Training in Section 117 of the Mental Health Act 1983

Training in Section 117 of the Mental Health Act 1983

Delivery of a half-day course to provide the workforce with an overview of section 117 of the Mental Health Act 1983 (aftercare arrangements).

United Kingdom-Rotherham: Education and training services

2015/S 132-244299

Simplified contract notice on a dynamic purchasing system

This notice is covered by: Directive 2004/17/EC (Utilities)

Section I: Contracting authority/entity

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Rotherham MBC
Riverside House, Main Street
For the attention of: MS Helen Chambers
S60 1AE Rotherham
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1709823661
E-mail: helen.chambers@rotherham.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1709376285

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority/entity: http://www.rotherham.gov.uk/

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
I.3)Main activity

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities/entities

The contracting authority/entity is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities/entities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority/entity:

Section 117 of the Mental Health Act 1983 (aftercare arrangements).

II.2)Type of contract

Works

II.3)Short description of the specific contract:

Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council is inviting suitably qualified and experienced learning and development providers to submit an indicative tender to be included on a Dynamic Purchasing System for the delivery of a half-day course to provide the workforce with an overview of section 117 of the Mental Health Act 1983 (aftercare arrangements).
The workforce will include all mental health staff, AMHPs, Social Workers and Team Managers. A half-day course would take place from 9:30 to 12:30 or from 13:30 to 16:30, on a week day, at a training venue in Rotherham.
We initially require 4 courses with a maximum of 20 delegates per course.
The training course is required from Autumn 2015, with roll-out across 2015/2016, with the aim of ensuring staff are aware of the requirements of Section 117 and that they are observed in practice.
Having completed the course workers should be able to:
— Define what aftercare is and its aim.
— Explain who is entitled to receive aftercare services under sections of the Act.
— Explain how section 117 works in practice.
As a minimum, the course should cover:
— Section 117 Mental Health Act 1983 requirements and legal framework, links to the Care Act, and defining after-care services
— Ordinary Residence & Section 117 Mental Health Act 1983 Pre-Care Act 2014 position
— Ordinary Residence & Section 117 Mental Health Act 1983 Post-Care Act 2014 position
Indicative tenders can download and then uploaded for evaluation at any time throughout the duration of the dynamic purchasing system contract number YORE-9BAC6T; initial indicative tenders are required between 8.7.2015 and 22.7.2015. Admittance to the Dynamic Purchasing System will be subject to providers meeting minimum criteria.

II.4)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80000000

II.5)Quantity or scope of the specific contract:

As above.

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedureOpen
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority/entity:

IV.2.2)Previous publication (Contract Notice) providing more information about the dynamic purchasing system

Notice number in the OJEU: 2013/S 52-085589 of 21.1.2013

IV.2.3)Time limit for submission of indicative tenders for the specific contract

22.7.2015 – 17:30

IV.2.4)Language(s) in which tenders may be drawn up

English.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Additional information:

VI.2)Date of dispatch of this notice:

7.7.2015

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