North Lincolnshire Council offers salary to foster carers

A council is to introduce a salary scheme for foster carers in an effort to recruit more people.

North Lincolnshire Council said it wants to introduce a fee based foster carer scheme where additional money above the standard fostering allowance will be paid to carers who look after children with additional needs.

A salary of £21,000 for the role has been proposed.

Applicants would have to be be assessed and approved.

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