Social Work Fast Track Entry Programme
The Department intends to procure a fast-track entry programme that recruits and provides participants with a 2 year regulator-approved training course.
United Kingdom-Sheffield: Social work and related services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Department for Education
Social Work Reform Unit, Floor 5, 2 St Paul’s Place, 125 Norfolk St
S1 2JF Sheffield
General address of the contracting authority: http://www.education.gov.uk
Electronic access to information: http://www.gov.uk/contracts-finder
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)
I.2)Type of the contracting authority
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 25: Health and social services
NUTS code UK
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Funding for this programme is subject to the outcomes of the Spending Review 2015. A contract will only be issued once the available funding has been confirmed. The Department reserves the right to end the procurement process at any time.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
Description of particular conditions: Social work.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
See invitation to tender letter.
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract will cover the recruitment and training of 3 cohorts.
We will be running supplier surgery sessions on Tuesday 27th October at Piccadilly Gate, Store Street, Manchester. Any potential providers who are interested in attending should request further information by sending an email to the Social Work Reform Unitsw.firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday 26th October.Funding for this programme is subject to the outcomes of the Spending Review 2015. A contract will only be issued once the available funding has been confirmed. The Department reserves the right to end the procurement process at any time.
All correspondence in relation to these requirements must be sent to the email address shown in Section 1.
The invitation to tender letter and any other relevant documents are available on Contracts Finder — https://www.gov.uk/contracts-finder
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
To the address in 1 in the first instance
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: