Employment Services for People in Wrexham

Employment Services for People in Wrexham

Provision of a paid. supported Employment Service for People (aged 25+) who reside in Wrexham.

CONTRACT NOTICE – NATIONAL
SERVICES

1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address


Wrexham County Borough Council

Corporate Procurement, Lambpit Street,

Wrexham

LL11 1AR

UK

Julia Curtis

+44 1978292784

julia.curtis@wrexham.gov.uk

www.sell2wales.gov.uk

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained

As in 1.1

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:

As in 1.1

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

Provision of a paid. supported Employment Service for People (aged 25+) who reside in Wrexham

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

Wrexham County Borough Council requires the provision of a service that supports and develops people from disadvantaged backgrounds, who have participated in the Foundations and Foundations + schemes from the geographical and target group areas listed below, and progresses them into unsubsidised employment.

The successful Provider will need to demonstrate how it will deliver the following through the medium of structured and relevant supported employment;

• provide paid work;

• develop participant motivation for work;

• develop or implement tools that will measure and report improvements in confidence levels of participants;

• further improve the generic skills required by local employers (as indicated in the VVP Foundations course);

• develop the vocational skills of participants and introduce an awareness of lifelong learning;

• secure participation of individuals from under-represented groups, including older

workers, women, and people with work-limiting health conditions;

• assist people towards a position where they can actively and independently seek employment;

• ensure that people who live in the specified area benefit.

The Service is to be provided for 12 months and must support a minimum of 24 participants.

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Sell2Wales Web Site at http://www.sell2wales.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=26528.

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at http://www.sell2wales.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx.

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

80000000 Education and training services
80400000 Adult and other education services
80500000 Training services
80521000 Training programme services
80522000 Training seminars
80533100 Computer training services
80570000 Personal development training services

1023 Flintshire and Wrexham

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

4 Administrative Information

4.1

Type of Procedure

Single stage – Any candidate may submit a tender.

4.2

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

Proc-14-81

4.3

Time Limits

a) Time-limit for obtaining documentation

b) Time-limit for receipt of completed tenders
11-05-2015  Time  12:00

c) Estimated award date 22-05-2015

4.5

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

EN

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at http://www.sell2wales.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS TENDER IS A DIRECT REPLACEMENT FOR TENDER NUMBER 25608, WHICH DID NOT OFFER THE POSTBOX FACILITY

(WA Ref:26528)

5.2

Additional Documentation

Final ILM Evaluation tender – 080415 AME ADH

5.3

Publication date of this notice

29-04-2015

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