Foster with Abacus

Children and young people need a home like yours to feel safe and secure in. Could you welcome a child into your home?

Our Aim

We aim to provide excellent quality foster placements to children and young people and children and parents by providing stability and opportunities to achieve in life. We endeavour to do this by ensuring that the Foster Carers we recruit have positive motivations to foster and receive quality ongoing Supervision, Support, Training and advice, we have policies and procedures in place which are grounded in current research, good practice and legislation. We Have robust procedures in place for the recruitment of potential carers,  we provide high quality support and supervision to Foster Carers.

We provide excellent in house and external training which develops carers skills in caring for children and young people, We provide quality and choice of placements ensuring that children are well matched to carers to achieve successful placements, meet children’s individual needs taking into account all areas under Every Child Matters. We provide a robust service and dedicated skilled staff team which is geared up to meeting the needs of Foster Carers and children and Young People, Work in partnership with others, Consulting with Foster Carers, Children and Young People birth parents and family and professionals to continually improve the service.

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Our Ethos

Abacus’ ethos is to provide consistently high standards of care to Children who are Looked After. We endeavour to do this by ensuring that the Foster Carers we recruit have positive motivations to foster and receive quality ongoing Supervision, Support, Training and advice.

We are currently recruiting foster carers in the East and West Midlands Area

Birmingham, Derbyshire, Dudley, Sandwell, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, Staffordshire, Stoke on Trent, Telford, Walsall, Wolverhampton, Worcestershire & Warwickshire.

Core Values

Abacus’ core values are fairness, being open, honest and trustworthy,  accountable and reliable. We are  committed to equal opportunities in employment, recruitment of foster carers and service delivery. The policies and practices of Abacus Fostering aim to provide an inclusive approach to recruitment and promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination which values the diversity of all people, we seek to treat people fairly and with dignity and respect. Keeping foster cares well supported and children at the heart of what we do is a priority for us at all times.

Excellent Support Package

Abacus provides an excellent support training and financial package. We see the role of foster carers as professional. You will be treated with respect and be valued as a member of our team.

Children are at the heart of what we do!

We take seriously children wishes and feelings and endeavour to ensure that children are listened to and their views are taken seriously in developing and delivering our service which puts children at the heart of what we do.

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