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Do I need to have worked with children before?

We do require you have experience with children, however this doesn’t mean you have to had to work with them. In addition, you don’t need to have a formal qualification in childcare.To top
That said, people with child care experience such as nursery teachers, nurses, police officers do all make great foster carers.To top
There are other types of working with children that demonstrate working with children. For example, helping family members or babysitting duties.

If you have worked with children in one way or another and have the space and time, why not think about becoming a foster carer?

For more information about fostering, download our free guide. This gives an introduction to what fostering is and what your responsibilities would be, as a foster carer.

Hopefully this answers your question so we’ve got some great blog posts about why being a foster carer is amazing.

Questions? Give us a call today! 0208 3478741.

Fostering Questions

We will try to answer all your questions

Birth Children

Can you foster if you haven’t had your own birth children?

Past Criminal Convictions?

We all have a past, but having a criminal conviction in your history might not stop you fostering


What kind of jobs, if any, allow you to foster alongside?

Do you have pets?

Find out how fostering and pets can work.


How long does the fostering assessment take?

Who needs fostering?

What kind of children need foster homes?

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Download Our Guide To Fostering

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