Issue - decisions

Commissioning of a Positive Behaviour Support Service for Children and Young People with a Learning Disability/Autism

24/07/2019 - Commissioning of a Positive Behaviour Support Service for Children and Young People with a Learning Disability/Autism

Cllr Richard Boyles, (Cabinet Member for Children’s Safeguarding and Early Years), sought approval to tender for the provision of an intensive Positive Behaviour Service for Children and Young People with learning disabilities and/or autism. 

 

Having considered all of the information, including known proposals, alternative options and reasons for recommendations, Cabinet noted the report and,

           

RESOLVED to:

 

a)    Approve the commissioning of an intensive positive behaviour support service for children and young people, to be facilitated by the Provider using a Social Impact Bond;    

 

b)    Delegate authority to the Director of Children’s Services to carry out an OJEU compliant competitive tender process and award a contract, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Children’s Safeguarding and Early Years, for a positive behaviour support service for children and young people

 

c)    Delegate authority to the Director of Children’s Services to develop a commissioning implementation plan, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Children’s Safeguarding and Early Years.