Independent Birth Family Counseling Service Contract

Independent Birth Family Counseling Service Contract

The purpose of this tender is to appoint a suitably qualified independent provider of counseling services to birth parents, meeting the requirements of National Minimum Standards for Adoption and Statutory Adoption Guidance.

Reference number: CS001

Deadline date:18/05/2012

This deadline is for… Deadline for Expression of Interest

Contract value:£100,000 – £500,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: Peterborough Peterborough,

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes

Name of the buying organisation: Peterborough City Council

Original source URL www.peterborough.gov.uk

 

Description of the contract

The purpose of this tender is to appoint a suitably qualified independent provider of counseling services to birth parents, meeting the requirements of National Minimum Standards for Adoption and Statutory Adoption Guidance. Birth parents must have access to support which is independent of the child’s social worker from the time adoption is identified as the plan for their child. In addition the tender is to provide counseling, advice and information to other members of the child’s birth family in accordance with the Adoption Support Services Regulations 2005. To assist potential providers in submitting their tender Peterborough City Council is arranging an open day on 01 May 2012 at 2pm, the venue is yet to be confirmed and update detailing this will be issued shortly. Peterborough City Council encourage all interested parties to attend this event. Contact Andrew Proctor for further details on this event. Contract Reference Number: CS001 Access Code: NF2UYF63K5

 

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Classification of the contract

85311300 Welfare services for children and young people

85000000 Health and social work services

 

Additional information

Contract type: Services – 25

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: 02/07/2012 – 01/07/2015

 

Who to contact

Contact name Andrew Proctor

Organisation name Peterborough City Council

Address Partnership, Manor Drive, Peterborough, PE4 7AP

Telephone 01733384593

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How to apply

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs).However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement,and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.