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We’re recruiting!
We’re recruiting!
19 Oct 2023

Do you want to be part of our close-knit, friendly team? Do you want to make a real difference in the lives of children? We are looking for a Supervising Social Worker to support our families in...

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We’re recruiting!
We’re recruiting!
27 Jul 2023

Do you want to be part of our close-knit, friendly team? Do you want to make a real difference in the lives of children? We have two roles that we are wishing to fill currently. Affinity Fostering...

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Understanding parent and child fostering
Understanding parent and child fostering
20 Jun 2023

What is parent and child fostering? When we talk about parent and child fostering, people often don’t know that it exists and may not understand it or consider it a part of the fostering landscape....

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Building a Nurturing Community for everyone in the Affinity Family
Building a Nurturing Community for everyone in the Affinity Family
17 May 2023

Fostering young people is not a one-person job; it takes a whole community to create an environment in which children and teenagers can grow and thrive. As an independent fostering agency, with an...

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Celebrating Foster Carers During Foster Care Fortnight 2023
Celebrating Foster Carers During Foster Care Fortnight 2023
15 May 2023

Foster Care Fortnight is here again, and we couldn't be more excited! As an Ofsted outstanding fostering independent agency, we are proud to support this essential campaign that aims to raise...

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How does matching work, and why is it so important?
How does matching work, and why is it so important?
31 Jan 2023

If you are thinking about becoming a foster carer, you are naturally going to be wondering how young people end up with the right foster carers. This process is called Matching, and it is something...

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Fill your empty nest by becoming a foster carer.
Fill your empty nest by becoming a foster carer.
28 Dec 2022

Waving off your adult(ish) children when they leave home can bring up many different emotions. You may feel proud that they have been able to move out, whether to go to University or to a place of...

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Are you ready to start fostering with Affinity?
Are you ready to start fostering with Affinity?
10 Jan 2023

It’s perfectly natural to think about making changes in our lives, especially at the beginning of a new year. The start of a new year is often met with a feeling of promise or excitement about...

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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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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!