Doncaster Pathways to Progression – Functional Skills, Employability and Vocational Skills for young people age 16-18

Deadline 26th November 2019

Doncaster Children’s Services Trust is seeking to commission providers to deliver training in the Borough of Doncaster to support the sustainable integration into the labour market of young people ageds 16 – 18 living in the borough of Doncaster. The provision will aim to support young people not in employment, education or training (NEET), including those at risk of social exclusion and young people from marginalised communities.

The provision for these young people will be offered through two lots as below;

  • Lot 1 – Delivery of Functional Skills Qualifications and Employability Skills This lot is a 10-week Functional Skills and Employability programme of 4 sessions per week lasting 3 hours per session.
  • Lot 2 – Delivery of BTEC (or equivalent) Level 1 Award Vocational Studies Qualifications This lot is for courses for 16 hours per week and delivered in 4 x 4 hour sessions per week, Monday to Thursday.

Doncaster Children’s Services Trust intend to enter into two contracts for the above lots with the applicant(s) who achieves the highest overall score following quality and price evaluation. The precise value and scope of the lots is still to be agreed. Timescales for the tender process are below;

  • Contract Finder Future Opportunity Advert is published w/c 23/09/19
  • Invitation to Tender is Published w/c 21/10/19
  • Tender Closes w/c 11/11/19
  • Tender Evaluation w/c 18/11/19 – w/c 02/12/19
  • Preferred Supplier Approval w/c 09/12/19
  • Standstill Period w/c 09/12/19 – w/c 16/12/19
  • Delivery Commences w/c 20/01/19

The Doncaster Pathways to Progression programme is part funded by the European Social Fund (ESF).

To find out more, please click here

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Support at Home Service in North East Lincolnshire (previously Domiciliary Care)

Deadline 22nd November 2019

North East Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group (NELCCG) is seeking applications from suitably qualified and experienced providers, who are currently registered as Home Care Agencies with the Care Quality Commission.

The contract is for the provision of Support at Home (domiciliary care) services in North East Lincolnshire for a 3 [three] year period with the possibility of extending for a further 2 years.

NELCCG are looking to award three “Lead Provider” contracts for designated geographical areas with support contracts awarded to “Approved Providers” to support the Lead Providers. NELCCG have been working to remodel the way people receive their support at home. Moving away from the rigid time/task method to a much more responsive, flexible and personal service.

To access more information please visit the NELCCG website here.

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Lincolnshire Children’s services Placements for Independent Residential Care, Independent Foster Care and Independent & Non-Maintained (Special) Schools Re-Opening of the Open Select List 2019 (Lincolnshire County Council)

Deadline 11th October 2019

This procurement is under the Light Touch Regime established pursuant to Regulations 74-76 and Regulation 76(7) of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 for the purposes of commissioning an Open Select List for the provision of placements for Independent Residential Care. Independent Foster Care and Independent and Non-Maintained (Special) Schools.

For more information, please visit the tender website here.

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Community Supported Living – Adults – Open Select List (Lincolnshire County Council)

Deadline 23rd September 2019

Lincolnshire County Council currently has an Open Select List in operation for the commissioning of Community Supported Living for Adults with a range of different needs including Learning Disabilities, Physical Disabilities and Mental Health.

The purpose of the service is to enable vulnerable adults to develop existing skills or acquire new skills to increase their independence in daily living through appropriate risk taking, identify and enable opportunities for education and employment, and ultimately meet their desired outcomes as detailed within their Personal Plan. In addition services focus on keeping individuals healthy and safe.

For more information please visit the EastMids Tender website here.

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Adult Frailty and Long Term Conditions Assessments and Reviews (Lincolnshire County Council)

Deadline 30th September 2019

The provider will undertake independent moving and handling reviews of current Adult Care Occupational Therapy Customers’ needs. This will ensure that individuals remain safe and that they receive the appropriate level of service to best meet needs. Where required, the provider will also carry out re-assessments and support planning (moving and handling plan) according to service user need.

There are a maximum of 400 clients to be reviewed within the timeframe of this contract which will expire on 31st March 2020. All activity must be completed by 31st March 2020.

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Baysgarth Cafe – concession contract for the provision and management of the café (North Lincolnshire Council)

Deadline 20th August 2019

North Lincolnshire Council wishes to invite proposals for a Provider to lease and operate the new Baysgarth Cafe under a concession contract from September 2019. The Cafe is located in Baysgarth Park, Barton, North Lincolnshire DN18 5DU.

The site is located in the current Leisure Centre building.The leisure centre in Barton has been extended to form the new Baysgarth Centre. The new Centre incorporates the existing leisure centre, a new library with integrated access point to wider council services and enhanced facilities to support community services.

To access the tender please click here.

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Migrant Help – Confirmation of Commissioning framework

Migrant Help are looking for charities or organisations to become part of their commissioning framework to deliver outreach as a supplier on their behalf on a spot purchase basis.

They’re looking for charities and organisations who are OISC registered, CTC cleared and DBS checked who have experience of assisting vulnerable adult asylum seekers. 

The outreach requests could include a wide range of topics which may include asylum support or move on support.

The outreach framework has been finalised and published and can be accessed via clicking here.

Please note the deadline is  21/08/2019 15:00.

For any enquiries please email Marsela Hoxha on

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