In an era when people are looking for work and have families to support, Foster Care is the job of today’s young adults.
It’s a career where you can live in a home, earn income and be independent, but you’ll need to meet certain standards.
What you need to know about Foster Care and what you need for it Read more 1/8 Foster Care can be a tough job The job is an expensive, high-pressure one, but with the right training and the right mindset it can be rewarding.
Read more 2/8 Your job may take longer than expected If you don’t get the placement, you might be expected to work for up to six months, or until you’re ready to start a new job.
However, if you’re good with the paperwork and don’t mind waiting a little longer, Foster care is a great option.
Read a detailed guide to getting a job in foster care here 3/8 The work doesn’t come cheap If you’re looking for a job, there’s always the chance you’ll end up paying more than you’d expect.
But Foster Care offers a good pay rate and the work is well paid.
If you are unemployed, the pay isn’t much higher.
The average cost of a full-time job is £24,600 a year.
Read the full guide to the career opportunities available to those who want to work in foster homes and carers here 4/8 If you want a better pay deal, you can apply to work at foster care for less But if you want to take your career to the next level, you’ll still need to apply to the foster care board for permission to work there.
If it’s granted, you could make an average of around £10,000 a year, depending on your experience.
5/8 Getting into foster care can be challenging You can find a job if you are a low-income or people with disabilities and/or are a single parent.
However if you have a disability or other reasons to be worried about the job, you may find it difficult to find a suitable home for you.
Read our tips to finding a good home for foster children and young people here 6/8 It’s not always easy to find work at a foster care home You may need to go through a long process of applying for jobs and finding suitable placements, but once you’re in, you should be able to start your own business or get on with your life as usual.
Find out more about how to get a job at foster home here 7/8 You can start a business, or get a degree You can also earn a degree by working for a foster home or working as a foster schoolteacher.
Find more about getting a career in foster home with us here 1/08 Foster Care could be a difficult job The work is an extremely demanding one, requiring a great deal of self-motivation, determination and motivation.
It can be tough to get through it and many people can find it hard to take on a job that requires a great amount of hard work.
Read about the jobs that can be done at foster homes here 2/08 You’ll need a lot of self control to get into Foster Care if you don