As a Foster Carer with OwnLife you will be regarded as being:
- a Key Worker as you will be providing an ‘Essential Service’ to young people
- a Professional when you achieve the recognised qualifications and ongoing training we offer
- is flexible
- is responsive
- is approachable/always there for you
- offers appropriate packages of support to facilitate the young people to fit comfortably into your family
You can download our Statement of Purpose here.
JOIN OUR FOSTER CARE TEAM AND DEVELOP YOUR PROFESSIONAL CAREER WITH OWNLIFE FOSTERING
OwnLife Foster Carers are supported 24/7:
By social work professionals who have a wide range of experience of working with children and young people who have suffered neglect, emotional and sexual abuse.
A friendly and approachable staff and management team.
There are a whole range of support services available to you:
Professional allowance and financial support package to cover all of the costs of fostering a child/young person.
Membership of the professional body, The Fostering Network.
Guides and information covering a myriad of topics/needs.
Support groups; a place to share successes and challenges with your peers.
Social activities through the Summer and Christmas holidays.