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.
Helen started working for Bluebird Care as our new Finance Assistant on 10th November 2020. Helen is currently covering Adela who is on maternity leave. Helen has a wealth of knowledge and is currently studying my AAT level 3 accounting qualification.
Helen loves how varied the role is and working within a friendly team, helping to support the team as much as she can.
When Helen is planning on going out for a meal you may find her in a Mexican restaurant eating her favourite food.
Helen has been married for 12 years and has three children aged 11,8 & 5 who keep her very busy. Helen has a passion and love for baking, especially her children’s birthday cakes and she enjoys doing a lot of gym classes each week which helps counteract the baking!
One thing people don’t know about Helen is is has a degree in French and Information systems which involved her living in Paris for 5 months, in an office that had a view of the Eiffel Tower, how amazing is that!
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, and in March 2018 and in 2023 Alex was successful in becoming our new Registered Care Manager.
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.
In her spare time, Alex enjoys going to festivals, meeting up with friends and spending time with her young family.
Rebecca Hawkins, or better known as Becki, joined Bluebird Care in 2009 as a carer. She has gone on to have a varied and succesful career with the team, initially as a Co-ordniator for 4 years before moving in to the role of Deputy Manager for Reading in 2013. In 2014 she went on maternity leave and returned a year later to head up the Business Development side of the company.
Becki has a passion for customer service and ensuring Bluebird Care delivers the highest quality of care. Her experience, skills and flexibiltiy allow her to drive business improvement and initiatives across the organisation.
In her sparetime, Becki spends time with her young family, visiting her parents in Gloucestershire and enjoys meeting friends for a good meal at a local pub. She also has a passion for horses and arts and crafts.
Prior to starting Bluebird Care, Mehul worked in the City within Investment Banking and Finance, working for leading Global Investment banks. Within a short period of time, Mehul was given the opportunity and responsibility of managing the banks extensive European Property portfolio as well as advising mutli-nationals on their mergers and acquisitions strategy.
Mehul has a passion for operational excellence, working with the team to ensure that the system and processes are in place to deliver quality care. Mehul takes the lead role within the management team to ensure that the team is meeting CQC standards and working with the managers to ensure that Bluebird Care is delivering quality of care at all times.
In his spare time he enjoys playing badminton, cycling, 5-a-side football (he's a huge Spurs fan!), playing the piano. Mehul loves travelling, from relaxing on a beach to skiing in the Alps, plus exploring London’s wide range of restaurants.
Prior to launching Bluebird Care, Tushar worked at Mars Inc, working in a variety of management roles in IT, Commercial, Sales and Marketing. He was responsible for the management of Mars' European Advertising and Media Agency relationships.
Tushar's role within the team is business development. Working in partnership with the councils, CCGs and local charities, Tushar works in identifying the challenges and putting in place sustainable long term solutions.
Tushar is also passionate about developing a culture of quality and excellence within the workforce and works with the managers to ensure that the training and values embedded in the team make a difference to our customers.
In his spare time, Tushar enjoys running, having recently completed the New York Marathon, competing in triathalons, travelling, photography and spending time with his young family.