Yasir Farooqui is the Registered Manager of Shining Stars Fostering Agency. Yasir has extensive experience in social work and has been involved in the social care sector for more than 13 years, undertaking a range of positions in a leading Independent Fostering Agency and has undertaken management activities and leadership roles.
Yasir has played an integral role in the development of policies and procedures and quality assurance models for the service. Yasir is a qualified social worker registered with the Health Care and Professionals Council (HCPC) and has a Master’s Degree in Marketing Administration from De Montfort University, Leicester. Yasir has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Studies.
Yasir brings a wealth of knowledge of good social work practice as well as the determination and passion to develop a strong and ethical fostering provision at Shining Stars Fostering.
Shabnam Abbas is the Responsible Individual. Shabnam is a qualified Social Worker to Masters Level registered with the Health Care and Professionals Council (HCPC) and has a level 5 qualification in Management.
Shabnam has over 12 year’s employment history in both fostering settings and statutory roles and running a Fostering Consultancy Service. The Responsible Individual is a highly enthusiastic and motivated professional, with a real interest in helping children, young people and their families. She possesses excellent communication and interpersonal skills, coupled with a highly organised and systematic approach to work.
Prior to joining Shining Stars Fostering the Responsible Individual was a Registered Manager of an Independent Fostering Agency and has experience of managing other managers and senior staff at the operational level.