The consortium is a company limited by guarantee established as a joint venture of over 35 organisations.
The joint venture creates a single point of contracting with the responsibility for setting up and managing sub-contracts with individual consortium members.It operates with a hub and spoke structure.
The hub is the central infrastructure or staff resource that acts as the executive engine of the consortium, including negotiating and sub-letting contracts, while the spokes are the various individual member organisations/ providers.
As well as its financial/ business development brief, the hub is tasked with building the capacity of member organisations so that they are better able to meet the requirements and thresholds of the commissioners/ procurement agencies.
Our model of work and expertise are shared with other organisations and providers through consultancy work, training, conferences and workshops.
To create a sustainable approach to bringing together mental health providers in West Midlands not for profit sector in order to win and deliver contracts in response to identified priorities.
Our social value
As a non-profit agency led by service users and organisations based within the City, the Consortium places a strong emphasis on the wider social value it can generate through the provision of mental health and wellbeing services.