Approved Provider List for Independent Fostering Agency Service

Approved Provider List for Independent Fostering Agency Service

SOUTHAMPTON CITY COUNCIL invites expressions of interest from suitably experienced organisations for appointment onto an Approved Provider List for the provision of Independent Fostering Agency services.

Approved Provider List for the Provision of Independent Fostering Agency Service

Reference number: 001

Deadline date:26/03/2014

This deadline is for… Submission of completed PQQ’s

Contract value:£0 – £0

Location where the contract is to be carried out: Southampton

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations? Yes

Name of the buying organisation: Southampton City Council

 

Description of the contract

SOUTHAMPTON CITY COUNCIL (“The Council”) invites expressions of interest from suitably experienced organisations for appointment onto an Approved Provider List for the provision of Independent Fostering Agency services. Southampton City Council are procuring these services for themselves and also for and on behalf of Bracknell Forest Council, Hampshire County Council, Oxfordshire County Council, Portsmouth City Council, Reading Borough Council, Slough Borough Council, Surrey County Council, West Berkshire Council, Windsor and Maidenhead Council and Wokingham Borough Council. Providers are to note that this opportunity constitutes reissue of an original advertisement, dated May 2011, and is solely applicable to appointment onto the Approved Provider List. The Approved Provider List will consist of all those providers that meet the Council’s pre-determined criteria and accept the Council’s contract conditions. Providers will enter into an agreement for placement onto the Approved Provider List. Providers will need to meet minimum qualification requirements to qualify for inclusion on the Approved Provider List. Criteria and weightings for qualification/evaluation will be stated in the accompanying procurement documentation.

 

Documents

Classification of the contract

85000000 Health and social work services

 

Additional information

Contract type: Services – Unspecified

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: 01/04/2014 – 31/03/2015

 

Who to contact

Contact name Adam Hall

Organisation name Procurement Services

Address One Guildhall Square, Southampton, SO14 7FP

Telephone 02380834880

Extension number:

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How to apply

Suppliers are asked to specify which Lots they wish to be considered for. It is anticipated that appointment onto the Approved Provider List will take effect from 01 April 2014. 12 months plus the option to extend a further period of up to 24 months at the sole discretion of the council.