Integrated Advocacy Services
Wigan Council
Published date: 19 January 2021
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Contract summary
Industry
• Education and training services – 80000000
• Health and social work services – 85000000
• Other community, social and personal services – 98000000
Location of contract
North West
Value of contract
£1,900,000
Procurement reference
WIGN001-DN519097-89110369
Published date
19 January 2021
Closing date
19 February 2021
Closing time
12pm
Contract start date
7 June 2021
Contract end date
6 June 2026
Contract type
Service contract
Procedure type
Open procedure
Contract is suitable for SMEs?
Yes
Contract is suitable for VCSEs?
Yes

Description
Wigan Council is seeking dynamic partners to deliver statutory and non-statutory advocacy services across the Wigan Borough. The providers must be able to demonstrate innovative practice and be creative in their approach to delivering a wide variety of services. The providers will work collaboratively with partners who specialise in delivering specific areas of advocacy including Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy (IMCA), Independent Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA), Relevant Persons Representative (RPR), Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS), Care Act and General Advocacy.

The specific areas of advocacy have been divided into the following Lots:
LOT 1 Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy (IMCA), Independent Mental
Health Advocacy (IMHA), Mental Health Advocate and Relevant
Persons Representative (RPR).

LOT 2 Care Act Advocacy.

LOT 3 Children’s Advocacy.

How to apply
Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.

About the buyer
Contact name
Mark Holden
Address
Wigan Council Wigan Town Hall, Library Street, Wigan
Wigan
WN1 1YN
England
Telephone
+44 1942486260
Email

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Closing: 19 February 2021, 12pm

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