Tender for Leaving Care Service – Blackburn
Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council has a statutory responsibility to make provision for looked after children and young people leaving care from 16 year to 18 year olds.
Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council (BwD BC) has a statutory responsibility to make provision for looked after children and young people leaving care from 16 year to 18 year olds. The standards set out in this Specification are a minimum requirement. The Provider’s service must reflect and promote the following values, which place Young People at the centre of Service provision. Supported and Independent Living Services for 16 years and over is not registered under the Care Standards Act 2000 and is therefore not inspected by Ofsted. • Choice of lifestyle, occupation, and the best way to maintain independence, including the opportunity to select independently from a range of options. • Respect for intrinsic worth, dignity and individuality of the person and her/his racial and ethnic identity and cultural heritage. • Participation and integration in society, and in the formulation of plans and decisions affecting the individual’s life. • Knowledge about conditions and prospects, options and opportunities, and ways of improving individual circumstances. • Fulfilment of personal aspirations and abilities in all aspects of daily life, including the chance to develop new skills and knowledge. • Privacy from unnecessary intrusion, and the safeguarding of confidentiality. • Equality of opportunity and access to services irrespective of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, race, religion or culture. The key focus of the Service must be on supporting and preparing the Young Person to transition successfully to independence. In addition to any specific needs identified in the Young Person’s individual relevant Plan, the Provider will work with BwD BC to achieve the following outcomes listed but not limited to; for the Young Person.
Estimated contract dates
Expression of interest window
From 01/07/2021 12:00 to 14/07/2021 12:00