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ROOM4U Foster Carers

  • Full time
  • Sessional
  • Within 40 miles of the City of Edinburgh boundary
  • Closing 27th September 2021

  • Advertised from 27th August 2021
  • £474 per week + allowances


"You could make a big difference to a young persons life”. Enquire today to become a foster carer.

Room4U Teenage Fostering service provides high quality full time and short break foster placements for young people and/or young parents and babies.

We are looking for foster carers who are enthusiastic and able to:

  • Offer full time care to a young person aged 12+ or a young parent and their baby; or
  • Offer short term breaks to these young people and, where applicable, their babies.

Our foster carers are a diverse group of people from all walks of life and come from all sorts of backgrounds. However, they do have one thing in common: a passion for transforming the lives of some of Scotland’s most vulnerable young people.

We are looking for individuals who have the skills below:

  • Enjoy working as part of a team;
  • Can be flexible, able to negotiate and compromise;
  • Are tolerant, energetic, reflective, resourceful and resilient;
  • Willing to undertake training and professional development opportunities
  • Have a spare bedroom for sole use for a young person or a parent and baby;
  • Live within 40 miles of the City of Edinburgh boundary.

Our foster carers benefit from being part of a well-established organisation and will have access to support from our staff team as well as an extensive training programme. Foster carers will benefit from generous weekly fees and allowances, subscription to fostering network membership and 24/7 on call support.

Application notes

If you would like to find out more, please visit to request an information pack or telephone 0131 297 7322 to speak with a member of our team.