DES-DMS Industry Information Presentation

Report
Disability Employment
Services – Disability
Management Service
2015-18 Tender
Overview of Presentation
• Rationale for the Tender and business available
• An overview of DES-DMS
• Tendering information including:
Selection Criteria, Tendering requirements and
Probity
• RFT Information sessions
• Useful Resource Links
• Opportunity for Questions
Indicative purchasing timeline
Indicative Date
Event
Tuesday 27 May 2014
Release of Industry Information Paper
Wednesday 28 May and Friday 30 May 2014
Public webinars on Industry Information Paper
Tuesday 1 July 2014
Release of Request for Tender on AusTender
Early to mid-July 2014
Request for Tender Information Sessions and
Webinars (actual dates, locations and format to be
advertised at www.dss.gov.au/DEStender)
2pm, Monday 4 August, 2014
Tender Closing Time
Mid to late November 2014
Announcement of Tender Outcomes
2 March 2015
Deed Commencement Date
4 March 2018
Completion Date of Deeds
What is happening for DES-DMS?
• Current Deed expires 30 June 2015
• DES-DMS business delivered by CRS available
for tender
• approximately 47 per cent of DES-DMS business
• business available in 97 of the 110 ESAs across
Australia
• New contracts 2 March 2015 – 4 March 2018
• DSS intends to offer contract extension for all other
providers delivering DES-DMS until 4 March 2018
• Performance review and business reallocation
process
Overview of DES
• Assists job seekers with disability, injury or a health
condition to find work
• Introduced on 1 March 2010
• Two uncapped demand-driven programmes:
• DES-DMS - Assists job seekers with disability who
require assistance to find sustainable employment,
but who are not expected to need long-term support
in the workplace, and
• DES- Employment Support Service (DES-ESS) Assists job seekers with permanent disabilities who
require assistance to find a job and who require longterm ongoing support in the workplace to maintain
sustainable employment
Job seeker gateway and eligibility to DES-DMS
• DES-DMS eligibility is generally determined by:
• Employment Services Assessment (ESAt) or
• Job Capacity Assessment (JCA)
• Job seekers can enter DES-DMS by:
• Referral from Centrelink/DHS
• Directly registering with a DES provider
• Job in Jeopardy that assists at-risk workers
Services delivered to DES-DMS job seekers
• An individually tailored pathway to employment
• Development of an Employment Pathway Plan (EPP)
• Build linkages with employers and local labour market
• Develop connections with other service providers
• Up to 24 months of employment assistance available
for job seekers
Service fees & outcome payments
• Service Fees paid until the participant is placed
into employment or full-time education
• Job Placement Fees are payable when
participants are placed in a job
• Outcome payments are paid for a sustainable
employment or education outcome
• Flexible Ongoing Support payments are paid on a
‘Fee-for-Service’ basis for each instance of support
DES-DMS Fees per participant
Service Fees
First 13 weeks service fee
Second 13 weeks service fee
Third and subsequent 13 week service fees
Payment
$1595
$1595
$715
Job Placement Fees
Payment
$770
Outcome Fees
Payment
$2860
$4400
$945
$1450
Payment
Job placement
13 week Full Outcome
26 week Full Outcome
13 week Pathway Outcome
26 weeks Pathway Outcome
Ongoing Support Fees
Flexible Ongoing Support
Job In Jeopardy Payments
$440 per instance
Payment
First 13 weeks Service Fee
$1320
Second 13 Weeks Service Fee
$1320
26 week Outcome Fee
$2860
Characteristics of DES-DMS participants
DES–DMS Caseload of approximately 75 100 as at 31 March 2014
Autism
<1%
Hearing
1%
Intellectual
<1%
Acquired
Brain
Injury
1%
Deaf and
Vision
1% Speech Blind
<1%
<1%
Unknown
<1%
Neurological, 3%
Specific Learning
1%
DMS Caseload by
Primary Disability Type
Psychiatric,
33%
Physical,
59%
Characteristics of DES-DMS participants
DMS Caseload by Allowance Type
DMS Caseload by Future Work Capacity
1%
2%
1%
8%
5%
Newstart / Youth
Allowance
4%
23%
No Assessment
8-14 Hours
DSP
34%
Parenting Payment
23-29 Hours
Other
85%
Non Allowee
15-22 Hours
30+ Hours
38%
Characteristics of DES-DMS participants
• Culturally and Linguistically Diverse
23 per cent
• Homeless
6 per cent
• Ex Offender
7 per cent
• Aboriginal and Torres Strait
Islander peoples
4 per cent
Certification with the National Standards
for Disability Services
• All DES providers must be certified against the
National Standards for Disability Services within
12 months of the Deed commencement date
• DES Deed commences 2 March 2015
• DES providers must maintain their certification in
order to receive DES funding in accordance with
the Disability Services Act 1986
Proposed Selection Criteria
• Criterion 1 – Strategies for the delivery of DES-DMS
– Management and governance arrangements
(30% weighting, limit of 25 000 characters)
• Criterion 2 – Past performance
(40% weighting, limit of 15 000 characters per ESA)
• Criterion 3 – Local strategies and employer engagement
(30% weighting, limit of 25 000 characters per ESA)
• Specialist Services Criterion
(pass/fail weighting, limit of 5000 characters per ESA)
Tendering Requirements
• The RFT will be released on AusTender
• All Tenderers must lodge their tender on
AusTender only
• Late Tender lodgments will not be accepted
• AusTender: Austender
Probity
• Promote open and fair competition
• External Probity Adviser to be appointed
• Probity Plan
• Integrity in evaluation and selection processes
• Objective and consistent assessment of all tenders
• Defensible process and outcomes
Contact with Ministers
• Business as usual for portfolio Ministers during the
tender
• When meeting with stakeholders, Ministers can
only provide publically released information about
the tender
Contact with DSS and the Department of
Employment
• Business as usual for DSS during the tender
• Tenderers can contact Department of
Employment’s Employment Services Purchasing
Hotline in relation to the tender
• Departmental staff will not engage with Tenderers
in a manner that could be perceived as influencing
the tender process
• Communication processes
Information sessions and webinars
• RFT Information sessions early to mid-July 2014
• The RFT contains information about submitting
your tender
• More information
DES-DMS Tender
Useful information
• Current DES-DMS Deed
DES DEED
• Labour Market Information Portal
Labour Market Portal
• Map of the ESAs with business
ESA MAP
Indicative purchasing timeline
Indicative Date
Event
Tuesday 27 May 2014
Release of Industry Information Paper
Wednesday 28 May and Friday 30 May 2014
Public webinars on Industry Information Paper
Tuesday 1 July 2014
Release of Request for Tender on AusTender
Early to mid-July 2014
Request for Tender Information Sessions and
Webinars (actual dates, locations and format to be
advertised at www.dss.gov.au/DEStender)
2pm, Monday 4 August, 2014
Tender Closing Time
Mid to late November 2014
Announcement of Tender Outcomes
2 March 2015
Deed Commencement Date
4 March 2018
Completion Date of Deeds
Questions?
[email protected]
Thank you

similar documents