Employee Assistance Programme – Cheshire

Employee Assistance Programme – Cheshire

to operate an Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) which will assist the Service to proactively improve the health of employees and to help reduce sickness absence. 

Contract summary

Industry

  • Guidance and counselling services – 85312300
  • Counselling services – 85312320

Location of contract

CH48DB

Value of contract

£25k – £160k

Published date

17 June 2018

Closing date

09 July 2018

Contract start date

03 September 2018

Contract end date

30 August 2019

Contract is suitable for SMEs?

Yes

Contract is suitable for VCSEs?

Yes

 

Description

Cheshire Occupational Health Service (COHS) is an in-house NHS Occupational Health Service hosted by Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (MCHFT).

COHS wishes to appoint a provider to operate an Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) which will assist the Service to proactively improve the health of employees and to help reduce sickness absence.

The core provision of the service will be to provide the following: 24 hour, 365 days a year confidential telephone support counselling, advice and information underpinned by face to face counselling sessions where required.

The contract will be for an initial period of 12 months, with the option to extend for a further 24 months in periods of 12 +12 increments. It is envisaged that the contract will commence on 1st September 2018.

The EAP will be offered to the staff of Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (including Central Cheshire Integrated Care Partnership (CCICP) staff) as well as other customers of Cheshire Occupational Health Service (which will be agreed in advance and in writing with the successful provider). In addition, the EAP service will also be accessed by the following organisations:

• The Christie NHS Foundation Trust
• The Countess of Chester NHS Foundation Trust
• East Cheshire NHS Trust

 

About the buyer

Contact name

Edwin Gough

Address

Middlewich Road
Crewe, Cheshire
CW1 4QJ
ENG

Email

edwin.gough@mcht.nhs.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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