03 Feb 09:30–12:30
  • Fri 10 Feb 09:30–12:30
  • Fri 24 Feb 09:30–12:30
  • Fri 10 Mar 09:30–12:30

How to book

To book an appointment, please contact Sharon Sinclair:

0131 654 0489