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Foster Carers

  • Location

    Cambridge

  • Sector:

    Property Jobs

  • Job ref:

    eed74096c132ea9a

  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Client:

    ZipRecruiter/PropertyJobsToday

Job Description

A reputable independent fostering agency with an 'Outstanding' rating by Ofsted is seeking multiple Foster Carers in the East Anglia region to help children and young people develop and grow, to achieve their full potential. Our client is very keen on speaking to individuals who may be interested in this unique opportunity. The Foster Carer will be someone who will have a spare room, be an excellent communicator, an active role model, and be resilient. In most cases the foster child lives with you full time, but the length of stay depends on their individual needs. Foster care is not like adoption, it is not a permanent arrangement and you will be paid on allowance to look after the child. Our client recruits, trains and supports new and existing carers undertaking proper matching processes to find the right placements and to ensure carers are equipped to foster. Income is around £1,500 p/m per child in care with significant tax breaks) and will be given full support and training on becoming a Foster Carer; additional allowances are provided for certain circumstances. Income potential is based on the number of children in care as the more children you foster the higher you will receive. Benefits include: A highly competitive and generous allowance that could amount to over £1,000 per week Paid respite Regular activity days and evenings A dedicated qualified social worker 24 hour support line Full membership of Fostertalk A family based business that cares about the carers and engenders a real support network Get in touch if you wish to know more about this fantastic opportunity