Independent Advocacy Services – Market Engagement Questionnaire (East Riding of Yorkshire)

Deadline 20th April 2021

The East Riding of Yorkshire Council (ERYC) is looking to retender for the provision of Independent Advocacy Services, which currently includes the following services;

  • Independent Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA)
  • Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy (IMCA) including a Relevant Persons Representative (RPR) service – This service may also receive additional instructed requests as part of Court of Protection processes for a Litigation Friend.
  • Independent Care Act Advocacy including Carers’ Advocacy
  • General Advocacy – The Council also provides a non-statutory service, which compliments the above services.

The new service will commence 1 April 2022. This is a market engagement questionnaire to help contribute to the development of a new model and service specification for the provision of independent advocacy within the East Riding of Yorkshire, to ensure the Council fulfils its statutory duties.

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Housing Related Support for Vulnerable Single People, Couples, and Families

Deadline 5th May 2021

North East Lincolnshire Council (the Authority) is undertaking a procurement for a Housing Related Support (HRS) Framework for vulnerable single people, couples and families.

The Framework is split in to two lots: Lot 1 – High Needs Lot 2 – Moderate Needs Tenderers can choose to submit a bid for one or both lots. The Framework will be awarded to a maximum of eight (8) Tenderers for Lot 1, and a maximum of eight (8) Tenderers for Lot 2. This will be based on the award criteria stated in the Invitation to Tender documents. The Framework aims to deliver flexible HRS and bespoke, outcome-focused support packages to service users who live and/or work in the North East Lincolnshire Borough.

The service will be available to vulnerable single people, couples and families and expectant mothers over the age of 16 requiring HRS to access accommodation or maintain their accommodation independently. This procurement is being run under the Light Touch Regime using a Light Touch Open Process.

The Framework has an initial duration of 36 months with the option to extend for 2 further 12 month periods. The Framework has an additional year to allow a transition from the old service delivery to the new service delivery.

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Independent Review of the Residential and Nursing Market in Lincolnshire

Deadline 12th April 2021

Lincolnshire County Council is seeking quotes for an independent organisation to complete a detailed analysis of the local residential and nursing care market and produce a report, or set of reports, that set out the underlying costs that determine the delivery of residential and nursing care in Lincolnshire.

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Invitation to Tender: Inclusive Engagement, Funding and Leadership

Two Ridings Community Foundation are leading on the procurement for an individual, organisation or collaborative to undertake three separate but aligned pieces of work:

  • Mapping the diversity of the Humber, Coast and Vale region (comprising York, North Yorkshire, Hull, East Riding, North Lincolnshire and North East Lincolnshire)
  • Understanding the barriers to accessing funding from Two Ridings Community Foundation facing local Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic groups
  • Facilitating increased access for leaders from culturally diverse communities to the Hull and East Yorkshire Confident Futures Leadership programme

The budget for this work is outlined in the attached document. The deadline for submissions is 12 noon, 19th April 2021. For full details of the project and how to submit a quotation, please see the document below.

Market Consultation – Community Wellbeing Framework (Hull City Council)

Deadline 18th March 2021

Hull City Council is undertaking further market consultation to help inform its service specification and procurement approach to commissioning the Community Wellbeing Framework, which will replace the existing Homecare contract once the procurement process has been concluded in 2021.

Please note this is not a formal tender process and will not result in the letting of a contract.  The Council is soft testing the supply market to gather information and ascertain further feedback.  A full tender exercise for this contract is planned to be advertised during May 2021, with a contract start date 1st Jan 2022.  

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Bereavement Support Package PMC

Deadline 8th March 2021

From North East Lincolnshire Council:

The Local Authority is looking to engage the market through Preliminary Market Consultation (PMC) regarding a completely new concept for bespoke bereavement services for the local area.

The consultation will be through a questionnaire where we like to understand the views of the market on our proposed new way of working.

Bespoke bereavement services would see a catalogue of options being offered to the public and from this PMC we would like to achieve the following;

  • Ascertain the level of interest for delivering Bespoke Bereavement Services through a concession contract
  • Develop an understanding of how accessible and low-cost Bespoke Bereavement Services could be provided

Preliminary Market Consultation (PMC) allows local authorities and other contracting authorities in the public sector to engage with a market.

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Adult Skills and Family Learning Academic Year 2021/22 (Lincolnshire County Council)

Deadline 30th March 2021

Lincolnshire County Council, invitation for established Learning Providers to join the Adult Skills & Family Learning Open Framework, Reference PL.17.063, in addition to the Annual Call Off for existing Framework Providers to submit Delivery Plans to deliver ESFA Adult Education Funded provision in the 2021/22 academic year.

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Children’s and Young People’s Independent Sexual Violence Advisor (CHISVA) Service

Commissioner: The Police & Crime Commissioner for Lincolnshire

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Lincolnshire (PCC) is looking to appoint a single Provider Contract for the provision of support services for children and young people (under 18 years of age) who are victims of sexual violence within the Lincolnshire Police area. The initial Contract Term shall be for three years with two options to extend for a period of up to 12 months each at the sole discretion of the PCC. This procurement process will be run under the Open procedure in accordance with the Public Contract Regulations 2015. The deadline for submitting a tender for this requirement will be 1200 GMT on Thursday 25th March 2021. The tender process for this requirement will be completed via the EU Supply Bluelight eTendering System at

Deadline: 25th March 12pm

Value: £300,000 to £500,000

Pre Market Consultation – HomeFirst Rostering System

Deadline 8th March 2021

Frim North Lincolnshire Council:

Our current Homecare Rostering System is no longer being developed. We would like to test the market to see what systems are available that meet our current and future requirements. Our requirements and technology have changed dramatically since we last completed a procurement.

We would like to see what progress has been made with systems to support short term rehabilitation service as our current system is intended to be used for long term and not short-term services. By sending out the PMC we will be able to assess systems available and the optimum duration of a contract that will be required to meet our needs as listed in this document.

Region(s) of supply: North and North East Lincolnshire

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