Public Sector Network Tender Alert


Mandatory Work Activity

This competition relates to LOT1 of the Employment Related Support Services (ERSS) Framework only. Organisations successful in the DWP Provision of Employment Related Support Services (hereafter referred to as the Framework Agreement) competition in any given geographical Lot are eligible to tender for Mandatory Work Provision (MWA) Contract Package Areas (CPAs) provision within that Lot. MWA was announced in ‘Universal Credit: a welfare that works’ . MWA will contribute to the DWP Structural Reform Plan . Specifically MWA has been designed to deliver the following Critical Success Factors. Below are the Critical Success Factors against which the success of the MWA will be judged: • re-enforce the responsibilities associated with claiming Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA); • provide jobseekers with the disciplines associated with employment while at the same time enabling them to make a contribution to the local community; • experience increased job search activity and greater engagement with other back to work support from jobseekers who participate; and • increase off-flow rates from JSA, as part of the wider support available through Jobcentre Plus (JCP).

Ref: UI_DWP_00021,



Contract value: 3112164.00 - 3112164.00GBP

Published: 29 May 2012, Receipt by: 31 Mar 2015