Oxfordshire County Council (CPU785)



Oxfordshire County Council Public Health Directorate are seeking expressions of interest from organisations interested in providing a medically assisted Residential Detoxification Project for adults, aged 18 years or over, with problematic drug and or alcohol addiction resident in Oxfordshire from a facility located in Oxford city.  These premises are managed under a separate agreement by St Mungos.

The project will provide 10 beds and will be a clinically managed residential detoxification service providing an intensive treatment programme that combines medically assisted withdrawal/detoxification and evidenced based psychosocial individual and group interventions.  The service will offer a programme for a maximum of 12 weeks with flexibility for intensive shorter stay, assisted withdrawal programmes of 4 to 8 weeks for those who are assessed as suitable.

Embedded within the medical detoxification plan and psychosocial interventions will be a 7 day programme of activities and positive healthy lifestyle programme, to meet the goals identified with the service user during the assessment and the care planning process.

This contract may also include support services for a 5 bed move on accommodation.

It is expected that the Contract will commence on 1 October 2014, and will be for a period of 3 years, with possible extensions of 1 year plus 1 year. Please note TUPE will apply to this contract.

Please express your interest via the “opportunities” function on the southeast business portal www.businessportal.southeastiep.gov.uk.

Oxfordshire County Council will not be bound to award any contract under this tender process. 

Tender documents will be issued to all interested parties at a later date.  If, however, you have any general questions regarding this service please contact Sarah Roberts, email sarah.roberts@oxfordshire.gov.uk


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