Level 6 Social Work Degree Apprenticeships – Invitation to Tender
Gloucestershire County Council is seeking to set up a Framework for the provision of social work apprenticeships for its children and families cluster and adult’s cluster.
United Kingdom-Gloucester: Education and training services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Contact person: Mr Shak Miah
Telephone: +44 1452324331
NUTS code: UKK13
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Invitation to Tender for Level 6 Social Work Degree Apprenticeships
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
Gloucestershire County Council is seeking to set up a framework for the provision of social work apprenticeships for its children and families cluster and adult’s cluster.
The social work integrated degree apprenticeship was signed off by the Institute for Apprenticeships (IfA) at the end of last year. This apprenticeship standard aligns to the requirements of the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) Standards of Proficiency for Social Workers in England (2017).
II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
Level 6 Social Work Degree Apprenticeships
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
The Council is offering the social work apprenticeship route as a means by which to grow and develop stabilized workforces within adults and children’s clusters by, in the first instance, offering existing staff the chance to achieve a social work qualification via this route. Ongoing and subject to continued internal interest, the opportunity will also be offered to suitable candidates from outside the Council. The Council also seeks to maximize its apprenticeship levy contributions and to fully embed apprenticeships in workforce planning and service transformation.
The framework will be in place for 4 years, effective from January 2020. Call-off contracts will last up to 3 years.
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.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
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.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
Shire Hall, Westgate Street
United KingdomInternet address: https://www.gloucestershire.gov.uk
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: