Sleep Scotland
Sleep Scotland

Charity registered in Scotland SC027560

Promoting healthy sleep in children and young people through sleep awareness, sleep counselling and education.

Current vacancies

Top job! Board Chair and Members

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 8th July 2019

Can you answer these three questions?

  • Are you passionate about children and young adults, particularly those with additional support needs
  • Do you want to help children and young people achieve their potential?
  • Do you have skills and experience in leadership, strategic development, fundraising, networking and the charity sector?

If the answer is yes, please read on, as we would welcome an application from you to join our Board of Directors.

Sleep Scotland is a charity for children and young people with additional support needs and sleep problems. We also run TEENS+, a transitional education programme for young people with complex and severe communication issues. To find out more, look on our websites and

As our Chair or as a Board member you would contribute to achieving or aims by overseeing our strategic development and direction. The Board meetings are run every 2 months for 2 hours in Edinburgh.

Closed vacancies
This vacancy has now closed

Training Administrator

  • Part time
  • £18,000 – £20,259 pro-rata
  • Liberton, Edinburgh
  • Closing 22nd January 2019

Do you enjoy organising training events?

Would you enjoy working for an organisation that promotes healthy sleep for children and adolescents?

Do you enjoy a bit of travel in order to oversee training events?

Are you competent in IT skills including Microsoft Office?

If this sounds like something you would enjoy, read on.

Our courses are becoming more diverse and increasingly popular, therefore we are seeking another Training Administrator to join the team to help organise, run and promote Sleep Scotland training courses. This position will be based at the Sleep Scotland offices in Liberton. Occasional travel and overnight stays elsewhere in the UK will be required but planned in advance.

The successful applicant for this post will require a basic disclosure

This vacancy has now closed

Telephone Sleep Advisor

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

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.

This vacancy has now closed

Project Workers

  • Full time
  • £17,062
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 19th March 2019

A transitional education extra needs support programme for young people with learning difficulties, autism and complex communication needs.

We envisage a world that realises potential through lifelong learning irrespective of ability and we offer learning tailor made for people with complex needs.

Do you want?

  • A career opportunity to develop your skills in a variety of ways including team working, responsive planning and being dynamic
  • To generate new ideas and run projects you are interested in that will benefit people on their lifelong learning journey
  • To inspire the people you work with, make a difference in their life and enhance their skills to enable them to reach their fullest potential
  • To Support people by lifelong learning opportunities through continuing education, communication, social skills, life skills and personal outcomes.
  • To work in a person centred holistic approach to increase access to opportunities, improve social sharing, integration with peers and increased confidence and a sense of belonging and responsibility.
  • A work environment where you are supported and encouraged to grow and learn

If you answered yes and would like to be part of the team then we would love to hear from you!

This vacancy has now closed

Office Administrator

  • Part time
  • £17,510 – £19,708 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 20th May 2019

Promoting healthy sleep in children and young people through sleep awareness, sleep counselling and education.

Sleep Scotland are looking for an Office Administrator to deal with telephone and email enquiries to Sleep Scotland, provide administrative support to the training team and carry out other general office duties as required.

You will have excellent organisational skills, good attention to detail and be able to communicate effectively. You will use your initiative to manage your own workload as well as be able to work effectively as part of a team. You will have experience of using IT in an administrative and supportive context, in particular Microsoft Access, Word, Power Point, Excel and Outlook. Interest in the voluntary sector and in Sleep Related Information would be an advantage.

Sleep Scotland is a values-driven organisation, and you would be joining a close-knit and supportive team.

The successful applicant for this post will require a basic disclosure.