We are seeking a Sleep Practitioner to provide sleep advice to families of disabled children and young people across Northamptonshire. 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 Northamptonshire
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
National Delivery Manager
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