Issue details

KD 4264 Procurement of the Provision of Work Opportunities for Adults With Mental Health Needs

Approval is being sought to start a procurement process to re-tender the work opportunities service for adults with Mental Health needs. The Work Opportunities service is designed to support adults with profound Mental Health problems who find it difficult to access or maintain jobs. The service aims to offer work placements and volunteering to this vulnerable group within and outside the contracting organisation backed up by after-placement support, targeted work-based training, further education as well as individual and group employment therapies. Expected outcomes are to enhance the service users' recovery, self-confidence, social inclusion and independent living.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000;

Decision status: Abandoned

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 05/02/2016

Decision due: Not before 1st Oct 2017 by Cabinet Member for Health & Social Care

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Health & Social Care

Lead director: (Executive Director of Health, Housing & Adult Social Care)

Department: Health, Housing & Adult Social Care

Contact: Mekonnen Gutta, Procurement Manager Email: Tel: 020 8379 3969.

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