- Contract (Services)
- 10 year (est.)
- 12 May 2023
- To 08 Jun 2037 (est.)
In June 2020 the Ministry of Justice established the Probation Services Dynamic Framework (PSDF) to allow the Authority and Participating Bodies to purchase services to deliver rehabilitative and resettlement Interventions. The Dynamic Framework and subsequent Call-Off Competitions are conducted pursuant to Section 7 of the PCR 2015 (Social and Other Specific Services) the 'Light Touch Regime'. The Supplier shall provide specialist support to people on probation convicted of sexual or sexually motivated offences, improving their emotional well-being by strengthening relationships and community ties. Circles of Support and Accountability is a model for reintegrating high risk people convicted of sexual offences back into the community. Social isolation is a risk factor for sexual offending and the CoSA model seeks to strengthen reintegration and help people develop social networks whilst holding them accountable for their behaviour in the future.
Total Quantity or Scope
Managing people convicted of sexual offences is a key priority for the Probation Service. Sexual offending causes significant harm to victims and it is essential that we are able to use the most appropriate and effective measures available to manage risk, and support individuals to reduce their likelihood of further sexual offending in the future. Circles of Support and Accountability (CoSA) offer a way of engaging communities in a positive way to rehabilitate and hold to account those convicted of serious sexual offences. This involves engaging trained and well supported Volunteers to offer social contact, guidance and accountability. Circles of Support and Accountability (CoSA) is a service which supports people convicted of sexual offences, improving their emotional well-being by strengthening relationships and community ties.
|1|| Circles South West (Bournemouth) |
Individual thresholds were set for each technical questions posed. There was no overall Total Quality Threshold set.
|Approach to Service Delivery||30.0|
|Supplier Personnel Skills and Continuity||25.0|
|Risk Management and Information Sharing||25.0|
- 75231240 - Probation services
- Options are available.
- Award on basis of price and quality.
- OJEU 284110-2023