Simon Dolley

Foster Carer Recruitment and Placement Officer Job Vacancy

Foster Carer Recruitment and Placement Officer Job Vacancy

The Fostering Foundation have an exciting vacancy working as part of our team as a Foster Carer Recruitment and Placement officer based in the South West. We have a strong commitment to finding and supporting those able to offer the best care to children and young people unable to remain in the care of their family. This dual role offers a unique overview of both the recruitment of suitable foster… Read More »Foster Carer Recruitment and Placement Officer Job Vacancy

Ashburton Foster Carers learn new skills through Fostering

Ashburton Foster Carers learn new skills through Fostering

When Ashburton Foster Carers Rachael and Shaun started their Fostering journey, they knew they would learn lots of new skills and gain lots of new experiences. What Shaun didn’t expect was to need to learn how to straighten hair for the 12 year old in their foster family. “It’s not a skill I’ve ever needed before or expected to need to know about” said Shaun. The Fostering Foundation provides training… Read More »Ashburton Foster Carers learn new skills through Fostering

Bristol Fostering Support Group meets at the Avon Valley Railway

Bristol Fostering Support Group meets at the Avon Valley Railway

It was wonderful to meet up in the sun today at Avon Valley Railway (Bitton Station) for our Bristol support group. It is great to hear the differences they are making in their young peoples’ lives. Our Bristol area includes: Bristol, Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Somerset.

Foster Caring is the most rewarding career we have had- Plymouth Foster Carers

Foster Caring is the most rewarding career we have had- Plymouth Foster Carers

Debbie and Chris are Foster Carers based in Plymouth who currently have three children in their care. They were kind enough to give us these comments. “Foster Caring is the most rewarding career we have had. Every day is different and gives its own challenges and solutions. It is very satisfying to see young people achieve their very best, despite some very difficult starts in life.”

Long Term Fostering - Bristol Foster Carer Lisa

Long Term Fostering – Bristol Foster Carer Lisa

Bristol Foster Carer Lisa tells us about why she prefers long term fostering, including her current young person who has been with her for 2 years and her previous young person who was with them for 7 years and now is an integral part of the family

On the Farm for our Exeter, Mid Devon, South Devon & Torbay Foster Carers Support Group

On the Farm for our Exeter, Mid Devon, South Devon & Torbay Foster Carers Support Group

This week our Exeter Region (which covers East Devon, Mid Devon, Teignbridge, Torbay, South Hams, Dorset and Somerset) Support Group met on a farm in Mid Devon thanks to our lovely hosts Becky & Andrew The setting in one of their barns was a perfectly relaxed environment for all of our foster carers (who came from Brixham, Buckfastleigh, Ashburton, Exeter and Tiverton) to chat, share experiences and get to know… Read More »On the Farm for our Exeter, Mid Devon, South Devon & Torbay Foster Carers Support Group

Welcome to our new Exeter Fostering office

Welcome to our new Exeter Fostering office

Welcome to our new Exeter office which will support our Foster Carers in the Exeter area but also covering East Devon, Mid Devon, Teignbridge, Torbay, South Hams, Dorset and Somerset. We are delighted with the new office which is on the Sowton Industrial Estate with easy access to the M5, A30, A38, A380 and A361. The new office will provide a space for support groups, training events and the opportuinity… Read More »Welcome to our new Exeter Fostering office

South Cornwall Foster Carers Give Glowing Feedback to The Fostering Foundation

South Cornwall Foster Carers Give Glowing Feedback to The Fostering Foundation

We ask for feedback from our Foster Carers and S&J in South Cornwall cam back with a glowing report for The Fostering Foundation, which we are delighted to share! Thank you for the lovely feedback S & J!! TFF: How do you feel about being a foster carer now? S&J: We feel we have learnt so much over the last 4 and a half years about the impact of trauma… Read More »South Cornwall Foster Carers Give Glowing Feedback to The Fostering Foundation