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Foster Carers Needed across Devon and Cornwall

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Make your House a Home - Foster Carers Needed across Devon and Cornwall

“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 Devon and Cornwall to provide a safe, stable home for vulnerable children and young people in your area.

Fostering takes energy, enthusiasm and the willingness to make a full-time commitment to fostering. If you have previously fostered, have experience in working with children and young people with complex needs, or have relevant transferable skills then 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, or sibling children in both cases providing a better chance to stay together.

FCA offers:
• A competitive professional fee up to £397.25 per week
• 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 teams based in Plymouth, Cullompton and Bodmin 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 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.

If you’d like an informal chat with one of our staff or carers there are several events being held during July where you can find out more information about this rewarding career:-

• Plymouth – Wednesday 11th July, 12.00pm-5.00pm at Plymouth Life Centre, Mayflower Drive, Plymouth PL2 3DG

• Plymouth – Monday 16th July, 3.30pm-6.30pm at Elm Community Centre, Leypark Walk, Plymouth PL6 8EU

• Newton Abbott – Thursday 12th July, 4.00pm-7.00pm at the Dining Room, Courtenay Centre, Kingsteignton Road, Newton Abbot TQ12 2QA

• Bodmin – Monday 30th July, 4.00pm-7.00pm, FCA, Unit 21, Callywith Industrial Estate, Launceston Road, Bodmin PL31 2RQ

You can contact us on our freephone number 0800 023 4561 (phones lines are open 9am-8pm Monday to Thursday and 9am-5pm Friday) and please mention that you saw the listing on Gumtree.

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