Tendering 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.

If you have any tenders that you wish to publicise please email info@readyforbusiness.org.

Governance Review – Clackmannanshire Third Sector Interface

CTSI wish to invite suitably qualified individuals or organisations who are able to review our governance and systems from a legal AND a third sector perspective. The successful contractor will be required to assess and report on the following:

  • Are our memorandum and Articles of Association fit for purpose?
  • Is our Board Structure and recruitment process fit for purpose?
  • Are our financial management systems and controls fit for purpose?
  • Review 2 way communications processes with our Members and Stakeholders

Deadline Date: 28/08/16 at 5pm

Domestic Abuse Service 2016 – South Lanarkshire Council

South Lanarkshire Council are seeking to appoint an experienced provider of a Domestic Abuse Service in the South Lanarkshire area. The Domestic Abuse Services will be provided within the framework of South Lanarkshire Council’s Resource Plan and the South Lanarkshire Gender-Based Violence Partnership Strategy and Action Plan.

We expect the provider to demonstrate that their service management and delivery is underpinned by a gendered analysis of domestic abuse, recognising that domestic abuse is regarded as a function of gender inequality.

Deadline Date: 05/09/16 at 12:00

Social Media – East Dunbartonshire Council

Hosted Social Media Management Tool for EDC Council

Deadline Date: 22/08/2016 at 17:00

Waste Prevention Advice and Support Services – Zero Waste Scotland

Provision of advice and support on waste prevention opportunities for the construction and food and drink sectors. A total of four Lots are offered.

Deadline Date: 14/09/16 at 12:00

Collection, Reuse, Recycling, Treatment and Disposal of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Glasgow City Council is seeking to appoint a WEEE Producer Compliance Scheme (PCS), who has approval from their environmental agency and is on the public register from their environment agency (If a bidder has recently obtained approval to be a PCS and is not yet on the public register they will be required to provide a copy of the approval from their environment agency) The appointed PCS will be required to coordinate and arrange, via Approved Authorised Treatment Facilities (AATF), the Collection, Reuse, Recycling, Treatment and Disposal of WEEE in accordance with the WEEE Regulations 2013. Collection will be from the Councils Designated Collection Facilities (DCFs) and Education premises. There are 2 Lots: Lot 1 – Collection Recycle, Reuse or Treatment of Household WEEE from Council Designated Collection Facilities (DCF) Lot 2 – Collection, Recycle, Reuse or Treatment of WEEE from Schools and Education Establishments (and other Council/ALEO locations if required).

Deadline Date: 08/09/16 at 12:00

Support Service for one individual with Learning Disabilities and Complex Needs

NB This is a prior information notice

North Ayrshire Council, on behalf of North Ayrshire Health and Social Care Partnership, is seeking expressions of interest from Providers to deliver support to a 31 year old gentleman with a diagnosis of Autism, Learning Disability, cyclic mood disorder and challenging behaviours which can be intense and unpredictable.
The gentleman is currently in an independent hospital in England and is supported on a 1:1 basis throughout waking hours and requires 2:1 support whilst staff are supporting him with personal care as close proximity can cause him distress which can be a trigger for challenging behaviour. The gentleman also requires 2:1 support and also a driver whilst accessing the community. Support needs include:
• Structured routine;
• Structured and balanced day and support to access meaningful activities;
• Support with aspects of Personal care;
• Support with eating a healthy diet, preparation of meals, cutting up food and prompting when eating a meal;
• Support to maintain hygiene;
• Support to manage finances;
• Support with physical activity.
The environment in which the gentleman will need supported has to provide wide open spaces including garden area, large lounge area, sensory room, large, wide corridors and large en-suite bathroom. Small, enclosed environments can be a trigger for the gentleman therefore it is important there is access to large grounds.