Fair Start Scotland Employability Services 2018

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Fair Start Scotland Employability Services 2018

Scottish Government

The Scottish Government is seeking offers from service providers to provide Employability Support Services in Scotland. This exercise will be split into 8 geographical lots. The service will be known as Fair Start Scotland. The Scottish Government will require the Service Provider to deliver the services as part of the devolution of employment support under section 31 of the Scotland Act 2016. Namely, it will provide support for unemployed disabled people and people claiming reserved benefits who are at risk of long-term unemployment.

The aim is to provide a tailored, coherent range of support which can respond flexibly to the individual needs of unemployed people and their employers and make best use of resources. The programme will deliver high quality employment support to unemployed people, including those with complex issues who want to work and need help to enter and/or remain in the labour market.

Lot No: 1

Fair Start Scotland Employability Services 2018 Lot 1 — Glasgow

Main site or place of performance:

Glasgow.

Description of the procurement

This is Lot 1 out of 8 lots: Glasgow. It is for the provision of Employability Support Services in Scotland. The service will be known as Fair Start Scotland. The Scottish Government will require the Service Provider to deliver the services as part of the devolution of employment support under section 31 of the Scotland Act 2016. Namely, it will provide support for disabled people and people claiming reserved benefits who are at risk of long-term unemployment.

The aim is to provide a tailored, coherent range of support which can respond flexibly to the individual needs of disabled people and their employers and make best use of resources. The programme will deliver high quality employment support to disabled people with complex issues who want to work and need help to enter and/or remain in the labour market.

Approximate value of this lot is 6 400 000 GBP per annum.

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

 

Lot No: 2

Fair Start Scotland Employability Services 2018 Lot 2 — Lanarkshire

 Main site or place of performance:

Lanarkshire — North Lanarkshire and South Lanarkshire.

Description of the procurement

This is Lot 2 out of 8 lots: Lanarkshire — North Lanarkshire and South Lanarkshire. It is for the provision of Employability Support Services in Scotland. The service will be known as Fair Start Scotland. The Scottish Government will require the Service Provider to deliver the services as part of the devolution of employment support under section 31 of the Scotland Act 2016. Namely, it will provide support for disabled people and people claiming reserved benefits who are at risk of long-term unemployment.

The aim is to provide a tailored, coherent range of support which can respond flexibly to the individual needs of disabled people and their employers and make best use of resources. The programme will deliver high quality employment support to disabled people with complex issues who want to work and need help to enter and/or remain in the labour market.

Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 36

 

Approximate value of this lot 4 200 000 GBP per annum.

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

 

Lot No: 3

Fair Start Scotland Employability Services 2018 Lot 3 — Tayside

 Main site or place of performance:

Tayside — Angus, Dundee City and Perth and Kinross.

Description of the procurement

This is Lot 3 out of 8 lots: Tayside — Angus, Dundee City, and Perth and Kinross. It is for the provision of Employability Support Services in Scotland. The service will be known as Fair Start Scotland. The Scottish Government will require the Service Provider to deliver the services as part of the devolution of employment support under section 31 of the Scotland Act 2016. Namely, it will provide support for disabled people and people claiming reserved benefits who are at risk of long-term unemployment.

The aim is to provide a tailored, coherent range of support which can respond flexibly to the individual needs of disabled people and their employers and make best use of resources. The programme will deliver high quality employment support to disabled people with complex issues who want to work and need help to enter and/or remain in the labour market.

Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 36

Approximate value of this lot 2 400 000 GBP per annum.

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

 

Lot No: 4

Fair Start Scotland Employability Services 2018 Lot 4 — Forth Valley

 Main site or place of performance:

Forth Valley — Clackmannanshire, Falkirk and Stirling.

Description of the procurement

This is Lot 4 out of 8 lots: Forth Valley — Clackmannanshire, Falkirk and Stirling. It is for the provision of Employability Support Services in Scotland. The service will be known as Fair Start Scotland. The Scottish Government will require the Service Provider to deliver the services as part of the devolution of employment support under section 31 of the Scotland Act 2016. Namely, it will provide support for disabled people and people claiming reserved benefits who are at risk of long-term unemployment. The aim is to provide a tailored, coherent range of support which can respond flexibly to the individual needs of disabled people and their employers and make best use of resources. The programme will deliver high quality employment support to disabled people with complex issues who want to work and need help to enter and/or remain in the labour market.

Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 36

Approximate value of this lot is 1 600 000 GBP per annum.

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

 

Lot No: 5

Fair Start Scotland Employability Services 2018 Lot 5 — East

Main site or place of performance:

East — City of Edinburgh, East Lothian, Fife, Midlothian, Scottish Borders and West Lothian.

Description of the procurement

This is Lot 5 out of 8 lots: East — City of Edinburgh, East Lothian, Fife, Mid Lothian and Scottish Borders and West Lothian. It is for the provision of Employability Support Services in Scotland. The service will be known as Fair Start Scotland. The Scottish Government will require the Service Provider to deliver the services as part of the devolution of employment support under section 31 of the Scotland Act 2016. Namely, it will provide support for disabled people and people claiming reserved benefits who are at risk of long-term unemployment.

The aim is to provide a tailored, coherent range of support which can respond flexibly to the individual needs of disabled people and their employers and make best use of resources. The programme will deliver high quality employment support to disabled people with complex issues who want to work and need help to enter and/or remain in the labour market.

Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 36

Approximate value of this lot 7 100 000 GBP per annum.

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

 

Lot No: 6

Fair Start Scotland Employability Services 2018 Lot 6 — Southwest

Main site or place of performance:

Southwest — Dumfries and Galloway, East Ayrshire, North Ayrshire and South Ayrshire.

Description of the procurement

This is Lot 6 out of 8 lots: South West Dumfries and Galloway, East Ayrshire, North Ayrshire and South Ayrshire. It is for the provision of Employability Support Services in Scotland. The service will be known as Fair Start Scotland. The Scottish Government will require the Service Provider to deliver the services as part of the devolution of employment support under section 31 of the Scotland Act 2016. Namely, it will provide support for disabled people and people claiming reserved benefits who are at risk of long-term unemployment. The aim is to provide a tailored, coherent range of support which can respond flexibly to the individual needs of disabled people and their employers and make best use of resources. The programme will deliver high quality, employment support to disabled people with complex issues who want to work and need help to enter and/or remain in the labour market.

Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 36

Additional information

Approximate value 3 300 000 GBP per annum

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

Main site or place of performance:

Northwest — Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire.

Description of the procurement

This is Lot 7 out of 8 lots: Northwest — Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire. It is for the provision of Employability Support Services in Scotland. The service will be known as Fair Start Scotland. The Scottish Government will require the Service Provider to deliver the services as part of the devolution of employment support under section 31 of the Scotland Act 2016. Namely, it will provide support for disabled people and people claiming reserved benefits who are at risk of long-term unemployment.

The aim is to provide a tailored, coherent range of support which can respond flexibly to the individual needs of disabled people and their employers and make best use of resources. The programme will deliver high quality employment support to disabled people with complex issues who want to work and need help to enter and/or remain in the labour market.

Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 36

Approximate value of this lot 1 800 000 GBP per annum

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

 

Lot No: 8

Fair Start Scotland Employability Services 2018 Lot 8 — Highlands and Islands

Main site or place of performance:

Highlands and Islands — Argyll and Bute, Eilean Siar, Highland, Moray, Orkney Islands and Shetland Islands.

Description of the procurement

This is Lot 8 out of 8 lots: Highlands and Islands — Argyll and Bute, Eilean Siar, Highland, Moray, Orkney Islands and Shetland Islands. It is for the provision of Employability Support Services in Scotland. The service will be known as Fair Start Scotland. The Scottish Government will require the Service Provider to deliver the services as part of the devolution of employment support under section 31 of the Scotland Act 2016. Namely, it will provide support for disabled people and people claiming reserved benefits who are at risk of long-term unemployment.

The aim is to provide a tailored, coherent range of support which can respond flexibly to the individual needs of disabled people and their employers and make best use of resources. The programme will deliver high quality employment support to disabled people with complex issues who want to work and need help to enter and/or remain in the labour market.

Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 36

Approximate value of this lot 2 000 000 GBP per annum

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

Tenderers can only be awarded a maximum of three Lots, 1 from each of the 3 Pots (as detailed within the tender document), with the exception that if no compliant bid(s) is received for a Lot, other than from a tenderer who has already been successful in winning 3 Lots, the tenderer may be allocated a fourth Lot. The full process for lot limiting is detailed within the tender document

https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/esop/pts-host/public/pts/web/login.html?_ncp=1478188181309.443-1

Deadline: 24/05/2017

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