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Calling all Home Based Heroes! Life more flexible now?

Our new campaign highlights six types of fostering you could undertake.

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Foster Care Fortnight 2021

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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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Application

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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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Approval

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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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Fostering

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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.

Our next session is:

Weds 17th Nov at 12.30pm ***Book Now***

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What’s New?

Home Based Heroes Scenario #6 Parent and Child

Undertaking Parent and Child fostering is a unique and pivotal role. It can take a number of different forms, dependant on whether it is the...

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Home Based Heroes Scenario #5 Babies and Toddlers

Fostering babies and toddlers could be a great option for anyone who: Wants to make a real difference to the life of a young child,...

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28 Oct 2021 | Uncategorised

Home Based Heroes Scenario #4 UASC

Fostering Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children and Young People could be a great option for anyone who: Wants to make a difference to the life of...

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