Drug and Alcohol Testing Services – Soft Market Testing
Cheshire West and Chester Council is seeking to procure a service for a drug and alcohol testing and laboratory analysis for use within Children’s Social Care to support pre-proceedings.
Cheshire West and Chester Council is seeking to procure a service for a Drug and Alcohol Testing and Laboratory Analysis for use within Children’s Social Care to support pre-proceedings – Public Law Outline.
Nationally the demand for child-protection services has been steadily increasing. This increase is partly attributed to parental substance misuse, which can have a significant impact on a child.
Drug and/or alcohol testing is requested for child-protection cases when parental substance misuse is expected to be a major contributing factor. These results are used to help decision making, particularly, in regard to the safeguarding of children.
This a soft market testing exercise to aid development of the specification. Following receipt of responses to this advert, we may require some further discussion and potential bidders will be asked on a one to one basis.
Please express your interest and answer the questions on the document attached on the Chest. Please respond via The Chest portal, by 10am on Monday 21st December 2020.
Estimated contract dates
Expression of interest window
From 04/12/2020 14:00 to 21/12/2020 10:00