Welcome to Bluebird Care Careers in Carlisle

Join the Bluebird Care team and help make a real difference to someone's life with an incredibly rewarding career in care.

Join Bluebird Care

They say ‘home is where the heart is’ and we at Bluebird Care keep our customers safe and cared for in theirs.​

More people than ever are choosing to receive care at home, but what makes them choose Bluebird Care?

Our staff members are the face of our company and it’s our care teams that enable our customers to stay in the comfort of their own homes. Our teams provide vital care and support as well as building and growing relationships, bringing smiles to the faces of our customers, laughing, sharing experiences, listening to stories and sometimes wiping away tears.

Being a part of our dedicated Bluebird Care team is immensely rewarding, but it also demands commitment and professionalism. Working with some of the most vulnerable members of society can give enormous satisfaction to the right person. It offers the opportunity to make a real difference to people’s lives; a vocation rather than just a job.

We are looking for people who are passionate about great care. If you share our commitment to provide the best home care services, get in touch with us today.

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First Floor Crown House 3 Wavell Drive Rosehill Business Park Carlisle CA1 3ST

01228 591131
About us

At Bluebird Care we believe that care matters and we are committed to providing the highest quality home care so that our customers can remain in their own homes.

We work alongside families and individuals to tailor our services to help our customers stay in control of their own care for as long as they are able to. Delivering the very best homecare is our passion, and we strive to achieve this every day.

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Meet our team of care professionals

The Bluebirds

Every business is only as good as it's people, and for us, Bluebird Care Carlisle's team of incredibly committed, professional carers are the most important people in it. 

After all, it is they who provide the care to you or your loved ones 365 days of the year, come rain, hail or shine.

Our Bluebirds change lives for the better, by making a positive difference each and every day.

This is no more evident than during the ongoing Covid pandemic, where they have worked tirelessly since before, during and after lockdown, going way beyond their normal duties, and for that, they have our eternal thanks and gratitude.

Our care assistant team access ongoing training and development to ensure that they are competent in the skills required to carry out their duties as carers. 



John Donald

John Donald is both the franchisee and Care Manager at Bluebird Care (Carlisle & Dumfries.) He has a wealth of experience in the field of Health and Social Care with over 30 years spent working in a variety of settings with a wide range of client groups including older adults, learning disabilities and mental health.

For many years he managed services within the NHS and Local Authority, providing support services for individuals within the community.

Sandie Donald

Sandie has 27 years experience of teaching primary school aged children. She has a Bachelor of Education (Hons) degree in teaching, a post-graduate certificate in Additional Support for Learning and a Masters degree in Enhanced Practice in Education and Leadership. A majority of her teaching career has been spent teaching children with profound and multiple learning difficulties and disabilities. Sandie was a principal teacher, managing a large staff team to deliver exceptional educational experiences, remove barriers to learning and to enable children with profound and multiple learning disabilities to develop communication and life skills. Sandie has recently joined her husband John, Director of Bluebird Care Carlisle, and is excited to work with the dedicated team at Bluebird Care Carlisle. She is passionate about supporting the development and delivery of quality, bespoke care services to all Bluebird Care Carlisle customers. 

Sandie likes to be busy and when she isn’t spending time with her family she can be found running, cycling, learning to play golf, painting and drawing, playing the drums and singing and performing with Dumfries community choir.

Becky Scott
Lead Care Co-ordinator

Becky joined the Bluebird Carlisle branch in 2017 as a coordinator, and now is Lead Coordinator. She has previous experience working in the same role for another local company. She decided to join us so she could further her career and help us grow the business. Becky enjoys building new relationships with other healthcare professionals and meeting the service users and their families.  Becky has her NVQ level 3 in Adult Care, and is currently working towards her level 5 in Leadership and Management for Adult Care.

One of the things she loves most about her job, is providing end of life care to people who have a wish to be at home for their final days. There is great satisfaction in being able to give someone their final wish at this stage, and the gratitude from their loved ones makes it all worthwhile.

Becky loves travelling, whether it be to a warm climate, or a weekend of camping in the lakes with friends and family. Becky enjoys playing darts on a Sunday night mixed league, and a Tuesday night ladies league.

If you ever find Becky in a bar, her drink of choice is a Cointreau and lemonade 😉

Emma Miller

Emma has 8 years care experience. She started her caring career as a care assistant and did this for 2 years before moving on to being a senior carer in a care home. Emma did this for a year before completing her NVQ level 5 and managing a small residential care home for 5 years. Emma also has an NVQ level 3 in childcare, but after having children she decided she didn’t want to work in childcare as well.  

Emma values the importance of team work and enjoys still being hands on and delivering care as well as working within the office, she believes this enables Bluebird Care Carlisle office team to do a better job within the office as they have a good understanding of the needs of both the service users and our staff out in the community.

Emma has a 7 year old pug called Harold and a 2 year old miniature jack russel called Cleo. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her 3 children and husband and going out with her friends.  She also enjoys going to concerts, fell walking and just being outside as much as possible.

Samantha Lynn
Care Supervisor

Samantha Lynn has worked in the care sector for almost 20 years, she worked for Cumbria Cerebral Palsy Society as a care worker and a senior carer for 5 and a half years looking after residents in Scalesceugh Hall; a residential care home for people with Cerebral palsy and learning difficulties. Sam left there after been made redundant and joined Bluebird care in November 2010 as a care worker before joining the office team as a care coordinator a year later and she is now a care supervisor. Samantha has a GNVQ advanced in health and social care and is trained as a train the trainer in moving and handling and the safe administration of medicines.

Samantha enjoys supporting the team and thrives to ensure the customers needs are always fully met to deliver a high standard of care. She is compassionate and caring and works well in the team and uses her own initiative as a lone worker.

When not working Samantha enjoys socialising with friends and going on holidays.