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Sleep Practitioner Leeds


Job details

  • Leeds
  • £24,000 per year (pro rata)
  • 21 hours per week (Monday to Friday)
  • Permanent

Working at Scope

  • Be a disability gamechanger
  • 27 days holiday per year
  • Flexible working
  • Discounts at gyms, restaurants and more

Job description

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.

Role Purpose

Main responsibilities

  • 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 

Internal contacts

  • 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

External contacts

  • 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. 

Person specification

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

Contact us

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