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

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.

Angela McMillan
Support Supervisor

Angela is originally from Cambusnethan in Scotland and moved to Reading a few years ago. Angela is a person with one of the strongest work ethics you will ever meet. Angela cares passionately about her customers and always goes the extra mile to support the team.

Angela's role is to support both customers and carers at Bluebird Care. She regularly reviews to see how care is progressing as well as ensuring carers are maintaining the highest standards.

What Anglea loves most about her role is meeting new people and being able to help them do things that they would not normally be able to do. 

When Angela is not working, she loves spending time with her family where they have lots of adventures. Angela also loves visiting family in Scotland. 

Alex Witten
Branch Manager Windsor, Maidenhead and Bracknell

Alex originally joined the team as a care assistant in 2009, and was quickly promoted to become the branch's supervisor. In 2014, Alex moved to Brighton and continued her career in care. She rejoined us in 2016 to become the Care Manager of our Windsor & Maidenhead branch. 

Since Alex ahs been with Bluebird Care she has been reconised and was a regional winner at the Great British Care Awards in 2019. 

During her time with Bluebird Care, Alex has grown into the role developing a strong relationship with customers and carers to deliver a high standard of care within the area. She has led the way in driving innovative changes to the business including the roll out of the revolutionary electronic care planning system called PASS. 

In her spare time, Alex enjoys going to festivals, meeting up with friends and spending time with her young family.

Michelle Gallop
Recruitment and Marketing Coordinator

Michelle started in care when she was just 16 years old as a cleaner in a care home and during this time Michelle worked very hard and worked her way upto a senior carer role and obtained an NVQ level 3 in health and social care. 

Prior to Michelle joining Bluebird Care she worked with another domicilairy care provider as a care coordinator. 

In 2017 we were very lucky that Michelle was ready for that next step and wanted more responsinility with in the care sector and she joined Bluebird in 2017 as Deputy Care Manager and brought alot of knowledge and enthusiasm into the role and into the organisation. Michelle took a short break and during this time she became a mummy to her beautiful daughter. Michelle then started back with us in January 2020 and is now our recruitment and marketing coordinator. 

We asked Michelle what she loves so much about the care sector. Michelle said "I enjoy supporting the whole team in the office and introducing new carers into Bluebird Care and watching them develop their skills and confidence, it is just amazing to see. I am very passionate about delivering high standards of care and support and this is very important to me, I really enjoy facing new challenges, although sometimes overwhelming, it's always a good way to learn new things and grow. I love self development and I know Buebird Care are very driven by this as well. I love working with the people in the office, we all get on and know when we all need to have a good laugh and we work well as a team.

Outside of Bluebird Care Michelle has a lovely fiancé and they love spending time with his 3 children and their families and are really enjoying their time with their beauitful little girl. Michelle loves seeing her friends, going out socialising, going on holiday (when she can lol) and having her nails done. Her favoutie colour is purple and loves flowers and butterflies. 

One thing people don’t know about Michelle is she used to drive a moped, back when she was 21 – 23, rode it for 2 years she had 2 accidents and decided she needed 4 wheels in her life to keep her safe. 

Adela Salapa
HR and Finance Administrator

Adela is orginally from Romania where she studied accountancy. Adela like meeting new people and finds it very rewarding when she can make someone smile. Adela is a very adaptable person who is open to new challenges. Over the last two years she has changed her role from numbers to people, and this brought Adela to Bluebird Care in 2018. Adela really enjoys her role as HR Administrator as she gets to work with people every day which is Adela's passion, everyday is different and each day gives her the opportunity to learn and develop her skills. Numbers are still calling her back, which makes her happy to be a-part of our finance team within Bluebird Care. 

In Adela's spare time and holidays she love traveling and being active, any sport is exciting for her even dancing which she enjoys very much. Adela is a very selfless person and will always ensure everyone else is ok and well. Adela loves her family and will always try to visit her sister and an amazing niece as much as she can.