Facilitate coaching and mentoring in health and social care or children and young people’s settings.
When working in a care a setting it is important that I carry out professional supervision. During the induction process as part of them management team I will talked to the team about the purpose of supervision and why it takes place. During the first six months of employment at Genus care, carer’s are on probation and will be supervised twice during each month. I do this as part of the company policy and in order to fully support the individual needs and development of the new team member. After this period has passed supervisions go to once a month and continue throughout the rest of their employment.
During supervision as part of the management team it is part of my role to develop relationships and environments that enable the team to work together and respond to change. The aim for me is to achieve and get the best results from my team by having common goals, common values, the right structures, and continuing training and development. The focus of supervision is to monitor work with individual service users, support and professional guidance and to identify training and development needs of individual team members.
The purpose of supervision is often looked at as a legal requirement set out by legislation and a negative thing which takes place within companies. The national minimum standards, Standard 27 Supervision and Support states that Service users benefit from well supported and supervised staff. It is the responsibility of management team and myself that ensures that all staff receive the support and supervision they need to carry out their jobs.
I attended training to be able to supervise my team. The team have regular, recorded supervision meetings at least once every month with either myself or another senior/manager in addition to regular contact on day to day practice. Also the team have an annual appraisal with the house manager to