Bespoke Intervention Support Packages Service London

Bespoke Intervention Support Packages Service London

Due to the approaching expiry of existing contracts the London Borough of Barking & Dagenham is advertising to seek tenders from suitably experienced and qualified organisations for the provision of a Bespoke Early Intervention Support Packages Service for Children In Need, In Care and Children Subject to a Child Protection Plan.

PROVISION OF A BESPOKE EARLY INTERVENTION SUPPORT PACKAGES SERVICE

Reference number:BEISSNOV2014

Deadline date:21/11/2014

This deadline is for…Request for an application pack

Contract value:£1,350,000 – £1,350,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out:Barking and Dagenham

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:London Borough of Barking and Dagenham

Description of the contract

EXPRESSION OF INTEREST – TENDER FOR THE PROVISION OF A BESPOKE EARLY INTERVENTION SUPPORT PACKAGES SERVICE FOR CHILDREN IN NEED, CHILDREN IN CARE AND CHILDREN SUBJECT TO A CHILD PROTECTION PLAN (Please note this service is not a domestic/home care service.) Due to the approaching expiry of existing contracts the London Borough of Barking & Dagenham is advertising to seek tenders from suitably experienced and qualified organisations for the provision of a Bespoke Early Intervention Support Packages Service for Children In Need, In Care and Children Subject to a Child Protection Plan. The new contracts are expected to run for a period of three years commencing in May 2015 and may be extended for a further two years subject to funding and performance. The award of contracts will be based on the most economically advantageous tender. The service will provide bespoke early intervention support packages for children in need, children in care and children subject to a child protection plan. This early intervention will be targeted and focused on the following type of cases: a)Edge of care: intervention is targeted at families who are in crisis and on the brink of having their child placed into care. Bespoke packages will be specifically focused on ameliorating familial issues, dispelling the need of children and/or young people into the care system. b)Rehabilitation: intervention is targeted at families who have children and/or young people that are already in the care system. Bespoke packages will be specifically focused on preparing the children/young people and their families for reunification, and thus exit from the care system. c)Fragile Placement/Outreach Packages: intervention is targeted at children and/or young people who are already in the care system with a placement that is on the verge of breakdown. Bespoke packages will be specifically focused on preventing placement breakdown. Support packages could be put in place for hours, days, weeks or months. The type of support required will vary from case to case but will not include domestic or home care. Support packages will be tailored specifically to meet the needs of the child/young person and/or their families and will be delivered by contractors, under the co-ordination of the Council’s Access to Resources Team. To achieve our vision, we will need to work with contractors who can demonstrate specific experience for this specialist area of work. Organisations who wish to express an interest must: •have at least one year relevant experience in delivering this type of service; •have a Social Work Manager who supervises directs and guides all workers, who are engaged in the type of work that would be required for this service, that: has a current Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) registration, has a minimum of two years child protection experience and has a minimum of two years court experience, including court proceedings; and •agree to work in partnership with the Local Authority and adhere to a strict performance monitoring programme. Interested parties will be sent an application pack that will include details of the service, the tendering process and a Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ), which must be completed and returned by no later than 10am, Friday 28th November 2014. This pack is only available electronically. Expression of Interest application packs can be obtained from: Amisha Maisuria – Procurement Support Officer Barking Town Hall, Room 115-119 1 Town Square Barking, Essex IG11 7LU Telephone Number: 020 8227 3529 E-mail: amisha.maisuria@lbbd.gov.uk The closing date for request of an application pack is 12 noon on Friday 21st November 2014. (Organisations should be aware that Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 may apply).

 

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Classification of the contract

85300000Social work and related services

Additional information

Contract type:Services – Unspecified

Is it a framework agreement?No

Is this contract related to a programme of funding?No

Contract will be awarded based on:Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria below:

Priority Description of criteria Percentage weighting
0 Quality 80.00
0 Price 20.00

Estimated length of contract:36 Months

Who to contact

Contact nameAmisah Maisuria

Organisation nameLondon Borough of Barking and Dagenham

AddressBarking Town Hall, 1 Town Square, Barking, IG11 7LU

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Extension number:

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Web addresswww.lbbd.gov.uk

How to apply

Interested parties will be sent an application pack that will include details of the service, the tendering process and a Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ), which must be completed and returned by no later than 10am, Friday 28th November 2014. This pack is only available electronically. Expression of Interest application packs can be obtained from: Amisha Maisuria – Procurement Support Officer Barking Town Hall, Room 115-119 1 Town Square Barking, Essex IG11 7LU Telephone Number: 020 8227 3529 E-mail: amisha.maisuria@lbbd.gov.uk The closing date for request of an application pack is 12 noon on Friday 21st November 2014. (Organisations should be aware that Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 may apply).