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
Mel Cheeseman
Mel CheesemanDirector of HR
Sam Vijayan
Sam VijayanDirector of Information Technology
Oliver Webber
Oliver WebberDirector of Corporate Implementation
Jill Notchell
Jill NotchellCommercial Director
Paul Jamieson
Paul JamiesonDirector of Operations
Sam Arnott
Sam ArnottDirector of Swiis Scotland Foster Care
Amy Cumming
Amy CummingSenior Manager
Ailsa Thom
Ailsa ThomTeam Manager
Ashley Holcombe
Ashley HolcombeCommercial Operations Manager
Paul Gaffney
Paul GaffneyTeam Manager
Ruth Caldwell
Ruth Caldwell Learning & Development Manager
Margaret Anne McLean
Margaret Anne McLeanTeam Manager

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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