Bobby is the owner of Bluebird Care (Gravesham & Dartford)
Having a number of years' experience operating a residential care business, Bobby decided to enter into the provision of care at home.
"We pride ourselves in having a strong work ethic and having exceptional standards. We aim to provide professional care at home alongside a friendly, personal service to all the people we care for whilst maintaining good relationships with friends, relatives and the care managers of our customers.
Our role is to manage and oversee the provision of domiciliary care whilst maintaining the high standards we are passionate about.
We are a young and proactive team and our goal is to provide excellent care to individuals and give them confidence to live in their own homes while ensuring that our Care Workers are trained to the highest of standards.
We are proud that we are a family run business but are part of a high quality network and brand such as Bluebird Care."
With over 14 years experience in healthcare, Clare brings a wealth of experience to the Gravesham & Dartford team.
Before working in care, Clare worked in retail and decided to transition because of the positive work life balance a career in care gave. Clare's first position was as a Community Care Worker, during which time she completed her NVQ level 2 in Health & Social Care.
Following this, Clare gained experience as a Care Worker in residential, nursing, hospice and supported living settings before progressing onto a role as a Risk Assessor for a London based care company.
Clare first joined us as a Care Supervisor and worked in the positions Registered Care Manager at our Maidstone and Gravesham & Dartford Offices along with Training Manager before leading the operational side of the business as operations Manager and then Operations Director.
Clare is passionate about delivering quality homecare services and developing high quality standards. She believes in investing in each individual team member and providing the support they need to progress in their roles.
Zoe worked as an Activities Coordinator and studied a degree in law before joining the Bluebird Care Tonbridge & Tunbridge Wells team. Now as Operations Manager, Zoe is responsible for overseeing the outstanding service our staff provide to our customers.
She enjoys her role because of the way that she is able to work closely with our staff and takes great satisfaction from the development of her teams.
In particular, Zoe enjoys her role because of the way she knows that she is making a difference to the lives of our customers.
Denise wanted to work in a caring role since she was a child and supported a local lady as a private carer before joining the Bluebird Care Team.
As mother to five children, Denise has over 25 years experience in a caring role and joined the Bluebird Care Gravesham & Dartford Team over six years ago because of the flexibility the role offered.
Denise joined the team in the role of Care Assistant and progressed onto working as a Care Supervisor then Care Coordinator prior to her appointment as Care Manager.
Denise has an NVQ level 3 in Health & Social care and believes that your sole motivation to working in care must be a passion for people and making a difference to their lives.
Denise is particularly passionate about investing in her team and continuing to strive to deliver a leading, premium, homecare service in the local community.
Stacie chose to start her career in healthcare in 2018 and prior to joining the Bluebird Care team, she gained experience working as a Community Care Assistant for a different provider.
Stacey joined the Bluebird Care team out of a desire to further her career within healthcare and wanted to work for a provider with a great reputation.
In her spare time she enjoys eating out, going to the cinema and generally chilling out!
Nicole first chose to work in care because she wanted to make a difference to people who needed support.
Her first role in care was working as a Teaching Assistant in a special needs school as well as working in the community one a one to one basis supporting children with autism.
Prior to working for Bluebird Care, Nicole had worked as a Sales Manager for an estate agent, but was keen to get back into the care sector so joined the Bluebird Care team because of our reputation for quality and care of our customers.
Joanne started her career in care as a Community Care Assistant because of the flexibility it provided. She found that the role was incredibly rewarding!
Before joining the Bluebird Care team, Joanne was Assistant Manager in a care home and has also gained her NVQ level three in Health & Social Care.
Joanne loves the way that her role with Bluebird Care gives her the opportunity to have such variety and put a big smile on people's faces!
Tracey was attracted to a role in healthcare because she is incredibly passionate about people. She started with us as a Care Assistant before progressing onto the position of Care Supervisor.
Tracey loves the interaction that she has with our customers as well as the opportunity to invest in and help our Care Assistants build their careers in care.
She is proud to work for a leading provider of homecare and in particular, passionate about helping our customers remain at home for as long as possible.
Liz has worked in healthcare for 15 years, starting her career working as a community carer in Kent, then worked in a care home supporting adults with mental health before joining the Bluebird Care team.
The reason Liz chose to work in healthcare is that she enjoys making a difference to peoples lives.
Having worked in a managerial role with Bluebird Care for four years and completed a level five qualification in Health and social care, Liz brings a wealth of experience to the role of Live in Care Manager.
Liz works closely with the office team in supporting our live in staff and customers and visits our live in care staff weekly to provide support.
Also being passionate about providing our customers with an extremely high quality of support, Liz is extremely dedicated to her role and enabling our customers to remain at home for as long as possible.
Working within care is a heartfelt passion for Nicola, who joined the team first as a Care Assistant and then was promoted to the position of Care Supervisor.
After working as a Medical Research Supervisor for over 10 years, Nicola chose to work in care because she had a family member who needed care support in their later life and wanted to give something back.
Nicola leads our in house training in a fun and engaging way, aiming to inspire new members of staff as they start their journey with Bluebird Care.
She holds an NVQ level 3 in Health & Social Care along with holding a train the trainer qualification specifically in medication and moving & handling courses.
One tip that Nicola has for those starting their career in care is to never be afraid to ask questions as the team is always there to help in any way possible.
Rachel joined the Bluebird Care team as an apprentice and has stood out in her approach to her role, having achieved 100% in her apprenticeship.
Her apprenticeship was in Business Administration and gave her exposure to how a business and office functions.
After completing her apprenticeship, Rachel was promoted to the position of Recruitment Manager and now looks after the process of speaking to new candidates to arrange interviews along with the day to day running of our overseas recruitment.
Rachel enjoys her role because it gives her the opportunity to speak with many different people and help them start or progress their career in the right role.
In her spare time, Rachel can be found spending time with her friends and enjoying some retail therapy!
Ola has worked in the health care sector for several years, and as a result has gained valuable experience in many aspects of care.
Ola is very passionate about helping people and loves being able to put a smile on her customer’s faces.
Ola is passionate about making a positive contribution in her role as Live-In Care Manager and applied to Bluebird Care for our ethical values, support and commitment to our customers and staff.
‘Together I believe we could achieve so much, I’m delighted to be on the team.’