Public Sector Network Tender Alert


Supported Living Framework 2020

Essex County Council are seeking to procure a framework of providers of care services within supported living services for all new placements made. This framework operates on a fixed cost basis so tenders will be assessed on a 100% quality basis. Tenderers are required to submit bids via Proactis and procurement documents are available electronically at the link included within this notice. Bids must be submitted electronically by 12pm on 25th September 2020. Providers are required to complete and pass the mandatory questions in order to secure a place on the framework, however providers seeking to deliver services to enhanced complex adults will be required to complete additional questions. These questions are optional and full details are included within the procurement documents. Providers will be required to identify all supported living schemes at which they are the primary care provider and bring them forward to the framework for ECC to make placements at for the published rates. Existing placements in any schemes brought forward shall transition on to the new terms and conditions of contract. This procurement is for the delivery of care services within supported living settings brought forward by the provider. This will cover all new placements made by the Council into supported living services and transition existing placements onto the new contract terms. There are no limits to the number of providers that can be accepted onto the framework or a requirement to have existing services in Essex. To access the opportunity please go to Proactis ( where documents can be viewed free of charge.


Nick Green
County Hall
Market Road
03330 322 165

Contract value: 345000000

Published: 31 Jul 2020, Receipt by: 25 Sep 2020