Outreach Service for Carers for Southwark Council

Outreach Service for Carers for Southwark Council

The service would be able to offer a range of information and advice on Southwark Council processes, third sector services, provide advocacy and assist the carer to recognise how they can improve their current situation.

Reference number:29091968

Deadline date:31/03/2019

This deadline is for…The submission of ITT responses

Contract value: £630,000 – £750,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out:Southwark

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:Southwark Council

Description of the contract

Southwark Council’s vision for carers is that through identification, advice and assessment, carers will be supported to maintain their caring roles within the community. If eligible for services the carer can be supported to identify their needs and where such assistance is necessary to put support in place to maintain their caring role. The service would be able to offer a range of information and advice on Southwark Council processes, third sector services, provide advocacy and assist the carer to recognise how they can improve their current situation. The outreach service will be an all age service, particularly focusing on hidden and hard to reach carers. The emphasis for each service will be on the following groups:- • Carers at the early stage of their role. • Carers who are hard to reach (for example BAME/working carers/young carers) • Carers with complex caring situations (caring for fluctuating conditions and caring for more than 50 hours per week) • Carers who are caring for people with dementia and/or long term conditions

 

Classification of the contract

98000000Other community, social and personal services

85000000Health and social work services

Additional information

Contract type:Services – Unspecified

Is it a framework agreement?No

Is this contract related to a programme of funding?No

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

Estimated length of contract:01/04/2015 – 31/03/2019

Who to contact

Contact nameMark Taylor

Organisation nameSouthwark Council

Address160 Tooley St, London, SE1P 5LX

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How to apply

In order to apply for this contract please request an ITT pack form carers@southwark.gov.uk

 

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