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Month: August 2020

Parent and Child Fostering is a career like no other

25 August 2020

A mother and baby foster placement is a specialist type of fostering where parent, typically a mother and baby, often a young mother and newborn baby, comes to stay with you for between four and six months. The parent will need some extra help and advice to show that they can safely care for their baby on their…

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Fostering Information for Prospective Carers

25 August 2020

If you’re new to fostering and taking the first steps to research and find out more about foster care, it can feel quite daunting. There is tons of information out there and it can be hard to know where to start. Becoming a foster carer is an important decision and one that is going to massively affect your…

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Fostering vs Adoption

25 August 2020

If you have an interest in child care and want to expand your family, you may be weighing up the options between fostering or adoption. Whichever you choose, it is a big decision and one that shouldn’t be taken lightly. It is important that you are aware of the key differences between fostering and adopting and what they…

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Vacancy: Link Worker

11 August 2020

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 may be a qualified social worker, or you…

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Fostering Panel Questions – What to Expect

The fostering panel is the last stage of your fostering application.  A team of experts in the field including Family Fostering Partners staff as well as independent members will meet with you.  The panel will make a recommendation on your suitability to foster based on your application but the Agency…

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Foster a Baby with Parent & Child Fostering

Make a difference by fostering a baby alongside their parent. Parent and child fostering is a great opportunity to help keep a family together. There is often a huge demand for parent and child foster carers as it is a very specialist type of foster care. When people think of…

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