Tender for Independent Advocacy Services in Northumberland 2023-2024

Northumberland County Council invites applications to tender for a contract to provide Independent Advocacy, Paid Relevant Persons Representative (RPR) and 1.2 Court of Protection Representative Services.

Independent Advocacy Services in Northumberland

Contract summary

 

Industry

  • Health and social work services – 85000000

Location of contract

England

Value of contract

£520,000

Procurement reference

NHM002-DN641744-46902060

Published date

8 November 2022

Closing date

16 December 2022

Closing time

12pm

Contract start date

1 April 2023

Contract end date

31 March 2024

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure

Contract is suitable for SMEs?

Yes

Contract is suitable for VCSEs?

Yes

 

Description

Northumberland County Council invites applications to tender for a contract to provide Independent Advocacy, Paid Relevant Persons Representative (RPR) and 1.2 Court of Protection Representative Services. The services are being commissioned to meet the statutory requirements of the council under the terms of the Care Act 2014, The Mental Capacity Act 2005, the Mental Health Act 2007 and the Health & Social Care Act 2012. The provider must be familiar with the principle legislation and statutory requirements relating to the provision of independent advocacy, RPR and 1.2 Representative role within the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS). The contract is being offered for a period of 1 year with an option to extend for up to 12 months, this will cover the period of change from Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards to Liberty Protection Safeguards.

 

How to apply

 

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

 

About the buyer

 

Contact name

Leanne Stewart

Address

County Hall
Morpeth
NE61 2EF
United Kingdom

Email

leanne.stewart@northumberland.gov.uk

Website

https://procontract.due-north.com/

 

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