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Developing Effective Supervision

Lansdowne Hotel, King Edward's Parade
Admin Contact
Workforce Development Training Events Team (
Target Audience
East Sussex Healthcare Trust (ESHT) / Managers / Practice Managers
target audience
Course Types
Course categories
Children's Services Staff Training / Early Help, Social Care and SEND / Early Years
Child Development and Neglect
Course description

This two day safeguarding supervision programme aims to focus on the core knowledge and skills needed by supervisors working within a variety of settings in health and social care. It focuses on the 4x4x4 (integrated) model of supervision.

Training objectives



Learning outcomes

Participants will be offered the opportunity to:

  • Understand what constitutes effective supervision and its relationship to safe practice and positive outcomes for service users.

  • Consider the 4x4x4 (integrated) model of supervision and how it can assist in understanding the functions of supervision and its impact of supervision on others within the system.

  • Consider how past experience of supervision can impact on the supervisory relationship.

  • Understand the importance of developing and reviewing the supervisory relationship and the role of the agreement in promoting anti oppressive practice within supervision.

  • Consider the role of supervision throughout the stages of professional development from newly qualified to experienced practitioner.

  • Understand the importance of recording supervision.

  • Understand the importance of the authoritative supervisory style in promoting good outcomes through supervision.

  • Use the supervision cycle, and understand how it can be used as a model to facilitate effective supervision.

  • Consider the impact of anxiety and how emotions may impact on staff, critical thinking and decision making.

Additional Information

Participants will be given access to the training provider's website to download course materials.

Start Date
Monday 14 October 2019
End Date
Tuesday 15 October 2019
Closing Date
Sunday 13 October 2019
09:00 - 16:30
Maximum Places
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