Published date: 21 May 2021

Closed opportunity - This means that the contract is currently closed. The buying department may be considering suppliers that have already applied, or no suitable offers were made.

Closing: 28 May 2021, 12pm

Contract summary


  • Recruitment services - 79600000

Location of contract

B70 8SZ

Value of contract


Procurement reference

Senior Care and Housing Support Officer SA210521

Published date

21 May 2021

Closing date

28 May 2021

Closing time


Contract start date

31 May 2021

Contract end date

4 July 2021

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure (below threshold)

Any interested supplier may submit a tender in response to an opportunity notice.

This procedure can be used for procurements below the relevant contract value threshold.

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Job Title Senior Care and Housing Support Officer
Rate of Pay: £10.83 per hour
Hours: 20 hours per week
Location: Holly Grange Extra Care Services, Mallin Street, Smethwick, B66 1QY
Start Date: ASAP
Contract type: Agency. End date 4th June 2021

Job Description and Personnel Specification are attached, which also provides more information above the role.

Brief description:

We currently have a vacancy for a Senior Care & Housing Support Officer to join our team to support and promote the values of this service and to enable people who use our service to access services appropriate to their needs whilst maximising independence.
In this role you will be expected to: -
• Support a team of front-line staff with ensuring a quality service delivery.
• Provide and support service users with day to day housing related issues.
• Provide support to Colleagues, Team Support Manager, Assistant Manager and Extra Care Manager.
You will require: -
• NVQ level 2 in care or equivalent
• Minimum of 2 years experience working with adults with a disability or older people/older people with mental health needs.
• Can verbally communicate effectively.
• Need to be flexible and able to work weekends and Bank Holidays as required.
• An awareness of essential standards of quality and safety set by Care Quality Commission.
An Enhanced DBS Barring Adults check is required for this role.

Please can the agencies send over a CV, 2x up to date references and a copy of Terms and Conditions. You will also need to include your agency on cost details to each submission. Stated rates must be inclusive of all known costs.

Please note this advert is also out with our Master Vendor

You will receive further information regarding invoice terms if your candidate is appointed to this role. Invoices must be sent electronically on a weekly basis to along with your workers authorised timesheet supplied by your agency. Payments are then released 14 days from the date of the invoice.

The Council will be using the In-tend e-Tendering System for this Procurement opportunity, please visit to access the Sandwell MBC In-tend Supplier Portal.
From here you will be able to register your company, express an interest in the opportunity, and gain immediate access to the related documents.
To submit your documents, you will be required to opt in.
For a Step by Step user guide to the Sandwell MBC In-tend Supplier Portal please click on the `Guidance for Suppliers` section of the website. All procurement responses must be carried out via the Sandwell MBC In-tend Supplier Portal.
If you require further assistance in respect of the system, please contact the In-tend support team on 0844 272 8810.

Closing Date: Friday 28th May 12pm

More information


Additional text

The Quotation Document(s) will be made available to suppliers who Express Interest on the Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council Tendering Portal. To access the portal please click the following link

You will be required to log into an existing account or register a new one. Once logged in, from the top menu bar click on "Tenders" to list all the current opportunities. Once you have found the relevant opportunity you should click on "View Details" in order to Express Interest.

Closing date for submission of quotations is Friday 28th May 12pm.

Is a Recurrent Procurement Type? : No

About the buyer

Contact name

Sarah Adams


1 Providence Place
West Bromwich
West Midlands
B70 8SZ
United Kingdom


0121 569 6100