Published date: 8 July 2020

Last edited date: 21 July 2020

This notice was replaced on 30 October 2020

This notice does not contain the most up-to-date information about this procurement. The most recent notice is:

Awarded contract (published 30 October 2020, last edited 24 November 2020)

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.

Contract summary


  • Administration, defence and social security services - 75000000

  • Job search services - 79611000

  • Education and training services - 80000000

    • Health and social work services - 85000000

Location of contract

North East, North West, East Midlands, West Midlands, East of England, London, South East, South West, Scotland, Wales

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

8 July 2020

Closing date

17 August 2020

Contract start date

1 October 2020

Contract end date

30 September 2025

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure (OJEU)

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

OJEU (Official Journal of the European Union) procedures are valued above a certain financial threshold.

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



The Department for Work and Pensions (the Authority) wishes to establish a tiered framework-style umbrella agreement for the provision of employment and health related services. The aim of this is to help people who are unemployed, disabled, have a health condition or barrier to work to select, train for, obtain and retain employment (Services). The types of support services required may vary over time and with the needs of the people being supported. This procurement relates to the health, social and related services which are listed in Schedule 3 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (PCR) as a social service. This procurement is being conducted under the Light Touch Regime (LTR) so is subject to limited regulation and will be conducted in accordance with regulations 74 to 76 of the PCR.

To apply please access full details on the Jaggaer Procurement System via the link below

The details for the each opportunity are listed below:-

Itt_21472 - Overarching ItT
Itt_21471- Lot 1 - Central England
Itt_21474 - Lot 2 - North East England
Itt_21475 - Lot 3 - North West England
Itt_21476 - Lot 4 - Southern England -
Itt_21477 - Lot 5 - London and Home Counties
Itt_21478- Lot 6 - Wales
Itt_21479 - Lot 7 - Scotland

About the buyer


S1 2FD