What we can offer you
- Excellent training including a specialist 'therapeutic parenting' programme
- One to one and out of hours support
- Local support groups and family activities
Generous and competitive allowances
Fees increase with experience often resulting in the equivalent of a reasonable salary which could provide the opportunity for a complete change of career.
Fees are paid per week for each child placed with you. Levels are based on experience:
- Level 1: £140
- Level 2 : £245
- Level 3 : £322
For example, an experienced foster carer at Level 2 who cares for 2 children all year can earn over £25,000 per year (NB Foster carers can look after a maximum of 3 children).
You will also get:
- Additional generous allowances for child’s living costs
- Additional amounts for summer activities, Birthday and Christmas costs
- Annual bonus of up to two weeks' fee
- Assistance with setting up costs