Fostering as a Career


Fostering as a career

Fostering is one of the most rewarding careers you can do

Are you thinking about fostering as a career? We have foster career information that may help you…

If you are looking to change jobs and find a new vocation doing something you feel passionate about, then fostering as a career may be the answer.

A fostering career can provide a regular income, which allows you to become a self-employed foster carer.

We are always in need of more foster carers for a range of placements, so there are various options available to you for a fostering career.

Fostering placements can be long-term or short-term, so there is often the chance to find a solution that fits with your personal circumstances.

What does a career in fostering involve?

If you want to know more about what kind of income you can expect by taking up a fostering career, then take a look at fostering payments or fostering allowances.

Before you think about whether a fostering career is right for you, you should make sure you know what’s involved in the job. Take a look at What Is Fostering to find out more about what kind of things you may be expected to do as a foster carer.

We also have information on What Do Foster Carers Do, and you can discover the qualities we look for in our foster carers and the practical considerations, by reading Our Foster Carers and Who Can Foster.

If you are considering a fostering career, then you’ll be pleased to hear that we offer in-depth training and support to all of our foster carers. Find out more by reading Support For Foster Carers.

You can also find out about the application process that you must follow by reading Becoming A Foster Carer. Talk to us about fostering as a career by calling us on 0345 057 3845 or alternatively complete our online inquiry form.