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If you want to make a huge difference to the lives of children and young people, come and work for The Fostering Network.

About us

Our vision is that all children in foster care enjoy the very best life chances and have the opportunity to achieve their full potential. We work with children and young people, fostering families and the services that support them. With offices in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, we work with members throughout the UK.

About you

Our teams are crucial to our success and we need staff who are open to new ideas, whether they are about how and where we work, our services to members or how we make the strategy a success. Are you excited by new concepts and want the opportunity to explore new ideas?

Employment benefits

We have a pension scheme, and offer a season ticket loan and childcare vouchers.

We have a holiday allowance of 25 days, plus an five extra days a year. We also encourage flexible working.

Training and continuing professional development are actively encouraged, so that employees can advance within the organisation.

Equal opportunities

The Fostering Network is committed to equality of opportunity as an employer and service provider. We recognise that our people are our greatest asset. Equality and diversity is a central part of the culture across the whole organisation. These beliefs are integrated into our recruitment, services, policies and general working. This helps us achieve our objectives and meet our members' needs. We welcome applications from all backgrounds, especially those groups which are underrepresented. All applicants are treated equally and selected on the basis of individual merit and ability to meet the requirements of the service.

Vacancies

Browse our job vacancies here.