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- 718 days ago
Become a Foster Carer
Could fostering be your next challenge?
Right now over 10,000 more foster carers are needed to provide a safe, stable and caring home to children and young people and we need carers in your area.
Fostering takes energy, enthusiasm and the willingness to make a full-time commitment to a young person. You may have had experience from a childrens services background such as youth offending teams, probation officers, youth workers and so on who have worked with children and young people with challenging behaviours and complex needs - we would love to hear from you.
We are also looking for foster carers for children and young people who have previously been living in residential care and who would benefit from the chance to live as part of a family in a fully supported fostering placement.
We provide the following support package to all our foster carers:
A competitive and professional fee between £320-£660 per week per child
A comprehensive training programme
A local team of social workers, support workers, education specialists and therapists
Regular peer support group meetings
24/7 support 365 days a year
So why not foster with FCA?
With over 15 years experience in caring for children and young people of all ages, Foster Care Associates (FCA) offers the No.1 support package in the fostering sector. We provide local support to our foster carers through our 80 offices in the UK and FCAs Thames Valley offices in Buckinghamshire and Berkshire are dedicated to providing you with all the training and support you need to succeed in your fostering career.
So if you have a spare bedroom and want to make a last difference to a child or young persons life then please get in touch. Our dedicated fostering advisors are on hand to answer any questions you might have and help you decide whether fostering is right for you and your family.
You can contact us on our freephone number 0800 023 4561 (phones lines are open
9am-8pm Monday to Thursday and 9am-5pm Friday) please mention that you saw the listing on Gumtree.
Alternatively, visit our website by clicking on the above button.