Contract Summary

  • Published Date: 18 November 2021

  • Tender Status: active

  • Tender Opening Date: 18 November 2021

  • Tender Closing Date: 25 November 2021

  • Award Date: n/a

  • Contract Start Date: n/a

  • Contract End Date: n/a

  • Contract is suitable for SMEs: No

  • Contract is suitable for VCSEs: No

  • Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU) Contract Type: Services



Home Support Assistants

Rate of Pay: £10.01 per hour

Hours: 35 hours per week (see advert for more information)

Location: Stoney Lane Centre, Summer St. West Bromwich, B71 4JA

Start Date: ASAP

Contract type: Agency

Job Description and Personnel Specification are attached, which also provides more information above the role.

STAR service is a Short Term Assessment and Reablement service provided by Sandwell Council. The service plays a vital part in maintaining the independence of those living in borough.

We are looking to recruit Home Support Assistants to assist us to deliver an enhanced customer experience that promotes well-being to local people in their local communities.

As a Home Support Worker, you will be required to work with people in their own home, providing a range of care and support that maximises independence. This may include assisting people with their personal care, helping them to prepare meals and snacks and helping to rebuild their confidence and must also have experience in domiciliary care.

We aim to get people out of hospital as soon as they are medically optimised and work with people to prevent further admissions.

35-hour posts are available, which include a continental shift pattern (4 on - 4 off) that includes blocks of mornings and evenings and you should be able to travel across the borough and will therefore need to hold a full valid driving licence and have access to a vehicle. The service operates from 07:00hrs to 22:30hrs.

An Enhanced Adults Disclosure and Barring (DBS) is required for this role.

This role falls inside of IR35

Please can the agencies send over a CV, 2x up to date references and a copy of Terms and Conditions. You will also need to include your agency on cost details to each submission. Stated rates must be inclusive of all known costs.

You will receive further information regarding invoice terms if your candidate is appointed to this role. Invoices must be sent electronically on a weekly basis to along with your workers authorised timesheet supplied by your agency. Payments are then released 14 days from the date of the invoice.

The Council will be using the In-tend e-Tendering System for this Procurement opportunity, please visit to access the Sandwell MBC In-tend Supplier Portal.

From here you will be able to register your company, express an interest in the opportunity, and gain immediate access to the related documents.

To submit your documents, you will be required to opt in.

For a Step by Step user guide to the Sandwell MBC In-tend Supplier Portal please click on the `Guidance for Suppliers` section of the website. All procurement responses must be carried out via the Sandwell MBC In-tend Supplier Portal.

If you require further assistance in respect of the system, please contact the In-tend support team on 0844 272 8810.

Closing Date: Thurs...

About the Buyer

Contact name: Sarah Adams

Address: 1 Providence Place West Bromwich
West Midlands
B70 8SZ
United Kingdom

Telephone: 0121 569 6100

Fax: n/a


Value of Contract

Price Range: £4,204 - £29,429