How do I become an Enhanced Carer?


At Sunbeam, we are proud of our standards and the support and training that we provide to our foster carers. We are driven by children’s needs, which means we take time with every child to tackle the problems he/she faces while encouraging positive behaviour as well as offering support with education, employability, and addiction and self-harm issues.

Online enquiry

Please express your interest by contacting our recruitment team on 020 8799 0930 or complete our online enquiry form at www.sunbeamfostering.com

Our Guide

Please see a copy of our Guide to Foster which outlines the process of becoming an approved foster carer for Sunbeam. The process to become an Enhanced foster carer is the same as a mainstream foster carer however we have added a greater emphasis on an applicant’s ability for self-reflection, curiosity, professionalism, and record keeping skills.

The list of ARC

Please see the list of ARC based competencies for the assessment to become an Enhanced Foster Carer.

Significant knowledge

Our assessors have significant knowledge of the ARC model of parenting and hence an introduction of the model will commence at the point of assessment.