Supporting foster children - finding foster carers.There is a shortage of approximately ten thousand foster carers at any one time in the UK. This causes two major problems; one being the obvious lack of numbers and the other being the lack of choice for social workers when trying to find the most suitable foster carers for their children.
Fosteringcareers is part of our online foster carer recruitment services which aim is to encourage people to consider fostering as a new career which is hugely rewarding and provides an income that can be well above the national average.
Getting fostering right first time.Fostering agencies are not all the same, they have different pay, quality of training, access to respite care and carer support groups. Not all agencies foster babies, some prefer to look after teenagers, some agencies expect you to be at home full time, others are happy if you have another job.
Over 800 Agencies and Fostering ProvidersNot all agencies foster babies, some prefer to look after teenagers, some agencies expect you to be at home full time, others are happy if you have another job. Do you choose a national agency or local one?
Our free Agency - Carer Matching ServiceWe save you time and frustration by helping you to make the right choice of fostering agency first time, and to go on to have a successful foster care career.
Connecting people - Reducing risk Deciding to foster is a huge decision which will effect you, your family and your friends.
Every fostering agency offers different support packages and ways of operating - just like any other organisation.
Applying to the right fostering agency is therefore the next most important step you take towards your career as a foster carer.
To get fostering right first time, use our free fostering agency matching service by completing our enquiry form