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How we ensure our foster carers and children succeed

Our agency's success is underpinned by  our commitment to delivering good, effective,  professional, high quality, personalised around the clock support to our foster carers and children everyday of the year.

How we work with you

As one of our foster carers, you will have access to a full range of support services including:

  • Your own designated social worker, who will visit regularly,  usually fortnightly,  to provide advice, guidance and support
  • Access to telephone advice and support 24 hours per day, 7 days per week
  • Links to other local foster carers via our network of local foster carer support groups and practice meetings
  • High level professional fee in recognition of your skills
  • High level child maintenance allowance
  • Summer holiday, Birthday and Christmas/Festival supplements
  • Careful matching of children with foster carers
  • Good preparation and initial induction
  • Support with completing a formal induction workbook process (CWDC)
  • Access to ongoing foster carer training provided by in house and specialist external trainers
  • Funding for access to relevant external training
  • Access to online training- e-learning
  • Annual appraisal to support you to develop your skills to a higher level
  • Access to respite care
  • Support to develop safe and effective baby sitting and back up care arrangements
  • Support groups for own children to attend- if they wish
  • Workshops for young people in foster care- to support your good efforts
  • Access to a clinical psychologist for advice and support, where needed
  • Free membership of Fostering Network
  • Higher frequency, higher level support at the time of new placements and if/when needed

To find out more about teaming up with Family Placement,
contact us or just give us a call on 01993 706925

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familyplacement.com
Head Office: 85 High Street, Witney, Oxon OX28 6HY
Tel: 01993 706925 Fax: 01993 706926