Early Years Childcare and Play Workforce Survey

Early Years Childcare and Play Workforce Survey

The Care Council is seeking proposals from suitably experience Suppliers to carry out a survey of the Early Years, Childcare and Play Workforce and produce a written report on the findings.

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1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address


Care Council for Wales

South Gate House, Wood Street,

Cardiff

CF10 1EW

UK

Bethan Roberts

+44 2920780609

+44 2920384764
www.ccwales.org.uk
www.sell2wales.gov.uk
www.sell2wales.gov.uk

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained

As in 1.1

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:

As in 1.1

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

Early Years, Childcare and Play Workforce Survey

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

The Care Council is seeking proposals from suitably experience Suppliers to carry out a survey of the Early Years, Childcare and Play Workforce and produce a written report on the findings. The aim for this piece of work is to inform policy direction and the development of the Early Years 10 year Workforce Plan.

Please see the attached specification for further information.

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Sell2Wales Web Site at http://www.sell2wales.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=5727.

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at http://www.sell2wales.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx.

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

73000000 Research and development services and related consultancy services
73200000 Research and development consultancy services
73210000 Research consultancy services
73220000 Development consultancy services
73300000 Design and execution of research and development

100 UK – All
1000 WALES
1010 West Wales and The Valleys
1011 Isle of Anglesey
1012 Gwynedd
1013 Conwy and Denbighshire
1014 South West Wales (Carmarthenshire, Pembrokeshire, Ceredigion)
1015 Central Valleys (Merthyr Tydfil, Rhondda Cynon Taf)
1016 Gwent Valleys (Torfaen, Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly)
1017 Bridgend and Neath Port Talbot
1018 Swansea
1020 East Wales
1021 Monmouthshire and Newport
1022 Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan
1023 Flintshire and Wrexham
1024 Powys

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

The maximum budget for this project is £35,000 (inclusive of VAT), whereby the survey should be completed by end of March 2014.

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

The essential requirements for the award of this commission are:

– Proven track record of conducting and evaluating surveys in the areas set out in the question set

– Understanding of Early Years, Childcare and Play Workforce in a Wales context

– Provision of summary of account from the previous 3 financial years

4 Administrative Information

4.1

Type of Procedure

Single stage – Any candidate may submit a tender.

4.2

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

N/a

4.3

Time Limits

a) Time-limit for obtaining documentation

b) Time-limit for receipt of completed tenders
07-02-2014  Time  12:00

c) Estimated award date 13-02-2014

4.5

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

EN

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at http://www.sell2wales.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

(WA Ref:5727)

5.2

Additional Documentation

Specification
Appendix A
Atodiad A
Manyleb

5.3

Publication date of this notice

27-01-2014