Expression of interest for the provision of home based support services

New AssetThe London Borough of Enfield (‘The Council’) is seeking to re-tender it’s externally purchased domiciliary care services provision.

The Council is seeking to procure outcome focussed home based support services that will meet the needs of the local population through the provision of high quality, cost effective domiciliary care services. The services will be accessible by the Council, NHS Enfield and individuals as a self directed support option.

The Council is of the opinion that TUPE will apply to this tender.

Expressions of interest are therefore sought from interested organisations, including consortia.

Interested organisations will also be invited to attend a homecare provider forum where the service vision will be set out in some detail. Additionally, the Council will outline the tendering process, timescales and there will be an opportunity to exchange information, and respond to queries. The forum is scheduled to be held during week commencing 21.9.2009 and details will be confirmed in the Prequalification pack.

It is envisaged that awarded contracts will commence on 1st April 2010 for a period of three years with the option to extend by up to two years, subject to satisfactory performance. .

Any expressions of Interest must be received by the Council from interested organisations via email to no later than 5 pm on 18th September 2009.

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