Commercial Agreement for Employability & Health Related Services (CAEHRS)
Over the next five years the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) be procuring future employment and health support services using their CAEHRS framework. The framework, organised into seven geographical lots, covers North East, North West, Central, Southern, Home Counties and London, Scotland and Wales. Qualifying organisations are able to compete for future contracts from the framework.
Shaw Trust has been selected as a provider for the DWP CAEHRS framework in London and the Home Counties and is seeking Expressions of Interests (EoI) from organisations to partner with in one or more of the below capacities:
- Employability Partners
- Skills Providers
- Employers and Employer Representative bodies
In addition we will develop partnerships with those offering:
- Complementary provision: To deliver complementary services that we can refer participants to for support or will refer customers into our services.
- Strategic/key stakeholders: To support us to ensure wider integration of service delivery.
- Inclusive employers, digital solutions, advisory agencies, influencers.
Shaw Trust’s CAEHRS London and Home Counties – EoI Opportunity
Potential call-off programmes from CAEHRS are likely to focus on people who are long-term unemployed – those out of work for 12 months or more.
Providers completing this EoI should consider their experience working with this cohort and frame their responses accordingly.
Shaw Trust is running the procurement of partners through Proactis as an open EoI. This EoI will remain open throughout the bidding period, however a deadline of 26 November 2020 at 5:00pm has been set for the first phase of partner selection.
Partners selected through this framework EoI will be contacted for additional information to support the bid(s).
Registering your Interest
Shaw Trust is using Proactis to manage this procurement. All providers interested in working with us will need to register through the following link:
Once registered search for “The Shaw Trust CAEHRS Expression of Interest”. Any questions can be directed through the clarification questions function on Proactis once you have registered your organisation.