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A moment in the life of a Foster Carer
A moment in the life of a Foster Carer
15 May 2024

The theme of this year’s Foster Care Fortnight #FCF24 is #FosteringMoments. We thought this was a perfect opportunity to speak to Affinity Ambassador and Foster Carer of 7 years, Phil about the...

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We are looking for a new Business Support Officer
We are looking for a new Business Support Officer
09 May 2024

We are looking for a new Business Support Officer to join our small, friendly team in Ingatestone. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to make a real difference to children and young...

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Our only regret is that we didn’t do it sooner!
Our only regret is that we didn’t do it sooner!
30 Apr 2024

Affinity Fostering Ambassador Richard has been fostering in Lincolnshire for 7 years. He was recently interviewed by Julie and Chris on the Through Noon Show on Radio LCR and spoke eloquently about...

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We are looking for an Independent Social Worker to work with our friendly team based in Essex
We are looking for an Independent Social Worker to work with our friendly team based in Essex
08 Mar 2024

We are looking for an Independent Social Worker to: assess potential Foster Carers in accordance with NMS 2011 Standard 13 To present the completed Form F Assessment of each fostering household...

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What is it really like to foster? Affinity Ambassador Steve shares his thoughts.
What is it really like to foster? Affinity Ambassador Steve shares his thoughts.
21 Feb 2024

Steve has been fostering for 3 years and is one of Affinity’s ambassadors, helping to encourage people who are thinking of fostering. He has written this blog which gives a profound insight into...

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We are looking for a full time Practice Manager for our Lincolnshire branch
We are looking for a full time Practice Manager for our Lincolnshire branch
21 Feb 2024

We are looking for a dynamic individual to join our Lincolnshire Team. If you think you’ve got what it takes, please get in touch at hr@affinityfostering.com The Practice Manager is primarily...

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Safer Internet Day 2024 – Has the internet changed fostering?
Safer Internet Day 2024 – Has the internet changed fostering?
05 Feb 2024

The fostering landscape has undoubtedly changed over the last 10 years. Foster Carers who have been looking after children for decades will all tell you the same thing. Austerity, economic crises,...

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Stay savvy online
Stay savvy online
01 Feb 2024

We know! We can see you rolling your eyes. You’re sick of teachers, parents, carers, social workers and others telling you to be careful online. BUT (there’s always a but) it’s really important...

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Our lad did alWight!
Our lad did alWight!
16 Jan 2024

You may remember, we blogged about one of our young people, James* back in October. James was one of the young people we took to the Isle of Wight last Summer to participate in a residential trip...

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Could you use your skills and attributes to help Affinity Fostering transform lives?
Could you use your skills and attributes to help Affinity Fostering transform lives?
18 Jan 2024

Every 20 minutes in the UK, a child enters the care system. This means that there are more children than ever who need a nurturing home with the consistency and care that they have been...

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