Why is supervision necessary?

Supervision is one of the most effective tools for promoting safe and professional practices. Quality supervision will support a worker and help them work in a healthy way. Some of the benefits of supervision are:

Organisational benefits

  • investing in the development of a worker
  • it encourages long-term ministry
  • it is a practical way of showing commitment to work
  • promoting better problem solving strategies
  • promoting long-term vision
  • cares for the person as an individual
  • reduces the likelihood of burn out

Personal benefits

  • personal development
  • challenge
  • self-care
  • improved mental health
  • affirms the work of the person
  • encourages long-term thinking, not just week by week
  • gives the worker a regular opportunity to focus on themselves
  • keeps a person working safely