National Post Registration/Professional Development Education Framework

National Post Registration/Professional Development Education Framework

On behalf of public sector employers, Salisbury are creating a Framework for the provision of employer-funded (non apprenticeship) education programmes.

United Kingdom-Salisbury: Education and training services

2020/S 193-467882

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust
Postal address: Odstock Road
Town: Salisbury
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: SP2 8BJ
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Salisbury Managed Procurement Services
E-mail: simon.dennis@nhs.net
Telephone: +44 1722336262

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://nhs.bravosolution.co.uk/nhs_collaborative/web/login.html
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://nhs.bravosolution.co.uk/nhs_collaborative/web/login.html

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Health

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

C1546.335 National Post Registration/Professional Development Education Framework

 

Reference number: C1546.297

II.1.2)Main CPV code

80000000 Education and training services

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

 

On behalf of public sector employers, Salisbury are creating a framework for the provision of employer-funded (non apprenticeship) education programmes. This is consistent with the drive nationally to ensure that the clinical workforce (which includes nursing, midwifery and allied health professionals) have access to programmes to develop their personal and professional knowledge and capabilities.

Programmes offered will vary; and uptake will depend on the funding streams used by employers. The purpose of this framework is for employers to use a variety of funding streams available to purchase required education and training.

Programmes can range from single day upskilling to degree courses and specific modules.

This framework is being procured under the Light Touch Regime (LTR) and therefore subject to the limited regulation and will be conducted in accordance with regulations 74 to 76 PCR2015. All responses must be via Salisbury’s Bravo procurement portal only.

 

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 250 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI LONDON

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

On behalf of public sector employers, Salisbury are creating a framework for the provision of employer-funded (non apprenticeship) education programmes. This is consistent with the drive nationally to ensure that the clinical workforce (which includes nursing, midwifery and allied health professionals) have access to programmes to develop their personal and professional knowledge and capabilities.

Programmes offered will vary; and uptake will depend on the funding streams used by employers. The purpose of this framework is for employers to use a variety of funding streams available to purchase required education and training.

Programmes can range from single day upskilling to degree courses and specific modules.

This framework is being procured under the Light Touch Regime (LTR) and therefore subject to the limited regulation and will be conducted in accordance with regulations 74 to 76 PCR2015. All responses must be via Salisbury’s Bravo procurement portal only.

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 250 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in days: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

One x 12-month renewals allowable up to a maximum of 4 years total contract length.

 

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.2)Conditions related to the contract

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 30/10/2020
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 12 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

 

The following organisations will be eligible to place orders under this framework:

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust, and all NHS organisations listed at https://www.nhs.uk/servicedirectories/pages/nhstrustlisting.aspx

Local authorities listed at https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/791684/List_of_councils_in_England_2019.pdf

Central Government Departments, Local Government and Public Corporations: at https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations

Police Forces listed by the College of Policing at https://www.college.police.uk/About/Copyright_Licensing/ Pages/Home-Office-police-forces.aspx

Universities listed at https://www.ucas.com/file/129971/download?token=mGS-b3F1

Educational Establishments in England listed at: https://www.compare-school-performance.service.gov.uk/

Third Sector and Charities in England http://www.charitycommission.gov.uk/find-charities/

Hospices in the UK https://www.hospiceuk.org/about-hospice-care/find-a-hospice?gclid=CPLU3cD7zdECFdaRGwodNeoDyw

Registered Social Landlords (Housing Associations) https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/current-registered-providers-of-social-housing

 

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust
Town: Salisbury
Postal code: SP5 4BP
Country: United Kingdom

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Official name: Salisbury NHSFT
Town: Salisbury
Postal code: SP2 8BJ
Country: United Kingdom

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

Official name: Salisbury NHSFT
Town: Salisbury
Postal code: SP2 8BJ
Country: United Kingdom

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

30/09/2020