Supply Care Act Learning and Development Materials

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

2014/S 190-335697

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)

Rotherham MBC
Central Procurement Team, Resources, Riverside House, Main Street
For the attention of: Ms Helen Chambers
S60 1AE Rotherham
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1709823661
E-mail: helen.chambers@rotherham.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1709376285

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

General public services

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities/entities

The contracting authority/entity is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities/entities: yes

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority/entity:

Care act learning and development materials training linked to lots 8,10 and 11 of the RMBC learning and development DPS.

II.2)Type of contract

Services

II.3)Short description of the specific contract:

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. These materials are subject to development by skills for care and cover the following topic areas:
— Introduction and overview of the Act
— Information and advice
— First contact and identifying needs
— Financial assessment and charging
— Person centred care and support planning
— Transitions
— 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)

80000000

II.5)Quantity or scope of the specific contract:

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedureOpen
IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority/entity:

Care act learning and development materials training linked to Lots 8,10 and 11 of the RMBC learning and development DPS.
IV.2.2)Previous publication (Contract Notice) providing more information about the dynamic purchasing system

IV.2.3)Time limit for submission of indicative tenders for the specific contract

15.10.2014 – 12:00

IV.2.4)Language(s) in which tenders may be drawn up

English.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Additional 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:

29.9.2014