Rutland County Council intends to provide a substance misuse and treatment service to commence on 1st October 2017. The Community Substance Misuse and Treatment Service shall aim to reduce the substance related harm to individuals, families and communities and support the building of individual recovery. The Service will be a single integrated specialist substance misuse service, providing specialist drug and alcohol services for adults and young people, including specialist services for adults and young people within the criminal justice system. The service will include: alcohol and drug structured treatment and interventions for both adults and young people; required criminal justice provision; advice for other professionals; recovery support; and provision of Needle Exchange and pharmacy-based supervised consumption. These last elements may be subcontracted by the provider. In-patient treatment provision remains a separate contract. The proposed contract length is 3 years, starting October 2017 with the option to extend annually for up to a further 2 years. This will be subject to satisfactory performance, and enable need and capacity to be reviewed. The maximum contract period will be 5 years, ending September 2022. The contract value will be set against a maximum value of £90,000 per year, £450,000 over the lifetime of the contract. Whilst tender documents may be downloaded from this Notice, interested parties must also ensure they register their interest in this tender by email to the procurement email address in the tender documents and marked FAO the named contact person: Contracts@rutland.gov.uk marked 'Substance Misuse and Community Treatment Service' for the attention of Toni Bawden. This to ensure interested parties receive updates, TUPE information, questions and responses, etcetera. Note: the deadline for bidders questions is 2nd June (and the deadline for responses by the Council, 8th June). Questions and responses of relevance all to the tender process and the services in question will be circulated to all bidders.
Rutland County Council
Contract value: 270000-450000
Published: 23 May 2017, Receipt by: 16 Jun 2017
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