Published date: 15 October 2021

Last edited date: 25 October 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: 17 November 2021, 2pm

Contract summary


  • Guidance and counselling services - 85312300

Location of contract

SO23 8UQ

Value of contract

£301,800 to £2,112,600

Procurement reference


Published date

15 October 2021

Closing date

17 November 2021

Closing time


Contract start date

1 April 2022

Contract end date

31 March 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 Independent Sexual Violence Advisor Service (ISVA) is a jointly funded service between the following partners: Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner(OPCC), Hampshire County Council (HCC), Portsmouth City Council (PCC) and Southampton City Council (SCC). OPCC is the designated lead partner.
This Tender has been prepared by Hampshire County Council on behalf of the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner, Southampton City Council and Portsmouth City Council collectively described in hereinafter referred to as the 'Authority'; for the purpose of inviting proposals from suitable providers (the 'Tenderers') for the provision of the services Document 5 Service Specification (the 'Services').
Following evaluation of the compliant tenders, and approval of the outcome, Hampshire County Council intends to appoint a single supplier under a Contract to provide the Services.

The Contract will commence on 1st April 2022 and will be for a period of three years with the option to extend for a further four years.

Interested parties should register their interest in the project via the In-Tend website, and complete and submit the tender return document together with any supporting information requested by 14.00 hrs on Wednesday 17th November 2021.

How to obtain the Tender Documents
The Tender documents can be accessed when logged into In-Tend by selecting 'Current' then 'View Details' on the relevant tender advert and clicking the 'Express Interest' tab. Once in the tender there are five tabs - 'Tender', 'ITT - documents', 'Correspondence', 'Clarifications' and 'History'. Select the 2nd tab (ITT - documents) where you will find useful information under 'Tender Details' continue to scroll down to the heading 'Tender Documents Received' where you will be able to view / download the documents.

Please download all the documents and read very carefully.

Opting In and Opting Out
Please note you are required to 'Opt In' before you can access the 'My tender Return' to start populating your response.

PLEASE NOTE you are required to 'Opt In' to view & complete the two Questionnaires for this project.

The 'Opt Out' functionality will also be available throughout the duration of the tender process. Opting out will give you the option of declaring you no longer want to receive any further communication in relation to this tender along with the opportunity of providing comments and feedback for this decision.

You can choose to 'Opt In' at any time during the tender process if you initially decided to 'Opt Out'.

Your completed 'Tender Return Document(s)' should be submitted via 'In-tend' by 2pm on Wednesday 17th November 2021.

Further Guidance
In addition, guidance on how to participate in a tender - download and upload documents / returns and if required, register your company (free of charge), can be found on the In-tend site under the 'He...

More information


Additional text

Is a Recurrent Procurement Type? : No

About the buyer

Contact name

AHC (Adults) Procurement


Sussex Street
SO23 8UQ
United Kingdom


01962 832323