This course is aimed at Designated safeguarding leads/officers, safeguarding champions, managers and individuals who supervise staff.
The course aims to equip supervisors with the skills and confidence to support and challenge staff to better understand risk and the quality of work being undertaken with children and families.
At its core, Safeguarding Supervision is about improving the lives of the children, young people and adults you work with, the experience of staff and volunteers, and the quality and purpose of the work of the organisation.
Proposed Learning Outcomes:
- Identify the purpose of supervision, with reference to safeguarding work/li>
- Explain the different models of supervision and their relationship to practice and safeguarding outcomes
- Understand the importance of supervision in safeguarding practice
- Apply principles of adult learning to your own supervision practice
- Practice supervisory skills and deliver group supervision
- Evaluate your own performance to apply your learning to real life situations and improve your supervisory practice>
- Undertake dynamic risk assessment during supervision
- Recognise some of the unhealthy processes in supervision which may result in dangerous practice>
- Create clear, focused and reviewable plans and actions
- To be able to apply healthy solution focused approaches to challenging decisions