The Swiis Values

Caring for some of the most vulnerable members of society

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Our values

As a nationally respected provider of fostering services, Swiis Foster Care strives continually to improve the outcomes delivered to the children and young people in our care. Our values are at the heart of everything we do.  Each and every member of the Swiis team ensure that our children and young people are provided with opportunities that they would not have otherwise had and we support and develop our carers to ensure they continually progress their skills and ambitions.

Meet our leadership team

Swiis Foster Care is managed by highly qualified and experienced directors and managers who have worked within the social and healthcare industries for the majority of their careers, bringing a wealth of strategic, professional and operational skills which are applied to provide a comprehensively child centred service.

Our local teams are managed by some of the finest social work managers in the entire industry who are in turn supported by a wide range of professionals including social workers, educationalists, healthcare specialists, support workers and administrators.
Our foster carers are dedicated, caring, considerate people who provide stable, happy environments for the children and young people placed in our care, working with us to provide the fostering service in which our children and young people can excel.

Tim Notchell
Tim NotchellCompany Director and Chief Executive
Stephen Entwistle
Stephen EntwistleFinance Director
Melanie Cheeseman
Melanie CheesemanChief Human Resource Officer
Sam Vijayan
Sam VijayanDirector of Information Technology
Oliver Webber
Oliver WebberDirector of Corporate Implementation
Jill Notchell
Jill NotchellChief Commercial Officer
Paul Jamieson
Paul JamiesonChief Operating Officer
Keith Stopher
Keith StopherNational Director of Foster Care
Vicci Jones
Vicci Jones Director of Social Work
Alison Lawson
Alison LawsonRegistered Manager
North East region
Wendy Keillor
Wendy KeillorRegistered Manager
North West region
Claire Hobson
Claire HobsonRegistered Manager
Yorkshire region
Laurie Long
Laurie Long Director of Swiis Midlands and South
Sharon McArthur
Sharon McArthurAgency Decision Maker
Anneke Wright
Anneke WrightHead of Quality Assurance

Start Your Fostering Journey

With thousands of children coming into foster care in the UK everyday, we urgently need foster carers more than ever.

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Refer a Friend

Do you know anyone who would be a fantastic foster carer who has the skills and compassion to support a child or young person in need of a loving home?

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