Welcome to Bluebird Care Careers in Sunderland

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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Office 101 The Place Athenaeum Street Sunderland SR1 1QX

0191 567 2512
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

Thomas Chacko

Bluebird Care Sunderland is led by Thomas Chacko. Thomas started delivering homecare in Sunderland and Washington by providing customers in the area, quality homecare and support, whilst remaining in the comfort and familiarity of their own homes. Delivering the highest quality of homecare and support is Thomas’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.

Thomas is an experienced business Director with Board level strategical and commercial experience with a background of achievements in diverse and competitive markets. He is a member of the Institute of Directors (IoD), UK, a member of the Association of MBAs and registered GrowthAccelerator Business Coach.

He is a board Trustee for a major North East Hospice, a member of the Rotary Club and continues to support charities and worthwhile community causes both in the UK and abroad. Has experience working within the Private and Public sector and has an entrepreneurial flair in providing business solution. A can do attitude.

In his exposure working with the hospice and within communities and charities , he has developed a keen interest in taking his business knowledge to the provision of care within local communities. He strongly believes in the provision of delivering quality care and hence has taken up the Bluebird Care franchise in Sunderland and Washington. He is confident that the delivery of quality care is not an exception to the rule but the right of everyone and nothing should detract from this. He is confident that working with a strong brand and having a great team of staff who really do want to make a difference will help him achieve his objective.

Lynne Burnham
Registered Care Manager

I started in the care sector as a care assistant and worked my way up to becoming the Registered Care Manager of Bluebird Care Sunderland. I am extremely proud of my achievement and this has given me the confidence and a good understanding of what I want to achieve as a manager and how I can support the business owner in ensuring that the business stands out in the provision of quality care.
I believe that I have excellent team building skills and am in the process of building a caring team that we can all be proud about and focused on the customer.
I have completed my Level 3 NVQ in Health and Social care and have completed my Level 5 Management qualification. I have recently completed an Education and Training Level 3 (Formerly PTTLS) and also a Level 2 in Business Improvement Techniques. Completing various relevant Train the Trainer courses helps me in further supporting the business and staff development.
I always strive to improve my skills and knowledge wherever possible, by ensuring that I keep updated with the latest development in the sector. This enables me to provide better solutions for everyone. I am committed to providing the highest quality care possible to our customers.

Beverley Radestock
Care Coordinator

I have worked in the care sector for over 30 years and still love it. I have worked with various needs, Autism, learning disabilities and complex needs to the elderly, dementia and palliative care to name a few. I still feel this is my calling in life.
I have achieved a Level 3 NVQ in Health and Social Care and have recently completed a Level 3 Business Management Diploma. Have completed my  Level 5 Management qualification and have completed the Care Certificate and Mental Health Level 2.
I love working for Bluebird Care Sunderland as we have a good care ethos. We strive to provide top class care to enable our customers to enjoy the lifestyle they want, safe and secure within their own homes.
I am proud to be a part of the Bluebird Care Sunderland team.

Lynn Bell
Care Coordinator

I have worked in the Care Sector for over 20 years, mainly within Domiciliary and Care Homes. In my younger years I spent helping my family run their Care Homes. I have worked my way up in the care sector from being a care assistant to now as a Care Coordinator. I have specialist knowledge and training in Dementia, end of life, autism, Catheter Care, Colostomy and many more. I enjoy learning and have my NVQ level 3 in health and social care. I am keen in developing my knowledge further, improving my skills and moving forward in my career.

I have a passion for Care and feel that I could not and would not want to do any other job other than working in Domiciliary Care as it is more personal. I am honoured to be a part of the Bluebird Care Sunderland team and aim to provide a high standard of Care and Support for both our Customers and Staff. They deserve nothing but the best.

Toni Maddison
Field Care Supervisor

Even though I have worked in the Care Sector for over 10 years, I still love making a positive difference to peoples' lives. I started off as a care assistant and I have worked my way up to a Care Supervisor.
Over the years , I have gained my NVQ level 3 in Health and Social Care and am keen on developing my knowledge further. I enjoy learning and amongst others, have specialist knowledge with Colostomy Bag, Catheter , Dementia and React to Red.

In my role, I am mainly responsible for all Care Planning, meeting customers and their families and ensuring that reviews are carried out in a timely manner. I am also responsible for ensuring all staff members are up to date and deal with any issues or concerns.

I have a passion for care and my aim is to ensure that all customers and staff  have a pleasurable and safe experience with Bluebird Care Sunderland and in their role.