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Could You Foster? Foster Carers Needed in Devon

Exeter, Devon
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Could You Foster? Foster Carers Needed in Devon

“Fostering is so rewarding, it’s the best thing we ever did since our children left home.”
Lynn and Jake

Could fostering be your next challenge?
Right now, more foster carers are needed in Bristol to provide a safe, stable home for vulnerable children and young people.

Fostering takes energy, enthusiasm and the willingness to make a full-time commitment to fostering. If you have previously fostered or have experience in working with children and young people with complex needs, we want to hear from you.

We offer a variety of placements and in addition to looking for carers for one child/young person, we also need carers for a parent and their child to provide a mum or dad and their child/ren a safe and secure environment for a while mentoring them and passing on your skills to help them become successful parents and providing a better chance to stay together.

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.

FCA offers:
• A competitive professional fee
• Paid respite
• 24/7 support 365 days a year
• A local team of social workers, therapists, education specialists and support workers
• Comprehensive, excellent quality training

Why foster with FCA?
With over 17 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 local offices in the UK and your local FCA team based in Bristol is 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 lasting difference to a child’s life then please get in touch. Our dedicated fostering advisors are on hand to answer any questions you might have and help you to decide whether fostering is right for you and your family.

We often hold information events where you can have an informal chat with one of our staff or carers and in December there will be coffee mornings in our Bristol office at 11 Whiteladies Road, Bristol BS8 1PB on Tuesdays 4th, 11th and 18th anytime between 10am-1pm.

Alternatively you can also 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, click on the apply button above.

We are also looking for experienced Form F Assessors.

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