Effective Supervision for line managers

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Course Details


Staff Supervision


Course Structure & Delivery Method

Staff Supervision is a trainer led course that is delivered over 3 hours (half day) using a combination of PowerPoint presentation, manual, and discussions. This course is delivered in four units. 


  • Unit 1 
    • Introduction
    • What is supervision?
    • Supervision Policy
    • Who can supervise?
  • Unit 2 
    • Purpose of supervision
    • Management
    • Educations
    • Support
    • Mediation
  • Unit 3 
    • Starting Supervision
    • Making a contract
    • When supervision should happen
    • Where supervision should happen
    • Difficult Matters
  • Unit 4 
    • Methods
    • Support for supervisors
    • Summary



The following areas are covered throughout the units: in-house policies and procedures, individual responsibilities and communication.


Course Aims:


The aim is to help both managers and staff to understand:


  • The purpose and functions of supervision
  • The role of the supervisor.
  • How supervision can be undertaken.
  • The use of supervision contracts.
  • Methods which can be used in supervision


Learning Outcomes:


By the end of this session candidates will be able to:


  • Understand the purpose of supervision and their role in the process.
  • Have an awareness of the different methods of supervision and be able to apply them to their practice.
  • Understand how to assess and meet development needs of staff.
  • Be aware of good practice in setting ground rules, contracts and boundaries in the supervision process
  • Have explored the appropriate use of power in the supervision relationship and the links to anti-discriminatory practice
  • Understand some of the issues around accountability, decision making and recording within supervision.






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