Carer Support Services Wolverhampton

Carer Support Services Wolverhampton

Wolverhampton City Council is seeking to purchase a range of specific services to give adult informal / family carers a voice and to support them in their caring role.

Reference number: GS 07

Deadline date:28/05/2012

This deadline is for… Return of completed Invitation to Tender

Contract value:£150,000 – £160,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: Wolverhampton The service will be provided within Wolverhampton

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations? Yes

Name of the buying organisation: Wolverhampton City Council

 

Description of the contract

Wolverhampton City Council is seeking to purchase a range of specific services to give adult informal / family carers a voice and to support them in their caring role. This service will compliment and operate in partnership with support delivered by the City Council’s Carer Support Team and other organisations delivering support to Carers on the City Council’s behalf, so that together we form a united Carer Support Service across the city. This contract will require support to be provided in two distinct areas: 1. Carer Forums – support the current Disability Carer Forum and to establish and support a new Mental Health Carer Forum. • Engaging with carers • Advertising / promoting the Forums • Supporting / developing separate Management Committees to lead each Forum • Providing training to the Management Committees • Organising and delivering with them each year over the period of the contract: o 4 Forums for each service area o Management Committee meetings every 6 weeks for each service area o 6 open carer surgeries/information sharing events covering all carer groups 2. Carer Meeting Points (Support Groups) – support the current 8 Carer Groups that operate across the city increasing to 12 over the life of the contract. The contract will be for 3 years, commencing on 01 August 2012, with an option to extend for a further one year. Organisations who wish to apply for this contract can request an Invitation to Tender (ITT) pack by contacting: https://www.blackcountrybusiness.co.uk Closing date for the return of completed ITT’s is 3.00pm on Monday 28 May 2012.

 

Documents

 

Classification of the contract

85000000 Health and social work services

98000000 Other community, social and personal services

 

Additional information

Contract type: Services – Unspecified

Is it a framework agreement? No

Is this contract related to a programme of funding? No

Contract will be awarded based on: Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria stated in the contract documents

Estimated length of contract: 01/08/2012 – 31/07/2016

 

Who to contact

Contact name Linda Churm

Organisation name Wolverhampton City Council

Address Corporate Procurement Unit, Civic Centre, St Peter’s Square, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, WV1 1RL

Telephone 01902555067

Extension number:

Fax 01902555095

Web address www.wolverhampton.gov.uk

 

How to apply

Suppliers can request an Invitation To Tender (ITT) document from the Black Country Business portal at: https://www.blackcountrybusiness.co.uk

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