Tier 1 Sleep Advisor

Location: Edinburgh
Salary: £18,540 per annum pro rata i.e. £9,534.86 pa
Salary Scale:  FTE £18,540 to £20,867 pa
Hours: Part-Time 18 hours per week, ideally Monday, Tuesday & Thursday. Support line hours are Mon to Thurs, 10am to 4pm
Contract: Until end March 2020, with a possible extension depending on funding
Closing date: 9.00am, Monday 16 September 2019
Interview date: Monday 30 September 2019

With a Big Lottery Grant, Sleep Scotland has been running a Sleep Support Line since 2017. We provide advice, guidance, and support for parents and guardians of children and young people with sleep problems. Due to success of the support line, we are looking to increase the team for busy periods by recruiting an additional Tier 1 Telephone Sleep Advisor to the team.

As a Tier 1 Telephone Sleep Advisor you would provide general sleep support and advice over the phone to the parents and guardians of typically developing children and young people with sleep problems.  By listening to the parent/carer on the telephone , you will work be able to provide ideas and suggestions to improve the situation e.g. a good bedtime routine, gradual withdrawal techniques, action required in the middle of the night etc. Knowledge of sleep is desirable, but not essential as full training will be provided.

This job description is a general statement of the duties and responsibilities that the post holder is expected to undertake. It may change from time to time to reflect the changing nature of the post.

Please direct any queries regarding the role to Alyson O’Brien, Sleep Support Manager –  or 0131 258 1258 The successful applicant for this post will require a basic disclosure

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How to apply

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Please submit completed forms by e-mail to, or by post to the following address:

Sleep Scotland
18G Liberton Brae
EH16 6AE

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