Carer Recruitment

JMT Care Services




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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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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