Sign Language and Interpretation Service for Deaf Citizens

Sign Language and Interpretation Service for Deaf Citizens

Nottingham City Council, Nottinghamshire County Council, NHS Nottinghamshire County and NHS Nottingham City seek to appoint an experienced support provider to provide comprehensive and effective BSL interpretation.

REFERENCE CPU 1094
Awarding body Nottingham City Council

Est. value

£850,000

Est. Start Date: 01/06/2013
Est. End Date: 31/05/2018

Description

Nottingham City Council, Nottinghamshire County Council, NHS Nottinghamshire County and NHS Nottingham City seek to appoint an experienced support provider to provide comprehensive and effective BSL interpretation to ensure:
• Equity of access to health and social care services for those citizens who are profoundly deaf and who live, or are registered with a GP within Nottingham City and Nottinghamshire County.
• Deaf citizens are supported to live independently and to actively engage in their community
The Service will do this through providing:

1. A face to face direct access service to enable Deaf citizens to directly access signing and interpretation provision.

2. Access to a range of sign language interpreters who can support Deaf citizens to engage with primary health providers local authority provision within the City and the County

3. Access to a range of sign language interpreters for City and County primary health providers and local authority services to book sign language workers to enable Deaf citizens to engage effectively with these services. This includes engagement and participation events and activities.

4. Access to sign language interpreters on an emergency basis including out of hours support on a defined basis.
 

Additional information

Contract Type One off
Procurement Process Open Tender
Option to extend 3 + 2
Estimated ValueText Description 170000 p.a. (3 + 2)
Category
CPV codes 98000000,
Suitable for SME YES

Document Available Until

22 March 2013
about 1 month

Submission Return By

22 March 2013
about 1 month

extend contract options:

3 + 2

Contact Details

Nottingham City Council
Jennifer Beturin
0115 876 4185

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