Health visitors' needs -- national perspectives from the Restorative Clinical Supervision Programme

Wallbank, Sonya
April 2012
Community Practitioner;Apr2012, Vol. 85 Issue 4, p29
Academic Journal
The restorative clinical supervision programme has been delivering supervision for the last 18 months to over 600 health visitors within trusts across the UK. This opportunity has allowed the supervision team to work with individual organisations to identify the key issues with which health visiting teams are struggling, and provide effective solutions to reduce staff stress, encourage retention and increase job satisfaction. This paper offers an overview of the consistent themes that health visitors are attempting to resolve and of how restorative supervision supports professionals working with complex families to manage these difficulties.


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