Youth Work Cornwall

Youth Work Cornwall

Saltash Town Council has budgeted £40,000 for the provision of youth work services in Saltash for the period September 2016 to August 2017.

Youth Work in Saltash

Saltash Town Council

Contract summary


Other Services

Location of contract

South West

Value of contract (£)


Published date

15 August 2016

Closing date

05 September 2016

Contract start date

06 September 2016

Contract end date

31 August 2017


Saltash Town Council has budgeted £40,000 for the provision of youth work services in Saltash for the period September 2016 to August 2017. The town council is inviting proposals from suitable organisations for the partial or whole delivery of this service. Each organisation commissioned will be expected to work in partnership with other agencies including, Cornwall College, Police, Housing (inc ASB officer), CAMHS, Youth Offending Team, Targeted Youth Support and Saltash Youth Council. Outline Specification: 1. Service is to support young people resident in the Saltash area and to be focused on those who are in particular need of help. 2. Service to include 30 outreach/detached youth work sessions. Outreach to include actively seeking to identify and provide support to young people not engaging with youth services and not causing trouble but still in need of help 3. Service to include at least two nights a week open access youth provision; 4. Service to provide single issue work with groups of young people depending on issues identified the Saltash Town Council steering group. 5. Delivery to be led by professionally qualified (JNC) youth workers 6. All youth workers, youth support workers and volunteers to receive professional supervision 7. Delivery agency(ies) to have all relevant policies and procedures in place to ensure the protection of all young people they work with. 8. All staff and volunteers to be subject to enhanced DBS checks. 9. Delivery agency(ies) to implement mechanisms for young people to guide service delivery. 10. Delivery agency(ies) to secure match funding equal to the amount received by Saltash Town Council within six months of the contract starting. Measuring the Service Performance Delivery agencies will be required to record and report the following outputs/outcomes: 1. No. of outreach sessions run 2. No. of open access sessions run 3. No. of single issue programmes run 4. No. of young people engaged with (defined as 3 or more hours of engagement) 5. No. of young people receiving individual or group support 6. No. of young people helped into or back into education, training or work 7. No. of young people with measurable distance travelled 8. Number of young people referred to youth workers from other organisations (e.g. school/college/police/etc) 9. Number of volunteer support worker hours 10. Match funding secured. How to apply Interested organisations should send their bid proposal to the Town Clerk at the address below by noon on Monday 5th September 2016. Proposals should address: 1. The requirements of the specification, 2. What elements of the service the organisation proposes to deliver, 3. How much the organisation is asking for, 4. The organisation’s ability to deliver the service in Saltash.

About the buyer

Contact name

Sinead Burrows


Saltash Town Council, The Guildhall

12 Lower Fore Street


PL12 6JX



01752 844846



Other information

How to apply

Please apply directly to the buyer using the contact details provided.

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