Supervision – guidance for practitioners

Supervision (sometimes referred to a clinical supervision) should be offered to all staff whose work brings them into contact with children, young people and their families.

Whilst the main focus may be on the safeguarding team members, other staff will need support either on an ongoing or specific basis.

Staff should be made aware that supervision is available if they want it and to contact their Designated Safeguarding Lead to discuss further.

As part of the learning from a Serious Case Review the MSCB Supervision Guidance (issued 2013) was developed in relation to carrying out safeguarding supervision sessions with staff.

This guidance should be read alongside the relevant sections of the GMSP procedures.

The four main functions of supervision are:

Inter agency working
An awareness and appreciation of the role of others is essential for effective collaboration between organisations and their practitioners.

More information can be found in the greatermanchesterscb.proceduresonline.com

Working Together 2018
Details of organisational responsibilities, as set out in Working Together, can be viewed at www.gov.uk/working-together-to-safeguard-children–2

Downloads on this page:

Q&A

Got a question?

Use our quick Q+A to find commonly asked questions.

Can’t find what you are looking for?

View our resources page

Latest News and Training & Events

We try to keep our news feed as up to date as possible and feature items of interest to practitioners and volunteers across our partnership.

News

Nov

14

Next week is National Safeguarding Adults Week - our aim is to create a time whe ...

Oct

22

We don’t need to wait until we are struggling with our mental health; there ar ...

Training

Nov

14

A variety of free online Safeguarding Adults courses can be accessed by anyone ...

Oct

29

Date:  Thursday 19th December 2019    Time:  9.30 am to 4 pm (registration...

Partners

GMMH_Logo
GMFRS logo
nwas logo
CPS logo
Christie logo
Cafcass logo
GMSP logo
hw_manchester logo
Macc logo
PAHT logo
MFT logo
mhcc logo
NHS England logo
CRC logo
NPS logo
GMP logo
Barnardo's logo
MCC logo
Manchester Safeguarding Boards