Foster carers in Calderdale could get pay boost
They deserve a pay rise more than most.
Now Calderdale’s foster carers are set to be rewarded with extra cash thanks to an agreement from councillors.
The council’s senior team has recommended a £400,000 cash boost to the service to encourage carers to foster siblings and older children who may have more difficulty finding a placement.
Councillors hope to increase foster carers’ pay by scrapping lower payments for taking on more than one child.
The final decision will be made at the next meeting of the full council on Wednesday, November 30.
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