Meet the team
Mobishir Rawthore has a wealth of experience running a business, having previously been a director of Glancy Rawthore Graphics for over 25 years. Looking for a change in direction and wanting to work in an industry where he would be able to make a difference to people’s lives, he decided to take over Bluebird Care Bury in May 2016.
Mobi, as he is affectionately known, has a passion to deliver high quality care into the community, working with his care management team to ensure that the systems and processes are in place to deliver the type of care “which I would want for my family or relatives”. He takes the lead role within the management team to ensure that the team is meeting CQC standards and that staff are fully supported in personal development by certified training.
Mobi ensures that all staff understand the importance of working in the care sector and putting the customer first. It is of the utmost importance to him that we allow the customers to receive homecare and support while remaining in the comfort and familiarity of their own homes. This is so we can enable our customers to keep their independence for as long as possible.
Mobi is married to Cath and has two Daughters, Kate and Ella. In his spare time he is a keen golfer and represents Cheshire County Seniors. He has always been an avid sportsman, having played badminton for Lancashire County for over 15 years.
Our General Manager, Chris Turner joined Bluebird Care Bury in December 2010 as a care worker and quickly built a reputation for the quality of his care and support, his excellent work ethic, professional manner and, most of all, his popularity with our customers.
He was promoted to Care Coordinator after two years, then further promoted to Assistant Care Manager in early 2014 . Chris ensures he is accessible to customers and carers whenever he is needed. He takes enormous pride in his care team, who reflect his very high standards and demonstrate daily what superior homecare looks like and what it can achieve for customers.
Although busy both in the office and at home with is partner and two young children, Chris has been successful in obtaining his NVQ Level 5 in Leadership and Management, which enabled him to confidently take up the role of Registered Care Manager in June 2015, a role in which he was been extremely successful.
Chris left Bluebird Care for a short period of time at the end of 2018. He was offered a position as a regional manager for a nationwide Live-in Care company. It was a fantastic oppourtunity for Chris to gain more experience and he enjoyed his time there, however when the oppourtunity arose for Chris to return to Bluebird as General Manager he was excited to come back and take on a new challenge.
Joanne joined Bluebird Care Bury in 2008 and is now our longest serving employee – a tribute to her calm and professional manner with customers and colleagues.
Joanne started with Bluebird Care Bury as a care worker; however she was quickly promoted to Care Supervisor after just 12 months. This well-deserved promotion saw Joanne take on much greater responsibilities within the company, a role in which she has excelled she has also completed ILM Level 3 in First Line Management
Joanne’s primary role today is to work with our customers and their families and friends to make sure that they get the right care and support. Her primary activity involves taking care of customers, getting to understand them and translating their needs and desires into formal care plans.
Married to Steve, Joanne has a son (Ben) who is in the RAF.
Kate is our newest member of staff, she joined Bluebird Care Bury in July 2017.
Kate has recently moved back to Manchester after completing a degree in Education. During her studies she worked alongside a variety of children and young people, in a number of different settings. One of which was in a school for children with special educational needs and disabilities, this was the highlight of her time at university and it really brought out a passion for caring and helping others, adults as well as children.
“Seeing what a difference I could make to the development of the children I worked with was so rewarding. After that I knew I wanted to work in an industry where I could continue to help people and make a positive impact on their lives”.
Kate's primary role is to work with our customers and their families members to make sure they all recieve the right care and support. Kate works hard to ensure that every care plan is specifically tailored to the needs of each individual customer. As well as working with new customers, Kate has regular meetings with exisiting customers to make sure they are happy, as well as giving them the oppourtunity to give direct feedback about the standard of care they recieve. Kate is also heavily involved with recruitment and the marking for the company.
Kate is the eldest daughter of Bluebird Care Bury's Director, Mobishir Rawthore. She is working with her father to ensure we are providing the highest possible standard of care, at the same time as keeping our care workers and our customers happy.
Nicola has been with Bluebird Care Bury since July 2013. Like all of our office staff Nicola has come through the ranks, she started as a care worker and back in October 2016 she joined the office as a Care Supervisor.
As Care Supervisor Nicola and Joanne provide guidance and direction to our full care worker team and conduct continual reviews, supervisions and spot checks to ensure we always live up to our exceptional standards.
As well as her role as Care Supervisor Nicola has a passion for helping others to learn, not only does she run our inductions but she trains our care workers in Medication, Safeguarding, End of Life Care, Moving and Handling and Dementia Awareness. Nicola ensures all of our care workers receive an extremely high standard of training; this enables our carers to fulfill the high standards of care we expect here at Bluebird Care Bury.
Suzie is our second longest serving member of staff, she joined Bluebird Care Bury in November 2010. Suzie was a care worker for 6 years before joining the office as a Care Coordinator.
Like Donna, Suzie is responsible for providing continuity of care for our customers; she is a crucial link between each customer and their care worker. Suzie can always be trusted to go the 'extra mile' to ensure her customers and their families happiness & wellbeing and that they are able to live as independently as possible in their own homes.
Suzie has completed her NVQ Level 3 in Admin, not only that but Suzie is also in the process of completing her NVQ Level 3 in Sign Language.