Decision details

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

Purpose:

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.

Decision:

RESOLVED that:

 

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

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