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Break Foster Carer

Break Fostering

Break’s Fostering Service is based in Norfolk offering bespoke foster placements to people from all walks of life.

Can you be a Break Foster Carer?

Fostering can be a wonderful and rewarding career.

Break have Foster Carers from all walks of life across East Anglia, and consider each individual case on its merits. 

We like to recruit the best foster carers and provide them with the highest level of support, to give our young people and our foster carers the best possible possible placement.

The easiest way to to find out if you are eligible is to get in touch.

 What do we offer our Foster Carers?

- 24/7 high level support and on-call service from social workers across Norfolk

- Regular professional supervision from a qualified social worker

- *Market leading payments of between £400 and £600 per week, dependent on the fostering task.

- Regular short breaks 

- Therapeutic group consultation from a qualified therapist once a fortnight

- Excellent training, including the Children’s Workforce Development Council Level 3 Diploma   

- Information on being self-employed and getting your tax right


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What makes a good Foster Carer?

-  An understanding of children and young people’s needs and behaviours

-  Some experience of working with or living with young people

-  Flexibility and time

-  Commitment and the resilience to work through difficulties

-  Open to taking on new ideas and engage with them

-  Good communication skills

-  Able to attend regular support and training offered by Break for its carers


If you want to find out more about becoming a Break Foster Carer in Norfolk get in touch today at, call 01603 670100 or download our Foster Carers' Guide.



Our fostering service is available on a spot purchase or preferred provider basis. It is aimed at children who, for complex reasons, need a single placement.

If you would like to view our latest Ofsted report Please click here. This will take you to the 'Find an inspection report section', where you will need to enter our unique reference number SC430757 into the section 'Search Providers by: Name, address or URN'.

Please see our Statement of Purpose.

To discuss making a referral to out Therapeutic Fostering Team please contact our Fostering Team on 01603 670110 or email

Break is a proud member of Fostering Through Social Enterprise (FtSE), a consortium of voluntary and non-profit fostering agencies, across the UK, whose members look after over 2,000 children in care.

£600 per week

is how much you could receive as a Break Foster Carer!*

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