Are you thinking about becoming a foster carer? With multiple independent fostering agencies and local authorities to choose from, it’s important to find the best fit for you. That’s why we’ve put together four reasons to foster with Capstone.
Simply fill in the below form and download our guide today. Are you thinking about becoming a foster carer? With multiple independent fostering agencies and local authorities to choose from, it’s important to find the best fit for you. That’s why we’ve put together four reasons to foster with Capstone.
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Here at Capstone, we strive to help you become the best foster carer you can be. Start your fostering career with us today – as a trusted independent fostering agency, we’ll be with you every step of the way.
We have 600 carers across the UK and 10 years of experience, so we can assist you with our expertise and experience in providing care to children and young people in care. We provide a safe, supportive network for foster carers across the nation, so we know how best to look after you.
Carers are accurately assessed, whether you’re a first time carer or an experienced carer looking to transfer fostering agencies. We use our vast experience to strategically place children in foster placements with the right carer, assessing each of our carer’s abilities, skillsets, location, preferences and experience to expertly delegate placements to the most appropriate foster family. We create a solid relationship between carers and staff – so that you’ll have an experienced professional on hand to help 24 hours a day.
When you choose to foster with Capstone, you are in safe hands every step of the way.
Here at Capstone, we’re proud to prioritise the safety and welfare of the children in care, as well as the support we provide to foster carers. To ensure you can be the best foster carer you can be, we adhere to six core values:
With these core values at the heart of our fostering agency, we build brighter futures for the children and young people in our care and provide excellent support to our carers.
We pay attention to our foster carers, and continually reinforce our commitment to our core values. That’s why the strength of our service is of such a high level. As a new foster carer, we provide you with detailed fostering training, which will equip you with the knowledge to be able to take care of a young person or child in care. Fostering training is also offered every year on several topics in order to help you become a better carer and improve your skillset.
We pride ourselves on having more than 100 members of staff across the UK. This means that no carer is left waiting for an answer to a request for additional support, financial or otherwise – there is an experienced professional at your service 24 hours a day.
We’ve been rated as ‘Good’ or ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted.
Capstone serve the North, Midlands, South West and South East of England. Each of our regions are regularly inspected by Ofsted – who have approved us as an ‘Outstanding’ & ‘Good’ independent fostering agency.
We recently accomplished a prestigious achievement in being awarded ‘Outstanding’ in the North by Ofsted. This rating was given due to the incredible work our team in the North have achieved, providing care to children and young people, as well as an excellent service to foster carers.
Still deciding whether to become a foster carer? Learn more about the fostering requirements, how to become a foster carer or discover the different types of foster care available. For further information on why Capstone is the best fostering agency for you, get in touch with a member of our expert team now.
I started October 2017 as a student in the final year of my degree and was lucky enough to be kept on at the end of the placement. Prior to my degree my background was in admin where I had worked at a solicitor’s firm, insurance company and went on to work alongside the Tameside school nursing team who mainly dealt with child protection cases. This is where I first became interested in social care work.
My role involves providing support for the young people we work with and act as an advocate for their needs. We run workshops and activities as well as producing newsletters and other information.
I am also responsible for overseeing the young people’s education and provide whatever they need in order to fulfil their potential. We monitor, record, and provide support when required, whilst also working with other professionals so they can progress and have the best opportunities in later life.
I love working with young people, seeing them progress and develop into positive members of society, which makes the role of Children’s Champion perfect for me.