[Press Release] Bluebird Care Exeter & East Devon Win Prestigious Award

Published: 11/04/2016

Bluebird Care Exeter & East Devon win Employer of the Year Award at the Express and Echo Business Awards 2016

Local homecare provider, Bluebird Care Exeter & East Devon has been named as the overall winner in the Employer of The Year category at the 2016 Express & Echo Business Awards.
“We have a fantastic team of staff and are bowled over daily by their dedication and hard work. We really do value them and the care and support they provide in our local communities; they are the embodiment of our passion for care in the local community. 

To be recognised as Employer of the Year is an amazing achievement for us, it really does show how rewarding a career in the Care industry with Bluebird Care can be!”

William Flint, Director of Bluebird Care Exeter & East Devon.
The Express & Echo Business Awards began in 2010 and showcase the talent, dedication and innovation of staff and organisations from across Exeter and the surrounding area in a variety of sectors. Bluebird Care were the only homecare provider to be recognised at the award ceremony which took place at Sandy Park on Friday 8th April 2016.

William and Sara Flint, owners of Bluebird Care Exeter & East Devon accepted the award from category sponsors the Pavey Group and BBC Broadcaster Judi Spiers. William and Sara were cheered on by staff members Jacqueline Fyall, Jasmine Broome, Lydia Ward and Sophia Rolfe.

Other categories awarded on the night included Tourism/Hospitality Business of the Year, Creative Business of the Year and Small Business of the Year.
“It is really nice to work for a company who are so committed to recognising the hard work of all their staff. It has meant a great deal to the whole team to win this award and for all of our hard work to be recognised”

Sophia Rolfe, Live In Service Manager for Bluebird Care Exeter & East Devon 
“Winning this award reinforces to our staff that they, along with our customers are at the centre of the business planning, at every level”.

Jasmine Broome, Registered Manager at Bluebird Care East Devon
Bluebird Care has continually differentiated itself from other local providers by providing not only outstanding care to its customers across Exeter and East Devon but for their industry leading employee benefit and engagement initiatives, which have now been recognised in this latest award.
“We strive to create a positive, inclusive and supportive workplace culture and understand that without our Care Assistants we couldn’t offer the outstanding care and support we do to people wishing to remain living independently in their own homes across Exeter and East Devon”

Sara Flint, Director of Bluebird Care Exeter & East Devon
As Bluebird Care looks to the future, it pledges to continue to deliver outstanding care to people living at home across Exeter & East Devon and to constantly strive to be an employer of choice for everyone looking for a career that really does make a difference to peoples lives.