Supported Lodgings and Floating Support Service Doncaster

Supported Lodgings and Floating Support Service Doncaster

Doncaster Council and the Supporting People Partnership are inviting tenders from suitably experienced organisations to provide a Supported Lodgings and Floating Support Service for Young People aged between 16-25 years of age under a framework agreement.

Contract Ref
DMBC/12 25951
Title
Young People (Supporting People)
Description
Doncaster Council and the Supporting People Partnership are inviting tenders from suitably experienced organisations to provide a Supported Lodgings and Floating Support Service for Young People aged between 16-25 years of age under a framework agreement. The Supported Lodgings service will operate 13 units of support (one unit is dedicated to the Youth Offending Service). The successful Provider will recruit, assess, train and support the Hosts through whom Support will be directly provided to Clients living as part of their household. The Hosts will provide safe and secure accommodation whilst offering emotional and practical support conducive to engagement in meaningful daytime occupation. Young people placed in Supported Lodgings shall acquire the skills necessary to eventually manage their own tenancy. The Provider and Host should work in partnership and adopt a holistic needs approach and work with other agencies including Health and Children and Young People’s Services. 30 units of Floating Support will offer housing related support and advice/ assistance to enable clients to access, sustain and maintain accommodation – e.g. rent payments, understanding the responsibilities of living in a tenancy and developing the practical skills that enable them to successfully maintain it. The maximum budget for the contract is £170,000 per annum (+£8,000 per annum for the YOS bed) The contract will be for a period of three years which may be extended up to two twelve month periods subject to performance and continued funding. Applicants should be aware that Transfer of Undertaking (Protection of Employment Regulations (TUPE) may apply to this contract. Full tender documents can be obtained from the Supplier and Contract Management System (SCMS) http://scms.alito.co.uk. If you would like any further information or guidance on the use of the SCMS, please contact a member of the SCMS helpdesk on 0113 2474001 or by email to scms@leeds.gov.uk. If you require any further information, please contact Lisa Dernie, Contracts Officer, on 01302 862634 or by email to lisa.dernie@doncaster.gov.uk Completed tender documents must be returned via the SCMS by 12:00 noon on the 31 July 2012. Submissions received after this deadline or by any other means will not be accepted.
Extension Terms
Response Required By
Tue 31 July 2012 at 12:00
Nature of Contract
Framework
Contract Start Date
Tue 23 October 2012
Contract End Date
Contract Duration (months)
36

For further information please contact:

Contact
Lisa Dernie (Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council)
Phone
01302 862634
Address
2 Priory Place Doncaster