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Telephone Sleep Advisor

  • Part time
  • £18,540 – £20,867 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 16th September 2019

  • Advertised from 2nd September 2019
  • £9,536.85 per annum for 18 hours per week. 18 hours per week Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 10am to 4pm Contract: 1 year with possible extension


With a National Lottery Community Grant Fund, 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 through telephone calls and emails. We are looking to recruit a 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 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.

Application notes

Please direct any queries regarding the role to Alyson O’Brien, Sleep Support Manager – or 0131 258 1258

For a full job description and application form please visit our website

Closing Date: 9am 16 September 2019

Interview Date: 30 September 2019