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.
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.
ARK Edinburgh are looking for individuals who can provide person centred practical, emotional and social support to a diverse group of Service Users. This could include supporting individuals with Autism, learning disabilities, mental health diagnosis and those who have a physical disability. Each service user has an individualised support package that determines the number of support hours staff work with them on a daily basis. These packages have varying outcomes to be met daily from correspondence, assisting with banking, shopping, meal prep, community based activities such as supporting the individual to medical appointments, the cinema, theatre, or going away on holiday. There are also elements of personal care included in some packages provided by ARK.
The focus of the support provided is to assist in meeting identified outcomes for each individual to promote a fulfilled independent life.
In Edinburgh ARK provide support services within 6 areas to a diverse group of individuals.
· Broomhouse (Bankhead, South Gyle)
· Hoseasons (Corstorphine Area)
· Quartermile (Lauriston)
· Southhouse Autism
In return for your valuable contribution, ARK will also offer you:
· A wide range of development opportunities, including comprehensive induction, a range of specialist training programs, e-Learning and a dedicated SVQ team who will support you to achieve your SVQ.
· Paid holidays of up to 36 days per year pro rata.
· 3.4% employer pension contribution.
· Working hours designed to offer you a good work-life balance.
· Fully funded PVG registration as well as your initial registration with the SSSC