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Could you become a Five Rivers Foster Carer?
Nicci Willock. Head of Fostering, is delighted to announce the launch of Five Rivers Fostering Service new Foster Carer Recruitment Campaign:
“Five Reasons to Foster”.
Currently, more than 62,000 children are living with foster families across the UK and yet it is estimated that a further 9,000 foster carers are needed this year alone to provide supportive, stable and caring foster homes for children needing to be looked after. Whether you are new to fostering or an experienced foster carer and you want to find out more about becoming a Five Rivers Foster Carer, we would be delighted to hear from you.
Nicci Willock acknowledges that whilst fostering is one of the hardest roles you can undertake and one that requires energy, patience and dedication to care, she also believes it is one of the most rewarding careers, as it is the opportunity to make a huge difference in the lives of children and young people.
Ahead of Fostering Fortnight which runs from Monday13 May to Sunday 26 May 2013, Five Rivers Fostering Service are running a series of Open Days; Information Events and Call Back Sessions throughout the UK, aimed at raising awareness of what it is to be a Five Rivers Foster Carer and we encourage you to take the next step in your journey to becoming a foster carers.
We will provide you with training and take you and your family members through the assessment process before finally providing you with the support you will require to be able to make a positive decision to care for children and young people and enable them to live truly fulfilling lives.
If you want to know more about our campaign or are interested in speaking to one of our experienced team members about joining Five Rivers Fostering Service, just call us on 01858 412765 or complete our online enquiry form and we will call you back to discuss your interest further.