Contract for Young People’s Counselling Service in West Berkshire
Deliver a counselling service across West Berkshire for young people experiencing low level mental health difficulties.
- Guidance and counselling services – 85312300
- Counselling services – 85312320
Location of contract
Value of contract
28 March 2018
27 April 2018
Contract start date
01 June 2018
Contract end date
31 March 2021
Contract is suitable for SMEs?
Contract is suitable for VCSEs?
The Provider will deliver a counselling service across West Berkshire for young people experiencing low level mental health difficulties including but not limited to: anxiety, stress, anger, low self-esteem, bullying and family issues. The Service will specifically target young people aged between 11-25 years of age who work, are educated or use facilities in West Berkshire. The Service will also target vulnerable young people aged 11-25 years of age who have a disability or are perceived to be at risk of illness/harm.
The Provider must deliver a service that is evidence based and complies with national policy, legislative frameworks and best practice models from across the UK. In addition, the provider should have a proven track record of working with children and young people in schools and be able to build on work previously delivered in West Berkshire (if applicable).
There are three core components of the Service. These are described in detail in section 5. Service Description.
Provision of face to face counselling sessions within at least four schools in West Berkshire as well as provision of counselling outside of the school environment in a central location.
Provision of an outreach counselling service in at least two rural locations.
Provision of workshops and/or group work on different topics where a need has been identified. This could include mindfulness, self-esteem and handling stress.
About the buyer
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Is a Recurrent Procurement Type? : No
How to apply
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