Drug and alcohol information and advice service for practitioners working with young people

Drug and alcohol information and advice service for practitioners working with young people

It will offer practical advice and information and enable schools, local authorities and others to keep abreast of developments and select education / prevention programmes known to have a positive impact. We expect the service to contribute to a number of wider Government aims.

Reference number: 1028

Deadline date:30/11/2012

This deadline is for… 12 noon 30th November 2012 for treturn of tenders

Contract value:£150,000 – £180,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: England

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: Department for Education

 

Description of the contract

The service will provide expert drug education and prevention support to all practitioners who work with young people. It will offer practical advice and information and enable schools, local authorities and others to keep abreast of developments and select education / prevention programmes known to have a positive impact. We expect the service to contribute to a number of wider Government aims. These include: • Improving attendance, behaviour and attainment of young people who are at risk of engaging in risky behaviour; • Ensuring all children and young people build resilience and gain the knowledge they need to prepare them for adult life; and • Focusing resources and developing local services to meet the needs of the most disadvantaged young people. Length of contract: Two years, with the possibility of extension for two years. Estimated date for award of contract: Early February 2013. Contracts will commence on 1 April 2013.

 

Classification of the contract

85000000 Health and social work 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 stated in the contract documents

Estimated length of contract: 24 Months

 

Who to contact

Contact name Nikki Chowdry

Organisation name Department for Education

Address 5th Floor, 2 St Paul’s Place, Sheffield, S1 2FJ

Telephone 0114 2742451

Extension number:

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How to apply

Download the invitation to tender letter from this advert and return by 12 noon on 30th November 2012.