Welfare Benefits Advice and Tribunal Service

Welfare Benefits Advice and Tribunal Service

Doncaster Council invites bids from organisations with experience of providing Welfare Benefits Advice and Tribunal services for adults who reside within the Doncaster Borough. Additionally,organisations will have experience of working with volunteers.
Contract Ref
DMBC/12 26983
Title
Welfare Benefits Advice and Tribunal Service
Description
Doncaster Council invites bids from organisations with experience of providing Welfare Benefits Advice and Tribunal services for adults who reside within the Doncaster Borough. Additionally,organisations will have experience of working with volunteers. The primary purpose of this Service will be to provide adults under 65 years of age who have complex needs,a disability and or long term health condition and their carers with Welfare Benefits Advice and Tribunal Representation. The aim is to ensure that these people are aware of and are able to take up their rights to Welfare Benefits, thereby maximising their income and improving their independence and choice It is anticipated that this Contract will commence from 1 October 2012 and run until 31/3/14. There is also an option to extend the contract by a further 2 x 12 months at the sole discretion of the Council subject to available funding, evaluation of the Service and Service Provider performance It should be noted that additional funding over the lifetime of this contract may become available to assist people with specific health conditions to access Welfare Benefits Advice and Tribunal Representation. The specific use and outcomes associated with any additional funding made available will be agreed with the successful provider. Applicants should be aware that Transfer of Undertaking (Protection of Employment Regulations (TUPE) may apply to this contract
Extension Terms
12
Response Required By
Thu 30 August 2012 at 12:00
Nature of Contract
Project
Contract Start Date
Mon 01 October 2012
Contract End Date
Contract Duration (months)
30

For further information please contact:

Contact
Marie Hall (Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council)
Phone
01302 736287
Address
2 Priory Place Doncaster