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Foster Carer

Employer
Not For Profit People
Location
Stoke-on-Trent/Home Working
Salary
£389 - £670 Per Week
Closing date
14 May 2024

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Foster Carer

Have you considered the rewarding opportunity of becoming a foster parent?

  • £389- £670 per week
  • Full time
  • No formal qualifications or experience needed

By caring for a child in your own home you can be the positive parent role model they need. As a Foster Carer you will receive lots of support and training, a fostering fee and most importantly you will make a real difference in the life of a child!

Every child should have a positive family experience and the chance to live in a family setting whenever possible. As a foster parent, you will offer a secure, caring, and loving foster home and help children to overcome their early life trauma, challenges and hardships they may have faced.

Benefits:

  • Flexible working hours and the opportunity to work from home
  • Generous fostering allowance (fee is dependent on the age and needs of the child)
  • Specialised support
  • Training and career development opportunities

Who Can Become A Foster Carer?

As a Foster Carer, formal qualifications are not required as you already have the essential life experiences and skills to provide the needed care and support. Foster parents are as diverse as those children needing foster homes so we encourage applicants from all walks of life and working backgrounds. Fostering is wonderfully inclusive and we invite people of all ages and backgrounds to explore the option of fostering, whether you are single, in a relationship, married, a same sex couple, cohabiting, whether or not you have children, renting or homeowners, with or without pets.

To become a foster parent, we require that you:

  • Preferably be over 25 years old
  • Have a spare bedroom in your home
  • Have the time to care for a child or young person as well as attending monthly training & foster carer support group.
  • Have the right to live and work in the UK (indefinite right to remain required)
  • Be able to drive or able to use public transport to get children to school.
  • Be caring, have patience and be resilient.
  • Locations: Stoke on Trent & Staffordshire areas.

If you believe that fostering is a good fit for you and your family, click apply today where you will be redirected to an enquiry form, complete this and a Family Finding Manager will be in touch to provide you with information and discuss your interest in fostering.

Other suitable skills and experience include: Fostering, Foster Care, Foster Parents, Work from Home, Social Care, Carer, Care Working, Care Work. #INDSCP Etc.

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We are Not-For-Profit People.

We recruit exclusively for organisations in the challenging Not-For-Profit sector. We’re fully behind the charities and bodies that aim to change the world – one project at a time. Whether you’re seeking exceptional leaders, committed staff or a combination of the two, you probably want to know exactly how we’re different and why it matters to you. We don’t do business as usual. We deliver a recruitment solution that replaces clunky, costly, contracted processes with a single, seamless solution.

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