Mulberry Foster Care Ltd was formed in September 2015 by Shaun Burnett and Andrew Robinson who between them have over 45 years experience of working in the Social Care field in the Statutory, Voluntary, and Independent Sectors. Between them both, Shaun and Andrew have worked at Volunteer; Social Worker; Team Manager; Project Manager levels within Child Protection and Fostering Services.
The service aim is to work closely with families, foster carers and all other professionals involved in the care of children and young people to ensure that the highest quality of service is being offered.
Andrew Robinson is a qualified Social Worker with a Diploma in Social Work. Andrew has 16 years experience in the Social Care field. Cafcass and Her Majesty's Prison Service, including direct work with children and young people; and has worked as a Manager in various roles over the last 5 years in Local Authority. Andrew has worked as a manager within a Local Authority 'looked after children' and care leaving team. Andrew also managed a unique project funded by the Department for Education and Youth Justice Board establishing and developing the provision of social services for children in custody.
Shaun Burnett qualified as a social worker in 2004 after completing his Diploma in Social Work and has many years of previous experience working within social care settings including Young People’s Residential Services. He has undertaken social work and Team Manager roles within statutory fostering, child protection and Independent settings. Shaun is a skilled assessor and has specialised in undertaking fostering and Special Guardianship Assessments. Shaun is trained and qualified to undertake fostering assessments.