Why might I need supervision?
If you have a role in paid or voluntary work in the Church which involves working with people then you may have a need for supervision. This would be most helpful for the ordained, for whom supervision is mandatory, and others, who work with children and youth, the vulnerable or visiting people in their homes or places of care.
Those in particular who are in ordained ministry where it is mandatory to be in supervision or you work with children and youth, the vulnerable, visiting people in their homes or places of care supervision could be of help to you.
- Supervision helps you to respond to issues as appropriately and effectively as possible, in your paid or voluntary work.
- This is particularly helpful in relation to topics which are stressful for you and therefore require sensitive discussion.
Some situations where supervision may be helpful include:
- You have a personal dispute with a colleague which is getting in the way of your work and/or personal life
- Sexual harassment appears to have occurred, and you are unsure as to what to do.
- Your work seems to be much more difficult because of the apparently unreasonable behaviour of another person.
- Working with the complexities of relationships within the working environment.
- Something worked really well for you and you want to celebrate this and look at the process used and how this can be adapted for other situations.