Supported Employment and Supported Volunteer Service

Supported Employment and Supported Volunteer Service

The London Borough of Sutton (the Council) is seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified organisations for the provision of a Supported Employment and Supported Volunteer Service.

London Borough of Sutton
Supported Employment and Supported Volunteer Service
The London Borough of Sutton (the Council) is seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified organisations for the provision of a Supported Employment and Supported Volunteer Service.
The contract will be for an initial period of three years with the option to extend the contract for a further 2 years in 12-monthly intervals, at the discretion of the Council.  The Council expects the contract to commence in July 2012 but the actual commencement date will be subject to the resolution of any requirements under the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations (TUPE).
The Council is tendering this contract through the London Tenders e-tendering portal, our preferred method of advertising and managing contract opportunities. Prospective Tenderers are advised to register their interest by going to https://www.london tenders.org/procontract/supplier.nsf
The Council currently contracts with a diverse group of voluntary, statutory and private sector providers and encourages a range of organisations, regardless of size, to apply for this provision.
A pre-qualification questionnaire is available on the portal which the Council shall evaluate to identify the shortlisted organisations to be invited to tender.
It is the opinion of the London Borough of Sutton that the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations (TUPE) will apply to this Contract.
The Council shall not be bound to accept the lowest cost or any tender. The award of contract shall be based on the most economically advantageous tender submitted.
Deadline for expressions of interest and submission of a completed pre-qualification questionnaire is 5.00pm Tuesday 14 February 2012.

Contact:
Mr Richard Edwards
Email Address:
richard.edwards@sutton.gov.uk
Telephone:
020 8770 4780
Address:
Civic Offices
St Nicholas Way
Sutton
Surrey
SM1 1EA
United Kingdom
Key Dates
02/07/2012
01/07/2015
17/01/2012 14:00
14/02/2012 17:00
Other Information
36 (months)
12 (months)
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