Meet the team

We are very proud to have been rated Outstanding for Effective by the CQC; thanks to all the hard work and dedication of our team below and all our Care Assistants.

Harriet Weaver

Registered Care Manager - Bluebird Care (Lewes District, Brighton & Hove)

Harriet has over 8 years of experience working in the Care sector; formally as part of the NHS. Harriet has been part of the Bluebird Care team for a little over three years and has worked her way up from Support Supervisor, to Supervisor, Co-ordinator to Care Manager. Harriet is qualified to NVQ Level 5 in Health & Social Care. 
 
She is responsible for the efficient running of the business and managing the operations team and care workers in the Brighton & Hove and Lewes District Office (based in Hove and Newhaven), as well as looking after our customers. Responsible for compliance, recruitment and retention and the safe running of the service, Harriet reports to directly to Gary and Michelle Johnson who collectively make up the senior management team.

Harriet believes;

… that quality of care is very important as is remembering each customer is unique.



Please call Harriet on 01273 022055 , option ‘2’ or email brightonandhove@bluebirdcare.co.uk  to discuss your care requirements. 

SJ Paradot

Deputy Care Manager / Live-in Care Manager

SJ started with Bluebird Care (Brighton & Hove) a carer in February 2016. SJ was new to the care industry and quickly found that there was a lot to learn in order to provide the standard of care which is required of a regulated care provider. SJ holds NVQ Level 2 in Health & Social Care. She is currently working towards a Level 3 Award.
 
Due to hard work, commitment and a passion SJ was awarded the role of Supervisor. She was subsequently promote to Live-in Care Manager in 2018 and to Deputy Manager for the whole business in 2020.
 
SJ says;

From the first day of caring I knew this was the career path for me.



Please feel free to contact SJ to discuss your care needs by emailing  brightonandhove@bluebirdcare.co.uk or telephone 01273 022055, option ‘2’.

Jack Ottaway

Area Supervisor

Jack started his care career with Bluebird Care almost 4 years ago. Prior to Bluebird Care he worked for his family’s metal business. Jack started in the field as  a carer.
 
Jack’s flare, focus and commitment have seen him progress from the role of carer to Support Supervisor and more recently to Supervisor and Care Co-ordinator and now Deputy Manager with a lead on co-ordination across both offices. He is qualified to Level 3 Health & Social Care and is currently working towards a Level 5 qualification.
 
Jack states;

Since being with Bluebird Care I cannot think of another career path I would want to go down. I get to meet some amazing people and help them to remain as independent as possible for as long as possible.



Please feel free to contact Jack to discuss your care needs by emailing brightonandhove@bluebirdcare.co.uk or call 01273 022055, option ‘2’.

Tracy Wood

Area Supervisor

Tracy has a wealth of experience working in the domiciliary care sector. Qualified to L3 in Health & Social Care, a qualified trainer, she previously worked in a role as Care Manager overseeing our Brighton & Lewes District Office. She has now joined the Brighton team in her role as Supervisor and is looking after a number of customers in and round Brighton & Hove and is Supervisor to the care workers teams which support them.
 
Tracy feels;

Providing excellent quality care to our customers is very important to me, I am proud to be part of a great supportive team at Bluebird Care who all share the same passion and values which enables our customers to achieve their desired outcomes.



Please feel free to contact Tracy to discuss to chat through any questions you may have by emailing  brightonandhove@bluebirdcare.co.uk or telephone 01273 022055, option ‘2’.

Sandra Holland

Area Supervisor

Sandra started her work with Bluebird Care (Lewes District, Brighton & Hove) as a Care Worker and has been promoted to the position of Area Supervisor. She works from our Hove office, under Tracy Wood, as our lead Supervisor. Sandra's main role is to ensure the safety and wellbeing of customers and Care Workers alike.

Kaylee Butcher

Care Co-ordinator

Kaylee has been part of our Bluebird Care (Lewes District, Brighton & Hove) team since January  2020, she joined us in the position of Care Co-ordinator and manages the Lewes District rostering for our customers and care workers. She has a wealth of experience in the sector, working in care, for over 8 years and holds an NVQ L4.

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