Foster Carer

Focus Foster Care
Up to £23,500 per annum for each child that you look after
11 Apr 2019
06 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Our foster carers are unassuming people who provide exceptional care to children who can’t live with their own families and many underestimate the extraordinary job that they choose to do.

Your sexuality, marital status, age, background, culture and ethnicity is not a determining factor in your suitability to become a foster carer and join our family.

We are committed to finding families from a wide range of backgrounds, cultures and ethnic groups who reflect the diverse communities in which we live to meet the needs of the children we care for.

Here are some factors that we look for from our foster families:

A spare bedroomYou must be over 21 years of ageAn ability to drive or have access to regular public transportSome experience of looking after childrenCommitment to training and personal developmentBenefits

When you become a foster carer with us you will benefit from the following:

  • Experienced team supporting you
  • Generous maintenance and foster carer fee per week for every child
  • A personal Training and Development Plan
  • Designated social worker
  • Phone calls and visits from your supervising social worker as regularly as needed
  • Monthly supervision with your supervising social worker
  • Monthly meetings with other Foster Carers
  • Regular social events
  • Birth children support groups and activities
  • Access to a social worker who knows about you and any children in placement 24 hours a day, every day of the year

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