Provision of Community Alcohol Services for Adults

The Provision of Community Alcohol Services for Adults

The London Borough of Barking and Dagenham invites expressions of interest to tender for the provision of Community Alcohol Services for Adults in the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham.

Reference number: CASFEB2012

Deadline date:08/02/2013

This deadline is for… Expressions of Interest

Contract value:£1,185,000 – £1,338,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: Barking and Dagenham

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: London Borough of Barking and Dagenham


Description of the contract

The London Borough of Barking and Dagenham invites expressions of interest to tender for the provision of Community Alcohol Services for Adults in the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham The opportunity has arisen for expressions of interest from suitably experienced and qualified providers for the provision of Community Alcohol Services for Adults. The contract will incorporate the following elements: •Advice and Information to problem drinkers, their families and professionals working with such service users. •Triage & Comprehensive Assessments (including risk screening) •Recovery Care Pathways •Care Coordination •Community Detoxification •Access to Inpatient Detoxification and Residential Rehabilitation •Care Planned Counselling services •Structured Day Programme •Specialist Alcohol Nurse in A & E •Shared Care with GP’s •Assertive Outreach & Targeted Interventions •Alcohol Treatment Requirements •Support service users back into education, training and employment and access other mainstream services •Groupwork Programme •Relapse Prevention •Aftercare services •Support for family carers Effectiveness •The service must respond to identified needs with creativity and innovation to develop individually tailored packages of for service users that deliver positive outcomes. •The service must demonstrate the ability to deliver efficient, effective and economic services that meet service user needs. •The service must demonstrate core competencies to meet the required range of support to meet needs. The service model will be recovery focused and shaped by the needs and views of local residents and other stakeholders. The service will be outcome-focused and work alongside other partner agencies to deliver early interventions, prevention and a recovery based journey through treatment. The successful provider will have a proven track record in delivering services that create a positive culture within the workforce and service users, recognising the importance of the wider family and community, and focus on the recovery and social re-integration of service users. The contract will initially be for 3 years with the option to extend for a further 2 years subject to performance and recurrent funding. The contract value for these services will be in the region of £395,000 to £446,000 per annum.



Classification of the contract

85000000 Health and social work services

85110000 Hospital and related services

85312500 Rehabilitation services

85140000 Miscellaneous health services

85312300 Guidance and counselling services

85323000 Community health services


Additional information

Contract type: Services – Unspecified

Is it a framework agreement? No

Is this contract related to a programme of funding? Yes : PH Grant

Contract will be awarded based on: Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria below:

Priority Description of criteria Percentage weighting
0 Quality 70.00
0 Price 30.00

Estimated length of contract: 36 Months


Who to contact

Contact name Jenny Beasley

Organisation name London Borough of Barking and Dagenham

Address Group Manager – Commissioning and Supporting People, 3rd Floor Roycraft House, Barking, Essex, IG11 8HG

Telephone 020 8724 8423

Extension number:


Web address


How to apply

For further details on the service please contact – Expressions of interest should be submitted by 12 noon on Friday 8 February 2013 quoting the appropriate contract name to: Interested parties will be sent an application pack which will include brief details of the services, the tendering process and a pre qualifying questionnaire (PQQ) which must be completed and returned no later than 5pm Friday 22 Feb 2013. Late applications at any stage will not be considered under any circumstances. This pack is available electronically but responses are required in hard copy and electronic format together with all relevant accompanying documentation. Organisations should be aware that Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 1981 may apply. The invitations to tender (ITT) will be restricted to organisations able to prove their ability to deliver the services in question.