Tender from Hampshire County Council in Basingstoke and Deane, East Hampshire, Eastleigh, Fareham, Gosport, Hart, Havant, Isle of Wight, New Forest, Outside of Hampshire, Portsmouth, Rushmoor, Southampton, Test Valley, Winchester areas.
Hampshire County Council invites applications from suitably experienced organisations who wish to be considered for selection to tender for the Children's Residential Care framework.
This opportunity invites tenders from quality Providers of Residential Homes, evidenced by an Ofsted rating of 'Requires Improvement to be Good' or better, to provide placements for children and young people with severe disabilities and/or complex health needs and/or challenging behaviour. There will be for some children and young people a plan designed around moving the child or young person to foster care or a return home (Reunification). It is possible that children and young people will have experienced placement breakdowns and/or abuse and/or neglect and/or loss and may demonstrate offending and/or challenging behaviours and/or be emotionally vulnerable.
This open Framework commenced on 1st October 2018 and will be for a period of four years with the option to extend for a further two years.
The opportunity will re-open at six monthly intervals on the first working day of January & July each year from 2019 until the end of any agreed extension period.
Interested parties should register their interest in the project via the In-Tend website https://in-tendhost.co.uk/hampshire, and complete and submit the tender return document together with any supporting information requested by 14.00 hrs on Thursday 31st January 2019.