News & Events

Bluebird Care announce creation of 370 new job opportunities nationwide

National recruitment campaign underway for leading homecare provider 

  • Bluebird Care, one of Ireland’s leading homecare providers, is to expand the range of its services nationwide

  • Bluebird Care to increase its service delivery by 20 percent

  • A range of new roles, including Registered Nurses and Healthcare Assistants required in all locations

  • Recruitment fairs to take place across the country including in Galway, Wexford and the across the Dublin region

    Bluebird Care, one of Ireland’s leading providers of homecare, is proud to announce that over the coming months, it will create over 370 jobs in its 26 offices across the country, growing its health and social care team by over 20 per cent. Set up in Ireland in 2007, these new jobs will support Bluebird Care in the delivery of person-centred care to even more individuals, with very diverse needs, within the home setting and local community.

    Bluebird Care is dedicated to providing professional, safe, quality health and social care services in a dignified, respectful, and compassionate manner to all its customers. Quality and safety is at the core of all our work, and every office (independently owned and managed) possess the Q Mark for Quality.

    Managing Director of Bluebird Care Brian MacGoey said “We are delighted to announce an increase in the range and type of services across the country by adding an additional 370 people to our existing staffing complement. The diverse nature of our range of services means that we can deliver safe, effective care in the customers own home which is often their preferred choice. This dynamic work environment, therefore offers interesting, flexible, and rewarding employment opportunities for key care staff, and in this regard, we are delighted to be in a position to announce our plans to recruit enthusiastic, caring people to our organisation”.

    “We are eager to begin the hiring process as soon as possible with major recruitment drives taking place across Ireland in the coming weeks in Galway, Wexford and across the Dublin region. Bluebird Care is inviting all interested staff to attend, or to visit their nearest Bluebird Care office for a chat about pursuing a worthwhile career in a dynamic homecare company”.

    Welcoming the announcement of the creation of the new roles, Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Frances Fitzgerald TD said “I am delighted that Bluebird Care is expanding its workforce by creating 370 new roles. Indeed, I am especially pleased to see the creation of jobs across the country. Bluebird Care's commitment to training local people to care for vulnerable people in their homes provides an important service to communities. I wish Bluebird Care the very best with their expansion across the country.

    ENDS

    Media contact information

    For more information please contact:

    Brian Mahon on 087 7101167 or email bmahon@hanovercomms.com

    Colin O’Donnell on 087 2805865 or email codonnell@hanovercomms.com

    Managing Director of Bluebird Care Brian MacGoey is available for interviews with local representatives also available upon request.

    About Bluebird Care

    Bluebird Care was set up in Ireland in 2007 to provide accessible, quality, safe care for individuals of all ages and varying degrees of ability.

    Bluebird Care has 26 offices throughout Ireland providing health and social care services within the home setting and local community. Quality and safety is at the core of all our work, and every office (independently owned and managed) possess the Q Mark for Quality.

    Bluebird Care provides direct care to customers on behalf of the HSE and other agencies as requested. It also provides services to customers in a private capacity at the request of the individual/family member. As a provider of high quality nursing, personal and social care services, we believe that Bluebird Care is ideally placed to support individuals who wish to be cared for in their home or within their community.

    Our staff are trained to place the customer at the heart and centre of every interaction and to provide care and support with kindness, compassion, consideration and respect.

    Services provided by Bluebird Care

    Bluebird Care provides a range of health and social care services in every county across the country including:

  • Older Persons

  • Adults and older persons with a medical diagnosis of dementia

  • Adults who require care and support due to chronic illness

  • Adults who require care and support as a result of an Acquired Brain Injury

  • Adults with an established Spinal Injury who require support/rehabilitation to live at home

  • Adults who require support with convalescence or rehabilitation post hospitalisation

  • Adults and children with Physical, Sensory or Intellectual disabilities

  • Students who require support to attend third level institutions

  • Adults and children with complex care needs i.e. tracheostomy

    About Bluebird Care Staff

    Before entering the workplace all Bluebird Care staff:

  • Are personally interviewed

  • Vigorously reference checked (including all previous employers)

  • Must have received acceptable Garda Clearance

  • Must have a 3rd level qualification in a relevant health related subject

  • Must attend and complete comprehensive Induction, Orientation and Manual Handling training

  • Must complete shadowing module with experienced senior staff and Supervisors

    All staff are employed directly by Bluebird Care; thus Bluebird Care deal with the administering of payroll, taxes, PRSI and provide comprehensive public liability and employers liability insurance.

    Bluebird Care always have staff on call and one of the benefits of using Bluebird Care is that we can sustain our services at short notice, even if a staff member is unable to work as planned. Bluebird Care staff are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week if any emergencies should arise.

    Recruitment Locations

     

Region

Jobs available

Louth, Cavan and Monaghan

40

Donegal and Leitrim

40

Longford, Roscommon and Westmeath

10

Meath

10

Dublin West

22

Laois, Offaly and Kildare

35

Tipperary and East Cork

25

Cork North Lee and Cork South Lee

23

Kerry and West Cork

15

Limerick

10

Clare

15

Kilkenny, Carlow and Waterford

10

Wexford

20

Dublin North and North East

20

Dublin South

25

Dublin South East, Wicklow

20

Sligo and Mayo

10

Galway

20

 

Back to Top