Benefits when choosing Nexus Fostering
We are a fostering family striving to deliver excellent care to children and young people all over England. We offer carers...
We care for carers, we care for children, and we have continuously been rated Outstanding by Ofsted.
Nexus Fostering is a fostering agency like no other. We believe all children and young people deserve a chance to live in a family setting, and we are proud that our foster carers and young people will always be our top priority.
We have a history of maintaining the highest standards required of independent agencies and are regularly evaluated by Ofsted. In all our practice areas, we have continuously received the rating "outstanding" from Ofsted since 2011.
We’ve been making a positive difference in the lives of children and young people in care throughout England since 2002, and remain social worker-led.
Here at Nexus Fostering, we value our foster carers and offer a comprehensive suite of benefits as part of our package when you choose to foster with us.Find out more today
Once approved as a foster carer, you will be allocated a supervising social worker. They will visit you once a fortnight to discuss your foster child’s progress. In addition to this, members of our team are available for you to speak with at any time, day or night, 365 days a year. There are also regular local foster carer support meetings; a chance for you to meet up with our other foster carers in your area
There are lots! Once approved as a foster carer, there are many opportunities to learn more about keeping children safe, managing behaviour, developing self-esteem in children, first aid, and many, many, more!
We have a number of offices across England; London, Essex, Norfolk, Bedfordshire, Birmingham, Cambridgeshire, Shropshire, and Worcestershire and cover the surroundings areas of these. View all of our locations.
You will have an initial phone call with one of our team for advice and information. If and when you are ready you will have a dedicated assessor who will visit and support you throughout the process. Various checks including the referee, medical and a DBS will be completed and you are required to attend a ‘Skills to Foster’ training course. The assessment process normally takes between 4-6 months.