Employee assistance programme
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At FosterTalk, we appreciate the vital role that employees of Fostering Providers perform.
That’s why we provide a great range of member benefits for you to enjoy. Whether it’s saving money on your next trip to a top UK attraction, or accessing Independent Financial Advice, our benefits are tailored to your everyday life.
If you’re an employee of a Fostering Service Provider and you would like your Agency to partner FosterTalk, contact us and we can visit them to fully explain our employee assistance programme.
For all membership enquiries, call us on 01527 836 910.
Breakdown of Employee Assistance Programme
Counselling HelplineRead more
We understand the day-to-day pressures of working in a stressful environment and there may be times when you need to offload. Would you like to talk to a confidential counsellor who can listen to you and offer valuable advice? Support is just a phone call away and members are free to discuss any subject.
FosterTalk members can receive confidential personal support from a team of registered nurses who are trained, and have at least 5 years’ experience in various aspects of personal counselling.
There is no limit on the duration and frequency of calls and the service is available 24 hours, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. You are welcome to contact us regarding any issues, whether in the workplace or your home life.
Legal helplineRead more
FosterTalk members have unlimited access to a 24-hour Legal Helpline, 365 days a year, offering practical and professional advice at any time of the day or night.
The Helpline delivers timely, professional advice on legal matters without a lengthy wait for an appointment with a solicitor. Employee members can use the services as little or as often as required to get advice on any legal matter.
This valuable service offers help and advice on a broad range of legal matters. Advice will be given in clear, practical terms, outlining the steps to take in order to protect their rights.
The lines are staffed by professional lawyers who can offer expert advice on a whole range of legal matters, including:
Independent Financial AdviceRead more
FosterTalk employee members can access advice from qualified Independent Financial Advisors. They specialise in personal finance matters, including:
- Income protection
- Critical illness
- Life assurance
- Investment plans
Members can access Independent Financial Advice via telephone or email.
Our Independent Advisors are FSA registered and will source the most competitive products in the marketplace, as well as offering advice on a full range of financial planning services.
Personal Tax HelplineRead more
FosterTalk employee members have access to advice and guidance from qualified Tax Advisors.
You can get help on issues such as:
- Personal tax
- National Insurance
- Inheritance tax
- Capital Gains tax
- Guidance and support
Our Advisors can provide you with other useful telephone numbers and information on where to obtain relevant forms or further details.
Medical and First Aid HelplineRead more
Employees have access to a Medical and First Aid Helpline as part of their FosterTalk membership.
FosterTalk members have the peace of mind of having access to our 24-hour telephone advice on medical and healthcare matters, including practical advice regarding first aid.
Education Advisory Service
Our Education Advisory Service is just a phone call away, offering support and advice on a range of education issues, including:
- School admissions and appeals
- School exclusions and appeals
- Special needs and how to access additional support
- Homework, planning and guidance
- Moving/changing schools
- Leaving school
- Further education, and much more…
Online LearningRead more
FosterTalk members can also benefit from unlimited access to to a huge range of online lessons, interactive resources, worksheets and tests for all ages.
Simply login to the members area of FosterTalk website using your FosterTalk username and password and click on Teachernet.
The award winning website is for use by pupils, parents, Carers and teachers. They provide complete coverage of the core curriculum, starting with reception and finishing at AS level, through a huge range of lessons, interactive resources, worksheets and tests delivered in one handy online resource.
One of the most popular benefits is our Foster Carers Discounts. As a valued member of FosterTalk, and to reward you for the great job that you’re doing, we offer you a world of bargains and fantastic deals on products and services – for every area of life!
FosterTalk Foster Carer members have access to preferential pricing arrangements with top suppliers, offering hundreds of excellent discounts on goods and services nationwide.
Rewarding you in your fostering careerRead more
That means the next time you’re looking to renew your roadside recovery service, take to the shops to update your wardrobe, or brave the latest ride at top UK attractions, use your FosterTalk Foster Carer membership for the very best discounted prices.
We have special offers in a wide range of areas, including home & garden, electrical, entertainment, leisure, food & drink, gifts & flowers, sports & fitness and motoring.
FosterTalk MagazineRead more
FosterTalk’s quarterly magazine is a bright, stimulating magazine packed full of relevant information and interesting features. What better way to keep in touch with fostering related news, views and issues?
FosterTalk magazine is designed to reflect members’ comments and the publication is delivered straight to members’ doorsteps.
We aim to make every issue a helpful, interesting and inspirational read. So as well as tackling regular features on health matters, education issues, tax information, as well as up to date news on current issues.
Contact us today to arrange an appointment by calling 01527 836 910, or for further information complete our online enquiry form.