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Professional Guidelines

RCSLT supports its members to adhere to HCPC standards by providing guidance and advice to the profession based on current legislation, guidance and best practice

Contracting for supervision

The following are important to consider when developing a verbal or written supervision contract:

Administrative factors:

  • Frequency and duration
  • Environment
  • Confidentiality
  • Performance and capability
  • Safeguarding and protection of children and vulnerable adults
  • Documentation
  • Topics and themes
  • Breach of supervision contract

Relational factors:

  • Supervisee history, views and preferences
  • Supervisor philosophy and approach
  • Pre-existing relationships
  • Process time
  • Supervisory relationship

For more information see Section 5.5 of RCSLT 2017 Information on Supervision