Foster Carer – Put a smile back on a child’s face
Prepare to Foster are the only truly independent organisation guiding you through the process of becoming a Foster Carer.
Fostering is not easy and can often be very challenging. However, it can also enable you to make a huge difference to a child’s life and can be a very rewarding experience.
As a Foster Carer, you will be given round the clock support either from group Foster Carers or your dedicated Social Worker. Foster Carers are valued for their skills and contribution and are rewarded with continuous training and development (including NVQ qualifications).
Could you be a Foster Carer?
There are few restrictions to becoming a foster carer, you can be single, married or living with someone, you can be a homeowner or tenant, you can be working or unemployed and you can be from any religion, ethnic origin or sexuality.
Do you have the skills and qualities to be a Foster Carer?
Foster Carers offer a safe and stable family home for children / young people who are unable to live with their own families.
Do you have:
- A spare room in your home.
- Be over 21 years of ages.
- Be able to drive and have a car.
- The energy and maturity to care for a child who needs a Foster Home.
- Have flexible working hours or are available full time.
- If you are a couple, you will need to show that your relationship is stable.
- Be able to demonstrate that you can provide a caring nurturing environment.
In order to get the correct advice on the best route for you in to Foster Care, apply now and we will be straight back to you.
Please note: Due to the nature of the Foster Carer role a full enhanced CRB disclosure will be undertaken.