Occupational Health Tenders: Finding the Perfect Tender FAST

Published25th May 2022

Here’s how you can quickly find occupational health tenders that are perfect for your business…

Occupational health is incredibly important across countless industries and businesses. Therefore, there are plenty of tendering opportunities for occupational health tenders.

In this blog, we will give you some information on what they are and how to find them. Keep reading to learn more…

What are occupational health tenders?

Occupational health tenders are contracts concerning the health and wellbeing of employees in the workplace. They encourage and ensure positive relationships between work and health. Having access to specialist occupational health practitioners, allows businesses and their teams to thrive.

These tenders will be for services such as:

  • Supporting and assessing employees on sick leave, and promoting an effective return to work
  • Assessing fitness to work
  • Advising employers on preventing or minimising exposure of workers to hazardous agents – such as, noxious chemicals or excessive noise
  • Helping employers fulfil their duties under the Equality Act 2010. (This includes disability, pregnancy, and age discrimination, for example)
  • Advising any changes to the workplace
  • Advising employers on mental health risks, such as, excessive pressure and stress, bullying, and harassment
  • Providing confidential health advice and counselling to employees
  • Advising employers on preventing or minimising exposure of workers to hazardous agents – such as noxious chemicals or excessive noise
  • Advising employers on preventing or minimising exposure of workers to hazardous agents – such as noxious chemicals or excessive noise.

Where can you find occupational health tenders?

If you are looking for occupational health tenders, you’ll likely search the term via Google. It may be how you came across this blog! The great news is that you are in the right place, and we have the information you need.

If you simply use a search engine like Google to find tenders, you’ll be met with thousands of sites. All of these sites will feature contracts differently. Many of them will only be the lengthy tender documents, that will take ages to read. The key details you’re looking for will be buried within these pages. This could be the information that determines whether you are even eligible for the contract. Having to do this over and over can quickly become tedious. Thankfully, there are tools available to make this stage of the tendering process far easier, and faster.

You can use tender portals to locate contracts based on your requirements. For example, our Healthcare Tenders portal allows users to adjust search results based on filters. This can include budget, keywords, and location. We don’t use CPV codes, so there is no risk of our users missing the perfect contract due to a code error. Plus, we send daily tender notifications to keep you up to date!

Want to save even more time? Discover Elite can help…

If you want to streamline the process even further, you can sign up to Discover Elite via your chosen portal. With this service, a dedicated Account Manager will find live bids on your behalf. They’ll speak with you weekly to discuss opportunities that may interest you. This is especially helpful for those with little time to spare due to busy schedules.

Upgrading to Discover Elite will ensure you never miss a tendering opportunity even when you’re busy!

The Ultimate Time-Saving Tool offers your business:

  • An annual subscription to a maximum of two Discover portalsof your choice.
  • Up to five bid breakdowns per month to help you make your bid or no-bid
  • Weekly phone calls with your Account Manager to discuss viable leads and tendering opportunities.
  • Award and pre-market engagement notices monitored on your behalf.
  • Public and private buyer portal management including registering, password management, downloading documents and assessing viability based on your bid strategy.

Examples of occupational health tenders found on our portal

National Highways Occupational Health Services

National Highways – Yorkshire and Humber – Budget: £660,000

Occupational Health Services

Wokingham Borough Council – South East – Budget: £80,000

City of London & City of London Police Occupational Health Physician Contract

City of London Corporation – London – Budget: £400,000

Invitation to Tender for the Supply and Provision of Occupational Health Services

Historic England – South West – Budget: £80,000

Occupational Health Services for Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health Foundation NHS Trust

Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust – West Midlands – Budget: £1,030,000

Summary

Here is a summary of everything we covered on occupational health tenders.

Occupational health tenders can include services such as:

  • Supporting and assessing employees on sick leave, and promoting an effective return to work
  • Assessing fitness to work
  • Advising employers on preventing or minimising exposure of workers to hazardous agents – such as, noxious chemicals or excessive noise
  • Helping employers fulfil their duties under the Equality Act 2010. (This includes disability, pregnancy, and age discrimination, for example)
  • Advising any changes to the workplace
  • Advising employers on mental health risks, such as, excessive pressure and stress, bullying, and harassment
  • Providing confidential health advice and counselling to employees
  • Advising employers on preventing or minimising exposure of workers to hazardous agents – such as noxious chemicals or excessive noise
  • Advising employers on preventing or minimising exposure of workers to hazardous agents – such as noxious chemicals or excessive noise.

To find occupational health tenders, you can use tender portals. Healthcare Tenders don’t use CPV codes, so there’s no risk of missing a contract due to an error! You can also upgrade to Discover Elite to have an Account Manager find your tenders for you.

Need help writing your next occupational health tender?

If you don’t have the resources or time to write a winning bid, why not outsource it? Our sister company, Hudson Succeed, boasts an 87% success rate and have over 60 years of collective bidding experience. They offer four bid writing support packages to help you on the path to success. Whether you’re new to tendering, or simply need someone to proof your written response before you submit – we can help.

Tender Ready

Our Tender Ready programme is designed for those who have never tendered before. This 4-week programme works with you to ensure you have everything in place to tender successfully.

Tender Improvement

Tender Improvement can help if you’re already tendering but aren’t seeing success from your current efforts. Our Bid Writers will assess your previous submissions and supporting documents. They’ll give you feedback and guidance on how to improve, helping you to secure your next tenders.

Tender Mentor

If you’ve written a tender and need someone to proofread it – Tender Mentor is for you. A Bid Writer will double-check it’s in line with the specification and free of any grammar or spelling mistakes.

Tender Writing

If you’ve found the perfect occupational health tender but don’t know where to start – we can help. Send the specification over to us and our Bid Team will do the rest. They’ll let you know what they need from you and provide you with a full breakdown. They’ll even submit it on your behalf, leaving you more time to focus on your business.

Get in touch to find out more information.

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