Essay on theories of development

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CU2945 Understand the purpose of professional supervision in health and social care or children and young people’s work setting
1.1 Analyse the principles, scope and purpose of professional supervision.
Supervision is a process in which a worker is given responsibility to work with another to meet organisation, professional activities. The objectives are competent, accountable performance, continuing professional development and personal support. The purpose of professional supervision gives the opportunity for employer and worker to come together to reflect on work practise and reflect and evaluate their work through discussion, report and observation. When as a manager I undertake any supervision my aim is to identify solutions to any
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1.5 Explain how professional supervision can protect the Individual.
Supervision can protect the individual by the fact that it is recorded so anyone involved cant back tract on what has been said. Its an opportunity to discuss and issues and how they can be resolved in accordance to procedures, working practice, example poor moving and handling is not protecting the individual. Covering this in supervisions to ensure training is up to date and they are confidant would be to protect the individual.
Supervisor.
By covering all aspects within the supervision the supervisor can be confident that they are supporting and developing the staff to their best potential and able to address any issues that arise within the correct timeframe required ensuring that they are protected by putting into place the correct procedures, also able to have a record of this.
Supervisee
Supervisions can protect the supervisee by insuring confidentiality if serious issues are raised. By reflecting on best practice and developing their skills. Also that they are recorded and kept on file so that any issues raised is not followed up then they have a record to fall back on.
1.6 Explain the performance management cycle.
There are 5 points to the management cycle.
Planning, the supervisor should establish measurable goals in line with company operational plans and consult with staff

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