Tim McArdle – Head of Placement & Recruitment

Tim has been working with children for 18 years. Whilst studying at university Tim started employment in the disability sector supporting and coordinating services for children with disabilities. Tim moved into the fostering sector in 2002 and helped develop an independent fostering service to a national level. Tim has been directly responsible for the placement of almost 2000 children and has helped approved hundreds of foster carers. Tim leads UK Fostering’s centralised Placement and Recruitment team.

Tim is also the co-founder and trustee of Ukindo which provides services for children in need in the UK and India. As part of his role Tim takes foster children from the UK for once in a lifetime trips to India to see the work he is doing.