Receive over £15,000 a year, per young person in your care
Depending on the length of time for which a young person is with you. Also, did you know that as a Supported Lodgings Host you are technically considered self-employed? This means you are applicable to Qualifying Care Relief, so in your tax return, you can claim a tax exemption of up to £18,140.
Frequently Asked Questions
What support does a Supported Lodgings host get?
As a Supported Lodgings host with West Sussex County Council you will have access to a wide range of support and benefits.
You will be allocated a Child and Family Support Worker who will visit regularly and provide you with any support you require. You will also have access to the Out of Hours Support line should you need assistance outside of office hours. You will receive comprehensive training and various other benefits.
How much does a Supported Lodgings host get paid?
As an approved Supported Lodgings provider, you will work in partnership with the County Council’s Children’s Services and will be paid a weekly allowance. Currently, the minimum payment is £289.37 per week.