Tender Opportunities

Posted in: Tenders

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. Where possible we will include opportunities that contain a Community Benefits approach. You may be required to register at the linked to websites to view the full information or to register an interest.

Refurbishment of Social Housing – Blairtummock Housing Association Ltd

The contract is for the following work to approximately 100 properties in the Rogerfield Neighbourhood of Easterhouse, Glasgow.
– strip out and renew boiler and radiator installation
– strip out and renew boiler
– strip out existing kitchen units and replace
– strip out and replace internal and external flat doors
– Strip out and replace bathroom fittings
– upgrade electrical installation
– strip out and replace internal doors, facing, skirting and entrance
doors, repair floorboards as required
– tiling to bathrooms and kitchens
– associated alteration and repair works
– repair and upgrade common entrance doors and common stair areas
– Roof repairs and soffit/ fascia replacement
The works will also include contractor designed and client approved amalgamations (affecting 8 properties) and layout changes (affecting a further 8 properties).
Full details of the work will be provided in the tender documents in due course.

Deadline Date: 11/06/2014


Building Community Capacity to Support Palliative Care – Highland Hospice

Highland Hospice requires a consultant to research and propose a methodology to develop and deliver community-based volunteers to support palliative care patients and carers across the Highlands.

Deadline Date: 13/06/2014


Provision of Service User Involvement within the Angus Integrated Mental Health Service – Angus Council

The aims of the service are to:
– Support people who have experience of using mental health services to become actively involved in the development, planning, delivery and evaluation of such services as provided by the statutory, independent and voluntary sector;
– Ensure the adequate representation of the views of mental health service users within Angus to continue to facilitate positive changes in the provision of such services;
– Participate in raising awareness of mental health issues within the wider community and to challenge the stigma associated with mental health;
– Provide and access training to support people in becoming more actively and satisfactorily involved in their individual care and in the development and strategic agenda for services; and
– Ensure that correct and clear information is made widely available to the community about all aspects of mental health.

Deadline Date: 04/07/2014


Consultancy Funding Support Kirkintilloch Town Hall – East Dunbartonshire Council

In December 2013, East Dunbartonshire Council applied to the Heritage Lottery Fund for a Heritage Grant to support the restoration of Kirkintilloch Town Hall as a Community Arts & Heritage Centre. The stage 1 application has been successful, with a provisional funding award of £594,100 offered.
The principal heritage aspirations of the project are to:
a)Restore a significant B-listed early 20th Century building as a Community Arts & Heritage Centre
b)Create a new Heritage Museum & Gallery space within the building
c)Unlock a wider heritage renaissance in the town centre by creating a Heritage Quarter, which reconnects the modern community with the town’s heritage.
The purpose of the tender is to appoint a heritage consultant to produce
A) A Heritage Activity Plan for a new gallery/museum space which will be located in the restored Kirkintilloch Town Hall; and
B) An Interpretation Plan for a new gallery/museum space which will be located in the restored Kirkintilloch Town Hall.
The venue will also deliver access to the arts and film for the community of Kirkintilloch and beyond, providing performance space, rehearsal areas, a screening room and the ability to accommodate an audience of up to 300 people. The museum/gallery space will be located on the upper floor balcony of the Town Hall.
The restored venue will make a significant contribution to Kirkintilloch Town Centre’s regeneration by breathing new life into Kirkintilloch, creating vibrancy and vitality and contributing towards an improved sense of place and a renewed identity for the town.

Deadline Date: 20/06/2014


Family Nurture Asset Based Community Building Programme – Fife Council

Fife Council has invested £7.8 million over 3 years in the Early Years through the Family Nurture Approach for earlier intervention to help break cycles of disadvantage for our most vulnerable families. This will stop the need for some of these families to require compulsory measures of care and will give many children a better start in life. The Family Nurture Approach will build on what already works well in local areas and tap into the things that will best reach that particular local community.
Education Service are seeking to develop a Fife Strategy, test sites to undertake this work, recruitment and mentoring of staff, and evaluation outcomes. To undertake this programme Education Service require the model to be firmly rooted in research and best practice and on this basis are seeking to commission a consultant to help drive this forward.

Deadline Date: 13/06/2014