United Kingdom-London: Health and social work services
Prior information notice
This notice is for prior information only
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: https://www.barnet.gov.uk/
Address of the buyer profile: https://barnetsourcing.co.uk/
Section II: Object
The provision of day opportunity and employment services for adult social care clients.
The London Borough of Barnet (LBB) wishes to commission Day Opportunity services for working age Service Users (SU) aged 18 and above. The LBB is looking to set up an Approved List of suppliers that can demonstrate they are able to improve outcomes for SUs through Day Opportunity services through an innovative and flexible approach, striving continuously to improve service delivery and are able to work with local services in an integrated way. The Approved List will be the mechanism for award of contracts to deliver Day Opportunity services.
Potential Service Providers are requested to send their expressions of interest to Caroline.Glover@Barnet.gov.uk by 16:00, 24.2.2017.
Employment ‘Workplace Retention’
Flexible short-term employment support for people who have learning disabilities, physical disabilities, mental health conditions and/or autistic spectrum conditions who are currently in employment and need additional support to enable them to retain/return to their employment.
Employment Support ‘Place and Train’
Short-term evidence-based employment support to enable people with learning disabilities, physical disabilities and/or autistic spectrum conditions in to employment.
Employment Support — Individual Placement Support
Short term employment support, based on the Individual Support Model, to support people with mental health conditions in to employment.
Peer Support Networks
Support to small groups of people with learning disabilities, mental health conditions, physical disabilities and/or autistic spectrum conditions.
The aim of this service is to support small groups of people to access and autonomously move into mainstream social, leisure, educational activities, employment and other opportunities in the wider community.
The aim of the Peer Support Network is to over time to reduce the support provided by the service, as the service users' individual strengths are developed and their local network built.
Supported Day Opportunities — Low/Medium/High Needs
Support to people with disabilities, including learning disabilities, physical disabilities, autism spectrum conditions and mental health conditions, aged 18 and above.
This service will support people to access and autonomously move into mainstream social, leisure, educational activities, employment and other opportunities in the wider community.
Complex Needs Day Care
Support to people who have profound and multiple learning and physical disabilities.
The aim of this service is to promote and support people's well-being, goals and aspirations in every day community life with the view of sustaining choice, control, independence. The service will support individuals to improve or maintain their current level of independence whilst maintaining social friendships, peer group support and social networks.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
(MT Ref: 193190).