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This agreement covers a formal Supervision relationship between _____________________ (Supervisee) and Helen Dale (Supervisor):
The Supervisor, Helen Dale, is bound by the British Association of Counsellors' Code of Ethics.
Supervisee accepts that The Supervisor may discuss the Supervisee’s work with the Supervisor’s own Supervisor.
The Supervisee is entitled to have issues concerning the quality of his/her work to be overt and open to his/her involvement.
Supervisee and Supervisor are to inform each other of anything that needs to be kept confidential.
Frequency/ length of sessions
Supervision sessions will be held every 4-6 weeks subject to client hours in that period
Sessions will be allocated a minimum of one and a half hours.
The Supervisor will make every effort to arrive on time. If the Supervisor is late, the session will, if possible, still last the agreed time
If the supervisee is late, this will reduce the time available. The Supervisor will wait 15 minutes if the client is late.
If a supervision session is missed, the Supervisor will rearrange a new date as soon as possible.
The Supervisor will maintain case notes of the sessions.
The Supervisor will provide reports to Colleges or other training establishments or counselling placements if requested to do so by the Supervisee. There may be a charge for producing reports if more than a confirmation of number and dates of sessions is required.
To uninterrupted time in a private venue.
To Supervisor’s attention, ideas and guidance.
To receive feedback.
To set part of the agenda.
To ask questions.
To expect Supervisor to carry out agreed action or provide an appropriate explanation, within an agreed time frame.
To state when over/under worked.
To have his/her development/training needs met.
To challenge ideas and guidance in a constructive way
To be proactive.
To have a predominantly problem solving approach.
To accept feedback positively.
To update Supervisor and provide relevant information.
To prepare for supervision, and to keep their copy of the supervision record in a secure location.
To bring issues, concerns and problems.
To maintain the agreement.
To identify development / training needs and engage in agreed activities.
To bring concerns/issues about Supervisee’s work.
To question Supervisee about his/her work and workload.
To give Supervisee constructive feedback on his/her work performance.
To negotiate around Supervisee’s work/workload.
To observe Supervisee’s practice and to initiate supportive / corrective action as required.
To ensure supervision sessions happen as agreed and to keep a record of the meeting.
To create a supervision file for each Supervisee containing their supervision records and other documents relating to their development.
To ensure that Supervisee is clear about his/her role and responsibilities.
To know what Supervisee is doing and how it is being done.
To support Supervisee and the agreed personal development plan.
The fee shall be £__ per standard session.
At least 24 hours’ notice must be given of cancellation if possible.
In emergencies, the Supervisee should attempt to notify the Supervisor as soon as possible when it is clear that s/he is unable to attend. If s/he is unable to contact the Supervisor, a message should be left on or a text sent to the Supervisor’s mobile. The Supervisor undertakes to reciprocate.
Failure to attend without notice
If a Supervisee does not attend a session and does not provide at least 24 hours’ notice of cancellation on two occasions, the Supervisor will require a deposit of £40 against future “failures to attend without 24 hours’ notice” before further sessions can be arranged. In the event of any further “failures to attend without notice”, the deposit shall be forfeit and a further deposit shall be due before further sessions can be arranged.