Group Supervision: Safeguarding Staff
People working in safeguarding often tell us that they really value group support.
This is why we are now providing a confidential space for safeguarding staff in Wales to connect with each other.
Group supervision takes you on a journey and provides a community of other safeguarding staff where you can share your concerns, reflect, and joint problem solve.
By having the opportunity and space to pause, reflect and connect, you will be investing in your own wellbeing, as well as developing your skills as a professional.
You’ll make new connections and develop new insights and perspectives, which we hope will be useful in your work for many years to come.
It’s important to know that you are not alone.
What is Group Supervision?
Professional supervision offers you a safe space to reflect on your professional practice, the impact of your work on children and young people, and the impact of your role on your personal wellbeing.
Supervision supports positive change through enabling you to identify your own solutions and resources, with the support of a trained professional supervisor.
Working in groups you may reflect collectively on recurring themes e.g. boundaries in your safeguarding role, or feeling unsupported etc. You will be able to hear different and diverse perspectives, and reflect on real life situations with those in similar roles.
Group supervision is not casework. Within these sessions, you will not talk about individual cases. However, you may explore the impact dealing with cases may be having on your own mental health and wellbeing.
We are offering a safe space to come together in groups of eight people. You will take part in six funded facilitated sessions to reflect on the impact of your safeguarding role on your mental health and wellbeing.
Each session will run for 90 minutes. Your sessions will be run by a fully qualified supervisor with experience of working within the education sector.
Commitment to all six sessions is important not only for you but for the group too, as each person will benefit from your input and no doubt you will benefit from what the other participants bring.
These sessions are fully funded thanks to support from the Welsh Government. Places are limited, so register now!
We have a dedicated team of wellbeing specialists who provide practical resources and expert guidance to help you prioritise staff mental health and wellbeing in your school.
With our help you can make meaningful change at your school.
Our Wellbeing Support and Development Services provide in-depth opportunities to keep your staff feeling motivated, engaged and effective in their roles.
There’s a range of learning and reflection routes to choose from which have been developed and tailored with direct input from school staff.