Tender for Isle of Wight Carers Support Service

Tender for Isle of Wight Carers Support Service

The Isle of Wight Council invites Tenders from suitably qualified suppliers for the provision of The Isle of Wight Carers Support Service.

Contract summary

Industry

  • Health and social work services – 85000000

Location of contract

South East

Value of contract

£480k

Published date

13 January 2020

Closing date

21 February 2020

Contract start date

01 June 2020

Contract end date

31 May 2025

Contract is suitable for SMEs?

Yes

Contract is suitable for VCSEs?

No

 

Description

The Isle of Wight Council (“the Authority”) invites Tenders from suitably qualified suppliers (“Potential Suppliers”) for the provision of The Isle of Wight Carers Support Service. The Isle of Wight Council understand the value of supporting the work and dedication of the island’s unpaid informal carers. Through the introduction of the Care Close to Home Strategy and the seven pillars within it. The vision of helping people maintain or improve their wellbeing and to live as independently as possible is of the up most importance for our Island community. It has been identified through the Isle of Wight Health and Care plan, it is also of the upmost importance to ensure that our community is properly resourced and supported to stay healthy and independent. Having a dynamic and robust carer support service is an important element of ensuring the success of these strategies. The service will provide information, advice, support and guidance to the individuals who are undertaking an informal caring role within our island community. The service will offer outcome focused support. For individuals to ensure that their needs are assessed and ultimately met by the appropriate support and services. Whilst managing expectations in a climate of reducing public funds. The term of the contract shall be 1st June 2020 until 31st May 2023 with the option to extend for up to a further two years at the sole discretion of the Authority.

 

About the buyer

Contact name

Luke Stone

Address

County Hall
High Street
Newport
PO30 1UD
England

Telephone

+44 1983821000

Email

luke.stone@iow.gov.uk

 

How to apply

Please apply directly to the buyer using the contact details provided, or follow the instructions given in the notice description or information section.