Lone Parent Support Programme – Department for Work and Pensions

Lone Parent Support Programme – Department for Work and Pensions

The provision aims to assist pre and post Work Programme Lone Parent claimants.

Reference number:UI-DWP-101533

Deadline date:30/01/2015

This deadline is for…Receipt of Completed Tender Form

Contract value:£1 – £222,975

Location where the contract is to be carried out:Leicestershire, Rutland and NorthamptonshireLeicestershire and Northamptonshire only

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers?Yes

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

Name of the buying organisation:Department for Work and Pensions Employment Category Commercial Team

Description of the contract

The Leicestershire and Northamptonshire Jobcentre Plus District Manager has identified a need for a provision which will help Lone Parent Claimants to re-enter the labour market. The provision aims to assist pre and post Work Programme Lone Parent claimants who are in receipt of welfare to work benefits [Income Support (IS), Jobseekers Allowance (JSA) or Employment & Support Allowance (ESA)] to progress into sustainable employment through a bespoke programme of support. This will be achieved by: challenging the myth some lone parents may have around possible financial loss when taking up employment; increasing claimants’ confidence and motivational levels and raising self esteem; increasing employability skills and identifying transferable skills; ensuring claimants understand about follow-on support and childcare arrangements.

Classification of the contract

80000000Education and training services

Additional information

Contract type:Services – Unspecified

Is it a framework agreement?No

Is this contract related to a programme of funding?Yes :

Contract will be awarded based on:Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria stated in the contract documents

Estimated length of contract:12 Months

Who to contact

Contact nameBrian McCreadie

Organisation nameDepartment for Work and Pensions Employment Category Commercial Team

Address, SW1H 9NA


Extension number:



Web addressDWP.gov.uk

How to apply

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