Recruitment of Overseas Nursing Staff for NHS Wales

Recruitment of Overseas Nursing Staff for NHS Wales

Surgery Support Services within Cardiff and Vale Health Board is looking for experienced overseas Theatre, Recovery and Anaesthetic Practitioners to work within the peri-operative environment.


1 Authority Details


Authority Name and Address

NHS Wales Procurement Services on behalf of Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

Procurement, 8th Floor, Breckock House, University Hospital of Wales, Heath Park,


CF14 4XW


Leah Dixon

+44 2920746368


Address from which documentation may be obtained

As in 1.1


Completed documents must be returned to:

As in 1.1

2 Contract Details



Recruitment of Overseas Nursing Staff


Description of the goods or services required

Surgery Support Services within Cardiff and Vale Health Board is looking for experienced overseas Theatre, Recovery and Anaesthetic Practitioners to work within the peri-operative environment. We are looking for practitioners that can excel in scrub, anaesthetics or recovery with a minimum of 12 months experience to join our multi-disciplinary team.

NOTE: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at


Notice Coding and Classification

85000000 Health and social work services

1022 Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan


Total quantity or scope of tender

Up to the value of £111,675

3 Conditions for Participation


Minimum standards and qualification required

As per the Invitation to Tender Document

4 Administrative Information


Type of Procedure

Single stage – Any candidate may submit a tender.


Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority



Time Limits

a) Time-limit for obtaining documentation

b) Time-limit for receipt of completed tenders
13-04-2015  Time  12:00

c) Estimated award date 01-05-2015


Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up



Tender Submission Postbox

5 Other Information


Additional Information

Solutions websites.

Instructions on how to access the Pre Qualification Questionnaire [available through the Bravo Solutions website] is stated below.

Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender:-

1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once) – Browse to the eSourcing Portal: and click the link to register – Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’ – Enter your correct business and user details – Note the username you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete – You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure)

2. Express an Interest in the tender – Login to the portal with the username/password – Click the ‘PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers’ link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier) – Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content. – Click the ‘Express Interest’ button at the top of the page. – This will move the PQQ /ITT into your ‘My PQQs/ My ITTs’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only) -You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’ box

3. Responding to the tender – Click ‘My Response’ under ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’, you can choose to ‘Create Response’ or to ‘Decline to Respond’ (please give a reason if declining) – You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification – Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT – There may be a mixture of online & offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available) You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response’ button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the online help, or contact the e-tendering help desk.

Please be aware of the following;

1. The Contracting Authority reserves the right to award the contract in whole, in part or annul the tendering process and not award any contract.

2. Bidders should note that they will be required to enter into terms and conditions of contract as set out in the ITT and that save for matters of clarification or consistency the Contracting Authority will not negotiate the terms

3. The Contracting Authority will not accept completed PQQ”s after the stated closing date.

4. All documents to be priced (where applicable) in sterling and all payments made in sterling.

5. All tender costs and liabilities incurred by bidders shall be the sole responsibility of the bidders.

6. In reference to II.1.9 (Variants) to the extent permitted, if at all, in the tender documents.

7. Prospective suppliers should note that NHS Shared Services Partnership – Procurement Services is acting on behalf of Cardiff and Vale ULHB.

8. The authority reserves the right to award via a series of lots. The authority reserves the right to evaluate each lot as a separate contract, it will, however, also factor into any tender evaluation any additional value or benefit from the potential award of multiple lots. Please note that the lots provided are not exhaustive, nor are any of the descriptions confirmed.

Prospective bidders should note the Lots of the contract is indicative and is subject to confirmation in the Invitation to Tender documents (ITT).

The Contracting Authority intends to use an E-tendering System in this procurement exercise.

(WA Ref:25251)


Additional Documentation


Publication date of this notice


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