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Month: April 2020

How Long Does it Take to Become a Foster Carer?

28 April 2020

It roughly takes between 3 and 5 months to become an approved foster parent with Family Fostering Partners. Our core focus will always be the children and young people under our care, that’s why our assessment process is thorough and takes some time! Our dedicated link workers will be on hand to guide you through every step of…

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Foster Care Allowance Wales

28 April 2020

Family Fostering Partners recognise fostering as a professional career and all of our carers are paid a competitive fostering allowance. Payments are calculated per child per week and are based on the complexity of the child’s needs. In addition to the allowance, foster parents benefit from certain tax relief schemes. Choosing to foster is a wonderful thing to…

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Vacancy: Link Worker

Our Parent and Child Fostering service is growing, and in addition to always looking for new families to work in this specialised field, we are also looking to recruit a confident individual, who has experience of working with children and families, to join us as a Link Worker.   You…

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Short Break Fostering

What is short break fostering? Short break fostering is a type of part-time care, similar to respite foster care. Short break carers will look after a child temporarily for a limited amount of time, this may be for a week or two in school holidays, or perhaps on weekends. The…

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