Home Movers & Shakers Bluebird Care group appoints Melony Fairchild as Operations Director

Bluebird Care group appoints Melony Fairchild as Operations Director

by Kirsty Kirsty

Experienced leader, Melony Fairchild joins the Bluebird Care team as Operations Director overseeing five offices across different locations in south east England and London.

Melony was appointed by Peter Slough and Tim Rowland-Jones who jointly operate four Bluebird Care offices, covering eight areas, making them the owners of the largest group of franchises within the reputable Bluebird Care network, the largest provider of private home care in the UK.

Melony has extensive experience in leadership roles and joins the group from Nurseplus UK where she was Managing Director for their home care business. Prior to this Melony was Group Care Services Director at Trinity Homecare and has spent over 20 years in the care sector after beginning her career as a care assistant.

Melony will oversee all offices owned by Peter and Tim, including the newly acquired (3 June 2024) Bluebird Care Oxford, South Oxfordshire and West Oxfordshire regions.

Including the new addition, all offices within the duo’s group structure are highly regarded and rated ‘Outstanding’ or ‘Good’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), collectively delivering quality home care to more than 434 customers each day, and employing 400 people.

The franchise offices within the group include: Bluebird Care (Bristol), Bluebird Care (Bath & NE Somerset), Bluebird Care (Richmond & Twickenham), Bluebird Care (Westminster & City of London, and Kensington & Chelsea), Bluebird Care (Oxford, South Oxfordshire & West Oxfordshire).

Melony Fairchild, Operations Director said: “I’m delighted to be joining Bluebird Care and to be working alongside Tim, Peter and our fantastic team of carers to deliver outstanding home care for our customers across south west England and London. I love working with people and seeing the positive impact of quality care for individuals and their families, and I’m looking forward to meeting more of our customers and colleagues over the coming weeks.”

Speaking on Melony’s appointment, Tim Rowland-Jones and Peter Slough, Owners and Managing Directors, said: “We are thrilled to welcome Melony to our team. She shares our passion and commitment to providing quality care and support to our customers, and our view that key to achieving this is supporting and developing our team of brilliant staff. Melony’s role is key to ensuring all of our people feel connected and visible to leadership and that any ideas and observations can be escalated quickly.” 

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