DfE Educational and Children’s Social Care Professionals DPS
A range of educational associates including: Assessors, Brokers, Coaches, Children’s services commissioners, support, Children’s social care intervention advisers.
Location of contract
Value of contract
21 September 2017
07 February 2020
Contract start date
11 March 2020
Contract end date
11 March 2020
To be sourced and invited to respond to opportunities published via the ‘Education and children’s Social Care’ Dynamic Purchasing System (ECSC DPS) you will need to be an approved member of the ECSC DPS prior to the issue of the opportunity you are interested in, please be aware access to issued tenders cannot be granted retrospectively.
Please follow the guidance steps carefully and ensure you have received notification of your organisations ‘registered’ status with the Department for Education before applying to join the ECSC DPS, additionally you should allow at least 6 full working days for your application to join the ECSC DPS to be processed.
It is also crucial that you select the appropriate ECSC DPS skill set categories within your account profile that identify the services you can deliver as opportunities are only issued to approved ECSC DPS members which have selected the skill set categories that match those of the requirement
Please pay careful attention to the guidance available under ‘Links’ which will guide you through both the DFE registration and ECSC DPS application process
This notice pertains to the establishment of a Dynamic Purchasing System being procured under the Light- Touch Regime pursuant to regulation 74 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.
The system will be run via the Redimo2 platform. The planned go-live date for the system is 11th March 2016, allowing a period of time from 9th February for population of the system via open and fair process.
The DPS will be applicable across the whole department and comprise several lots. The proposed lots and required associates are as follows, but not limited to:
A range of educational associates including:
– Children’s services commissioners
– Children’s social care intervention advisers
– Development of practitioner networks
– Programme design and development
– Quality assurance
– Operational development and delivery
The DPS will run from 11th March 2016 to 11th March 2020 or 11th March 2022 if the option to extend for 2 years is taken.
The estimated value is up to 6 500 000 GBP per year
About the buyer
Department for Education
Redimo 2 portal
DFE registration and ECSC DPS application process
Invitation to participate
Terms and Conditions
Redimo 2 Supplier Guidance ECSC Membership
Educational and Children’s Social Care Professionals Handbook
Grounds for rejection
Redimo 2 Supplier Guidance
Participants will be able to express their interest via the opportunities section of the Redimo2 proactis portal. Registration on the proactis portal is required prior to this.
The initial window for membership applications will close on the 22nd February 2016. The timetable governing the application process can be found in the Invitation to Participate document attached to this notice.
The system does; however, remain open to new members throughout its duration.
The contract start date has been set at the same date as the end date, ie 11 March 2020, which allows this advert to remain live for the duration of the DPS. The actual start date is scheduled for 11 March 2016.
How to apply
Please apply directly to the buyer using the contact details provided.