The service will deliver time-limited individual placement by providing employment support via an Employment Specialist.
IPS Individual Placement Support
Herefordshire and Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust
- Health and social work services – 85000000
Location of contract
Value of contract
1 October 2022
14 November 2022
Contract start date
1 April 2023
Contract end date
31 March 2025
Open procedure (above threshold)
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Requirement for Individual Placement Support (IPS) service for Herefordshire. Individual Placement and Support Services has been identified by both DWP and NHS England as a promising intervention to address unemployment in mental health. The service will deliver time-limited individual placement by providing employment support via an Employment Specialist, in line with the principles of Individual Placement and Support (IPS). Providers would be expected to provide a Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm Service, excluding Bank Holidays, however it is expected that there will be flexibility in the hours to accommodate the needs of service users. The Employment Specialist will work as part of an integrated member of a nominated Team, Recovery Team or Early Intervention Team. The levels of activity we would expect from the provider of an Individual Placement Service would be to accept 100% of referrals to the service.
Proposed contract length of 2 years, with an option to extend for three further twelve month periods. Herefordshire is located within the West Midlands and has a population of 192,214 and an area size of 2,180 km2.
Portal for tender responses follow the link to the Atamis etender system https://health-family.force.com/s/Welcome Contact ref C79927 Individual Placement Support
Previous notice about this procurement
- Published 1 October 2022
- 1. Tender invite letter.docx
- 1. Tender invite letter
- 2. Terms of Offer.docx
- 2. Terms of Offer
- 4. Specification.docx
- 4. Specification
- 5. Evaluation criteria.xlsx
- 5. Evaluation criteria
- 3. ITT Guidance.docx
- 3. ITT Guidance
- 6. HWHaC IT Requirements for Third Parties.doc
- 6. HWHaC IT Requirements for Third Parties
- 7. Sustainability and social value criteria.docx
- 7. Sustainability and social value criteria
- 8. Question response TEMPLATE.docx
- 8. Question response TEMPLATE
- 9. Commercial template.xlsx
- 9. Commercial template
- SQ Part 2 Exclusion_Grounds_Mandatory_and_Discretionary_Exclusions.pdf
- SQ Part 2 Exclusion_Grounds_Mandatory_and_Discretionary_Exclusions
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