Published date: 25 October 2021

Last edited date: 25 October 2021

This notice was replaced on 25 October 2021

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

Awarded contract (published 13 March 2023)

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


  • Social work services - 85310000

  • Other community, social and personal services - 98000000

Location of contract


Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

25 October 2021

Closing date

24 November 2021

Closing time


Contract start date

10 January 2022

Contract end date

7 January 2028

Contract type

Not applicable

Procedure type

Open procedure

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

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



Torbay Council has a strong commitment to supporting Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector groups to ensure local people are at the heart of our approach. We have also been seeking to encourage further development of our partnership by involving the VCSE sector in how we allocate funds to ensure monies are well used for the benefit local people. We are planning to set up an Alliance of VCSE groups to meet these aspirations. This will involve asking this Alliance to engage as widely as possible with the community to help us capture new and innovative ideas and be involved in the procurement process to allocate these funds.

To ensure a fair and transparent process and the credibility of the Alliance the Seleciton of VCSE Partners us being undertaken in accordance with Torbay Council's Contract Procedures.

Due to the nature of the Alliance, in line with Procurement Policy Note 11/20 Reserving Below Threshold Contracts, participation in this tender process is reserved for Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE)sector organisations whose Location is within the non-metropolitan area of Torbay. Please refer to Part 1 Information and Specification for definitions of VCSE and Location.

More information

Previous notice about this procurement

Torbay Adult Social Care Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise Alliance

  • Opportunity
  • Published 25 October 2021

Additional text

Tender documents can be accessed through or using the following link:

About the buyer

Contact name

Tracey Field


Torbay Council Town Hall
Castle Circus


+44 1803208391