Fostering in Berkshire

We are looking for people like you to foster with us in Berkshire

Our Blue Sky Fostering team is always looking for foster carers in the Berkshire area. Fostering is not only a highly fulfilling experience for you and the children but it also benefits society as a whole. You have the power to make a difference in a child’s life and provide them with a loving, nurturing and proactive environment. 

Could you be a foster carer in Berkshire?

We try to match children with foster carers that reflect similar backgrounds when possible in order to ensure a smooth transition into their new home. Two of the most important attributes that a foster carer should have is an understanding nature and positive outlook in addition to the following requirements: 

  • Willingness to include the looked after child in your family home
  • Tolerance, determination, optimism, flexibility, resilience and a good sense of humour,
  • A spare bedroom and a driving licence
  • Some experience of looking after children - either your own or somebody else's
  • Enthusiasm, commitment and stability
  • Prepared to foster from a wide age range.

Fostering in Berkshire is truly an exciting prospect both for adults and children. Not only is there a vast range of attractions and activities to undertake such as camping, theme parks and even a castle to experience but you’re also on the doorstep of London.

Why choose Blue Sky Fostering?

When you become part of the Blue Sky team you will not only receive a friendly, supportive and professional service. You will also benefit from the following:

  • An allowance of up to £588 per week, per child paid on time
  • A minimum of 14 days paid holiday (respite) a year
  • Training in all aspects of looking after children in care giving you the tools to succeed
  • Regular phone calls and visits from your own social worker
  • Opportunities to meet with other Blue Sky foster carers Blue Sky events for you, your birth children and your foster child
  • Access to a social worker who knows about you and your placement 24 hours a day, every day of the year
  • A FULFILLING CAREER WHERE YOU CAN MAKE A REAL DIFFERENCE TO YOUNG PEOPLE'S LIVES

“We receive a very high standard of support and professionalism from our Supervising Social Worker”

Your Journey

Choosing to become foster carers is a big decision for you and your family and we’re with you every step of the way.

Find out more

Drop in Event - Basingstoke

Pop in to our office to meet our team and chat about becoming a foster carer.

Find out more

Our team in Berkshire

We have a local team in the Berkshire area delivering local training, support groups and social events. They are there to support you on every step of your journey with Blue Sky Fostering. 

Become a foster carer in Berkshire

Make an Enquiry

Next Steps

Click here to see if we have any Introduction to Fostering events near you.

Call us today: 0845 4503519 or Enquire Online

(calls to this number cost 2p per minute, plus your phone company's access charge)

Sign up for our newsletter!

x

Thanks for signing up, we'll keep you posted!