Welcome to Bluebird Care Careers in Newark & Sherwood

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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Contact us

Newark & Sherwood

Unit 11, Stephenson Court Stephenson Way Newark Nottingham, NG24 2TQ

01636 673920
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.

Find out more about us

Meet our team of care professionals

Alan Pankhurst
Franchise Owner

Bluebird Care Newark and Sherwood is owned and managed by Director Alan Pankhurst. Alan was made redundant in December 2010 from Lincolnshire County Council where he spent 10 years as their Research Manager investigating demographic changes and their impact on services.

Overall, Alan has had 30 years’ managerial experience mainly in the public sector responsible for recruiting and training staff, marketing services and managing significant department and team budgets. He was also employed as a regional management consultant responsible for efficiency studies into local offices performance, budget management and staffing levels.  

Whilst Alan has no direct work experience of the care sector, he has, over the last 7 years, worked very closely with the Director of Public Health and the Primary Care Trust on their joint needs assessment so understands the problems and challenges facing the sector. He is passionate about providing good quality care and making a difference to people’s lives.  

Alan is a keen golfer although his handicap might suggest otherwise and is secretary of a local golf society.

Michelle Wells
Registered Manager

Michelle is the Care Manager of Bluebird Care Newark & Sherwood.  She has 20 years’ experience working within the Health and Social Care environment, 10 years as a care manager, particularly supporting people within their own homes. She has a wealth of experience, knowledge and skills and is NVQ4 qualified in Health and Social Care. 

Michelle has worked her way up from Care Worker to Manager and believes that this has developed her knowledge in seeing the bigger picture in providing an individual, personalised, high quality service in care and support.

As the Care Manager it is Michelle’s responsibility to ensure the safe and legal delivery of service to our customers in the Newark and Sherwood area and surrounding villages.  We feel able to achieve this through recruiting staff who are passionate about their work, training and developing staff to be able to fulfil their roles and responsibilities and by building open professional relationships with the team, customers and in a multi-agency working environment. 

Michelle aims to provide a flexible service offering the customer the care they need in the home they love.