Framework for Recruitment of Student Support Workers
Framework Agreement for the Recruitment and Management of Non-Medical Student Support Workers.
United Kingdom-Glasgow: Recruitment services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
University of Glasgow
Procurement Office, (Tay House)
Contact point(s): Please make contact through the Public Contracts site to the contact as follows
For the attention of: Hannah Bond, Quoting Ref: PURCH1344
G12 8QQ Glasgow
Telephone: +44 1413305476
Fax: +44 0000000000
General address of the contracting authority: http:\\www.gla.ac.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00108
Electronic access to information: Tender documents available from Public Contracts Scotland http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/
Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: Documents to be returned via Public Contracts Scotland http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Tender documents available from Public Contracts Scotland http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/
Internet address: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Documents to be returned via Public Contracts Scotlandhttp://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/
Internet address: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/
I.2)Type of the contracting authority
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Glasgow.
NUTS code UKM
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator
Duration of the framework agreement
Duration in years: 4
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The University of Glasgow is committed to disability equality and ensuring all staff, students and visitors have a positive experience of the work, learning, teaching and research environment. To this end the University is seeking to appoint a single supplier to provide Non-Medical Recruitment and Management of Student Support Workers for the Disability Service.
Each year the Disability Service provides on average 50 support workers (some workers assuming multiple support roles) for on average 100 number of students for many aspects of their study such as note taking, study support and examinations (some students requiring multiple types of support). The disabilities that the students can be can be managing are from a wide range and typically include: specific learning difficulties such as dyslexia, autistic spectrum, sensory impairments such as visual and hearing, physical and mobility impairment, chronic mental health and medical conditions. Non-medical personal helpers (NMPH) are required for the most severely disabled students on the caseload, often with complex, severe and multiple disabilities.
Tender documents available from Public Contracts Scotland.
Tender returns should be submitted via Public Contracts Scotland, no paper copies will be accepted. Should paper tenders be submitted, they will be rejected. Further to this any questions or communications regarding individual tender exercises must be sent via the Public Contracts Scotland Portal. Tender queries received through any other channel will not be answered. Should users of Public Contracts Scotland have any problems with the web site they should contact website Support Desk, contact details can be found by following the ‘Contact Us’ option on the left hand menu athttp://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/default.aspx
Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site athttp://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=430579
The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available athttp://www.publiccontractsscotland.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.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
Description of particular conditions: See Tender docs.
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
See Tender Docs.
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
Section VI: Complementary information
Postbox Security: Postbox submissions cannot be accessed by anyone, including Millstream, (the provider of the Public Contracts Scotland system) until the deadline.
Suppliers should note that when asked to complete a tender document, the document must be submitted in the file type in which it was issued (Word, Excel etc.). Files of any alternative type may only be used where documents are for attachment, rather than completion.
Freedom of Information
The Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002, which came into force on 1.1.2005, designates University of Glasgow as a Scottish public authority and therefore subject to the provisions and obligations in that Act. This means that any person who makes a valid request for information held by University of Glasgow will be entitled to receive it, unless all or part of that information can be withheld by virtue of the exemptions in that Act.
As part of our responsibility under the Act, University of Glasgow may be required to disclose any information held relating to your response to anyone who makes a request under that Act. Such information may only be withheld if it meets one or more of the exemptions or conditions in that Act. Even if an exemption is available University of Glasgow may nevertheless disclose requested information. Information held cannot simply be classified as ‘confidential’ or ‘commercial in confidence’ to enable it to be protected from disclosure.
University of Glasgow may publish the names and contact details of companies who have been issued with a Questionnaire on its website.
Information may also be requested under the Data Protection Act 1998 and the Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations 2004.
(SC Ref: 430579).
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: