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Market Soundings Notice: Regional Young Carers Service

The Health and Social Care Board (HSCB) wishes to tender for a Regional Young Carers Service for Children and Young People aged up to 18 Years who have a substantive caring role for a member of their family and whose health or development is affected due to the caring task.

The HSCB is currently developing the specification for this service and wishes to complete market soundings in advance of the finalisation of the tender specification.

A market engagement meeting will be held on 27th November 2017 at 1.30pm in NICVA, 61 Duncairn Gardens, Belfast BT15 2GB, to gain a clear understanding of available services and developments in this market and gauge the level of interest in the provision of the Services in advance of the formal tender process. Interested suppliers should confirm attendance to dsccbids@hscni.net before the 20th November 2017.

No submissions are required in advance of the market engagement meeting. However, suppliers may submit an organisation profile with their expression of interest in attending the meeting on 27th November 2017. Any profile submitted should not exceed two A4 pages.

Please note that there is a current contract in place which provides similar services to those being procured under this exercise. This contract is due to end on the 31st March 2018.


Social Care and Children


31 October 2017


young carers