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foster care support worker





Foster care support workers assist and support mentally or physically abused children to be legally separated from their parents. They help them to recover by placing them in appropriate families and making sure that the children welfare is a priority.

Alternative Labels

support worker (fostering)

placement carer

placement officer

independent placement support worker

foster care support worker

foster care worker

support worker (foster care)

placement support worker

placement supervisor

supervising social worker

fostering support worker

Regulatory Aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database:

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