Meet the team

Anna Marie David

Director

Bluebird Care Kensington & Chelsea is owned and operated by Anna Marie David. Anna Marie previously spent her career in senior roles focusing on excellence in customer care and team management. This experience has provided her with a unique insight into how to provide services that always puts the customer first.

She has put together a team of customer focused care professionals to ensure that the highest quality of care is provided to all customers, at all times.

Anna Marie is continually working towards ensuring that Bluebird Care continues to be the first choice for customers seeking high quality care in the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea.

Without having the right people as part of the Bluebird Care team it would be impossible to do the best by our customers.

Nicola Bowditch

Registered Care Manager

Nicola started her career in care over 10 years ago as a care assistant and a volunteer having looked after her grandparents. This experience helped he realise her passion for caring for others and making a real difference to peoples lives.

Nicola joined us in 2011 and has worked for us as a Care Assistant, Coordinator, Supervisor, Deputy Care Manager and now as our Registered Care Manager. In that time she has gained gained considerable experience in the key functions within Bluebird Care, and recently gained her NVQ Level 5 in Health & Social Care.

Her primary objective is to ensure that at all times Bluebird Care Kensington & Chelsea provides the highest quality of care to our many customers. Her keen understanding and experience of the processes essential to providing 'quality care' have been invaluable to ensuring we maintain and exceed the highest standards.

Caring for my grandparents decided me on a career change into homecare and it was the best decision I've ever made!

Victoria Pope

Business Manager

Victoria has a strong healthcare background having graduated with a Degree in Midwifery and also experience working as a Nursing Assistant. She joined Bluebird Care Kensington & Chelsea in early 2016 as a Care Assistant and could always be trusted to go the 'extra mile' to ensure her customers and their families happiness & wellbeing.

In early 2017 she was promoted to Coordinator then Customer Services Manager and is now our Business Manager.

Victoria's brief is to review our business processes ensuring that they are safe, efficient and provide the highest quality of service to our customers. She has been instrumental in integrating new software systems to improve our coordination of care visits and is currently focused on recruitment & retention amongts other projects.

Being in care has not only given me the opportunity to help others. It has also allowed me to realise my own potential, to grow and have a better understanding of other people and my surroundings.

Clarissa Courtney

Deputy Care Manager

Clarissa started her care career in 2013 as a Home Care Assistant, she was then promoted to Coordinator and finally Team Leader of the Care Assistant team.

She joined Bluebird Care Kensington & Chelsea in 2019 as our Customer Services Manager,acting as the internal advocate for our customers. with a focus on creating highly personalised care plans for each customer that promote the highest level of 'person-centered' care. 

In 2021 Clarissa was promoted to Deputy Care Manager and is now tasked with ensuring that we consistently provide the highest quality of care to our many customers. Her main focus will be ensuring that our Care Assistant team are given the training, mentoring and support to 'be the best they can be' thereby consistently delivering safe and personalised care.

Clarissa has a BSc in Psychology from Queens University Belfast.

Magda Drewniak

Quality & Compliance Manager

Magda joined us as a Care Assistant in 2013 and quickly became sought after by our customers for her caring personality, attention to detail and obvious pride in her work. She was promoted to weekend on-call coordinator in 2015, to Supervisor and then Customer Services Manager in 2016 and to Quality & Compliance Manager in 2017.

Her primary focus is to ensure that every function of the company is fully compliant with current CQC requirements, national standards and Bluebird Care policies & procedures. Magda is also passionate about continually improving every aspect of our quality management, systems, policies, procedures and staff training & development.

Magda is in the final stages of completing her NVQ Level 3 in Health & Social Care and will then embark upon her Level 5 qualification.

My mother was a nurse in a private nursing home and from an early age I saw how passionate she was about caring for others and later I realised that I had the same passion. A career in care was the obvious path.

Julian Farnum

Training Manager

Julian Farnum joined Bluebird Care Kensington & Chelsea in 2014. He has been training in the healthcare field since 2011 as an associate and full time trainer,

Julian trains our Care Assistants in a variety of disciplines including Moving & Handling, Medication, Health & Safety, Safeguarding, First Aid and other mandatory subjects. He also delivers specialist training in areas such as Dementia and Parkinson's.

His passion for teaching, combined with his keen awareness of person centred care has enabled him to convey this knowledge to care assistants in a multi-disciplined, focused, involved and fun learning environment.

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