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.

Edinburgh Wellbeing Public Social Partnership – The City of Edinburgh Council

The City of Edinburgh Council, in collaboration with NHS Lothian and the Edinburgh Integration Joint Board, is preparing to establish a Public Social Partnership (‘PSP’) for Wellbeing Services in Edinburgh. The aim of this PSP is develop and deliver (two distinct phases) a range of responsive services which enables people to: (a) feel included in their chosen community; (b) stay safe and well; (c) have meaningful activity/interest to prevent feeling isolated; and (d) help people recover and live as well as they can.

This PSP will include, but will not be limited to, the following objectives: (a) The need for continuous improvement to achieve best value services; (b) Maximise opportunities to collaborate and coproduce services; (c) Manage increased demand on services; (d) Rationalise the contracting arrangements with a shift from outputs to outcomes; (e) Shift to locality working and increase opportunities for community led work; (f) Improving the use of assets within the City of Edinburgh and its localities; (g) Re-provisioning of the Royal Edinburgh Hospital Campus and enhanced community services to support a reduced hospital bed base.

Deadline Date: 19/12/16 at 15:00

Community Led Health Improvement – NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde

The Glasgow City Health and Social Care Partnership is seeking a dynamic organisation(s), or partnership of organisations, to deliver a programme of community led health improvement activity that will complement its strategic direction for health improvement and the work of its own staff and many partners. The programme will work with adults aged 16 and over in areas of deprivation , along with population groups who experience significant social and health inequalities. The programme will have the fundamental aim of building capacity at both individual and community levels. The successful supplier will be able to work collegiately, with existing partnerships and in forming new partnerships.

Deadline Date: 9/12/16 at 13:00

Intensive Support Service for Young People – Stirling Council

NB This is a prior information notice

24/7 Intensive Support Service for young people providing focused intervention which can either enable accommodated children to return home or prevent the need for accommodation.

Zero Food Waste Perth – Communications – Zero Waste Scotland Ltd.

Zero Waste Scotland is seeking a contractor or contractors to deliver a series of food and drink waste prevention activities in order to engage Perth and Kinross SME’s in the Scottish Food Waste Reduction Target of 33% by 2025.
The bid is divided into three lots:
Lot 1. A video case study of best practice examples in the local area
Lot 2. A good practice site visit and workshop in Perth on food waste prevention
Lot 3. A business food waste competition or competitions

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

Poverty Awareness Workforce Development – NHS Fife

Fife Health and Social Partnership is seeking an experienced training provider to develop and deliver a high quality, accessible and engaging workforce development programme focusing on poverty awareness.

Deadline Date: 25/11/16 at 12:00