Sefton Council Substance Misuse Contract

Sefton Council Substance Misuse Contract

Adult Community Substance Misuse: Assessment,Treatment and Recovery Service

Opportunity Id
Adult Community Substance Misuse: Assessment,Treatment and Recovery Service
321000 – Social Community Care Supplies & Services – Adult
Sefton Council are looking to commission a fully integrated Adult Community Substance Misuse Assessment, Treatment and Recovery Service. The service will provide a central role within Sefton’s Substance Misuse Treatment System and will be responsible for delivering a range of both clinical and non-clinical interventions including but not limited to: • Comprehensive Assessment, Care Planning and Care Plan Review • Community Opiate Substitution Treatment (OST) Programmes • Medically Assisted Recovery (MAR) and Medically assisted Withdrawal Programmes • Community Substance Misuse (drugs and alcohol) Detoxification Programmes • Recovery Orientated Treatment Care Packages and Care Pathways • Alcohol Brief Interventions and Extended Brief Interventions • Psychosocial Interventions and support appropriate to the level of individual need • A comprehensive range of Harm Reduction and Health Protection Interventions; including Needle and Syringe Programmes, Blood Borne Virus testing, vaccination and treatment referral • Robust assurance frameworks for Clinical and Information Governance and Safeguarding for Adults and Children The Service will work in collaboration with Health and Social Care Partners from Adult and Children’s Social Care, Primary Care and General Practice, Clinical Commissioning Groups and Medicines Management, Criminal Justice and Community Safety Partners, Local Authority Housing Options Team and other Local Authority Commissioned Services, Local Employment Support Services including commissioned Education, Training and Employment Support Services, Local Hospitals and Secondary Care and the Local Community, Voluntary and Faith Sector including Community Based Recovery Support and Mutual Aid Groups. The Service will be flexible and responsive to local need as well as changing patterns of Substance Misuse. Interventions will be underpinned by a clear and recognised evidence base with both clinical and psychological interventions delivered, overseen and supervised by qualified staff with current Professional Registration. Service development, improvement and delivery will follow the key principles of ‘Co-production’ with the involvement, influence and contributions made by Service Users and Peer Mentors being recognised and rewarded through clearly managed, supervised and structured volunteer programmes. Service performance outcomes will be measured against the Public Health Outcomes Framework (PHOF), National and Local Health Protection Priorities, Life Course Improvements and Positive Family Focused Outcomes.
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Misuse, Assessment, Community, Substance, Recovery, Treatment

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Contact details

Sefton Council
Stuart Bate
0151 934 4288
0151 934 4579
7th Floor Merton House

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