Published date: 17 September 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.

Closing: 20 October 2020, 1pm

Contract summary


  • Social work and related services - 85300000

Location of contract


Value of contract

£9,000,000 to £9,813,085

Procurement reference


Published date

17 September 2020

Closing date

20 October 2020

Closing time


Contract start date

1 April 2021

Contract end date

31 March 2024

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure

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

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Brent Council have an exciting opportunity for providers of Social Care as they are wish to commission six
Supported Living services across a range of client groups including Learning Disabilities, Profound Multiple
Learning Disabilities (PMLD), Mental Health and Dual Diagnosis divided into 4 lots.
The total budget for whole contract period of 5 year will be upto £9,813,085 this will be split into 4 lots The duration of the contracts will be for an initial period of three years, with an option to extend for two years on a one plus one basis. The estimated
commencement of the services will be 1st April 2021. A brief description of the Lots are provided below.
Lot 1. 2 x PMLD services
John Wilson House, 167 Willesden Road and 124 Harrowdene Road.
Each service has 5 units. Clients will have profound physical and learning disabilities and very complex needs.
Both PMLD services will provide 24 hours waking support and care and will provide regulated activity so the
successful provider must be CQC registered.
NB The Council is looking for one provider to deliver PMLD both services
Lot 2. Mental Health Service
18 St Gabriel's Road, Brent
The service has 8 units. Clients will have moderate to severe mental health support needs. The service will provide regulated activity, thus the successful provider must be CQC registered.
Lot 3. Dual Diagnosis Service
155 Walm Lane, Brent
The service has 6 units. Client will require support to address both their substance misuse and mental health
issues. The service will not provide regulated activity but will provide 24 hours waking support. The Council are
looking for an experience specialist dual diagnosis provider.
Lot 4. 2 x Learning Disability Services
3 Salmon Street and 2-4 Cranhurst Road
Both services have 6 units each. Client will have a moderate to severe learning disabilities. The service will provide 24 hours waking support and care. The service will also provide regulated activity thus the provider must be CQC registered.

NB The Council is looking for one provider to deliver both LD services

Brent Council are committed to delivering high quality care and support services to vulnerable people. The
provider we are looking for must therefore be able to demonstrate that they have a track record of working with
this client group and can evidence that they are able to achieve the best possible outcomes for service users.

About the buyer

Contact name

Hiran Karunaratna


Brent Civic Centre
Engineers Way
United Kingdom


+44 2089373865