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Welfare calls and lockdown - Children’s Participation and Support Leaders
Welfare calls and lockdown - Children’s Participation and Support Leaders
16 Sep 2020

When lockdown hit, the Children’s Participation and Support Leaders weren’t sure what our roles were going to look like. After all, we spend most of our working hours out with the young people....

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How to have a successful teenager placement
How to have a successful teenager placement
16 Sep 2020

Perhaps a teenager is not your immediate choice; you are perhaps worried that they will be a challenge and believe it would be easier to have a younger child in your care. However, often teenagers...

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Children’s Participation and Support role during Covid19
Children’s Participation and Support role during Covid19
16 Sep 2020

When Coronavirus hit, the Children’s Participation and Support Leader team had to change their way of supporting our young people. Normally in our roles, we are hands on and are out interacting...

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The 2020 Summer Pot of Gold was a huge success!
The 2020 Summer Pot of Gold was a huge success!
16 Sep 2020

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Feedback regarding support during lockdown
Feedback regarding support during lockdown
16 Sep 2020

We received some incredible feedback regarding the support we provided in lockdown!...

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The role of a Children's Participation and Support Leader
The role of a Children's Participation and Support Leader
16 Sep 2020

We have a Children’s Participation and Support Leader for the Lincolnshire area. This is what they say about their role.  In short, I have the best job ever! I genuinely believe that too....

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Art and Crafts Club in Lockdown
Art and Crafts Club in Lockdown
13 Sep 2020

If we are completely honest, lockdown was not always easy. Lockdown brought with it a new way of how I could do my role. When things were “normal,” I would be out most days with our young people...

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Do you already have the skills needed to be a foster carer?
Do you already have the skills needed to be a foster carer?
01 Sep 2020

Variety is certainly the spice of life and Affinity have always been proud that our foster carers come from all walks of life and backgrounds. What makes our team of carers special isn’t just about...

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Your background doesn’t have to define your success
Your background doesn’t have to define your success
26 Aug 2020

This blog is currently being written on an Apple MacBook. It’s also being written on the day that it has been announced that Apple is now worth just short of $2trillion. That’s not a huge...

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How will becoming a foster carer affect my family?
How will becoming a foster carer affect my family?
10 Aug 2020

Making the decision to foster brings with it many important questions and decisions. “Will we be good foster carers? Will we get on with the young person entrusted in our care? How will we be...

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