Domestic Care Services Staffordshire – Communicator Guide Service

Domestic Care Services Staffordshire – Communicator Guide Service

Staffordshire County Council on behalf of Staffordshire Stoke-on-Trent Partnership Trust, are seeking expressions of interest from suitable organisations for the provision of a ‘Communicator Guide Service’ to support sensory impaired service users across the County of Staffordshire by suitably trained and qualified ‘Communicator Guides.’

Reference number:SCHG00128

Deadline date:16/06/2014

This deadline is for…receipt of Expressions of Interest

Contract value:£252,000 – £252,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out:Staffordshire CCThe administrative area of Staffordshire County Council

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers?No

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

Name of the buying organisation:Staffordshire County Council Staffordshire Procurement

Description of the contract

Staffordshire County Council on behalf of Staffordshire Stoke-on-Trent Partnership Trust, are seeking expressions of interest from suitable organisations for the provision of a ‘Communicator Guide Service’ to support sensory impaired service users across the County of Staffordshire by suitably trained and qualified ‘Communicator Guides.’ They would support service users either in their home or elsewhere within the County in accordance with their personalised individual support plan to achieve their chosen outcomes. For this service, qualifying persons would have dual sensory impairment, or physical disabilities which include dual sensory impairment or health or age related problems and have been assessed as capable of benefiting from the service. There will be no guaranteed hours and payment will be based on the actual service delivered as a unit charge per hour. In the Invitation to Tender (ITT) outline key criteria to be considered for selection include: • Achievement of the service specification objectives and outcomes for service users and carers • Outcomes will include the requirements of ‘Social Value’-Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012 • Achievement of quality assurance of the service to include service user satisfaction, continuous improvement and robust safeguarding • Demonstration of management and staffing structure to cover the County, suitably qualified staff related to this client group and robust staff training and ongoing development plans including safeguarding procedures. • Demonstration and explanation of an Implementation Plan to deliver the service. The ITT is estimated to be available from the16th June 2014. Organisations are invited to express an interest, the estimated closing date for receipt of tenders is 29th August 2014. It is essential that you register your interest on both our websites: Staffordshire County Council website – This is where the advert is placed and where you will receive an email of future tenders, the web link is http://www.staffordshire.alito.co.uk/ please view the first attachment for step by step instructions. E-Tendering Alito website – This is where you download the tender documentation, the web link is http://contracts.staffordshire.gov.uk/ please view the second attachment for step by step instructions.

 

Documents

Classification of the contract

85000000Health and social work services

Additional information

Contract type:Services – 25

Is it a framework agreement?No

Is this contract related to a programme of funding?No

Contract will be awarded based on:Lowest price

Estimated length of contract:01/04/2015 – 31/03/2018

Who to contact

Contact nameSue Homer

Organisation nameStaffordshire County Council Staffordshire Procurement

AddressWedgwood Building, Tipping Street, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST16 2DH

Telephone01785 276313

Extension number:

Fax01785 278286

Email

Web address

How to apply

To help suppliers understand the procurement process that you are following please ensure that suppliers respond to you properly. This information will be included in the “How to Apply”. You can electronically tender for this contract. For full details and tender documentation please visit www.staffordshire.alito.co.uk

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