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Work to Wellness - Southern Region


Tender Closed
RFx ID : 17378730
Tender Name : Work to Wellness - Southern Region
Reference # : 2016.083
Open Date : Monday, 11 April 2016 4:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)
Close Date  : Friday, 6 May 2016 12:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)
Department/Business Unit : Service Delivery
Tender Type : Request for Proposals (RFP)
Tender Coverage : Sole Agency  [?]
Categories :
  • 93140000 - Community and social services
  • Otago
  • Southland
Exemption Reason : None
Required Pre-qualifications : None
Contact : Jim Odgen, Regional Contracts Manager
Alternate Physical Delivery Address  :
Alternate Physical Fax Number  :

MSD is seeking proposals to be submitted that are aimed at supporting clients with a diagnosed mental health condition to gain work and achieve sustainable employment.

The Service will be delivered to clients for all Work and Income service delivery sites in the Southern Region and work with 100 participants per annum.

Participants will be clients assessed as appropriate and referred by Work and Income, provider identified clients and clients that self-refer to providers for support.

The Provider will be responsible for marketing the service, providing the wrap around case management of clients to support them to achieve and sustain employment outcomes that align with their individual goals.

Employment Placement and Support:
The aim of this component is to support clients into employment that results in their exit from benefit. Once employment is achieved both the client and employer will receive post placement support for up to 365 days. During this time the Provider will support the needs of both the client and the employer at a level that meets the needs of the client and employer.

The outcome targets of this service are that at least 30% of clients will achieve a benefit exit as a result of employment,
And of those placed into employment:
• 90% of clients will remain in employment for 31 days
• 60% remain in employment and off benefit for 365 days

Of those clients who do not achieve a benefit exit as a result of employment;
• 30% of participants will exit the service with an increased work-readiness capacity