Independent Chair of Fostering Panel (Consultancy basis)

Independent Chair of Fostering Panel (Consultancy basis)

Wirral Borough Council.
Independent Chair of Fostering Panel (Consultancy basis)
IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Tender documents are only available through The Chest portal when a supplier registers and Expression of Interest – they will not be sent by any other method – email requests for tender documents will not be accepted.
PLEASE NOTE ALL COMMUNICATION MUST BE VIA THE CHEST.
PLEASE DO NOT CONTACT OFFICERS VIA ANY OTHER METHOD AS A RESPONSE WILL NOT BE PROVIDED.
Wirral Council are seeking an independent chair of its Fostering Panel. Remuneration of £50 per hour.
The work will involve chairing and reading documents for a meeting every 3 weeks, liaising with the agency’s decision maker and professional advisor and attending training days.
The person appointed would need to have experience of fostering work, the relevant legislation and guidance, as well as the skills necessary to chair a panel of professional and independent members.
An Enhanced CRB disclosure will be required.
More information about Wirral Fostering Service can be found on Wirral Council’s website at
http:// www.wirral.gov.uk/my-services/childrens-services/fostering
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Your company will need to register on The Chest to be able to express an interest and receive the documents for this opportunity. The documents will only be available on The Chest. You will need to go to the “my opportunities section” on the home page of the CHEST and follow the instructions as a supplier to enable you to download the documents and return your submission.
Please Note:  DOCUMENTS WILL NOT BE ATTACHED WITH ANY EMAILS.  You will need to log onto The Chest to access documents and to check for new questions and answers, additional information, notifications and updates.  Please refer to previously asked questions before asking a question as duplicate questions will not be answered. IT IS THE TENDERERS RESPONSIBILITY TO ENSURE THAT THEY VIEW THESE SECTIONS THROUGHOUT THE PROCESS.
Tenderers must ensure that their response is submitted prior to the deadline specified.  Tenderers responses must be fully submitted via The Chest no later than the deadline specified. Submissions may be disqualified if they are received after the specified closing date and time.
IT IS THE TENDERERS RESPONSIBILITY TO ENSURE THAT THEY ALLOW SUFFICIENT TIME TO SUBMIT THEIR RESPONSE.  THE AUTHORITY WILL NOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE IF YOUR SUBMISSION IS RECEIVED LATE.
Please note the contact details for TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE ONLY are:
Email:  nwsupport@due-north.com
Tel:  0845-2930453

Contact:
M Corporate Procurement
Email Address:
tenders@wirral.gov.uk
Telephone:
00 – Questions via portal please
Address:
Municipal Building
Cleveland Street
Birkenhead
Merseyside
CH41 6BU
United Kingdom
Key Dates
01/04/2012
31/03/2013
01/02/2012 11:00
02/03/2012 12:00
Other Information
12 (months)
24 (months)
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