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Question: Unit 12 Develop professional supervision practice in health and social care or children and young people’s settings.
Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management

1.1 Analyse the principles, scope and purpose of professional supervision
1.2 Outline theories and models of professional supervision
1.3 Explain how the requirements of legislation, codes of practice and agreed ways of working influence professional supervision
1.4 Explain how findings from research, critical reviews and inquiries can be used within professional supervision
1.5a Explain how professional supervision can protect the:
• individual
• supervisor
• supervisee

2.1 Explain the performance management cycle
2.2 Analyse how professional supervision supports performance
2.3 Analyse how performance indicators can be used to measure practice

3.1 Explain factors which result in a power imbalance in professional supervision.
3.2 Explain how to address power imbalance in own supervision practice

5.2 Reflect on own practice in managing conflict situations experienced during professional supervision process

6.1 Gather feedback from supervisee/s on own approach to supervision process. [Awaiting feedback]

Answer: 1.1 The principles of professional supervisions are to provide an opportunity for a manager and a staff member to sit down on a one to one basis, in a planned and confidential meeting. Staff must always be made aware of the limits of confidentiality. For example, serious concerns about another member of staffs practice cannot remain confidential and will be discussed with the appropriate bodies on a need to know basis. This is the process in which a staff member and their manager can sit down to review and evaluate the staff members work through discussion. It supports staff members to meet performance standards, competencies and expectations within the service and the company. It identifies areas and targets for improvement, and associated training and support needs. It reviews future aspirations and sets goals for personal development. Supervisions will be carried out every 4-6 weeks....(short extract)

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  • Subject: Health and Social Care
  • Course: Health and Social Care
  • Level: Further Education
  • Year: Not applicable
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 3671
  • Date submitted: April 02, 2019
  • Date written: May, 2018
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 8632

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