Welcome to Bluebird Care Careers in Reading & Wokingham

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

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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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Reading & Wokingham

Centrum House Headley Road Woodley Reading RG5 4JB

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

Sophie Purdy
Care Coordinator

Sophie has been working in the care industry since she was 19 years old and has a lot of experience and knowledge and has an NVQ 2 in Health and Social Care.

Sophie started with Bluebird Care in April 2020 as a Care Assistant and in a short few months Sophie become the coordinator for Reading and Wokingham Branch at the beginning of July.

If you were to ask Sophie what she loves about her role she would say? ” Being close with all the carers, I am always in contact with my team and our customers and I love being able to support from all levels, doing care visits, supervisions and ensuring customers get continuity of care and the right care.

In Sophie’s spare time you may find her socialising with her friends and more than likely eating her favourite food, which is chicken, and of course from Nandos, Sophie also enjoys fun activates like top golf and flight club.

One thing people don’t know about Sophie is she was born blonde and she will say this might explain a few things.

 

Bronwen Clapham
Part Time Supervisor

Bronwen started working for Bluebird Care in 2017 at the North Wiltshire Branch, then moved to Reading in May 2020 when Bronwen joined Bluebird Care in Reading and Wokingham. Bronwen started as a carer. Within 4 months of Bronwen starting she became our new part time supervisor in September 2020 for our Reading and Wokingham Branch.

Bronwen has over 5 years of experience in the care sector and has her level 3 in health in Children’s care.

When we asked Bronwen, “what do you love about your role? She told us.

“I love that I am able to help people maintain their independence at home. I also love that my work role is so varied, and I am able to assist people when they need help the most”

 

A few things to know about Bronwen are, her favourite colour is red and whenever she has the chance, she will always want her Mums Fish Pie. Even though they don’t live far away, Bronwen said “it’s like a great big hug in a bowl”

In Bronwen’s spare time she enjoys reading and going for walks, she recently did a 15 mile walk for dementia UK, something that Bronwen is very passionate about, she also enjoys visiting new places so will always be up for an adventure.

One thing People don’t know about Bronwen, is she won young chef of the year in 2008! So we all know who is making the cakes from now on!

Gerly Tamm
Live in Care Supervisor

Gerly has been apart of Bluebird Care since 2015 and since joing us Gerly has developed multiple skills and worked her way to her becoming our new Live in Care Supervisor. 

If you asked Gerly what she loves about her role and working in Care, Gerly would say " I love the team I work with and that makes me happy. My role is so varied which I love and being able to support our community to stay in their own homes is what makes me so proud to be apart of Bluebird Care"

Gerly has son and two cat and in her spare time you will probably find Gerly in the Apple store as she loves her technology and when she is not buying the latest additions of Apple products Gerly likes to take short breaks away where she can unwind and relax. 

 

Victoria Brown
Recruitment and Marketing Coordinator

Victoria, aka Vicky has been working with Bluebird Care all together for 5 years. Vicky started as a carer 5 years ago and has developed amazing relationships with our carers and customers and has such a can do approach and is very positive. Vicky has always wanted to develop her career within Bluebird care, and in 2018 Vicky became a customer care champion, which meant Vicky was mentoring new staff, assessing customers’ needs and sharing ideas on how we can all improve.

Vicky started her new role in November 2020 and already delivering amazing results within her recruitment and marketing role.

If you asked Vicky what she loves about her role she would say “I am very much a people person and within my new role I’m always talking to new people and potential carers, it really helps that I have experienced care and can use it within recruitment to grasp if they have what it takes to work within our highly skilled team. I love the team around me, we are more a family than work colleagues”

If Vicky was to have her favourite food, it would be good old Nans recipe Beef stew and Dumplings. Fantastic in the winter months.

Vicky is married and has three children, a dog and a cat, to which they all keep Vicky very busy. As a family they enjoy walks and birdwatching as well as a love going to historic sites and places of interest.

In Vicky’s spare time when she is not working or being a busy mum to her three children Vicky really enjoys art, dancing and of course bingo!

One thing people don’t know about Vicky is she won Face of Berkshire 2010.

 

Kerry Brooker
Branch Manager

Kerry joined us in 2012 as a care assistant and was with us for four years before moving on to gain experience in a care home in South Oxfordshire. She returned to Bluebird Care Reading & Wokingham in January 2017 as a senior care assessor, and was promoted to Care Manager later in the year. 

Kerry has a wealth of experience in care and understands the importance of delivering quality care. She is a people person and has a passion to help.

What Kerry loves most about her role is the variety of customer and carer contact. The rewarding feeling when receiving a thank you for the work we all carry out and the support received from the whole team

Kerry lives in Reading with her partner and has 3 dogs which she adore and are a huge part of her family. Hobbies !!! Kerry doesn't really have any apart from reading and housework which she finds very therapeutic !

Jade Rose
Live in Care Manager

Jade is our Live in Care Manager and started with us as a carer in 2015. She quickly progressed and has worked as a care supervisor, care coordinator and deputy manager, showing passion and a drive to deliver quality care. Prior to joining Bluebird Care, Jade was a nursery assistant at a local nursery in Reading.

During the time Jade has been in the office, she has built a strong relationship with customers and carers to deliver a high standard of care within the area.

Jade is a great team player, loves supporting both our customers and carers and ensures quality of care is delivered at all times. Jade has been nominated for team member of the year twcie and on both occassions Jade has won, which is fantastic as these nominations are voted by our carers and customers. 

Jade lives in Reading with her partner and their two cats, and enjoys socialising with friends and travelling.