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Free Guide To What Foster Carers Get Paid

Most fostering guides that claim to cover pay don’t end up revealing much at all. This one is different! In this comprehensive guide to fostering, we explain how payments work and then show you real-life examples.

You'll learn how you’re paid as a foster carer, how foster care payments work in practice, how tax relief boosts your fostering income and how you get other job-related benefits.

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Your Step-by-Step Guide to Becoming a Foster Carer

This easy-to-read guide to fostering explains what's involved in becoming a foster carer, from the first chat through to getting your first placement.

You'll learn how social workers help you through the process, what training and preparation you get, how long the process takes and what support you get once you're an approved foster carer.

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How To Become A Foster Carer

'A Fulfilling Career That Makes a Difference: How to Become a Foster Carer'. In this free guide, you’ll discover: Why fostering is such a rewarding career, The process involved in becoming a foster carer, How much you get paid, The training and support you receive.

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Your Step-by-Step Guide to Becoming a Foster Carer

This easy-to-read guide explains what's involved in becoming a foster carer, from the first chat through to getting your first placement.


Your Step-by-Step Guide to What Foster Carers Get Paid

Every 20 Minutes a Child Comes Into Care. #WhoCares?

During your lunch break, or the time you spend checking Facebook, another child will come into care. Right now, that child is thinking: 'Who cares?' You can change their life by saying: 'I care.'

Fostering Blog

December 5, 2019

Celebrity Role Models - Who Do Parents Think Is the Best Role Model for Their Children?

In this article we take a look at the Top 15 Celebrity Role Models voted by parents in the UK. We asked 2,000 UK parents who the... Read More
Fostering Statistics 2019 UK - How Many Foster Carers are There?

October 14, 2019

Fostering Statistics - 2019

Foster Carers play a critical part in the lives and upbringing of thousands upon thousands of children in care in the UK. But just how many foster carers are there? ... Read More