Meet the team

Sean and Heather Price

Directors

Graduates of Cambridge and Manchester Universities respectively, Sean and Heather set up their company in 2013 after decades of senior management experience in the public sector. They chose the care sector in order to focus upon making a positive difference to people’s lives in the local community.

When not in the office, both enjoy spending time with family, and also watching and taking part in various sports. In 2018, Heather completed the London Marathon raising over £2,500 for the Institute for Cancer Research in London.

Vicki Cole​

Registered Care Manager

Vicki has worked in care for 7 years and joined Bluebird Care in 2016 as care-co-ordinator, before being promoted to Registered Manager in 2018. Vicki has completed her Level 5 Apprenticeship in Health and Social Care.

Jules Tatham​

Training, Recruitment and Live-in Care Manager

Jules has worked in nursing and health care for over 10 years. Having joined Bluebird Care when the company started in December 2014, Jules has worked her way up the ladder from care assistant to supervisor and now to her current role as our Training, Recruitment and Live-in Care Manager. Jules finds it a great joy to see the newly trained care assistants blossom and develop to support our customers from the comfort of their own homes. Jules has Level 3 NVQ in Health and Social Care and Train the Trainer qualifications in Medication Management, Moving and Handing and first aid. Outside of work Jules loves looking after and caring for her garden.  

 

Lauren Smith

Field Care Supervisor & Interim Care Co-ordinator

Lauren started her career with Bluebird Care in 2017 as a care assistant. After 18 months she progressed and gained a promotion to Field Care Supervisor for Bedale, Catterick and Richmond, in 2018. For Lauren, building close relationships with our care assistants and enabling customers to remain at home for as long as possible is the most rewarding part of her role. Lauren always knew that she wanted to work in the care industry and support the elderly and vulnerable since caring for relatives when she was younger. Lauren has completed her Level 3 Apprenticeship in Health and Social Care and Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health.  Lauren is extremely family orientated and loves walking and cleaning after her two dogs in her spare time; Summer and Buzz.

Luke Elgie

Field Care Supervisor

Luke’s career in care started nearly 10 years ago, and since December 2019 he has been our Field Care Supervisor for Easingwold, Northallerton, Stokesley and Thirsk areas. What drove Luke to working for Bluebird Care is knowing he can actively create a better quality of life for our customers by ensuring their needs are met. By conducting regular assessments and reviews, Luke makes sure that our customers and their families receive the best level of care and support possible. Luke has completed his Level 3 NVQ in Health and Social Care on a fast-track scheme. Outside of work Luke is active in the community as a club scout leader and enjoys walking his dog.

Kendra Travis

Finance and Payroll

With over 20 years’ experience working in Finance and Accounts, Kendra joined us at Bluebird Care in March 2019 as our Finance and Payroll officer. Having lived locally for 20 years, Kendra loves to travel as much as possible with my family and cannot wait to go on more adventures once lockdown restrictions have lifted.

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