Supply Care Act Learning and Development Materials
Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council, Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council and Barnsley Metropolitan Council are inviting suitably qualified and experienced learning and development providers to submit an indicative tender to be included on a Dynamic Purchasing System for the delivery of Care Act learning and development materials.
United Kingdom-Rotherham: Education and training services
Simplified contract notice on a dynamic purchasing system
This notice is covered by: Directive 2004/18/EC
Section I: Contracting authority/entity
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Central Procurement Team, Resources, Riverside House, Main Street
For the attention of: Ms Helen Chambers
S60 1AE Rotherham
Telephone: +44 1709823661
Fax: +44 1709376285
I.2)Type of the contracting authority
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities/entities
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority/entity:
II.2)Type of contract
II.3)Short description of the specific contract:
— Introduction and overview of the Act
— Information and advice
— First contact and identifying needs
— Financial assessment and charging
— Person centred care and support planning
— Partnerships and integration
— Safeguarding adults.
These materials will be designed to meet the diverse range of learning and development needs of the adult social care workforce in England to ensure it is ready and capable to deliver the changes required by the Act. The materials will be able to be tailored to meet the individual or collective needs of each Council.
The Skills for Care materials are expected to be available from October 2014 along with comprehensive guidance making clear links between the new materials and existing relevant standards, principles, qualifications frameworks and learning and development resources.
Indicative tenders can be uploaded for evaluation at any time throughout the duration of the dynamic purchasing system; initial indicative tenders 15.10.2014
Admittance to the Dynamic Purchasing System will be subject to providers meeting minimum criteria.
Once the learning materials have been published and councils have agreed training plans and their required learning programmes, requests for quotations will be issued to providers admitted to the Dynamic Purchasing System. Recognition will be given to training providers that are endorsed by the National Skills Academy and/or The College of Social Work to deliver training, should this be recommended or required by Skills for Care.
II.4)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.2.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority/entity:
IV.2.3)Time limit for submission of indicative tenders for the specific contract
IV.2.4)Language(s) in which tenders may be drawn up
Section VI: Complementary information
To take part in this tender process, potential service providers must complete the Indicative tender for the Dynamic Purchasing System provision of learning and development contract number YORE-93SFBX. This can be accessed via www.yortender.co.uk. Providers who successfully meet the short-listing criteria will invited to bid.
VI.2)Date of dispatch of this notice: