Fostering in the West Midlands
Elite Fostering covers all different areas around the West Midlands. If a career in achieving the best possible outcomes for children and young people alike is your goal – then you’re in the right place.
What is it like Fostering a Child?
Starting a career with us here at Elite Fostering you will almost immediately recognise our values. As you start your journey with your Foster Child and your relationship begins to unfold, you will begin to understand why we do what we do. More than often, your foster child could be from a difficult background, and it will certainly inspire you to just how resilient they are. Times can be challenging, but we can assure you we’ll be there to support you every step of the way, highs or lows.
What are the Benefits of Fostering?
Firstly, we are located in the West Midlands area by only stone’s throw from our Head Office in Oldbury, Sandwell. We pride ourselves on providing a consistent and quality level of training, no matter where you are. You can expect to receive mandatory and ongoing face-to-face training, as well as online. If you’re local to the West Midlands, it’s nice to think that you’ll be a part of the solution to the local children in your community who are in need of Foster Carer.
Why Foster with Elite Fostering in the West Midlands?
At Elite Fostering, you will receive competitive rates and benefits during your career with us in the West Midlands. For foster children, we pay various additional allowances. Including; Travel, Religious Festivals, Holidays, and Birthdays. In addition, we pay additional allowances such as; Loyalty Bonus, Holidays and Respite
Who Can Foster?
Like our Foster Children, our Foster Carers come from all types of cultures, backgrounds, and ethnicities. As long as you meet our criteria there’s a rewarding career in Fostering waiting for you. Typically, it can take 4-6 months for the process to complete, but ultimately it depends on the individual’s application and circumstances.
Need for Foster Carers in the West Midlands area
When children are removed from their families and moved to foster families, they undergo a lot of emotional turmoil. Here at Elite Fostering, we make it a priority to match a family within their area in an effort to support the transition in the best way we possibly can. If a child is able to stay in their local school and be able to see their friends, it can really help the child through an already difficult time in their lives.
This can only be achieved by recruiting foster carers in the local areas. If you are someone who is looking to become a foster parent in the West Midlands area, please contact us.
You must be over 21 years of age.
Have a spare bedroom.
You must be committed to providing a secure, safe, nurturing and caring home and environment for a young person or child in need.
You can be employed or unemployed
It’s okay to be single or coupled.
You will need a strong support network of friends & family
You must pass a Barring and Disclosure Service check (DBS), a screening assessment, a positive and detailed Form F assessment and a positive recommendation from the Fostering Panel and agreement from the Agency Decision Maker
Interested in joining our team in the West Midlands area? Click here to check out our Fees & Allowances or call us on 0121 725 4321
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