Expressions of Interest for Provision of Financial Advice Service for Self-Funders

Expressions of Interest for Provision of Financial Advice Service for Self-Funders

The Dilnot Commission and the Care and Support Bill propose changes to enable people to access advice and services in planning for their future care; the Council invites expressions of interest from suitable organisations for the supply of services in respect of Provision of Financial Advice Service for Self-Funders.

REFERENCE TD0783

Expressions of Interest for Provision of Financial Advice Service for Self-Funders
Awarding body Derby City Council

EST. START DATE: 01/07/2014
EST. END DATE: 30/06/2016

Description

The Dilnot Commission and the Care and Support Bill propose changes to enable people to access advice and services in planning for their future care; the Council invites expressions of interest from suitable organisations for the supply of services in respect of Provision of Financial Advice Service for Self-Funders.
The chosen provider will offer free financial advice and will be linked into a range of self-service options and contact channels to ensure all relevant customers are offered the opportunity to access advice on their financial arrangements.
The provider will receive initial leads via the Council’s BEDS system, which provides a link to residential and nursing bed vacancies of all contracted care homes in Derby. Following initial contact, the provider will contact the customer and engage in offering financial advice.
The service provided shall be free, and shall be at zero-cost to Derby City Council.

Please note, suppliers wishing to express interest and obtain the documentation, must do so by 12:00 on Friday 30th May. It is recommended that you express interest and obtain the documentation well before this time to allow sufficient time to prepare and submit a comprehensive response. The deadline for returns is 12.00 (midday) on Monday 2nd June. The ‘apply online’ link in the bottom right hand corner of this notice, this will transfer you to the Councils e-procurement system https://www.eastmidstenders.org where you can express interest and obtain the documents, (please note we will only accept expressions of interest through the e-procurement system)

Additional information

Contract Type One off
Procurement Process Expressions of Interest
Option to extend Potential for three further extensions of one year each, for max five-year contract
Estimated ValueTEXT DESCRIPTION
Category Financial ServicesSocial Community Care Supplies & Services,
CPV codes 66000000, 98000000,
Suitable for SME YES

DOCUMENT AVAILABLE UNTIL

30 May 2014

16 days

SUBMISSION RETURN BY

2 June 2014

19 days

EXTEND CONTRACT OPTIONS:

Potential for three further extensions of one year each, for max five-year contract

CONTACT DETAILS

DERBY CITY COUNCIL
JAMES WEST
Council House,
Corporation Street,
Derby,
DE1 2FS

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