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Community Supported Living Open Select List – Re-Opening 2018

Deadline 12th November 2018

This notice will initiate a competition to re-open an already established open select list of approved providers to supply community supported living services to Lincolnshire County Council.

This is a PIN notice as a call for competition for social and specific services in accordance with Directive 2014/24/EU Article 74.

Interested parties shall advise the contracting authority of their interest and can respond to the opportunity by following this link

Disability Short Breaks – Summertime Activities (Hull)

Deadline 5th November

The Disability Short Breaks – Summertime Activities is a specialist service to support disabled children, young people, families and carers. The Summertime Activities will provide a community based summer activity programme which will promote fun and friendship through positive play experiences for children and young people whilst giving parents and carers a short break. The DSB – Summertime Activities is part of the overall Children’s Disability Service for Hull which aims to provide a range of short breaks service provision to promote the wellbeing of disabled children, young people, families and carers. Children and young people will have improved emotional well-being through increased opportunities for play and social interaction

  • children and young people will have improved self confidence and self esteem
  • children and young people will be supported to have fun, learn new skills and enhance their independence
  • children and young people will have increased opportunities to participate in play and leisure opportunities alongside their disabled and non disabled peers
  • children and young people will experience positive time away from their parents, carers and families
  • parents, carers and siblings will have a short break, building family strength and resilience and preventing pressure and crisis
  • siblings will have increased opportunity to spend quality time with their parents or carers.

The Authority proposes to enter into Contract for a period of 3 years with the successful Tenderer (Service Provider), with an option to extend for a period or periods of up to a maximum of 12 months

For more information and to express an interest go to Procontract

Independent Evaluation/Summative Assessment for Hull Community LED Local Development

Deadline 9th November

Hull City Council is seeking to procure a service that is independent of the Council to carry out a summative assessment as required by Ministry for Communities and Local Government (MHCLG), combined with a broader evaluation of Hull’s Community Led Local Development (CLLD) Project both as it progresses and at it’s conclusion.

The requirements of the Summative Assessment for the ERDF element of the project is set out in guidance notes included in this tender opportunity.

The ESF element is not included in the SA guidance and the successful tenderer will be required to design a detailed methodology which includes a comparable assessment of the ESF element of the project and justifies how their approach will achieve various measurements.

For more information and to express an interest go to Procontract

Community Based Support Service for People with Dementia and their Families

Deadline 26th October

In September 2019 Lincolnshire County Council’s existing contract for the delivery of a Dementia Family Support Service will come to an end.  The Council wishes to continue to commission a community based service that supports people with Dementia, their families and carers which will help promote resilience, healthy lifestyles and a physical and mental wellbeing.

A project team has been established and is in the process of conducting a review of the specification for the service, as well as assessing the best way in which to structure and procure the new contract going forward.  The new contract will commence on 1 October 2019.

To inform this work, they are undertaking a pre-tender market engagement exercise.  This will help the Council develop the service specification and inform decisions around the procurement process, and the structure of contracts. They hope to gather the views of providers on what they think a good service for people with dementia, their families and carers would look like and key factors surrounding the delivery of such a service.

For more information and to comment go to Procontract

Humber Graduate Internship Programme IP2.2

Deadline 28th November

Call to run a project to deliver a Student and Graduate Internship Programme in the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership area

The programme will support SME’s to increase their skills and productivity levels, driving business growth and development as well as enhancing graduate retention. The proposed activity should support SME businesses across a range of sectors particularly in the LEP area priority sectors, giving greater access to the range of skills that Higher Level Apprentices, Masters students and Post-graduates possess, who can then contribute to help sustain business growth.

For more information, go to the Government website

Preliminary Market Consultation – Cafe Provision at Barton Wellbeing Hub

Deadline 19th October

A new wellbeing hub is being built at Baysgarth Leisure Centre in Barton-upon-Humber which will include a library, leisure and wellbeing activities and a café.

They would like to consult the market to gain an understanding of how they would deliver a café provision at the Hub.

For more information and to register an interest go to ProContract


Lincolnshire Health Check Audit and Support Services

Deadline 28th November

Lincolnshire County Council (LCC) is seeking to re-commission Audit and Support Services in relation to the Lincolnshire NHS Health Check Programme.

At this stage, LCC are exploring what interest there may be in this opportunity within the market.

Please see the issued Prior Information Notice on the website for further details.

For more information go to YORtender