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Notice Details

Title: Cool2talk Support Worker
Published by: Argyll and Bute Council
Publication Date: 28/03/2017
Deadline Date: Cancelled
Deadline Time:
Notice Type: Contract Notice
Has Documents: Yes
Abstract: Argyll and Bute Council on behalf of Argyll and Bute Health and Social Care Partnership are seeking to appoint 4 workers to meet the following:
To respond to young people’s health queries posted on the cool2talk website enabling easy access to personalised information or onward referral to appropriate services.
Maintain and develop a robust network of partners to contact for advice regarding the questions asked by young people.
Work as part of a team of four Cool2Talk Support Workers who will provide this service and supply relevant information and support to colleagues who are on the rota about services in your nominated locality.
Have a thorough knowledge of services for support and support pathways which young people can access in Argyll and Bute and Nationally.
To consult young people in order to develop the service and to evaluate the provision appropriately.
To work with colleagues in NHS, Local Authority Education and other statutory and voluntary agencies to promote and develop the service
Contribute to the promotion of the One2One on line counselling service.

CONTRACT NOTICE – NATIONAL

SERVICES

1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address


Argyll and Bute Council

Kilmory,

Lochgilphead

PA31 8RT

UK

Samantha Torrie

+44 1546604145


http://www.argyll-bute.gov.uk
http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/
http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained

As in 1.1

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:

As in 1.1

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

Cool2talk Support Worker

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

Argyll and Bute Council on behalf of Argyll and Bute Health and Social Care Partnership are seeking to appoint 4 workers to meet the following:

To respond to young people’s health queries posted on the cool2talk website enabling easy access to personalised information or onward referral to appropriate services.

Maintain and develop a robust network of partners to contact for advice regarding the questions asked by young people.

Work as part of a team of four Cool2Talk Support Workers who will provide this service and supply relevant information and support to colleagues who are on the rota about services in your nominated locality.

Have a thorough knowledge of services for support and support pathways which young people can access in Argyll and Bute and Nationally.

To consult young people in order to develop the service and to evaluate the provision appropriately.

To work with colleagues in NHS, Local Authority Education and other statutory and voluntary agencies to promote and develop the service

Contribute to the promotion of the One2One on line counselling service.

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2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

321100 Childrens Services
329999 other Social Community Care Supplies and Services
120 Highlands and Islands
150 Glasgow & Strathclyde

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

10 hours per week from Monday - Sunday between all 4 of the posts. This may be provided by each working 2.5 hours per week on a rota, however, this will be agreed at a later date.

The post holder must recognise some days they will have to do more and some days less depending on the questions which come in.

There is a maximum budget for this of £10,000 per year, on the basis of the above arrangement, this would be equivalent to £19.23 per hour for each worker doing 2.5 hours per week.

Service to be provided on a locality basis, 4 posts, one in each of the areas:

Helensburgh and Lomond

Mid Argyll, Kintyre and Islay

Oban Lorn and the Isles

Cowal and Bute

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers:

Please refer to the person specification attached.

Technical and professional ability:

Please refer to the person specification attached.

4 Administrative Information

4.1

Type of Procedure

Single stage - Any candidate may submit a tender.

4.2

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

N/a

4.3

Time Limits

Time-limit for receipt of completed tenders
    07-04-2017  Time  12:00

Estimated award date
 08-05-2017

4.5

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

EN 

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

Interviews for all short listed candidates will be held on April 2017.

(SC Ref:488091)

5.2

Additional Documentation

Invitation to Quote (ITQ)
Coo2Talk Job Description FINAL
Cool2Talk Person Specification FINAL

5.3

Publication date of this notice

 28-03-2017

Information added to the notice since publication.

Additional information added to the notice since it's publication.
DateDetails
30/03/2017 12:13Notice date(s) changed

The Deadline date was changed from 07/04/2017 12:00 to 10/04/2017 12:00.

To allow applicants sufficient time to apply
06/04/2017 12:22Question and Answers deadline change

The deadline for submission of questions through the online Q&A function has been changed as below.
Old question submission deadline: 05/04/2017 12:00
New question submission deadline: 07/04/2017 12:00
Please ensure that you have submitted all questions before the new date.
12/04/2017 14:49Notice Cancelled

This notice has been cancelled. The original deadline date of 10/04/2017 is no longer applicable.

Please note that this requirement will be re-advertised.
Main Contact: N/a
Admin Contact: N/a
Technical Contact: N/a
Other Contact: N/a

Commodity Categories

Commodity Categories
IDTitleParent Category
321100Childrens ServicesSocial Community Care Supplies and Services 
329999other Social Community Care Supplies and ServicesSocial Community Care Supplies and Services 

Delivery Locations

Delivery Locations
IDDescription
150Glasgow & Strathclyde
120Highlands and Islands

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The following additional documents have been attached to this notice. To obtain these documents please select the individual file names below.

Alternatively, you can download all current documents (Zip File)

Current Documents

CreatedNameDescriptionSizeDownloads
28/03/2017 Invitation to Quote (ITQ) Cover Letter73.00 KB4
28/03/2017 Coo2Talk Job Description FINAL Job Description134.50 KB5
28/03/2017 Cool2Talk Person Specification FINAL Person Specification72.00 KB8

Replaced Documents

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