Welcome to Bluebird Care Careers in North Tyneside & North Northumberland

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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North Tyneside & North Northumberland

Suite 5, S V Rutter Business Centre 126 Great Lime Road West Moor Newcastle upon Tyne NE12 6RU

0191 5009751
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

Brian Kenny
Care Manager

Brian is a seasoned operations executive known for his goal-oriented approach and adept leadership skills. With a robust background spanning various sectors, he has demonstrated expertise in management, staff development, and strategic planning.

His career journey showcases a diverse range of roles, from his early days as a British Army Sergeant to his current position as registered care manager at Bluebird Care North Tyneside & North Northumberland. 

Prior to his current role, Brian served as the National Manager for Headway UK, where he managed a team providing support to brain injury survivors across northern England and Scotland. He also held key leadership positions in healthcare management, notably as the Registered Manager for Routes Healthcare North-East, where he oversaw the transition of the branch into a profitable entity with an outstanding reputation.

Brian's extensive experience also includes significant contributions to training and education, particularly through his tenure as the Head of Programmes at Development Training NE Ltd. Here, he led the delivery of Prince’s Trust and Work-Skills qualifications, impacting the lives of young people across the North East.

Throughout his career, Brian has honed his skills in conflict resolution, safeguarding, and substance misuse, underscoring his commitment to professional development. His dedication to excellence, coupled with his ability to inspire and cultivate working relationships, has been a hallmark of his success in various roles.

Overall, Brian's career trajectory reflects a steadfast commitment to leadership, innovation, and community impact, making him a valuable asset to Bluebird Care North Tyneside & North Northumberland. 

Kate McLellan
Marketing Manager

"I am pleased to be a part of the Bluebird Care North Tyneside and North Northumberland team. Having initially joined remotely in 2021 while located in the Middle East, I transitioned to a full-time role upon my return to the UK at the end of 2023.

The home care industry offers a deeply fulfilling work experience. I am committed to leveraging my expertise in strategic marketing initiatives to drive business growth and expand Bluebird Care's reach within the community. My background in social media and public relations provides a valuable foundation for achieving these goals.

I am honored to contribute to the continued success of the Bluebird brand, and I am dedicated to upholding its esteemed reputation across both local and national markets."

Julie McLellan
Director

Bluebird Care North Tyneside is led by Julie McLellan. Julie started delivering homecare in North Tyneside to help support customers in the area to receive homecare and support while remaining in the comfort and familiarity of their own homes. Delivering the highest quality of homecare and support is Julie’s absolute goal and the team would be delighted to hear from anyone who is seeking homecare for themselves or for a loved one, or would simply like to talk to someone about the services we provide.

"Being the owner of Bluebird Care North Tyneside & North Northumberland brings me so much joy. My aim is always to use my extensive experience in delivering high quality customer care in order to achieve high levels of customer satisfaction."

"I am passionate about providing the best quality care and ensuring that the care delivered meets all the needs of the customer and their families."

Angus McLellan
Director

Prior to setting up Bluebird Care, Angus spent 25 years working in the NHS and in private practice. His clinical background and senior management experience has mainly been in the delivery of care services to older people living in the community. This experience helps him support the Bluebird Care Team to navigate the complex pathways of health and social care services. Angus has dedicated his working life to improving care services and always strives to ensure that the best care is given all of the time.

Since setting up Bluebird Care in 2013 with his wife Julie; they have both worked to develop an excellent customer focused service to clients in North Tyneside and North Northumberland. Angus is extremely proud to be part of the Bluebird Care family.

Michelle Dodds
Operations Manager

Michelle brings over 20 years of experience in social care to her role at Bluebird, having commenced in January 2022. Throughout her career, she has championed the well-being of individuals with learning disabilities, mental health needs, and autism. For the past 8 years, she has served as a Registered Manager, demonstrating a strong commitment to high-quality care and service delivery.

“I’m thrilled to be part of the Bluebird team,” says Michelle. “Everyone has been so welcoming, and I’m already learning something new every day. I see a bright future ahead for us!”

 

Janette Sherrington
Care Coordinator

Hi, I’m Janette and I have worked at Bluebird Care as the Co-ordinator since August 2021.

I have worked in care for over 30 years and have worked in all care sectors, children and young people, learning disabilities, mental health and the elderly.

This has given me a vast knowledge of care which I use in my role every day to provide the best person centred care for all our customers.

I have a NVQ level 3 in health and Social Care children and young people and a diploma level 3 in Health and Social Care.

I am passionate about my role. I thrive on getting the correct care for everyone and ensuring we provide the highest quality care to all our customers.

I love working with Bluebird Care, the directors, management,  office staff and care staff. We all help each other and truly are a great team.