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Tier 1 – Telephone Sleep Advisor

  • Part time
  • £19,318 pro-rata
  • Blended – working at home and at our Edinburgh office in Gilmerton, Edinburgh
  • Closing 25th October 2021

  • Advertised from 7th October 2021
  • Salary: £19,318 p.a. pro rata i.e. £10,762 p.a. for 19.5 hours. Hours: 19.5 hours per week during the Support Line opening hours – Monday to Thursday, 10am to 4pm. Contract: permanent.


Sleep Scotland has been running a Sleep Support Line since 2017. We provide advice, guidance, and support for parents and carers 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 carers of typically developing children and young people with sleep issues. 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 position is subject to PVG Scheme membership/ update to existing PVG Scheme membership

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 Kirsty Nicol, Sleep Support Line Supervisor

Application notes

Closing date: Monday 25th October, 9am

Interview date: Thursday 4th November

Proposed start date: TBC

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