Current and Future Tendering Opportunities for Social Enterprise / SMEs

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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.

Grass Sports Pitch Maintenance Framework – Fife Council

Fife Council is seeking to establish a single supplier framework for the maintenance of grass sports pitches. The requirement for this services covers various schools with different types of grass pitches which may require varying degrees of maintenance work to be planned and carried out at different times and seasons.

It is anticipated for the purpose of this requirement organisations will provide social value in the form of Community Benefits e.g. employability or skills, Community Initiatives etc.

Organisations need to describe how Community Benefits will apply to this contract including:

• What Community Benefits you will deliver through this contract?

• How you will deliver the Community Benefits?

Deadline Date: 21/10/16 at 12:00

Provision of a Mental Health and Wellness Centre in Moray – Moray Council

Moray wishes to commission a sustainable and comprehensive Centre for Tier 1 and Tier 2 Mental Health Services working in close partnership with NHS Grampian and Moray Council psychiatric services and many other agencies.

Deadline Date: 04/11/16 at 12:00

Children and Young Peoples Services – Scottish Borders Council

There is questionnaire linked to in this Prior Information Notice to be returned by 30th October 2016.

Scottish Borders Council is considering how best to provide services to children and young people through Self Directed Support. The Council is interested in receiving expressions of interest from all types of providers – from individuals through to organisations – who are providing a range of support to children and young people.

It is intended to hold an event on Wednesday 16th November 2016 to facilitate conversations between interested providers and parent representatives. If you are interested in participating at this event please indicate on the questionnaire.

Sport and Leisure Services – Stirling Council

The opportunity this tender offers involves the management of high quality sport and leisure facilities, creating opportunities to support Stirling Council’s aspirations in the area of Sport, Physical Activity and Wellbeing.

Deadline Date: 04/11/16 at 12:00

Glasgow Flexible Homelessness Outreach Support Services – Glasgow City Council

The service will deliver an integrated needs-led, holistic approach to support people in emergency accommodation, including Temporary Furnished Flats (TFFs), Bed & Breakfast and other homelessness services as appropriate. These services will be targeted at those who would benefit from housing support and outreach models of intervention and / or those with additional support needs including Mental Health, Learning Disability, Physical Disability and/or Addiction issues. A key aim of these services, which will operate in each of the City’s three Health and Social Care Partnership (HSCP) localities, will be to support individuals and families to develop resilience, confidence, the skills required to maintain and sustain their own tenancies and improved well-being in a community setting and facilitate effective move-on to permanent accommodation.

Deadline Date: 01/11/16 at 12:00

Occupational Health and Welfare Services Incl. Employee Counselling – Argyll and Bute Council

The Contractor will be responsible for providing Occupational Health Services including, dealing with referrals, arranging appointments, assessment, provision of treatment/education, preparation of required reports and liaising with the Argyll and Bute Council’s HR department, and the referring service manager, where appropriate.

Those who note an interest in this contract are asked if they would complete the short survey. This will help us to determine the level of interest in each lot of the contract.