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West Berkshire Foster Carers

Vacancy Summary
West Berkshire Council
£0 - £150,000
No Specific Location
Working Pattern:
Evenings/Full Time/Nights/Weekends
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
05/04/2020 at 23:59 PM
Vacancy Description

Room for one more? 

The Family Placement Team are looking for foster carers to provide a home for a children who cannot live with their birth families, including young people seeking asylum and those with additional needs.

Your warmth and passion could help a child to fulfil their potential and #writethenextchapter in their lives. 

Are you: 

  • Child focussed?
  • Empathetic and reflective?
  • Committed and caring?
  • Keen to improve your skills and knowledge?
  • Warm and passionate?
  • A problem solver? 

Would you like to work within a dedicated team that offers: 

  • A competitive allowance?
  • Flexible financial support?
  • An extensive training package?
  • Regular reflective supervision?
  • A local fostering association?
  • A “Foster Talk” subscription? 

You can be: 

  • Single, married, straight or LGBT+?
  • Young, middle aged, or a pensioner?
  • Living in a house, flat or bungalow with a spare bedroom?
  • Caring for younger or older birth children?
  • Of any race, religion or faith?
  • A pet owner or enjoy animal based hobbies?
  • Living in West Berkshire or a 20 mile radius of Newbury? 

If reading this is motivating you to offer a home or even some respite care to a child in care, then please contact the Family Placement Team today on 01635 503155 or fptphonemessages@westberks.gov.uk 

Help a child to #writethenextchapter

Please visit our website for further information and to enquire about fostering.


Equal Opportunities
The Council supports Equal Opportunity of employment, and positively encourages applications from people who fall within any of the nine protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010.