Approval for Commissioning a Block Contract for Semi-independent Living for Looked After Children aged 16+ and Care Leavers aged 18+
Decision maker: Cabinet
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
To approve the
commissioning of a block contract for the existing 20 units and a
phased in delivery of additional 40 units for Looked After Children
16+ and Care Leavers 18+. This commissioning will be undertaken
running a mini competition with providers under the West London
Alliance Semi List.
14.1 The invitation of tenders for a contract for the delivery of Semi-Independent Living Services for Looked After Children aged 16+ and Care Leavers aged 18+ in line with the Proposed Delivery Model. detailed in section 7.0 and on the basis of the proposed tender arrangements set out in section 10.1 of the report, be approved;
14.2 The provision for officers to evaluate tenders referred to in 14.1 above on the basis of the evaluation criteria set out in paragraph 10.1 of the report, be approved; and
14.3 Authority to award the contract for Semi–Independent Living Services for Looked After Children 16+ and Care Leavers 18+ be delegated to the Strategic Director, Children and Young People in consultation with the Lead Member for Children and Young People for the reasons detailed in paragraph 10.1 of the report.
Wards Affected: (All Wards);
Contact: Brian Grady, Operational Director, Safeguarding, Partnerships & Strategy Email: Brian.Grady@brent.gov.uk Tel: 0208 937 4173.
Report author: Tanuja Saujani
Publication date: 16/01/2018
Date of decision: 15/01/2018
Decided at meeting: 15/01/2018 - Cabinet
Effective from: 23/01/2018