Outstanding rating for independent fostering agency

Ofsted praise for third consecutive report.

Nexus Fostering, who have offices in Edgbaston have undertaken their latest Ofsted inspection and have been rated Outstanding for the third consecutive time since 2011.

The report states that the agency is “outstanding across the board”. A full report will be available next month.

Foster carer Lucy, who writes a blog for Nexus Fostering’s website, says “We chose Nexus fostering from other agencies because of their outstanding Ofsted report, the relevant and regular training offered as standard and their exceptional support package.”

Jessica, another foster carer, adds, “All the staff at Nexus Fostering are supportive, down to earth, and approachable. The support from them has been excellent. Our social worker is very helpful and supportive, and we’ve really appreciated the knowledge that there is around-the-clock phone support.”

Director Grace Wyatt said of the rating, “I had every confidence we could do this as I know the commitment the staff have to supporting our foster carers and young people. They put every ounce of their effort into ensuring better outcomes for young people and supporting our carers, and this rating reflects that.”

With a predicted 8,000 extra foster carers needed in 2018 alone, Nexus Fostering are keen to speak to anyone who would like more information about fostering. If you’re interested in learning more, call 0800 389 0143.