Flexible Framework: Individual Care and Support for Children and Young People
Main contract details
The Flexible Framework will be divided into lots based on categories of services/specialisms as follows:
Lot 1: Individualised Support Service - Support to build social skills and access activities in the local area
Lot 2: Personal Domiciliary Care – Personal care provided in the home
There is no guarantee of business, including number of hours/levels of work, or duration of care packages to be awarded under the flexible framework. Any work allocated under the framework will be on a spot purchase basis. Demand for this service is unpredictable and can fluctuate between low level support and intensive and challenging packages of care. The Council is seeking responsive providers who are committed to working in Blackpool and helping us by picking up packages of care when they are needed.
At present there is c250 hrs of unmet need which will be allocated to providers who are successful in joining the framework.
The Council will set the price for service delivery within the terms of the Contract based on an hourly rate for lot 1 and 2.
It is anticipated that the contract term will be from 01 December 2023 to 31 March 2026, with the option to extend incrementally for a period of 2 + 2 years (subject to contract review and budget availability). Please note this opportunity is being carried out under the Light Touch Regime.
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