HSE Health & Wellbeing Dublin North City & County Expression of Interest: Community Food & Nutrition Workers

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HSE Health & Wellbeing Dublin North City & County Expression of Interest: Community Food & Nutrition Workers

HSE funded programmes - Sláintecare Healthy Communities Programme

As part of the Sláintecare Healthy Communities Programme, HSE Health & Wellbeing, CHODNCC (CHO9) are inviting Expressions of Interest from organisations with a track record of working with disadvantaged communities delivering programmes to improve their physical and emotional health and wellbeing to co-ordinate and deliver roll out of a programme to build nutrition capacity, knowledge and skills across disadvantaged communities. Previous experience in delivering healthy eating related programmes is essential.

Organisations selected to deliver the programme as part of the Healthy Communities Initiative will be funded to deliver a contracted level of service in line with the existing S39 Health Act 2004 Service Arrangement with HSE, and will include;

  • Recruitment, employment and line management of Community Food & Nutrition Worker(s)
  • Support the delivery programmes (e.g. workshops, education, training, support)  to a range of key targeted groups in the community, based on the national Healthy Eating Guidelines targeting a defined area of social deprivation and a wider Community Healthcare Network area
  • Co-ordinate the activation of agreed national campaigns that address healthy lifestyles and Healthy Food for Life guidelines targeting a defined area of social deprivation and a wider Community Healthcare Network area
  • Provision of administration/technical support etc.
  • Ensuring required monitoring and evaluation processes are in place
  • Completion of reports required under the contractual agreement with the HSE
  • Financial reporting and management of budget provided

Timeframe: Aug 2022 – May 2023

Tender requirements:

Your completed application form should ensure the following application form:

  1. Organisation details and contacts
  2. Criteria for selection
  3. Current Tax Clearance Detail
  4. Cost of service and an outline of any added value or additional information you think is relevant

Successful organisations should have the following:

  • An interest and passion for delivering health and wellbeing projects for disadvantaged communities
  • Knowledge of delivery of healthy eating related programmes
  • Experience using a range of research methods, including evaluation research methods, qualitative and quantitative research methods
  • Knowledge and experience of working with multi-agency groups and stakeholders
  • Exceptional attention to detail and ability to adhere to strict reporting and budgetary requirements.

Assessment of Tender

Each tender received will be assessed on the basis of:

  1. Track record of working effectively with disadvantaged communities to deliver programmes that improve health and wellbeing (35%)
  2. Evidence of working in partnership with the HSE and relevant community groups and organisations (35%)
  3. Evidence of organisational capacity to deliver the commissioned service (20%)
  4. Examples of the ability to provide timely and accurate data to facilitate monitoring and evaluation of the programme (10%)

To note: Additional information may be sought at the assessment phase. A short listed number of the most competitive tenders may be invited for further discussions/interview on their proposal.

Closing Date for receipt of applications:  22nd July 1p.m
Applications to: David Byrne, email david.byrne9@hse.ie

Further enquiries can be sought in advance of submission from:
edel.mcnamara@hse.ie or roisin.lowry@hse.ie

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General Info

Date Entered/Updated
23rd Jun, 2022
Region
Nationwide
Expiry Date
22nd Jul, 2022