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We will be asking you to do a tough but very worthwhile job which requires regular training and development. Our aim is to enhance your existing knowledge and skills about living or working with teenagers and young parents.
In order to ensure that all placements are lasting, nurturing and enjoyable for young people and carers alike, we believe that our carers should be properly trained and supported, equipped with the skills and confidence to fully benefit the young people in their care. We will deliver a range of training courses to help our Foster Carers with both initial learning and ongoing professional development. We will also provide you with support and advice 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
We will provide:
The Learning and Development booklet will provide you with more detailed information about our training courses.
To recognise the important and professional role that our Foster Carers provide we offer competitive pay equivalent to a residential care worker’s salary. Carers receive both an allowance and a fee for every child they look after.
Please see our Fees and Allowances page for further information.