Partner with Us
We are always open to new and innovative ways to extend our reach and put even more people on course for a crime-free future, so if you are interested in partnering with us please get in touch.
Novus is currently seeking new partners through a Dynamic Procurement System (DPS) approach. We are seeking organisations that are able to support us in delivering services to people in custody, those transitioning into the community and those at risk of offending. Full details of the tender opportunity can be found via the ProContract procurement portal here. Organisations that complete a first stage DPS response that meets the minimum selection criteria will admitted on to the DPS. These organisations will then be invited to submit Tenders for future sub-contracting opportunities with Novus.
If you are not currently registered on the ProContract procurement portal, you can register here. When registered you will be able to see all contracting opportunities with Novus and the wider LTE Group.
Novus has built successful and effective partnerships that work to the benefit of offenders and ex-offenders.
Working with the likes of the Ministry of Justice, Youth Justice Board, Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service and a wide range of visionary charities and high-profile organisations, we strive to raise offenders’ aspirations.
Our custody partners provide specialist strategic input into the delivery of our provision as well as industry-recognised programmes within custody and supporting individuals after release.
Novus and our youth custody partners provide a network that supports young people back into purposeful activity, while our community partnerships with charities and organisations play a vital part in extending our services beyond the prison walls.
We are a strategic partner of MTCnovo, a new venture between the third, public and private sector, which has been established to provide rehabilitation and offender management services across London and Thames Valley.
Our award-winning partnership with Barclays has seen the introduction of a skills programme at HMP/YOI Hindley to improve employability and life skills, while Novus and a number of high profile organisations collaborate to help ex-offenders into sustained employment.
Ministry of Justice
The Ministry of Justice works to protect the public and reduce re-offending, and to provide a more effective, transparent and responsive criminal justice system for victims and the public.
Her Majesty's Prison and Probation Service
Her Majesty's Prison and Probation Service (HMPPS) makes sure people serve the sentences and orders handed out by courts, both in prisons and in the community.
Youth Justice Board
We work to prevent children and young people under 18 from offending or re-offending. It ensures that custody is safe and secure and addresses the causes of offending behaviour.
MTCnovo is a new venture between the third, public and private sector, which has been established to provide rehabilitation and offender management services across London and Thames Valley.
National Probation Service
The National Probation Service is a statutory criminal justice service that supervises high-risk offenders released into the community.
Greater Manchester Combined Authority
The 10 authorities in Greater Manchester developed a statutory Combined Authority to co-ordinate key economic development, regeneration and transport functions.
Keepmoat Homes deliver high quality homes, often in areas that benefit from housing-led urban regeneration. They currently operate on over 100 active sites across the country. They have been working with Novus to educate students on pathways into employment in the construction sector and have provided employment, training and apprenticeship opportunities to learners upon release.
Pret A Manger
Pret a Manger creates handmade natural food, avoiding all the obscure extras common to so much of the 'prepared' and 'fast' food on the market today.
Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for 48 million customers and clients worldwide. Barclays has more than 300 years of history and expertise in banking.
Siemens was established in the UK over 170 years ago, with office and manufacturing operations throughout the country. The company is now active in more than 200 countries.
Bright Ideas Trust
The Bright Ideas Trust charity has supported thousands of people, many from disadvantaged backgrounds, to start and run their own business and to gain a better understanding of how business works. They are passionate about supporting ex-offenders in to self-employment and offer a fully tailored service to Novus Works learners to help them create a new career for themselves.
Person Shaped Support (PSS)
Person Shaped Supprt (PSS), which is part of the Turnaround Project, facilitates the transition from custody to a fulfilling life in the community.
What Women Want
What Women Want offers women a safe, nurturing environment in which to work with clients and gain experience in hair and beauty, while continuing their learning.
Women In Prison
Women in Prison is a national charity supporting women affected by the criminal justice system and campaigning for social justice, not criminal justice, since 1983.
Group Horizon is a national training provider specialising in construction, manufacturing, building services, engineering and renewable energy. They have been working with Novus Works in the North East to promote training opportunities upon release to learners looking to gain new skills to help improve their employment opportunities.
Key Changes creates opportunities for women who have experienced the criminal justice system in order to empower, inspire and encourage them to make informed choices.
Changing Lives is a national, registered charity which provides specialist support services throughout England to thousands of vulnerable people and their families.
Premier Waste Recycling
For 20 years Premier Waste Recycling have been providing a range of waste management services to local councils, universities and businesses. Their work with Novus has helped support learners into employment; promoting the diverse range of work opportunities they have available upon release.
Kinetic Youth Ltd
Kinetic Youth is a not-for-profit organisation that uses youth work methodologies to support young people to improve their lives.
Save The Family
Save the Family provides residential accommodation and support for families that are homeless (or at risk of becoming homeless) and who have multiple and complex needs.
Merseyside Community Rehabilitation Company
Merseyside Community Rehabilitation Company protects and serves the public, looks after the interests of victims and helps people turn their lives around and move away from crime.