Leaving Care Support Service for Derbyshire County Council

Leaving Care Support Service for Derbyshire County Council

Derbyshire Children and Young People’s Trust is seeking tenders from organisations wishing to provide a leaving care support service for care leavers in Derbyshire (excluding Derby City) and who are registered with OFSTED under the Care Standards Act 2000. 

 

REFERENCE LCSS/2014/1
Leaving Care Support Service

Awarding body Derbyshire County Council
EST. VALUE
£3,570,000
EST. START DATE:
01/07/2015
EST. END DATE:
30/06/2018
Description

Derbyshire Children and Young People’s Trust is seeking tenders from organisations wishing to provide a leaving care support service for care leavers in Derbyshire (excluding Derby City) and who are registered with OFSTED under the Care Standards Act 2000. Registration must cover:

– Duties under the Children (Leaving Care Act) towards former relevant young people aged 16 – 21;

This tender is for the provision of the statutory personal adviser service as set out in the Children (Leaving Care) Act 2000 and Volume 3 of the Children Act Guidance and Regulations, revised May 2014 for all young people who are eligible as defined by the Children (Leaving Care) Act 2000.

The main aim is to make sure that care leavers are provided with comprehensive personal support so that they achieve their potential as they make their transition to adulthood.

This will be achieved through close working with the:
• Children in Care Teams
• Virtual School
• Care Leavers’ Employment Project
• Care Leavers’ Accommodation Service
• Children in Care Health Service
• Children in Care Emotional Wellbeing Service
• Personal Advisors in the Early Help/ Multi-Agency teams

Additional information

Contract Type One off
Procurement Process Open Tender
Option to extend There is an option to extend this contract for 2 x 2 years maximum.
Estimated Value
TEXT DESCRIPTION
Three million, five hundred and seventy thousand pounds
Category Children Services,
CPV codes 85000000,
Suitable for SME YES
DOCUMENT AVAILABLE UNTIL
17 October 2014
28 days
SUBMISSION RETURN BY
29 October 2014
about 1 month
EXTEND CONTRACT OPTIONS:
There is an option to extend this contract for 2 x 2 years maximum.
CONTACT DETAILS
Derbyshire County Council
Anne Paxton
Derbyshire County Council,
Children and Younger Adults,
Room 383,
County Hall,
Matlock,
Derbyshire,
DE4 3AG,
Tel: 01629 535713
anne.paxton@derbyshire.gov.uk

This contract is being managed by Derbyshire County Council . To request documentation contact anne.paxton@derbyshire.gov.uk