Resettlement Mentoring Service for prisoners serving an Indeterminate Sentence

Resettlement Mentoring Service for prisoners serving an Indeterminate Sentence

Contract value:£90,000 – £95,000. The aim is to reduce the high rate of recall for non compliance and reoffending; preparing and supporting this group of prisoners as they re-integrate back into the community, thereby protecting the public.

Resettlement Mentoring Service for prisoners serving an Indeterminate Sentence for Public Protection (IPP) released to Kent, East/ West Sussex, Brighton and Hove

Reference number: 2862-2-Reducing Reoffending-SE-RFP

Deadline date:21/01/2013

This deadline is for… Submission of Proposals

Contract value:£90,000 – £95,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: England Standford Hill – Sheppey

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: Ministry of Justice (MoJ) Procurement – CMT L&SE

 

Description of the contract

The Resettlement Mentoring Service will support prisoners serving an Indeterminate Sentence for Public Protection (IPP) by establishing mentoring relationships that start in prison and continue through the gate. The Mentoring Service will provide support to prisoners with issues associated with early non-compliance of their community licences. The aim is to reduce the high rate of recall for non compliance and reoffending; preparing and supporting this group of prisoners as they re-integrate back into the community, thereby protecting the public. The successful Provider will be required to deliver the service within the Kent, Sussex and Brighton and Hove area. The budget for this service is £95,000 p.a. The Authority intends also to hold a Supplier Briefing event at Standford Hill (Isle of Sheppey) on 7 January 2013. Organisations interested in attending the event should indicate this in the email to the named buyer when registering their interest for this tender. Further details regarding the event will be communicated on the Authority’s eSourcing portal.

 

Classification of the contract

75231200 Services related to the detention or rehabilitation of criminals

 

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: 36 Months

 

Who to contact

Contact name Ame Dada

Organisation name Ministry of Justice (MoJ) Procurement – CMT L&SE

Address , SW1H 9HD

Telephone 0300047

Extension number: 5918

Fax

Web address

 

How to apply

The Ministry of Justice will be running this process through its eSourcing Portal. The eSourcing Portal is an online application that allows all potential suppliers to create and submit their responses to any Requests for Information, Requests for Quotes, or Requests for Proposals via the internet rather than in paper form (where they have been invited to respond). If you are not registered on the eSourcing Portal please send an email to the relevant buyer as stated in the notice/advert stating: Company Name, Your Name, Contact email & Sourcing Reference Number: 2862-2-Reducing Reoffending-SE-RFP. The buyer will then contact you with the registration process. If you are already registered on the eSourcing Portal, please contact the relevant Buyer expressing your interest in the sourcing event. All Prospective Providers (new and currently registered on the MoJ esourcing portal) MUST ensure they update their organisation profile on the portal, specifically providing the requested information within the Fields titled: Main, Additional Information and Pre-Qualification Questions. Only those interested organisations with updated profile information will be invited to participate in this tender event. Transparency: HM Government requires that tender documentation issued by government departments for contracts with a value exceeding £10,000 over the life of the contract are published online (www.contractsfinder.businesslink.gov.uk) for the general public. The resulting contract shall also be published. The Ministry of Justice may use its discretion to redact information to protect key commercial interests or on prescribed grounds. Therefore, bidders who wish information not to be published if successful should secure agreement with the Ministry of Justice prior to submission. Only documentation relating to awarded contracts will be published. Key commercial interests would be trade secrets and commercial interests which would be prejudiced by publication, following the tests in section 43 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000. http://www.justice.gov.uk/guidance/docs/foi-exemption-s43.pdf The prescribed grounds for redaction are: (a) national security; (b) personal data; (c) information protected by intellectual property law; (d) information which it is not in the public interest to disclose (following the tests under the Freedom of Information Act 2000) (e) third party confidential information; (f) IT security; or (g) prevention of fraud.

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