Tender for Delivery of Occupational Therapist Degree Apprenticeship

Tender for Delivery of Occupational Therapist Degree Apprenticeship

Health Education England (North East, Yorkshire and Humber) are supporting regional health and social care employers in procuring for the Occupational Therapist Integrated Degree Apprenticeship.

United Kingdom-Salisbury: Education and training services

2020/S 092-221132

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
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

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:

C1546.311 Occupational Therapist Degree Apprenticeship, Health Education England North East, Yorkshire and Humber Region Employers

Reference number: C1546.311

II.1.2)Main CPV code

80000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Health Education England (North East, Yorkshire and Humber) are supporting regional health and social care employers in procuring for the Occupational Therapist Integrated Degree Apprenticeship. The first intake is planned for January 2021 however this is clearly subject to Covid-19 developments and employers will expect providers to offer flexibility to reflect this.

Key requirements of this procurement will be for providers to work collaboratively with employers in terms of programme delivery and learner location, ensuring that all potential learners across the geography of the region are supported and using innovative delivery methods to minimise any learner travel requirements.

Interested providers must respond via Salisbury NHSFT’s Bravo procurement portal within the timeframe outlined.

This procurement is under Salisbury NHSFT’s existing Dynamic Purchasing System for Education and Training.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 3 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Health Education England (North East, Yorkshire and Humber) are supporting regional health and social care employers in procuring for the Occupational Therapist Integrated Degree Apprenticeship. The first intake is planned for January 2021 however this is clearly subject to Covid-19 developments and employers will expect providers to offer flexibility to reflect this.

Key requirements of this procurement will be for providers to work collaboratively with employers in terms of programme delivery and learner location, ensuring that all potential learners across the geography of the region are supported and using innovative delivery methods to minimise any learner travel requirements.

Interested providers must respond via Salisbury NHSFT’s Bravo procurement portal within the timeframe outlined.

This procurement is under Salisbury NHSFT’s existing Dynamic Purchasing System for Education and Training.

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: 3 000 000.00 GBP

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

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

Two 12-month renewals allowable up to a maximum of 5 years total contract length.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

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

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.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

List and brief description of conditions:

Bidding organisations must be able to obtain both Health and Care Professionals Council and Royal College of Occupational Therapist approval prior to commencing delivery of the programme. Organisations must be registered on both the UK ESFA Register of Approved Training Providers and Register of End Point Assessment Organisations.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

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
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

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.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

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

Date: 13/07/2020
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: 36 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

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:
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.4.3)Review procedure

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:

11/05/2020