Carers Short Breaks Services – West Sussex – Bidder’s Briefing 1 November 2022

The council is seeking Service Providers to deliver Carers Short Breaks Services within the County of West Sussex.

Carers Short Breaks Services

Contract summary



  • Health and social work services – 85000000
  • Social work and related services – 85300000
  • Social work services without accommodation – 85312000

Location of contract

PO19 1RQ

Value of contract


Procurement reference

IT-234-35399-WSCC – 035399

Published date

25 October 2022

Closing date

5 December 2022

Closing time


Contract start date

1 April 2023

Contract end date

31 March 2026

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure (above threshold)

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?




The Council is seeking Service Providers to deliver Carers Short Breaks Services within the County of West Sussex. Full details of the service requirements can be found in Document 02 the Service Specification for Lot 1 and Lot 2.

The Council has scheduled a virtual Bidder’s Briefing as detailed below.

All Bidders are welcome to join the Bidders Briefing, attendance is optional:

Date: Tuesday 1st November 2022
Time: 10am – 11.30am
Location: Online – Microsoft Teams
o Overview of the requirement
o Explanation of process
o Question and answer session
o How to use the WSCC e-sourcing portal
RSVP: Please send a message on the e-Sourcing Portal by 10am on Monday 31st October 2022 and advise who from your organisation will be attending, along with their direct email address. A link to the meeting will then be provided via email. Please note if we receive your request to join the briefing after this time, we cannot guarantee you will be able to attend. Please ensure you include your email address in the message. If an email address is not provided, we cannot invite you to the event.


More information


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Full details can be found at

Is a Recurrent Procurement Type? : No


How to apply


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


About the buyer


Contact name

Shara Benson (WSCC)


West Street
West Sussex
PO19 1RQ
United Kingdom