Foster carer

Blackburn, UK

United Kingdom


Dec 16


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You could foster!  We are urgently looking for amazing people who can help looked after children and make a positive difference to their lives.


We are a family owned and run agency and are focused on achieving the best possible outcomes for the children in our care. 


We need caring, determined and resilient people from all walks of life to start their amazing journey of becoming foster carers looking after children aged 0 – 18. 


We will provide you with:

Full training – no previous experience necessary

24/7 support from your local social worker who will be with you every step of the way

Career progression opportunities for the whole time you are with us

Financial allowances of £20,000 – £45,000 per year*


If you are single or married, have children or not, own your home or rent, working or unemployed – it doesn’t matter, you could foster!



Have at least one spare bedroom

Be age 21+

Have a desire to help a child, whatever their background

Have a full UK driving license and access to a vehicle (desired but not always essential)


Parallel Parents are a family run fostering agency who are rated OUTSTANDING, Ofsted’s highest rating. We pride ourselves on providing excellent 24/7 support to our foster carers and inspiring and supporting our carers to get the best outcomes for the children.


*Allowances are normally tax free and not affected by any benefits already received. £20,000 is based on a new carer fostering one child for 52 weeks, £45,000 is based on a Level Five carer fostering two children for 52 weeks. £20,000 is a salary equivalent of £24,500 and £45,000 is the equivalent of a £62,000 salary.