Have you ever considered Fostering?
Do you live near Bournemouth or Dorset?
Our Foster Carers come from all walks of life; different ethnic backgrounds, cultures, lifestyles, ages and occupations. They are single, married, couples, divorced, widowed, with or without children of their own.
They are as varied as the children they care for, so a range of different Foster Carers are needed to meet the individual needs and personalities of these children. A foster placement provides the stability and normality that is required for children and young people to develop and be looked after in a safe and secure environment. Fostering within a family is often the best way for them to feel protected, supported and start to gain a sense of self worth, and contribute to society.
No formal qualifications are necessary to start your career as a fostering professional but ideally you will have some experience of caring for, or working with children or young people.