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Foster Carer

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2 Sep 2022
Considering a Career in Fostering? You can make a positive difference to the life of a child or young person, and earn up to £32,000 per year, tax free. Do you consider yourself to be kind, caring and resilient? Are you ready to make a positive impact to a child or young person from the comforts of your own home? Do you have a spare bedroom to help give a safe and secure home to a child or young person in your area? If you ve answered Yes , did you know, you could become a Foster Carer and earn up to £32,000 per year, tax free. Foster Carer Qualities Ø Kind and Caring Ø Empathetic and understanding Ø Resilient and patient You can continue to work alongside being a Foster Carer, so Fostering can be flexible and fit in with your lifestyle. You ll have access to fantastic 24/7 support and ongoing training. The Essentials Ø A spare bedroom Ø You ll be over 21 years of age Ø You ll have the right to remain in the UK (and have lived here for a minimum of 5 years) Ø Previous experience with children is preferred Ø A full driving licence and access to a vehicle is preferred Benefits Ø Earn up to £32,000 per placement, per year, tax free Ø A dedicated local social work tram and support workers, support available 365 days a year, 24 hours a day Ø Membership to Foster Talk Ø 14 respite days off per year Ø Comprehensive training and access to support groups Ø Mileage payments Ø Access to a wide range of discounts available via Rewards Gateway Ø Careful matching of children and young people to Foster Carers For many people fostering is life-changing, both for the children and young people in placement and for the Foster Carer who is providing a safe environment to allow those in their care to achieve their full potential. For more information please visit Calon Cymru Foster Care - Fostering in Wales or call Katie Vaughan on (phone number removed) details correct as of 31st May 2022 and are based on type of placement. Carer Households get £10,000 a year exception plus an amount of qualifying care relief of up to £250 per week per child. This is detailed here Help and support for foster parents: Tax arrangements GOV UK
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  • Job Reference: 702533665-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: BSN Social Care
    BSN Social Care
  • Location: Carmarthenshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent