Meet the team

Our Dedicated Team of Staff

We believe the people who work for Bluebird Care are the lifeblood of our service and we only employ those who will maintain our high standards.

What sets us apart is our passion for making a difference and all our care workers are committed to helping each and every customer lead as full and as active a life as they choose whilst living in the safety and comfort of their own home.

We recruit care workers that are able to meet the needs of our customers and to ensure we pick the right people, every person is individually interviewed by a senior member of the team. All our staff have :

  • Reference checks including previous employer

  • An enhanced police disclosure check including the criminal records bureau

  • Checks with the Protection of Vulnerable Adults

  • A comprehensive induction programme, which includes administration of medication, moving and handling and dementia awareness

  • Weekly supervision during their first 3 months of employment and then quarterly reviews and supervision to maintain standards,

Call us now on 028 9067 0982 for a free consultation and advice, we would love to hear from you.

Tim Chrishop


Bluebird Care (Lisburn & Down) is owned and managed by Tim Chrishop. Tim has gained many years managerial and business experience within the public sector and understands the importance of high quality customer service. Tim is determined to deliver the quality of care that he would expect for his own family, to enable and enrich individual’s lives and allow them to continue to live life as fully as possible.

“Having watched my mother care for my father over the last 12 years has shown me what real care is and how it should be delivered. Quality care is what you will get from Bluebird Care (Lisburn & Down)”

Sarah Wright

Registered Care Manager

Sarah joined Lisburn and Down in March 2015. She comes with over 15 years of experience in Domiciliary Care. Most recently she was the regional manager for a large Trust provider. She is passionate about providing  an outstanding service to our customers, her attention to detail ensures an individual's needs are always a top priority.

Gemma Hoskin

Lead Supervisor

Gemma has worked in the Healthcare sector for just over 9 years and is passionate about making a difference to people's lives. She joined Bluebird Care Lisburn & down in July 2018 and in that time has really worked hard to get to know all our customers and staff. With that knowledge she is able to provide an advanced level of support for the Care Manager and to the co-ordinator, being able to liaise with families and other health professionals. Gemma currently holds a level 4 Diploma in Adult Care

Tiera McCartney

Lead Coordinator

Tiera joined Bluebird Care Lisburn & Down as a Care Assistant in December 2015. Quickly adapting to the role, she proved very reliable and a favourite of the customers. Having successfully completed her QCF level 3 in Health and Social Care, Tiera applied for and was successfully selected to become the Lead Co-Ordinator for the business. She diligently produces all the rotas for the majority of the business and still has time to go out and deliver care when required and meet the new customers.

Paula Greer

Office Manager

Paula joined the Lisburn and Down team in January 2017. With a wealth of customer service experience Paula is the first point of contact when anyone calls the office. Highly efficient and motivated she interacts with customers, careworkers and other health care professionals to deliver a first class experience.