Employment Support Staffordshire

Employment Support Staffordshire

In Work Support for 18-24 Year Olds in Staffordshire and Shropshire Jobcentre Plus District.

Reference number: DWP UI_DWP_100307

Deadline date: 30/03/2012

This deadline is for… Receipt of completed ITT via Bravo Solutions portal

Contract value: £100,000 – £180,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: Staffordshire CCReferrals will be made from Jobcentre Plus District of Staffordshire and Shropshire

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 Work and Pensions (CD Sourcing)


Description of the contract

The In Work Support Programme is pre DWP Work Programme provision and will support those 18-24 year olds in Staffordshire and Shropshire who cannot access DWP’s Youth Contract, Work Programme or Work Choice [as all of these programmes already have a form of in work support included]. The aim of the provision is to support these customers to keep in employment for a minimum of 26 weeks. There will be a light touch approach (Aftercare) and also support for those requiring more in depth support (Mentoring and Debt Support)


Classification of the contract

80000000 Education and training services

80400000 Adult and other education 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: 04/06/2012 – 31/05/2014


Who to contact

Contact name Michelle Collins

Address Quarry House, Quarry Hill, , Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS2 7AU

Telephone 011 3 2327140

Extension number:



Web address


How to apply

Interested bidders should submit their bids via the BRAVO Solutions portal – dwp.bravosolution.co.uk (help@bravosolution.co.uk) or telephone support on 0800 011 2470.