Tim McArdle – Director of Placement & Recruitment

Tim McArdle has accumulated over 20 years of experience working with children. While pursuing studies at University, Tim began employment in the disability sector, providing support and coordinating services for children with disabilities. Transitioning into the fostering sector in 2002, Tim played a key role in developing an independent fostering service to a national level. Tim has been directly responsible for placing almost 3000 children and has facilitated the approval of hundreds of foster carers. Currently, Tim leads UK Fostering’s centralised Placement and Recruitment team.

Tim also holds a position on the Executive Board of the Nationwide Association of Fostering Providers. Furthermore, Tim is the co-founder and trustee of ‘Charity World’, an organization that offers services for children in need in both the UK and India. In this capacity, Tim organizes once-in-a-lifetime trips to India for foster children from the UK, allowing them to witness firsthand the charitable work being carried out.