Jim Rose is a non-executive director on the board of The Fostering Foundation, with an interest in all aspects of professional practice and taking particular responsibility for the work of the agency’s Fostering Panel.
Jim has a long career in work with children and young people, mainly in residential settings, including secure accommodation. He was Professional Advisor to the Home Office on the placement and management of young people sentenced to long-term custody for serious offences and for 5 years he was Executive Director of the national charity, The Nurture Group Network.
Jim has taken part in media debates, written articles for professional journals and contributed several chapters to books. He is the author of How Nurture Protects Children (2010) and Working with Young People in Secure Accommodation – From Chaos to Culture (2nd revised edition 2014).