HR Services for Kent County Council
Approved providers will then be able to bid for the Council’s contracts to deliver external investigator services.
United Kingdom-Maidstone: Human resources management consultancy services
Simplified contract notice on a dynamic purchasing system
This notice is covered by: Directive 2004/17/EC (Utilities)
Section I: Contracting authority/entity
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Kent County Council
For the attention of: Anne Wright
ME14 1XQ Maidstone
General address of the contracting authority/entity: http://www.kent.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.kentbusinessportal.org.uk
Electronic access to information: https://www.kentbusinessportal.org.uk
Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://www.kentbusinessportal.org.uk
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities/entities
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority/entity:
II.2)Type of contract
II.3)Short description of the specific contract:
The Council is setting up a Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) for external investigator services to allow the Council to buy investigation services from a list of approved providers who meet a certain set of minimum standard and agree to a common set of contractual terms.
Approved providers will then be able to bid for the Council’s contracts to deliver external investigator services. The DPS will remain open for new providers to join at any time for the duration of the DPS (i.e. up to the ‘Contract End Date’ as advertised).
II.4)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
79414000, 79140000, 79720000
II.5)Quantity or scope of the specific contract:
Applicants must be capable of investigating all case types listed below for each discipline:
1. Gross misconduct:
— Child protection;
— Adult protection.
2. Gross misconduct:
— Indecent conduct;
— Corrupt practices.
3. Gross Misconduct:
— Abusive language;
— Physical violence;
— Breach of procedures, e.g. Kent code, electronic communications, HCPC;
— Medication error;
— Failure to follow management instruction;
— Unauthorised absence/poor timekeeping;
— Under the influence of alcohol/drugs/substance misuse;
— Health and safety breaches;
— Some other substantial reason;
— Irretrievable breakdown in the working relationship;
— Refusal to work with employee;
— Failure/loss of qualifications to undertake role;
— Gross incompetence.
— Race and ethnicity;
— Religious belief;
— Sexual orientation;
6. Gross misconduct:
— Criminal allegations.
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.2.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority/entity:
IV.2.3)Time limit for submission of indicative tenders for the specific contract
IV.2.4)Language(s) in which tenders may be drawn up
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.2)Date of dispatch of this notice: