Online Counselling Tender

Online Counselling Tender

Provide digital therapy services to Lancaster University.

Digital Therapy Provision at Lancaster University

Contract summary

 

Industry

  • Counselling services – 85312320

Location of contract

LA1 4YW

Value of contract

£0

Procurement reference

SP/21/1190

Published date

12 May 2021

Closing date

10 June 2021

Closing time

9am

Contract start date

1 July 2021

Contract end date

30 June 2022

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open (non-OJEU)

Contract is suitable for SMEs?

Yes

Contract is suitable for VCSEs?

No

 

Description

The University is inviting tenders on for an external provider as part of a joined-up approach to provide flexible top-up out of hours online counselling/therapy provision.
Lancaster University’s Counselling and Mental Health Service is made up of approximately 13.0 FTE staff. The team includes a Head of Service, a Deputy Head of Service/Clinical Lead, Counsellors, Mental Health Practitioners and College Wellbeing Officers. A small admin team supports the service and manages the tracking and scheduling of the support for students. The service operates between the hours of 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday, with support focused on times of peak demand during University term time.
The student population is circa 16,000 and 12% of the student body typically access the University’s Counselling and Mental Health Service. At peak times students are having to wait 5-6 weeks for appointments with over 100 students sitting on this waiting list.

 

More information

 

Links
Additional text
This tender is being conducted electronically using the Lancaster University e-tendering system which can be found at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/lancaster/
To receive documents new users must first register and obtain log in details. Existing users should log in to the web site and express interest.Is a Recurrent Procurement Type? : No

 

How to apply

 

Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.

 

About the buyer

 

Contact name

Angela Wearden

Address

Bailrigg
Lancaster
Lancashire
LA1 4YW
United Kingdom

Telephone

01524 594087

Email

a.wearden@lancaster.ac.uk