Personal Supervision Essay

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Professional supervision is a positive and enabling process that offers the opportunity to bring an employee and a skilled supervisor together to reflect on work practice. It is the process by which a worker can review and evaluate their work through discussion, report and observation with another worker. Supervision aims to identify solutions to problems, improve practice and increase understanding of professional and clinical issues. “Supervision is a process in which one worker is given responsibility to work with another worker(s) in order to meet certain or organisational, professional and personal activities. These objectives are competent, accountable performance, continuing professional development and personal support.” (Morrison 1993). Aims of Supervision: * To improve working practice in order to enhance the quality of service received by the Service User. * To improve communication. * To develop the potential of each member of staff. * To improve the competency of each individual staff member and throughout the whole organisation. * To address workload management issues. * To provide focus on our commitment to the professional development of every member of staff and highlight the importance of the contribution made by every member of staff. * To facilitate the recognition of boundaries and the limitations of skill and competence. * To boost morale and confidence and encourage the emergence, growth and development of good ideas and practice. * To examine interventions, outcomes and consequences of those interventions and to explore other possible interventions. * To develop a greater degree of self-awareness, autonomy and self-esteem. * To assist staff to achieve their personal professional objectives. * To promote life long learning * To increase awareness of evidence based practice. * To promote
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