Decision details

Gateway 2 - Contract award approval - Southwark Works employment support commissioning framework

Decision Maker: Chief Executive

Decision status: Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

To approve appointment of providers to Southwark Works Framework. To approve award of call off contracts.

Decision:

1.  That the establishment of the Southwark Works framework agreement, for the period July 2019 – July 2023, appointing the suppliers specified below to the framework be approved.

 

Table 1: Framework appointments

Lot

Lot name

Framework providers

Lot 1

Vulnerable young people, including care leavers

St Giles Trust

InSpire

Twin Training

Lot 2

Long term unemployed

St Giles Trust

Renaisi

Wellfair2work (Get Set)

Lot 3

Mental health

South London and Maudsley NHS Trust

Lot 4

Learning disabilities and learning difficulties, including autism

Unity Works Southwark

Mencap

Lot 5

Families & lone parents

JCCS Ltd

Lot 6

Ex-offenders

St Giles Trust

Lot 7

Substance use

JCCS Ltd

St Giles Trust

Lot 8

Homelessness

Thames Reach

Salvation Army

Lot 9

Pre-apprenticeship support

No appointment

Lot 10

Sectors

JCCS Ltd

Step Ahead

Wellfair2work (Get Set)

 

 

2.  That the individual call-off contracts from the framework as set out below for an initial period of 2 years from 1 July 2019 to 30 June 2021 with the option to extend for a further two years be approved.

 

Table 2: Call-off contract awards

Lot

Lot name

Provider

Lot 1

Vulnerable young people, including care leavers 

No call-off until October 2019 (see paragraph 61 for anticipated costs)

Lot 2

Long term unemployed

Renaisi

Lot 3

Mental health

South London and Maudsley NHS Trust

Lot 4

Learning disabilities and learning difficulties, including autism

Unity Works Southwark

Lot 5

Families & lone parents

JCCS Ltd

Lot 6

Ex-offenders

St Giles Trust

Lot 7

Substance use

St Giles Trust

Lot 8

Homelessness

Thames Reach

Lot 9

Pre-apprenticeship support

No call-off award

Lot 10

Sectors

JCCS Ltd

Step Ahead

Wellfair2work (Get Set)

 

3.  That it be noted that call-off contracts for Lot 1 will be procured later in 2019, to start in October 2019, and that a further Gateway report will be brought forward for approval.

 

4.  That it be noted that no providers have been appointed to Lot 9 and that alternative plans are being developed to procure pre-apprenticeship provision, as set out in paragraph 30 of the report.  Approval for these plans will be sought via further Gateway reports as necessary.

Publication date: 15/05/2019

Date of decision: 15/05/2019

Date comes into force if not called in: 23/05/2019

Call-in deadline date: 22/05/2019

Current call-in Count: 0

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