Sleep practitioner job description

Job title: Sleep Practitioner

Reports to: Team Leader – Sleep Service, Leeds

Directorate:Customer strategy and experience

Department: Service delivery

Team: Sleep Service

Location: Leeds


Salary: £24,347 per year

Direct reports: None

Budget/Resource responsibility: None

Role purpose

  • To provide sleep services to families of disabled children and young people with sleep problems, 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.

Main responsibilities and accountabilities

  • 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.
  • Support the Team Leader to deliver regular social learning sessions at agreed locations across the area.
  • Carry out agreed evaluation measures with each family.
  • To occasionally deliver presentations/talks, attend meetings with stakeholders in the voluntary, statutory and private sectors.
  • To promote the service appropriately to relevant professionals and parents.   

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.

Key contacts


  • Team Leader
  • National Delivery Manager
  • Extended Customer and Strategy team
  • Human Resources/Finance/IT and other support teams as required


  • Parents and carers of children with additional needs
  • Local parent support organisations
  • Local voluntary and statutory organisations

These duties may be added to or deleted from, and may be subject to change.

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