Residential Overnight Short Breaks Services for Disabled Children
Leicestershire County Council
Published date: 25 January 2023
Open opportunity – This means that the contract is currently active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to fulfil the contract.

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Contract summary
• Health and social work services – 85000000
Location of contract
East Midlands
Value of contract
£3,875,000 to £4,925,000
Procurement reference
Published date
25 January 2023
Closing date
24 February 2023
Closing time
Contract start date
1 July 2023
Contract end date
30 June 2026
Contract type
Service contract
Procedure type
Open procedure
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Contract is suitable for VCSEs?

Leicestershire County Council (the Council) is undertaking a open procurement process, in accordance with the Light-Touch Regime requirements of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, to appoint a provider or providers to supply Residential Overnight Short Breaks Services for Disabled Children.

The Council promotes a model of empowerment that supports children to live a in a way that actively considers their needs, diversity and inclusivity. The primary aim of the service is to provide high quality residential short breaks care and where appropriate community-based outreach to children and young people with moderate to severe learning disabilities and complex health care needs who are assessed as needing such a service by Leicestershire County Council, Children and Family Service.

The requirement will be broken down into 2 lots:

Lot 1 – Children and young people with learning disabilities

Lot 2 – Children and young people with complex health care needs

Provision should be easily accessible to all areas of the County of Leicestershire and within the boundaries of Leicester City and Leicestershire County Council to enable children and young people to travel to and from their family and their schooling.

It is intended that the contract will commence on 1st July 2023 and that it will be in place initially for 3 years (ending 30th June 2026) with the option to extend for a period or periods up to a total of 24 months. The maximum end date of the contract will be 30th June 2028.

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

About the buyer
Contact name
C&FS Commissioning Service
County Hall
Leicester Road, Glenfield


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