Sleep Practitioner Leeds
- £24,000 per year (pro rata)
- 21 hours per week (Monday to Friday)
Working at Scope
- Be a disability gamechanger
- 27 days holiday per year
- Flexible working
- Discounts at gyms, restaurants and more
We are seeking a Sleep Practitioner to provide sleep advice to families of disabled children and young people across Leeds.
This role require experience of working with families of disabled children. A health and social care qualification or a lived experience of disability is also required.
- To provide sleep services to families of disabled children and young people with severe behavioral sleep issues through the delivery of a local Scope Sleep Service.
- To contribute to the evaluation of service delivery and reporting mechanisms to ensure accurate reporting of service activity and outcomes.
- To support the development, delivery and evaluation of a sleep service in Leeds
- To plan sleep strategies and support parents to deliver them with their child
- To be responsible for a “case load” of parents undergoing sleep programmes with their child
- Carry out agreed evaluation measures with each family
- To occasionally deliver presentations/talks when the Team Leader is unavailable
- To promote the service appropriately to relevant professionals and parents
- Team Leader
- Leeds Family Services Lead
- Head of Children, Family and Community Engagement Services
- Extended Family Services Team
- Human Resources/Finance/IT and other support teams as required
- Parents and carers of children with additional needs
- Health and Social professionals also supporting families of children with additional needs
- Local voluntary and statutory organisations
Mandatory for all staff
- To work seamlessly across department or team boundaries in a collaborative and constructive manner to implement Scope’s strategic direction.
- To demonstrate a commitment to customer service excellence and deliver against the requirements of Scope’s quality framework.
- To work within Scope’s policies and procedures at all times.
Knowledge, experience and qualifications
- An understanding of the support needs of parents of disabled children and young people in relation to sleep.
- Experience of responding to the support needs of parents of disabled children and young people.
- A relevant qualification in the field of health and social care or lived experience of disability.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Effective IT Skills including use of all Microsoft Office products.
- Good time management skills, administrative skills and ability to work independently.
- Willingness to undertake an Enhanced DBS check prior to starting the role.
- An understanding of the social model of disability