Long Term Foster Carers
Full time / Permanent

Closing date: Ongoing / Fostering Application and Assessment required prior to Approval as a Foster Carer

We are looking for Barnsley Carers for Barnsley Children

• Being a foster carer is an exciting and rewarding opportunity to help vulnerable children
• Join us and help make a difference to a child’s life.
• We particularly welcome foster carers who could support children over time and in the long term.
• We are looking for anyone who could offer a Permanent Home until they become young adults and move on to independence; through our Staying Put and proposed Supported Lodgings Schemes.
• You will be a key member of the Team Around the Child, which includes professionals from Social Work, Health and Education who will support you to care for the child in your home and assist you in the task of being a foster carer.
• You must have a place in your heart, life and your home for a child.
• You must have the skills to nurture a child/young person and ensure that they have the full experience of family life.
• This is a full time role, twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, fifty two weeks a year requiring you to integrate a child/young person into your whole life and family network.
• You will need to go through an assessment process and preferably have some previous experience of caring for children.
 
• For further details check out our Website, Facebook page and Twitter
 Skill Based Fee Scheme applies to all foster carers in Barnsley

• If you think Fostering is for you please contact the Fostering Team 01226 775876 for an informal discussion.
Vacancy Description
Closing date: Ongoing / Fostering Application and Assessment required prior to Approval as a Foster Carer
 
We are looking for Barnsley Carers for Barnsley Children

• Being a foster carer is an exciting and rewarding opportunity to help vulnerable children
• Join us and help make a difference to a child’s life.
• We particularly welcome foster carers who could support children over time and in the long term.
• We are looking for anyone who could offer a Permanent Home until they become young adults and move on to independence; through our Staying Put and proposed Supported Lodgings Schemes.
• You will be a key member of the Team Around the Child, which includes professionals from Social Work, Health and Education who will support you to care for the child in your home and assist you in the task of being a foster carer.
• You must have a place in your heart, life and your home for a child.
• You must have the skills to nurture a child/young person and ensure that they have the full experience of family life.
• This is a full time role, twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, fifty two weeks a year requiring you to integrate a child/young person into your whole life and family network.
• You will need to go through an assessment process and preferably have some previous experience of caring for children.
 
• For further details check out our Website, Facebook page and Twitter
 Skill Based Fee Scheme applies to all foster carers in Barnsley

• If you think Fostering is for you please contact the Fostering Team 01226 775876 for an informal discussion.