Befriending and Mentoring Service to Carers – Dorset

Befriending and Mentoring Service to Carers – Dorset

BCP Council is seeking tenders for the Provision of a Befriending and Mentoring Service to Carers.

Contract summary

Industry

  • Health and social work services – 85000000
  • Other community, social and personal services – 98000000

Location of contract

South West

Value of contract

£210k

Published date

10 July 2019

Closing date

09 August 2019

Contract start date

01 October 2019

Contract end date

31 December 2024

Contract is suitable for SMEs?

Yes

Contract is suitable for VCSEs?

Yes

 

Description

BCP Council is seeking tenders for the Provision of a Befriending and Mentoring Service to Carers.

Volunteer Befriending will be provided to unpaid family carers of vulnerable or disabled people, alongside a Mentoring scheme using experienced ex-carers as guides for people new to caring.

The contract will cover carers of people living in the Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole conurbation.

The aim of the contract is to enable carers to connect with their local community, reduce social isolation, to signpost new carers to information and advice that will be useful to them, to understand some of the challenges they may encounter and how they might manage them.

The contract is for five years with two optional one year extensions.

TUPE information is included in the Tender Information.

 

About the buyer

Contact name

Strategic Procurement Team

Address

Bournemouth Christchurch and Poole Council
Town Hall
Bournemouth
BH2 6DY
England

Telephone

+44 1202633266

Email

procurement@bcpcouncil.gov.uk

 

How to apply

Please apply directly to the buyer using the contact details provided, or follow the instructions given in the notice description or information section.

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