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The Process

The 7 step process to fostering; a flexible, home- based career.

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Enquiry

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You contact us via the telephone, our web form or by meeting us face to face at an event. We’ll take some basic details from you...

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Initial Assessment

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Once we’ve received your Expression of Interest form, we’ll do some initial checks and one of our social workers will give you a...

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Before the course begins, the fostering team will send an Application Form out to you, either in the post or via email. You complete...

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Skills to Foster

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Skills to Foster is the 3-day pre-approval training course. It’s a standard course that all foster carers in the UK undertake...

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Assessment

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Once you’ve completed Skills to Foster, you will be allocated an assessing social worker and your formal assessment will begin...

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Once your assessment report is completed, you’ll be sent a draft for you to add to/ amend any details that may need tweaking etc...

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Congratulations! Welcome to the fostering family. Your supervising social worker will come out and visit you to do your...

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Virtual information sessions

Due to the current situation regarding Covid19, all our sessions are run remotely via video conferencing.

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Monday 21st June at 6pm ***Book Now***

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What’s New?

Milestone anniversaries of our incredible foster carers

  Our latest feature across Cheshire media titles looks at the incredible milestone anniversaries of some of our carers. We caught up with Jane and...

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4 Jun 2021 | Uncategorised

Jerusalema Dance Challenge

Northumberland County Council have challenged Local Authority Fostering Services from across the country to a Jerusalema Dance relay to raise awareness of fostering. The Jerusalema...

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3 Jun 2021 | News

The launch of our new strategy-...

2020/21 has been a time like no other. As we start to emerge from the impact of the pandemic, we felt it was time to...

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26 May 2021 | News
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