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Pot of Gold Summer 2022
Pot of Gold Summer 2022
08 Sep 2022

The summer of 2022 saw another fantastic response to Affinity's Pot of Gold!   Every year we offer £100 to all children in the Affinity Family households to help them have new experiences, visit...

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Affinity Fostering are founding donors to the Forever Surrey Scholarship
Affinity Fostering are founding donors to the Forever Surrey Scholarship
07 Sep 2022

It’s a tragic statistic that only 11.8% of young people in care enter higher education compared with 43.1% of all young people. Despite being cared for and nurtured by dedicated foster carers,...

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We are recruiting for a Fostering Recruitment Officer
We are recruiting for a Fostering Recruitment Officer
06 Jul 2022

Job Summary: The focus of the role is to generate interest in fostering across the local community to help generate enquiries and will require coordination, engagement and recruitment of Foster...

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How to support your own children when you become a foster carer.
How to support your own children when you become a foster carer.
24 Jun 2022

Choosing to welcome a vulnerable child or young person into your home is always going to be a family decision. As with every choice that will potentially make changes to the day-to-day operations of...

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The definitive guide to the best fostering resources
The definitive guide to the best fostering resources
04 Jul 2022

Being a foster carer is an immensely rewarding but also challenging experience and sometimes you just need some sage advice or insights from other people who have been in the same situation. While...

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What qualities do I need to become a parent and child foster carer?
What qualities do I need to become a parent and child foster carer?
24 Jun 2022

Fostering comes in all shapes and sizes, with each experience of foster caring being as individual as the child or young person moving into your home. Every child within the fostering system will...

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Improving mental health and confidence through mentoring
Improving mental health and confidence through mentoring
30 May 2022

One of Affinity’s key objectives is to ensure that the children and young people in our care receive the opportunity to prepare themselves for a successful adulthood. Many young people in care find...

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Age is just a number; children develop at different rates.
Age is just a number; children develop at different rates.
04 May 2022

We’re all different, that’s what makes us special. Even identical twins have different personalities and interests. If you speak to any group of teachers or people who work with children and...

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Foster Care Fortnight is approaching
Foster Care Fortnight is approaching
04 May 2022

Every May, The Fostering Network runs Foster Care Fortnight to shine a spotlight on the amazing work that foster carers do. This year’s theme is #fosteringcommunities, celebrating the strength and...

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Junior or Apprentice Administrator - New Job
Junior or Apprentice Administrator - New Job
27 Apr 2022

We are looking for a Junior or Apprentice Administrator to join our friendly team at our Ingatestone office!  If you are looking for a role where you can learn the skills and gain experience,...

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Why Affinity are the best agency for new foster carers

Affinity Fostering were rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in 2022. In-fact we’ve been rated Outstanding in every inspection since we opened our agency!