Fostering Handbook

Foster Carers Handbook

You can download the Handbook after you have submitted the contact form, when the access code will be emailed to you.

Fostering terms
For the purpose of this Handbook, the term ‘fostering social worker’ is used to describe the worker who supports the foster carer. The social workers are also known as Family Placement Officers, Link Social Workers, and Supervising social workers.

The term ‘Fostering Agency’ is used to refer to Local Authorities and Independent Fostering Agencies who use titles such as Fostering Service, Family Placement Service, Family Placement Team and so on.

Successful fostering

Being a foster carer is one of the most rewarding careers out there, but being with the wrong agency can mean not being offered the number or type of placements and the financial benefits you expected. Contact us and we will find you suitable agencies in your area with vacancies.

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