Meet the team

Our Care Assistants

Bluebird Care Peterborough & Oundle Care Assistants are exceptional. Our management team selects, trains and supervises them to ensure they're the best supported care professionals in Trafford and have everything they need to deliver the very best homecare. We look after our Care Assistants because we know happy colleagues make happy customers. 

All our Care Assistants are directly employed on permanent contracts by Bluebird Care Peterborough & Oundle. We are fully responsible for all their professional training and development, holiday pay, sick pay and professional insurances. We make sure they have sufficient travel time between customer visits and ample time to complete all agreed tasks during each visit. We look after them above and beyond our legal obligations and they are hugely valued members of our Bluebird Care Peterborough & Oundle family. They change customers' lives for the better every day. 

Our customers love our Care Assistants. Take a look at our testimonials and see what they say about our team.

Leisa MacKenzie

Franchise Owner

Leisa is a Director of Bluebird Care (Peterborough & Oundle).  Leisa jointly owns and manages Bluebird Care (Peterborough & Oundle) with Tim. With over 10 years' experience in Sales & Sales Management her roles have relied heavily on providing high quality customer service to all customers which she continues to be passionate about.

Determined to bring her passion about customer service to the business ensuring excellent care is provided and experienced by all of our customers.

It is very exciting to have an opportunity to impact on the care provided to older people and people living with a disability.  We pride ourselves on offering good old-fashioned service. Nowadays, it is common for people to stay in their own home for as long as possible. Our high quality services can help them achieve this.  We are delighted to be able to offer the highest quality care to those in need of care in the Stamford, Rutland and Peterborough areas.

Tim Carey

Franchise Owner

Director, Tim Carey, worked extensively in the international printing industry, working in Asia, Europe and the USA as a Sales Director for 17 years, gaining a wide and varied wealth of sales, marketing and management skills.

After suffering a accident in 2009, in which Tim broke his neck and dislocated his spine, Tim underwent several months of rehabilitation where by the care he received was a contributing factor in regain the full use of his mobility.

The ability to gain access to and receive high quality care, be it for physical disabilities or mental issues and illnesses, is crucial to people being able to led full and productive lives, Tim understands firsthand the impact this has and how beneficial it is.

Together with Leisa, Tim is passionate about delivering the highest quality of care to all their customers and making a positive impact on their lives.

Having had our own personal experiences of finding and using care, we know just how important it is to find good quality care, that is personal to you. Ensuring your understand the needs and wants of your customers is paramount to delivering a quality care service, and that’s exactly what we do. Ensuring that each customer is treated as an individual understanding the customer’s needs, wants and their objectives in receiving care. We believe in treating each customer with courtesy and recognizing their own likes and dislikes. This belief ensures that our customers get the care they need and ask for. We chose Bluebird Care as we firmly believe in the company’s ethos, values and views on how care should be provided and the basics of high quality customer service. We are here to provide the highest, most dignified, and professional service that our customers require, want and need.

Amanda Matthews

Operations Manager

Our team is led by our Opertions Manager Amanda - Amanda oversees the entire care team, their systems and processes as well as commuications with customers and their families.  Reporting to our Directors Tim Carey and Leisa MacKenzie, Amanda strives to ensure we provide the best possible care for our customers in the Stamford and Rutland area.

Amanda has an incredible proven track record within the Care Sector, growing up in Sheltered Housing as the Daughter of the House Warden she has been part of the industry for nearly 40 years.

She started her career as a volunteer care worker and held many more roles within a Home Care setting, from Registered Care Manager, safe guarding lead to a trainer.  Amanda was originally our Business Development Manager when we opened Bluebird Care Stamford & Rutland ten years ago, she has returned now to strengthen our exisiting team and help us grow and reach more customers within our communities.

 

Vicki Abel

Community Care Manager, Oakham & Rutland

Vicki has worked for  Bluebird Care Peterborough & Oundle since December 2018, joining our Oakham & Rutland team as a Care Assistant, and being quick to become a key member of the team, caring for our Oakham and Rutland customers.  

Vicki is responsible for helping new customers in Peterborough create the best personalised care and support for them with Bluebird Care and for continuing to manage their care ongoing.  Vicki also leads, mentors and supports our Stamford Care Team, ensuring they have all they need to deliver the best care to everyone of our customers, and can truly deliver Bluebird Care values and make that difference.

For Vicki, care is a true vocation and passion.  Vicki holds a QCF Level 3 in Health & Social Care, gained as part of her career journey with Bluebird Care. 

If you would like to talk about care for you or your relative in the Stamford area or surrounding villages, simply contact Vicki on Peterborough@bluebirdcare.co.uk or call 01733 459 907.

Caroline Geddes

Quality Assurance

Caroline joined us as a Care Apprentice in 2017 and is part way through completing her NVQ/QCF Level 3 in Health and Social Care.

Caroline has moved quickly through our Career Journey and has been promoted to join the Community Care Manager team, before moving into the role of Quality Assurance.  Passionate about care and making the difference, Caroline is responsible for helping to assure quality and compliance throughout the business.

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