Step-Parent Adoptive Assessments

Step-Parent Adoptive Assessments

Contract value:£10,000 – £25,000. To provide Step parent assessments for prospective Hertfordshire adoptive step parents that are currently on a waiting list. This will enable Hertfordshire Adoption Agency to fulfil its statutory duties. The Government’s agenda for change is promoting much more timely completion of all assessments of prospective adoptive parents.Reference number: HCC1205936

Deadline date:17/12/2012

This deadline is for… Deadline for Expression of Interest

Contract value:£10,000 – £25,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: Hertfordshire,

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations? No

Name of the buying organisation: Hertfordshire County Council

 

Description of the contract

To provide Step parent assessments for prospective Hertfordshire adoptive step parents that are currently on a waiting list. This will enable Hertfordshire Adoption Agency to fulfil its statutory duties. The Government’s agenda for change is promoting much more timely completion of all assessments of prospective adoptive parents. o The Provider will be required to complete all the step parent assessments currently awaiting assessment – approximately 22 assessments. o The Provider will deal with any notifications to the Court of applicants (step parents) wishing to make an application for an adoption orders. o The Provider will offer a level of service which is appropriate for the size of Hertfordshire. The duration of the contract will be for 3 months starting on 1st January 2013 and ending on 31st March 2013. If you are experiencing problems, then please contact the Delta helpdesk via email at support@supplyhertfordshire.g2b.info or call 0845 270 7050 (option 2) Monday to Friday 8.30am – 5.30pm for further assistance. Any clarification questions related to the quotation documents must be submitted via the Delta system, which enables questions and answers to be exchanged via the e-mail facility in the system. If questions are deemed to be of relevance to other tenderers the question and answer will be transmitted to all tenderers.

 

Documents

Classification of the contract

85320000 Social services

 

Additional information

Contract type: Services – 25

Is it a framework agreement? No

Is this contract related to a programme of funding? No

Contract will be awarded based on: Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria stated in the contract documents

Estimated length of contract: 01/01/2013 – 31/03/2013

 

Who to contact

Contact name Hayey Mahon

Organisation name Hertfordshire County Council

Address Children and Young People’s Commissioning Team, Farnham House, Six Hills Way, Stevenage, Herts, SG1 2FQ

Telephone 07867831655

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How to apply

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs).However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement,and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.

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