Foster Care Recruitment Service Contract – London
Croydon Council is seeking to engage a delivery partner in the management and the delivery of the in house foster care recruitment service.
United Kingdom-Croydon: Social work and related services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Bernard Weatherill House, 8 Mint Walk
Contact person: Mrs Vivienne Weeks
NUTS code: UKI62
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
710/2018 — Foster Care Recruitment Service
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
Croydon Council is seeking to engage a delivery partner in the management and the delivery of the in house foster care recruitment service and supporting the local authority in the design and implementation of a new delivery model over a period of 2 years. The Service Provider will be working jointly with the local authority in securing the best service operating model with the aim of improving the choice and sufficiency of a diverse range of carers.
Please refer to the tender documents for further information.
II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
This procurement falls within the “light touch regime” applicable to the procurement of contracts for social and other specific services, as set out in Regulations 74 to 76 of the Regulations. The Council is orientating this procurement towards an adapted open procedure as described in Regulation 27 of the Regulations but using a “light touch” approach. The Council does not hold itself bound by the Regulations except to the extent that they apply to the light touch regime as set out in Regulations 74 to 76 of the Regulations.
The Contract duration shall be for a period of two (2) years. The Services are due to commence on 1.11.2018.
Please refer to the tender documents for details.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
The Council considers that the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE) as amended, re-enacted or consolidated may apply to this contract.
The council requires the successful Service Provider to comply with the London Living Wage.
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Telephone: +44 2079476000Internet address: http://www.hmcourts-service.gov.uk/infoabout/rcj.htm
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: