Current and Future Tender Opportunities for Social Enterprise / SMEs

Posted in: Tenders

Below are some selected  future contract and tender opportunities that may be of interest to social enterprise / third sector organisations to apply for either individually or in partnership with each other or 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.

Please note that tenders can be added to the Ready for Business site also by registered users. If you have any tenders that you wish to publicise email

Young People Supported Accommodation Service – West Lothian Council

Social care supported accommodation services for young people within West Lothian.

Deadline Date: 30/10/15

Provision of Services to Aid Recruitment Process – East Renfrewshire Council 

The provision of services to aid the recruitment process for Chief Officer and Senior Manager positions.
Executive Search, Enquiry and Response Management and Assessment Centres are all important elements in the Council’s comprehensive selection process.
Community Benefits are applicable to this tender.

Deadline Date: 16/09/15

Digital Website Design Services – New College Lanarkshire

New College Lanarkshire is seeking to appoint a suitable supplier to design, develop, host, support and maintain an innovative, future-proof website that reshapes and transforms how our educational establishment is seen on-line, along with a business/commercial smaller site.
Initially the website shall be hosted, maintained and supported by the supplier thereafter the hosting, maintenance and support shall be transferred to the College. The new website shall be launched on 15 April 2016. All services required are set out in the Invitation to Tender Document.

Deadline Date: 12/10/15

Adult Community Treatment Services – The City of Edinburgh Council

The Edinburgh Alcohol and Drugs Partnership (EADP) manages a range of services that are intended to stop or reduce substance misuse.

This contract notice relates to the procurement of four separate contracts to deliver EADP adult community treatment services in each of the four health and social care localities in the City of Edinburgh Council local authority area.

Each Service will be highly integrated with statutory services, being co-located with nursing, medical, psychology and social work colleagues. Practitioners from all of these disciplines will form a single, integrated multi-disciplinary team (MDT). This team will work together under a single performance management system to meet the needs of the whole population in need in their locality area. Ability to deliver outcomes through joint working is essential to the success of the services.

The Service is for those who are over 18 and who have current problematic use substance use or are in recovery from substance use.

A briefing meeting for potential service providers will be held in the Training Suite at the Norton Park Centre, 57 Albion Rd, Edinburgh EH7 5QY at 11:30 on Thursday 3rd September 2015. Please email to book a place at the meeting. Information will be posted after the meeting, via the Public Contracts Scotland – Tender website, to ensure that anyone unable to attend is made aware of what was discussed.

Deadline Date: 02/10/15

West Lothian Council Independent Advocacy For Adults With A Learning Difficulty

Provision of independent advocacy services to adults with a learning difficulty resident in care homes, hospitals and the community throughout West Lothian.

Deadline Date: 11/09/15

Broomhill Landscape Architect – River Clyde Homes

River Clyde Homes (“RCH”) is a Registered Social Landlord responsible for the management of circa 6,000 homes and are currently embarking on a multi-million pound project to revitalise the Broomhill Area of Greenock. This is the biggest investment project River Clyde Homes have committed to in our history.
Broomhill is a high density area of 667 properties (60 to be demolished) that sits close to Greenock town centre. The area requires a radical and substantial investment in new services to support customers and capital investment to produce homes that are fit for the 21st century. A three year plan will see all the properties in the area refurbished both externally and internally and around 22 new homes will be built, alongside a new purpose built office for River Clyde Homes’ staff.
The investment being made in Broomhill is primarily about maximising the potential to change ‘place image’ positively and to encourage the lettings of over 180 refurbished homes in the area.
RCH wish to employ the services of a suitably experienced and competent Landscape Architectural firm to help bring our vision for Broomhill to fruition.
CPV: 71420000, 71400000.

Deadline Date: 14/09/15