Paramount Foster Care provides supportive and child-focused services that ensure longevity of positive, safe relationships and meaningful care. We are a team of experienced professionals who are passionate about improving the life-chances of children and young people that come into care or are already in care. We are committed to working with foster carers' to provide them with the support they need to ensure that children and young people have every opportunity to thrive in a loving and caring environment.
Paramount Foster Care’s mission is to provide a high-quality fostering service for children/young people in care, their foster families and to responsible local authorities.
Our aim is to transform the lives of children and young people placed with our Foster Carers'; enabling each child/young person to form secure attachments, build resilience, realise their unique potential and make progress whilst in placement.
Paramount Foster Care’s objectives are to:
Ø Provide safe, high quality foster care placements for children and young people that value, support and encourage them to grow and develop as individuals in line with ‘Every Child Matters’.
Ø Recruit, train and retain foster carers from diverse backgrounds; ensuring a range of appropriate placements are made for children and young people
Ø Ensure all foster carers have the guidance and support from a qualified Supervising Social Worker.
Ø Ensure careful matching to the needs of children and young people with suitable Foster Carers.
Ø Regularly ascertain the wishes and feelings of a child or young person, to promote participation and ensure they have a say in their care plan. We will always ensure that child/young person’s views are gathered in order to develop our service provision.
Ø Promote contact with the birth family and significant others
Ø Respect and promote the ethnical, cultural, religious and linguistic backgrounds of children and young people.
Ø Provide a high quality responsive and effective placement service, delivered through collaborative working, participation, consultation, compliance and performance.
Ø Engender a culture of continuous review and improvement.
Ø Create a positive workplace culture underpinned by open and transparent dialogue, continued learning and ongoing training.
Ø Be committed to offering training and development for our foster carers, and our wider staff; ensuring they have the knowledge and skills to deliver an excellent service.
Ø Adopt a culture which will reward and celebrate the good work of our staff, foster carers and children/young people in our care.
Innovation is what drives us. Our team are determined to strengthen the foster community by empowering carers to take on any challenge with confidence. In doing so we aim to bring stability and happiness to the lives of all children and young people in care.
In order to equip carers with the ability to achieve positive changes in fostering, our focus is devoted to the following three factors:
We are proud of the support we give to carers and their families. To ensure that everyone in our network can provide safe care, we offer guidance throughout the application process from the moment you enquire.
Paramount Foster Care have access to psychologists, therapists and counselling services. Our peer-to-peer network can also link carers to other families within our agency.
Training is of importance to Paramount Foster Care. We train foster carers prior to approval; ensuring they feel qualified to care for any child/young person placed with them.
In addition our training offer covers attachment theory, positive relationships with children / young people and other critical areas of development.
We value our foster carers and aim to make their careers future-proof. Our team are on-hand to offer 24/7 advice and guidance, while supported breaks ensure carers have the flexibility to make fostering a sustainable profession.