Children’s Services Intervention Experts – Department for Education

Children’s Services Intervention Experts – Department for Education

The Department for Education will be launching a tender opportunity on 8 December 2014 to procure a number of expert advisers who will provide improvement support and challenge to local authorities who have underperforming children’s social care services.

Reference number:1232

Deadline date:11/12/2014

This deadline is for…an expression of interest in attending a Supplier Briefing event in in central London on 17 December.

Contract value:£0 – £0

Location where the contract is to be carried out:England

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers?Yes

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations?Yes

Name of the buying organisation:Department for Education

 

Description of the contract

NEW TENDER OPPORTUNITY TO BE LAUNCHED ON 8 DECEMBER 2014 The Department for Education will be launching a tender opportunity on 8 December 2014 to procure a number of expert advisers who will provide improvement support and challenge to local authorities who have underperforming children’s social care services. Advisers will have an outstanding track record in delivering improvement, with experience which may include previous high-profile roles, such as Director/Assistant Director of Children’s Services, as an Ofsted HMI, or in other senior local authority positions. Advisers will work directly with local authorities and their partners, on behalf of the Department to provide focused challenge and support that decisively turns around performance. If you believe that you fit these criteria and have the experience and credibility to rise to this exciting and demanding new challenge, we want to hear from you. We expect to appoint a small group of advisers.

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Classification of the contract

85300000Social work and related services

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Who to contact

Contact nameMichelle Warne

Organisation nameDepartment for Education

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How to apply

The Department is planning to hold a Supplier Briefing event in in central London on 17 December. The event will help suppliers understand what is required and how the specification could be fulfilled. If you are a supplier interested in attending please send an email expressing your interest and providing your contact details to Improvement.INTERVENTIONS@education.gsi.gov.uk by 11 December 2014.

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