Job Details: Community Alcohol Detox Project Management: Invitation to Tender


Irish Future
Talbot Street
Dublin 1
Community Alcohol Detox Project Management: Invitation to Tender
[Community Alcohol Detox Project Management Logos]

THE COMMUNITY ALCOHOL DETOX PROJECT MANAGEMENT GROUP SEEK SUITABLY
QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS/ORGANISATIONS TO EVALUATE THE DEVELOPMENT OF A
COMMUNITY ALCOHOL DETOX FRAMEWORK ACROSS FOUR TASK FORCE AREAS
D**APPLY ON THE WEBSITE**, BALLYFERMOT, THE CANAL COMMUNITIES AND THE
SICDATF.

1. INTRODUCTION

The Drug Task Forces are committed to implementing the goals of
Government policy on drug and alcohol use as set out in the National
Drugs Strategy (NDS) Reducing Harm, Supporting Recovery **Apply on the
website** – **Apply on the website**. The foundation for the
strategy is the Healthy Ireland Framework. The strategy aims to
promote healthier lifestyles within society and encourage people to
make healthier choices around drug and alcohol use.

FIVE STRATEGIC GOALS HAVE BEEN IDENTIFIED UNDER THE NDS:

* Promote and protect health and wellbeing
* Minimise the harms caused by the use and misuse of substances and
promote rehabilitation and recovery
* Address the harms of drug markets and reduce access to drugs for
harmful use
* Support the participation of individuals, families and communities
*  Develop sound and comprehensive evidence-informed policies and
actions

Local and regional drug and alcohol task forces implement the national
drugs strategy in the context of the needs of their local area. This
project was designed to be employed in all Task Force areas.

2. PROJECT BACKGROUND

A consultation with Task Forces and the HSE regarding the additional
funding of € 1 million, for the implementation of the National Drugs
Strategy; ‘Reducing Harm, Supporting Recovery; the Minister of State
for Health Promotion and the National Drugs Strategy, Catherine Byrne
TD, approved a three-strand funding model, details of which are set
out below; Strand 2 strategic health initiatives, which reflect the
guiding principles :

* ensure evidence-informed policies and practice
* provide an integrated model of care based on population need
* develop coordinated service delivery at the regional level
* contribute to strategic actions on emerging trends and complex
needs
* strengthen the performance of the strategy
* reflect good corporate governance
* ensure service user involvement.

The Community Alcohol Detox Project is a strategic regional response
that spans four Local Drug Task Force areas, D**Apply on the
website**, Ballyfermot, the Canal Communities and the South Inner
City. The project aims to target individuals who would like to address
their alcohol use. The project's strategic vision is to improve the
health and well-being of people who have alcohol dependence or are
engaged in harmful drinking. A dedicated worker engaged with Task
Force staff and project staff to develop robust interagency protocols
in line with the National Drug Rehabilitation Framework (NDRF). The
project aims to build on existing resources and expertise to respond
to the impact of problematic alcohol use, and to generate a Community
Alcohol Detox Framework. This will be achieved by providing staff
training to increase the skills required to work with people engaged
in harmful drinking, strengthen good practices develop a website, a
manual and materials as a support resource. Other elements of the
framework consist of communications mechanisms, promotional
information, and using the National Drugs Rehabilitation to reinforce
interagency work.

3. SUBMISSIONS

This should include a brief proposed methodology. We expect the
methodology to include a combination of desk research as well as
interviews with key internal and external stakeholders.

* A summary of the consultant’s previous experience and relevant
qualifications,
* Profile or CV of the individual/organisation
* Contact details for two referees
* A timeline for all work activities, the timeframe of days to
undertake the work and detail of costs.
* Detailed budget
* Identification of any conflicts of interests

DECISION MAKING PROCEDURE

* All tenders received will be reviewed by a panel appointed by the
PMG
* Shortlisted candidates may be asked to present their tender

EACH TENDER WILL BE ASSESSED BASED ON:

* Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the brief
* Proven track record
* Applicant’s understanding of Local Drug and Alcohol Task Forces.
* Quality of the tender document submitted, with clear timelines and
project plan.
* Applicant’s understanding of the community and voluntary sector.
* Experience in relevant methodologies
* Knowledge and experience in working with multi-agency groups and
key stakeholders
* Cost

4. CONSULTANT SPECIFICATIONS

The person or people hired to undertake this consultancy should
possess the following qualifications and skills, at a minimum:

* Experience in conducting evaluations of programmes demonstrated
through the provision of previous evaluation reports
* Demonstrate an understanding of and experience working with NGOs
* Knowledge of Addiction services
* Strong writing and communication skills
* Good relationship management skills
* Adherence to agreed-upon timeframes and deadlines.

5. TIMEFRAME

The work should commence in February **Apply on the website**.

6. FURTHER INFORMATION

A valid tax clearance certificate must be supplied when an invoice is
submitted for payment. Proof of public liability insurance must be
included with the tender.

7. BUDGET AVAILABLE

The total budget for this work is up to €7,**Apply on the website**.
The consultant will be responsible for all tax, VAT, and other
associated liabilities. Travel and auxiliary costs must be included in
the cost.

8. HOW TO APPLY

Tenders should be submitted to **Apply on the website** – by close
of business on the **Apply on the website**th of February **Apply on
the website**. If you have any informal queries, please contact Keri
Goodliffe, at **Apply on the website**

OTHER INFORMATION:

* This piece of work is being funded through Strand 2 Ministerial
Funding
* Price increases during the term of the contract will not be
accepted.



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