Public notice

SEND Employability Hub pilot – Market Engagement Stage

Market Engagement for SEND Employability Hub pilot – Market Engagement Stage

Hampshire County Council's 'All our Talents' SEND Employability Plan sets out our ambition that all young people with SEND, including those with more complex needs, should be supported to develop the skills and gain the qualifications and experience they need to secure a good job.

Our overarching objective is to 'develop and deliver a county wide, joined up and high performing employability offer for SEND young people which maximises progression into sustained employment'.

Hampshire County Council is seeking interest from education and skills providers who are interested in delivering a SEND Employability Hub as part of a 3-year pilot.

More information is available within the In-tend system at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/hampshire/

If your organisation is not registered on the Hampshire In-tend portal, please go to the website stated above and click on the 'Register' tab - registration is free.

Logging into In-Tend (once registered)

- To view this opportunity please click on 'Tenders' then 'Current' and then scroll down to the project (SEND Employability Hub pilot – market engagement stage)- Selecting 'View Details' on the relevant opportunity

- Clicking the 'Express Interest' tab

- Following the on-screen instructions

- For more information on the project and requirements please see the attached document via the Synopsis button.

Organisations should respond with an accompanying document via the In-Tend correspondence function with the subject heading 'SEND Employability Hub pilot EOI – (submitting organisation name).

Deadline for responses is 12pm on Thursday 12th March.

We recommend that you refer to the e-tendering guidance for suppliers which can be found by clicking on 'Information for Suppliers' at the top of the In-Tend home page.

All communication should be via the Correspondence function on the project.

Contact:

Children's Services Procurement

Email: Childrens.Services.Procurement.Unit@hants.gov.uk