Busy and challenging but rewarding
Foster Carer (Current Employee) – Paraparaumu, N – 16 March 2014
Wake Foster Son up, Ensure he has his medication.
Help him to prepare for school. Get him off to school. Take him to Counsellor/Psychiatrist/Doctor/Meeting with Teachers etc.
Take care of his holistic needs. Physical, Mental, Spiritual, Whanau.
Watching him grow and learn and blossom into a fine young man, witnessing his milestones and supporting him through good and bad times.
The money for this 24/7 job is insufficient, Carers have not had a pay rise in more than 20 years, dealing with difficult and sometimes violent behaviour.