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Unit 506 – Professional development, supervision and performance management

Unit 506 – Professional development, supervision and performance management

Assessment Plan

Diploma TitleC & G Level 5 Diploma in Leadership and Management for Adult Care (3080)
Unit TitleUnit  506 – Professional development, supervision and performance management
Guided Learning Hours30
The plan is to complete unit 506 using the Learner Statement template. The purpose of this unit is for learners to develop knowledge, understanding and skills required to promote and manage the professional development of themselves and those of their team and others they line manage. They will review resources and technologies to support the process of learning and consider some of the possible barriers in workforce development planning.   Learners will also understand the principles and purpose of professional supervision as a key component of performance development and performance management. They will be able to reflect upon their own professional supervision practice with those they manage and explore the use of performance management procedures to improve and monitor performance of individuals if required.   Learners should consider the following questions as a starting point to this unit:  Why is professional development important when working in adult care settings?  What types of support and resources are available staff teams to support their professional development?  What are the key principles of formal supervision?  How effective are current performance management processes and do they work effectively for managers with their staff?   Learning outcomes In this unit, learners will be able to 1. Understand principles of professional development in adult care 2. Understand supervision in adult care 3. Provide professional supervision 4. Understand the management of performance in adult care settings     Please ensure you read the guidance beneath each Learning Outcome in the Learner Statement to ensure you answer each point fully.   All learning outcomes will be covered on observations which will be organised at a later date.   Using the Learner Statement template provided I would like you to answer these questions using your knowledge and your day to day practices. Use examples but please remember confidentiality.   If you are researching information please do not forget to reference where you have completed this, tell me the website or author and title of the book used.  Remember you cannot directly copy information it must be in your own words.  This qualification is about your job role and what you do.   Before submitting your learner statement please proofread your work and check your spellings and grammar.  Please do not use any abbreviations, the full name must be written.   If you require any support or guidance please do not hesitate to contact me and I will give you further guidance.      

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