Carer Recruitment

JMT Care Services

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Skills

Stability

JMT Fostering Carers can be:

 

• Single, divorce, married or living as a couple

• Female or male

• Have children at home or away

• Without previous parenting experience

• Enthusiastic about caring for children and young people

JMT Fostering Carers need:

• A bedroom for each fostered child

• To be aged over 21 at the beginning of your assessment

• The right to live and work in Scotland

• Patience, resilience and a sense of humour

• To be able to work as part of a team

When you foster with JMT you are:

• Welcoming a child into your family

• Helping a child to have a positive experience to grow and develop

• Learning from the child you foster and learning through agency supported training

• Receiving regular support from your qualified social worker

• Joining the team around the child

• Working in your own home, with time to plan and prepare for the daily tasks associated with being a carer, while having time for your entire family

• Becoming more reflective and thoughtful as you consider what works and what doesn’t in the fostering role

Fostering with JMT means that carers can expect:

 

• Individual support and supervision from a qualified social worker

• Supervision visits every 3 weeks

• 24 Hour Support from a qualified social worker

• Regular Support Groups

• Placement support from a therapeutic team

• Attachment and trauma informed practice • Form F assessment • 12 online courses in the pre/post approval period

• Minimum of 5 days training annually

• Up to 35 days paid short break annually

• Carer Fee/Allowance

• Annual Reviews

• Small agency with low staff turnover that knows the carers

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JMT Fostering

JMT Fostering is a small not-for-profit organisation located in Scotland with offices in Livingston, Dundee and Prestwick. Since 1997, we have sought to make a difference for Scotland’s children and young people who are unable to remain at home. With JMT Fostering, children and young people have placements that are supported and secure because we have foster carers who are committed to making a difference in their lives.

If you or some one you know are interested in learning more about fostering please check out our website or call/email us for a friendly chat.

JMT Fostering

JMT FosteringFriday, May 24th, 2019 at 7:41pm

The last few days we've shared what JMT carers say about the support they get from their JMT social work and how it's helpful.

We talk about the support that is offered because we believe so strongly in what our foster carers do and in what the children and young people in their care need to thrive.

If you want to find out more about being part of that please get in touch with us. 01506 407 340
#changeafuture #fcf19 #youcouldfoster

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JMT Fostering

JMT FosteringThursday, May 23rd, 2019 at 7:36pm

If you've wondered what it's like to foster or wondered who you get support from if you did. Here is what JMT foster carers said last year about their JMT social workers....
#changeafuture #fcf19 #youcouldfoster

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JMT Fostering

JMT FosteringWednesday, May 22nd, 2019 at 7:34pm

If you've wondered what it's like to foster or wondered who you get support from if you did. JMT offers to foster carers through qualified social workers with small caseloads so carers feel known by the whole team.

Here is what JMT foster carers said last year about their JMT social workers....
#changeafuture #fcf19 #youcouldfoster

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About Us

JMT Fostering is a small not-for-profit organisation located in Scotland with offices in Livingston, Dundee and Prestwick. Since 1997, we have sought to make a difference for Scotland’s children and young people who are unable to remain at home. With JMT Fostering, children and young people have placements that are supported and secure because we have foster carers who are committed to making a difference in their lives.

         

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