Tender for Domestic Abuse Support Service – Wokingham

Tender for Domestic Abuse Support Service – Wokingham

The service will be offering preventative action and support to those experiencing domestic abuse, their families, and perpetrators of domestic abuse.

Domestic Abuse Support Service

Contract summary

 

Industry

  • Health and social work services – 85000000

Location of contract

England

Value of contract

£1,554,000

Procurement reference

WOKHM001-DN526223-27739563

Published date

10 February 2021

Closing date

19 March 2021

Closing time

12am

Contract start date

1 July 2021

Contract end date

30 June 2026

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure

Contract is suitable for SMEs?

Yes

Contract is suitable for VCSEs?

Yes

 

Description

 

The service will be offering preventative action and support to those experiencing domestic abuse, their families, and perpetrators of domestic abuse as well as collaborating with services that work with these client groups. All the services will be community based.

The service will be offering a range of support in three areas:

Prevention, Awareness Raising and Workforce Development
Training regarding domestic abuse
Providing training and support to G.P’s and health professionals in the Wokingham Borough
Development of front line worker confidence when managing a case involving domestic abuse within the Wokingham Borough
Publish and advertise services
Healthy relationship education in schools

Crisis Support and Safety Planning
Advice and support for victims and survivors of domestic abuse
Safety planning for victims and survivors of domestic abuse including young people and children
Support planning at point of crisis
Proactive engagement with hard to engage service users
Support through criminal justice process and accessing legal advice
Referring to the Reading Sanctuary Scheme

Breaking Cycle of Abuse
Ongoing support to those who have experienced abuse to help break cycle of abuse, including working in partnership with other services
Perpetrator Programme
Direct working with children and young people who are or have been living in a household with abuse.
Resettlement support

It is anticipated that the contract will be let for a 5 years term with a potential extension of up to 2 years subject to good performance.

Service scope includes: Proactive signposting to relevant local organisations; supporting local organisations to effectively support
domestic abuse victims, survivors and their families; adapting to local need for service delivery; and work with the domestic abuse strategy group to manage local priorities and resources.

The new contract start date is anticipated to be during July 2021.

 

How to apply

 

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

 

About the buyer

 

Contact name

Natasha Jones

Address

Civic Offices
Shute End
Wokingham
RG40 1BN
England

Email

Natasha.Jones@wokingham.gov.uk