Tender for IAPT High Intensity Psychotherapeutic Counselling Training
4 Lots. NHS Health Education England are commencing a tender for the provision for one provider per Lot to provide a series of IAPT (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies) High Intensity Psychotherapeutic Counselling Training.
IAPT High Intensity Psychotherapeutic Counselling Training – Health Education England
Health Education England
- Education and training services – 80000000
Location of contract
Value of contract
£0 to £1,980,000
4 October 2021
3 November 2021
Contract start date
1 April 2022
Contract end date
31 March 2025
Open procedure (OJEU)
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NHS Health Education England (HEE – the Commissioner) are commencing a tender for the provision for one provider per Lot to provide a series of IAPT (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies) High Intensity Psychotherapeutic Counselling Training.
Health Education England aims to procure Provider or Providers, to provide The IAPT High Intensity Psychotherapeutic Counselling training programme to support the expansion of the High Intensity IAPT workforce in line with the modelled requirement for NICE-recommended therapies of Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Depression (IPT), Brief Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy (DIT), Couple Therapy for Depression (CTfD) and Person-Centred Experiential – Counselling for Depression (PCE-CfD).
It will develop psychotherapeutic counsellors with the qualities, skills and competences to develop, engage in and sustain strong therapeutic relationships and enable trainees to meet the professional requirements for a High Intensity Therapist (HIT) role delivering either IPT, DIT, CTfD or PCE-CfD within adult IAPT services in England.
This training programme is part of a three-year pilot that will commence in April 2022.
This is an exciting opportunity to support Health Education England as this provision consists of four Lots and bidders can bid for either or all Lots;
Lot 1 – Couple Therapy for Depression Pathway
Lot 2 – Interpersonal Therapy Pathway
Lot 3 – Brief Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy Pathway
Lot 4 – Person-Centred Experiential – Counselling for Depression Pathway
The maximum financial envelope for this procurement exercise is £1,980,000 inclusive of Vat (£660,000 inclusive of Vat per year). The contract period will be for three (3) years, subject to annual review and available budget.
The deadline for submission of completed ITT submissions is 3rd November 2021 at 12:00pm (midday).
Late submissions will not be accepted therefore, please submit in good time prior to the deadline date and time. All communications should be made via the messaging function on the e-Tendering portal during the tender exercise.
The Contracting Authority requests that all communications are channelled through the e-portal system and not with the Contracting Authority itself other than as expressly permitted within this ITT.
To express interest and access the Tender Documentation please use the link below:
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