Birmingham City Council is committed to providing a high quality intensive family support service for disabled children and their families. Our aim is to provide Intensive Family Support as a city wide specialist service for disabled children and their families referred by Disabled Children's Social Care, where a range of emotional, social and behavioral difficulties, compounded by the stress of caring for one or more disabled children is impacting on family functioning. This will best be achieved by providing direct work in their homes and community. The provider will support disabled children and families to: • Understand, manage and reduce unwanted behaviour • Improve their emotional wellbeing • Access information, advice and guidance about services and activity in the local community • Protect children from significant harm • Maintain positive family life The provider must be able to provide a local, responsive service based in Birmingham. There is an existing service in place so TUPE requirements may apply. Contract The duration of the contract is 2 years. The contract will start on 1st October 2017 and end on 30th September 2019. Funding for the service is £200,00 per annum maximum. BCC will be using its e-tendering system (In-tend) for the administration of this procurement process and providers must register with the system to be able to express an interest. The web address is; https://in-tendhost.co.uk/birminghamcc Registration and use of In-tend is free. All correspondence for this procurement process must be via the In-tend correspondence function. If you are unable to register with In-tend please call us on 0121 464 8000 or email us at cps@@birmingham.gov.uk. Tender documents are to be submitted to no later than 3rd July 2017.
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Published: 5 Jun 2017, Receipt by: 3 Jul 2017
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