Employee Benefits

We value our employees and work to provide amongst the best set of employee benefits in the sector. These have been crafted to both reward and protect you, and in some cases members of your family, whilst you are employed with us. They are completely unique to the Bluebird Care network.

The following Bluebird Care Employment Benefit Schemes run from 1st January to 31st December. They are not contractual rights and can be withdrawn or amended by the Company at its sole discretion. Eligibility criteria apply.

The Bluebird Care Good Attendance Bonus

Terms and Conditions Apply

  • Average hours per week up to 10 hours
    • £10 Monthly bonus
  • Average hours per week >10 up to 16 hours
    • £25 Monthly bonus
  • Average hours per week >16 & up to 35 hours 
    • £35 Monthly Bonus
  • Average hours per week > 35
    • £50 Monthly Bonus

The Bluebird Care Vehicle Protection Scheme

Terms and Conditions Apply

FREE protection for you and your vehicle during your time at work and when being used by you for private and domestic purposes. Bluebird Care Vehicle Protection provides:

  • Roadside assistance 
  • Local recovery (maximum 15 miles radius) 
  • Homestart - assistance from your place of residence

Vehicle repair and servicing assistance:

Preferential rates to service and repair your vehicle from Bluebird Care local motor vehicle service specialist partner, KB autotech Windsor.

The Bluebird Care Personal Health Cash Scheme

Terms and Conditions Apply

Providing you with support in terms of cash refunds, up to prescribed scheme levels, for many of the routine health treatments that you will have each year (e.g. dental and optical) plus support for some specialised and non-routine health costs. The scheme can be extended free of charge to your children (max 5). You will also benefit from access to a confidential employee helpline supporting you with health and employment concerns.

Scheme benefits include:

  • Cash reimbursement for you up to the following levels:
Cash benefits - annual benefit per adult    
     
Dental £65  
Routine dental treatment (check-ups, scale & polish, x-rays, fillings and hygienist)  
   
     
Optical £65  
Eye tests & glasses, contact lenses, prescription sunglasses, laser eye surgery)  
   
     
Therapies £200  
Physiotherapy, osteopathy, acupuncture, chiropractic care, homeopathy, chiropody or podiatry)  
   
     
Specialist consultations and 2nd opinion(s) £150  
A specialist consultation or 2nd opinion  
   
     
GP services £50  
Private GP consultation(s), diagnostic tests, vaccinations, prescription charges & flu jabs from a GP  
   
     
New baby £50  
On the birth or adoption of a new child (10 month qualifying period)  
   
     
     
Hospital Cash Benefits    
     
Hospital stay £20  
Money for each day/night spent in an NHS hospital (max 20 nights)  
   
     
A&E attendance £20  
Money for a visit to an A&E department (max one visit)  
   
     
NHS car parking £50*  
When a family member visits you in hospital  
   
     

*Increases to £300 if the hospital stay is for cancer treatment 

  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme offering confidential helpline support plus referral for face to face counselling 
  • Options to: 
    • Increase your core cover 
    • Extend cover to include additional tests, therapies, support and accidents 
    • Extend cover for your children - to be shared between your children (max 5) 
    • Extend your cover to Include further adult members of your family 
  • Simple on-line claims process 
  • Fast track claim assessment and payment 
  • Direct access to a provider representative for support and guidance 
  • Discounted health screens
  • Discounted gym membership

For full terms and conditions and scheme details refer to provider document  www.wpa.org.uk/bluebird

The Bluebird Care Sales and Recruitment Cash Scheme

Terms and Conditions Apply

Providing you with tangible cash incentives for referral of potential employees. We will pay you for referrals on the following basis:

For applicants who join the company as care workers:

  Up to 16 hrs
availability
In excess of 16 hrs
availability

On successful completion of one month
as probationary care worker

£150 £300

Tax Implications

You should be aware that benefits in kind are considered by HMRC as taxable and will need to be declared accordingly

Scheme Management

Schemes will be managed by our office administrator and provided according to the terms and conditions of our scheme providers. For further information speak to the scheme manager or to your supervisor.