Meet the team
Recruitment & Training Manager
Jackie has been an integral part of our Bluebird Care team since we opened in 2009. As our Care Manager for 10 years, Jackie was involved in many aspects of the Company, but her real passion always lay in recruitment and training.
As Recruitment & Training Manager, Jackie’s role involves recruiting and training new team members, and updating and refreshing current team members training. Jackie is also looking forward to extending our Care Assistant training programme and focusing on their professional development.
In her role as Care Manager Jackie attained her NVQ Level 4 Social Work & community Care and NVQ Level 2 Health & Well-being in Older People.
As Training & Recruitment Manager Jackie is an accredited Train the Trainer in Moving and Handling, Medication Administration, and End of Life Care. She has also attained her NVQ Level 3 Adult Safeguarding and is an Adult Safeguarding Champion. Jackie is also an Ambassador for Northern Ireland Social Care Council (NISCC).
Business Development Manager
Karen has over 10 years’ experience in the care sector which started with her working part-time as a Care Assistant when she was studying at university.
After finishing her post-graduate studies in Social Work, Karen joined the Bluebird Care team in 2010 and was appointed as Care Co-ordinator after a short time. During this time, Karen gained invaluable experience and also completed her Level 4 in Management and Leadership.
Karen moved into her role as Business Development Manager in February 2016, and has completed her Level 4 Diploma in Digital Marketing. Karen is hoping to use her knowledge and experience to promote Bluebird Care and the services they provide.
Sam provides invaluable support in our busy office environment. Sam is the first contact for staff, customers and health professionals greeting them and processing their enquiries in a friendly and professional manner. Sam’s efficiency enables the smooth running of the office. Along with her years of experience as an Administrator, Sam holds her NVQ Level 2 in Office and Business Administration and Sage Accounts Level 2.
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