Specialist Support for Lone Parents on Income Support and Other Non-JSA Claimants Impacted by the Benefit Cap

Specialist Support for Lone Parents on Income Support and Other Non-JSA Claimants Impacted by the Benefit Cap

The Jobcentre Plus District of Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire intends to use FSF to fund this Specialist Support provision which will support appropriate unemployed claimants, from Day 1 of their claim.

Reference number: UI DWP 100522

Deadline date:07/09/2012

This deadline is for… Receipt of Completed Tender Form

Contract value:£1 Р£499,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire

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 (CD Sourcing)

 

Description of the contract

The Jobcentre Plus District of Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire intends to use FSF to fund this Specialist Support provision which will support appropriate unemployed claimants, from Day 1 of their claim. Appropriate claimants will be those whom JCP anticipate may, as a result of Benefits Capping regulations, receive less housing benefit and who may consequently need to seek alternative, more affordable accommodation. The provision is intended to help eligible claimants in the District of Bedfordshire & Hertfordshire return to work at the earliest opportunity, by providing back to work support in the form of face-to-face appointments, group sessions and workshops. This is aimed to help them obtain employment, keep their higher housing benefit payments, and remain in their current accommodation. For full details see the following link: https://dwp.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml

 

Classification of the contract

80000000 Education 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 : Flexible Support Fund

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

Estimated length of contract: 12/11/2012 – 09/08/2013

 

Who to contact

Contact name Brian McCreadie

Organisation name Department for Work and Pensions (CD Sourcing)

Address , S1 4EP

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How to apply

Suppliers should view, download and upload documents via Bravo Solutions. The Tender Form document is available on Bravo for completion. If you are not a Bravo registered supplier you will need to register with Bravo to bid. https://dwp.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml Helpline phone: 0800 3684850 Helpline: help@bravosolution.co.uk See Instructions to Bidders document

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