Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards: Best Interests Assessor

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards: Best Interests Assessor

ESPO on behalf of Leicestershire County Councils Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) Team is seeking to appoint suitably experienced individuals / organisations to a framework for Best Interests Assessors.

REFERENCE 3136B

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards: Best Interests Assessor – 3136B
Awarding body Leicestershire County Council

Est. value

£80,000

Est. Start Date: 01/04/2014
Est. End Date: 31/03/2016

Description

ESPO on behalf of Leicestershire County Councils Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) Team is seeking to appoint suitably experienced individuals / organisations to a framework for Best Interests Assessors.
When a referral for Deprivation of Liberty is made a qualified individual is required to undertake a Best Interests assessment.
The DoLS Team currently have an in-house provision of Best Interests Assessors but under certain circumstances will commission the service from an external provider.
The resulting framework will provide the DoLS Team with a list of approved suppliers which they can select from based on the specific needs of each individual service user.
Applications are welcomed from individuals, or organisations that can provide individuals, with the qualifications and training to undertake Best Interests Assessments within Leicestershire and the surrounding areas.
Further information is provided in the tender document itself, which is available by contacting: tenders@espo.org – quoting ESPO reference number 3136B
 

Additional information

Contract Type One off
Procurement Process Open Tender
Option to extend The framework has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months, in 12 month increments
Estimated ValueText Description Eighty Thousand Pounds – includes extension option period
Category Healthcare,
CPV codes 85000000, 98000000,
Suitable for SME YES

Document Available Until

14 February 2014

16 days

Submission Return By

21 February 2014

23 days

extend contract options:

The framework has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months, in 12 month increments

Contact Details

Leicestershire County Council (c/o ESPO)
tenders@espo.org
0116 265 7926

This contract is being managed by Leicestershire County Council . To request documentation contact tenders@espo.org