Decision details

Supervision Policy 2019, Children's Social Care

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


This policy outlines what supervisors and supervisees can expect from good supervision in Bracknell Forest Children’s Social Care and how we will meet our responsibility to provide it.  All children benefit from workers who have good and regular supervision and all workers benefit from good supervision.


That the Supervision Policy for Children’s Social Care,  as attached at Appendix A of the Director: People’s report, be agreed.

Reasons for the decision:

To ensure that everyone who works within Children’s Social Care has:

·         Effective, timely and accessible supervision

·         That enables them to fulfil their role of improving outcomes for children


·         Supports the emotional demands of the work

Alternative options considered:

No alternative options have been considered.

Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:


Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Financial Impact: There is no financial impact

Declarations: None

Subject to Urgent Proceedings: No

Making Representations: In writing to the Executive Director: People

Other reasons / organisations consulted

In writing


Children's Social Care Working Group
Children's Social Care Senior Management Team
People Departmental Management Team

Contact: Sonia Johnson, Assistant Director: Children's Social Care Email: Tel: 01344 353132.

Report author: Sonia Johnson

Publication date: 24/09/2019

Date of decision: 24/09/2019

Decided at meeting: 24/09/2019 - Executive

Effective from: 02/10/2019

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