Foster Care Rolling Select List 2021 – Suffolk County Council
The Foster Care Rolling Select List is reviewed annually, this is the second annual review point.
United Kingdom-Ipswich: Welfare services for children and young people
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Foster Care Rolling Select List — Suffolk (2021 Review Point)
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
The Foster Care Rolling Select List is reviewed annually, this is the second annual review point. New entrants have the opportunity to join the Rolling Select List at these review points and the provider tiers will also be re evaluated. Please note that the advertised contract value is the potential total value of all placements made via the Foster Care Rolling Select List for the period of the contract and the extension period. For contractors on the Foster Care Rolling Select List there is no guarantee of placements. This opportunity is available in the ‘Current Tenders’ area of the portal. Interested parties are invited to express their interest to gain full access to the tender documentation. The contract period is 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2022 with the option to extend for up to 21 months until 31 March 2024. The deadline date for submissions of the tender for the 1 April 2021 review point is Monday 25 January. Please note late returns will not be permitted.
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
Foster care for Suffolk children and young people in care.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
The Foster Care Rolling Select List will be advertised annually for new entrants. At the end of the Rolling Select List the contract will be re advertised.
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
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
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
This procurement for the Rolling Select List complies with the Light Touch Regime under the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and is an open competitive process. Minimum standards for participation are detailed within the business questionnaire. Electronic ordering will be used and electronic invoicing will be accepted and electronic payment will be used.
Country: United Kingdom
Suffolk County Council incorporates a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period from the point at which information on the award of contract is communicated to the tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into. If an appeal regarding the award of contract has not been successfully resolved: the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 as amended provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or at risk of harm by a breach of the rules, to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: