Tender Opportunities

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Below are some tender opportunities that may be of interest to social enterprise / third sector organisations to apply for either individually or in partnership with private sector organisations. You may be required to register at the linked to websites to view the full information or to register an interest.

Community Respite for Adults and Older People – West Lothian CHCP

West Lothian CHCP currently commissions a respite service delivered in people’s own homes. This contract is due to end on 31st March 2014. it provides approx 12,000 hours per annum. West Lothian CHCP are tendering for a Framework with several providers to continue the service. The tender will be for new business only, current packages of care will not be transferred to the new providers unless requested by the service user. It will be evaluated on 100% quality with an hourly rate of £11.34. Providers will be required to deliver the service across West Lothian 7 days per week, 52 weeks per year in a flexible and personalised manner. Opportunities are also avaialble for the successful providers to offer their respite services to the West Lothian Flexible Respite Scheme participants and future SDS recipients.

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Advice & Information Services Throughout Dumfries & Galloway

Provide advice and information services which are accessible to all communities in Dumfries and Galloway.

The service must work cooperatively with Council delivered services to:

1. Promote financial capability;
2. Reduce unmanageable debt;
3. Maximise household income;
4.Provide an advice and information service on housing, employment, consumer advice, and other relevant issues;
7. Provide tribunal and court representation or other advocacy services; and
8. Appropriately signpost clients;
9. Seek additional funding, in additional to that provided through this contract, to supplement service provision.

Services must be accessible to all communities within Dumfries and Galloway. Where demographic or geographic groups can be identified as being subject to disproportionate financial exclusion, or other relevant need, then services should be targeted proactively. Delivery must include office based, outreach clinics, phone, e-mail and on-line services, as well as home visits where needed.

Whilst general and advocacy services will be available to all sections of the population, any proactive income maximisation or financial inclusion work should be targeted at working age clients and related benefits. This complements services provided directly by Dumfries and Galloway Council which proactively target pension age and disability related benefits. The provider should work cooperatively with the Council to avoid unjustifiable duplication of services.

CPV: 66171000, 85311100, 85311200, 85311300.

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