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The Supervisors Development Programme is open to all Practice Managers who supervise Social Workers and Resource Officers. It is a portfolio based programme of support and assessment against a national set of post qualification standards for social work supervisors.
In the first phase the programme is open to all Practice Managers, and the second phase will extend the programme to all Senior Practitioners /Senior Resource Officers.
It is a flexible programme that recognises your current knowledge and skills and can be completed between 6-12 months depending on experience and previous achievements. Participating in the programme will support you to develop your knowledge, skills, and professional confidence in supervision. Critically reflective practice is a cornerstone of the standards and you will be offered monthly reflective group supervision throughout the course of the programme.
In addition, the programme includes 4 half-day workshops and individual mentor support. The content of the workshops include: leadership and performance management; critical reflection models; learning styles; models of supervision; change management; and equality and diversity. All 4 sessions must be attended to complete the training.
Important: This training is part of the COVID19 interim training programme and is suitable for new and existing staff.
It is recommended that new staff attend face to face training when available. This is a remotely delivered course and delegates should therefore ignore any map or venue information.
Once your place on this event has been confirmed, you will receive a separate email with a link to the Microsoft Teams or Zoom meeting. Please note this email will be sent from the East Sussex Learning Portal. please make sure you check your Spam/Junk folders for this email.
The link to join the training will be sent one week before the day of the event.
Please read the attached document "Attending Online Training" before joining the course.
Please look out for an email to complete session evaluation. We would appreciate your time in completing this so we can evaluate this temporary process. You will then be able to access your certificate.Essential Information