This vacancy has now closed

Telephone Sleep Advisor

  • Part time
  • £18,000 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 25th February 2019

  • Advertised from 11th February 2019
  • £2,057.14 per annum (£18,000 pro rata) 4 hrs per week on a Thursday - Negotiable. Support line hours are Monday to Thursday, 10am to 4pm. Contract: Until 31st March 2020.


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.

Application notes

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

For a full job description and to apply visit our website

Closing Date: 9am 25 February 2019

Interview Date: TBC