What can the union do for you?

How can your union help both you and the profession as a whole?

Join the huge number of Foster Carers who have already signed up to join in the fight for rights, protection, equality and status

 

DO YOU WANT A LEGAL WORKING STATUS AND…

A right to fair pay?
A right to not be discriminated against?
A right to statutory holiday?
A right to have time off unwell and be sick without repercussions?
A right to be respected as a ‘Worker’?
A right to Union representation and a proper legal process in allegations?
A right to complain, to effectivly advocate for your child? To whistleblow, no ‘blacklisting’?
A right to a protection, a right to compenstaion?
A right to be given proper notice?
A right for those whom you work for to be accountable?
A right to work with whom you like, when you like?

The ability to Join Regional Groups, your own independent meetings with your collegues, being part of real change in your area with the support and weight of the central union behind you, offering 1:1 allegation support*, union reps fighting for your rights, effecting real change in your area…holding the LAs and IFAs to account?

Be part of the biggest movement to happen to foster carers, the first campaigns, legal actions and tribunals of their kind, challenging what has gone unchallenged for too long

You may not want to exercise all of these rights, but HAVING THEM IS IMPORTANT

No more lip service, no more being told how ‘valued’ we are, we want real change

We want to drive up standards of foster care for oursleves, our collegues and our children, it starts with the workforce, with the people that deliver the care.

NO FOSTER CARERS, NO FOSTER CARE

TOGETHER WE ARE STRONGER

Join Us by clicking Here

*The Union policy for members support is limited to paid up members with an issue which postdates becoming a member. Also, the amount of support we can offer depends on whether they live within a Regional Group.


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