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Social Media Management Services

Deadline 3rd September

North East Lincolnshire Council manages two brands that are aimed at attracting more visitors and potential employees to the area, these are:

• Discover North East Lincolnshire, ‘DiscoverNEL’
• Visit Cleethorpes

They would like to appoint the services of a provider with relevant experience and skills to deliver social media management to enable maximum exposure for the destination and the brands.

For more information and to express an interest go to YORtender

Targeted Early Help Youth Provision

Deadline 23rd September

Hull City Council (the Authority) invites qualified and interested suppliers to tender for the provision of a contract to secure a revised Targeted Early Help Youth Provision. The Authority is conducting the procurement using the Competitive Procedure with Negotiation procedure (CPN). The Authority proposes to enter into Contract(s) for a period of 5 years.

No extension options will be available to this contract.

The anticipated service commencement date is 1 April 2020. This service specification sets out the requirements for targeted youth service provision.

The programme aims to deliver ‘open access’ venues, to cast as wide a net as possible to engage young people, but with a clear focus on increasing targeted early help support and intervention for those young people in greatest need and at the greatest risk of poor outcomes. The service will be divided into the following lots:

Lot 1. Targeted Early Help youth provision, in open access venues, in the East of Hull.

Lot 2. Targeted Early Help youth provision, in open access venues, in the West of Hull.

Lot 3. Targeted Early Help youth provision, in open access venues, in the North of Hull.

Lot 4. A city-wide Targeted Early Help Street Based and Outreach programme for vulnerable young people at risk of poor outcomes.

The Authority is looking for a minimum of one provider to deliver services against each of the sub-lots (Lots 1-3), and one provider to deliver Lot 4. The Authority encourages consortia to deliver the contract for in order to provide value for money and the added value partnership working can bring. Under this contract the Supplier will be required to actively contribute to the achievement of social objectives. These include: skills development; employment and training opportunities within the locality of where the contract will be delivered.

The Authority envisages that the staff working in the current service will transfer to the Service Provider or its subcontractors, under the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (SI 2006/246) (TUPE) along with the Services.

To express an interest go to YORtender

 

Provision of Confidential Counselling

Deadline 12th September

East Riding of Yorkshire Council buys in counselling services from an external provider and uses counselling as a tool to reduce the impact of mental health issues on the Council, which can reduce absence levels, maintain productivity and avoid litigation.

For more information and to express an interest go to the YORtender website

Online Counselling Service (NEL)

Deadline  6th September

North East Lincolnshire Council requires the successful Provider to deliver an online counselling support service for young people within the borough aged 11 – 25 years that have emotional or mental health concerns. The service will aim to help young people manage their emotional wellbeing concerns at the earliest opportunity before these problems escalate, resulting in the possible need for more specialist interventions and to deliver measurable improvements in the emotional and mental health of young people and thus improve their outcomes.

To express an interest go to YORtender

Migrant Help Commissioning Framework for AIRE contract

Deadline 21st August

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 are 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 seen here 

For any enquiries please email Marsela Hoxha on Marsela.Hoxha@migranthelpuk.org

British Sign Language Communication Support Worker for LB (Goole)

Deadline 2nd August

East Riding of Yorkshire Council requires an appropriately qualified BSL communication support worker during school to enable a child’s educational to needs to be met.

For more information and to express an interest go to YORtender

Street Worker Provision (N. Lincs)

Deadline 19th July

To provide a Key Worker, Outreach Service, operate a Women’s Group and manage a Street Worker Forum for North Lincolnshire Council.

Please note short window for expression of interest

For more information and to express an interest go to YORtender

Park Concessions – Provision Outdoor Fitness and Boot Camps

Deadline 22nd July

Hull Culture and Leisure acting as agent for Kingston upon Hull City Council (The Authority) is seeking the provision  of Outdoor Fitness and Boot Camps. The successful service provider(s) shall provide a range of outdoor fitness activities with in the city’s parks. This includes outdoor circuit training, boot camp style exercise sessions and wellness activities such as yoga and Pilates. This can be done as 1-1 personal training session or offered as a group class.

In order to deliver activity which does not fit with in these definitions the trader must seek the permission of Hull Culture and Leisure prior to commencement of delivery.

The contract will be for a period of 2 years with the option to extend for a further 12 months at the discretion of The Company. Licences for Concessions will begin on 1st August 2019 for an initial period of two years with an option to extend a further 12 months.

For more information and to express an interest go to YORtender

VCIS Grants Process

Deadline 12th July

Hull City Council will be awarding 9 grants to fulfil the following outcomes from the Prospectus, and via the application process they will identify the best organisations to deliver services to meet these specific outcomes. Organisations are free to apply for more than one grant.

Services commissioned in this Prospectus will include:

  • Support, Advice and Prevention following a Stroke
  • Support and Advice for People with Dementia and/or Alzheimer’s and their Carers
  • Preventative based Day Opportunities, Falls Support Services and Respite and Outreach Services for Older People
  • Pre-Employment Training and Support for Adults
  • Drop In services and Day Opportunities for people with mental health issues, and
  • Carers Services

All services commissioned in this Prospectus are designed to support and enhance information, advice, peer based advocacy, prevention and support based services. Services developed will enable individuals and families to be more self-reliant, to have more choice, independence and control over their lives and to seek help earlier and in doing so reduce or delay their need for statutory Social Care and Health based services.

The process for 2019 will be as follows:

Prospectus 1: 19th June 2019; grant opportunities published;

12th July deadline for submission of applications;

August 1st 2019 award letters for grants.

All services commissioned in this Prospectus are designed to support and enhance information, advice, peer based advocacy, prevention and support based services. Services developed will enable individuals and families to be more self-reliant, to have more choice, independence and control over their lives and to seek help earlier and in doing so reduce or delay their need for statutory Social Care and Health based services.

The Prospectus offers opportunities for existing and new organisations to work in partnership with Hull City Council and Hull CCG to improve outcomes for local people. An example of an outcome, or the things that will be different for people as a result of the commissioning award, might be that older people are supported to live independently and safely in the community.

For more information, and to apply for this grant opportunity, download the documents below

Commissioning grant prospectus

Commissioning Prospectus GRANT APPLICATION FORM

Commissioning Prospectus Grant Guidance Notes

Thriving at work – health, disability and neurodiversity

Deadline 12th September

Through this call, the ESF Managing Authority is seeking a programme of activity which will, under Investment Priority 2.1, equip managers positively and effectively manage staff where it concerns mental and physical health, disabilities and neurodiversity and support those with disabilities to aim higher and progress within the workplace. And under Investment Priority 2.2, support for SMEs to understand the health, wellbeing and disability landscape of their organisations and create a positive workplace culture towards mental and physical health, disabilities and neurodiversity.

For more information go to the Government website