Accommodation and Support Tender – Wakefield

Wakefield Council is looking to establish its own Pseudo DPS to secure local provision of accommodation and support within the Wakefield district and selective neighbouring areas.

16 + year old Leaving Care and Vulnerable Young People Accommodation and Support Purchasing System

Contract summary

 

Industry

  • Welfare services for children and young people – 85311300

Location of contract

Yorkshire and the Humber

Value of contract

£0 to £24,000,000

Procurement reference

20220928160427-104123

Published date

28 September 2022

Closing date

31 December 2032

Closing time

11:59pm

Contract start date

1 January 2033

Contract end date

2 January 2033

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Other

Contract is suitable for SMEs?

Yes

Contract is suitable for VCSEs?

No

Description

Wakefield Council is looking to establish its own Pseudo DPS to secure local provision of accommodation and support within the Wakefield district and selective neighbouring areas.

Phase 1: In the first instance, the Council shall advertise the opportunity to be appointed to a Pseudo DPS for the provision of the 16-25 Years Leaving Care & Vulnerable Young People Accommodation & Support Services.

In order to be appointed, the Applicant must fulfil a range of criteria that assesses their ability to deliver the type of required services. This will include (but is not limited to) universal requirements such as appropriate Insurance and Financial compliance and will include a request for information regarding the proposed services to be delivered under the 16-25 Years Leaving Care & Vulnerable Young People Accommodation & Support PDPS.

Applicants will have 30 days to respond accordingly to the opportunity during the initial establishment of the PDPS, in preparation for the provision of the 16-25 Years Leaving Care & Vulnerable Young People Accommodation & Support Services; to commence on 1st January 2023.

The PDPS will initially run for a period of 5 years with the option to extend for an additional 5 year period.

Phase 2: Once the PDPS goes live, applications can be submitted HOWEVER it should be noted that applications will be assessed on a quarterly basis – April, July, October and January.

All Applicants who meet and pass the Application criteria will be admitted to the PDPS. Please note that this is not a competitive process and there is no limit to the number of Applicants who can be appointed.

Please note, Applicants who are successfully admitted on to the PDPS are not guaranteed to be awarded any financial provision for the duration of this arrangement.

 

How to apply

 

Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.

 

About the buyer

 

Contact name

Karen Towers

Address

Wakefield One, Burton street
Wakefield
WF1 2EB
ENG

Telephone

+44 1924306780

Email

ktowers@wakefield.gov.uk

Website

https://www.wakefield.gov.uk/