Issue details

Direct Payments Support Service (DPSS)

The current Direct Payment support services contract ends 31 March 2024. Lead Member is therefore asked to approve the re-commissioning of the Direct Payment Support Services to commence 01 April 2024. The new contracts will be for 5 years with the option to extend for a further 24 months. The Direct Payment Support Service will deliver early advice, recruitment & employment, plus core support. There will also be an approved list of payroll providers offering choice and flexibility for clients using Direct Payments. 

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 14/04/2023

Decision due: 15 May 2023 by Lead Member for Adult Social Care and Health

Lead member: Lead Member for Adult Social Care and Health

Lead director: Director of Adult Social Care and Health

Department: Adult Social Care and Health

Contact: Sam Tearle, Head of Strategic Commissioning (Housing and Support Solutions) 01273 336512 Email: Tel: 01273 336512.


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