Tender for Nursing Associate Apprenticeship Training 2020

Tender for Nursing Associate Apprenticeship Training 2020

The programme aims to produce nursing associates who are fit to practice in the widest range of settings.

United Kingdom-Norwich: Health training services

2020/S 101-245149

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Norfolk Community Health and Care
Postal address: Norwich Community Hospital, Bowthorpe Road
Town: Norwich
NUTS code: UKH1
Postal code: NR2 3TU
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: steven.worley@nchc.nhs.uk
Telephone: +44 1603785866
Internet address(es):Main address: www.norfolkcommunityhealthandcare.nhs.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.norfolkcommunityhealthandcare.nhs.uk

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Norfolk and Waveney Sustainability and Transformation Partnership
Postal address: Norwich Community Hospital, Bowthorpe Road
Town: Norwich
NUTS code: UKH1
Postal code: NR2 3TU
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: steven.worley@nchc.nhs.uk
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.norfolkcommunityhealthandcare.nhs.uk//

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract involves joint procurement
In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law:

On behalf of the Norfolk and Waveney Health Care Partnership: https://www.england.nhs.uk/integratedcare/stps/view-stps/norfolk-and-waveney/

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Norwich:-Health-training-services./4V334WY596
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Norwich:-Health-training-services./4V334WY596
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

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:

Nursing Associate Apprenticeship Training

II.1.2)Main CPV code

80561000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Norfolk Community Health and Care(NCHC) are establishing a framework agreement with multiple suppliers that will include the terms and conditions for making a number of call offs (Individual purchases). Norfolk Community Health and Care, acting as the Procurement lead for the Norfolk and Waveney STP, is seeking a capable and qualified partners to deliver a training cohort of Nursing Associate Apprenticeships. (https://www.england.nhs.uk/systemchange/view-stps/norfolk-and-waveney/)

This programme can only be delivered by providers who are geographically suited to provide a service to the Norfolk and Waveney STP footprint – or are able to provide suitable distance learning training.

This procurement is being conducted under the Light Touch Regime (Award of a contract for a Schedule 3 service above the LTR threshold).

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 9 000 000.00 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: UKH1
Main site or place of performance:

East Anglia.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Norfolk Community Health and Care (acting as the Procurement lead for the Norfolk and Waveney STP provider Trusts) is seeking capable and qualified partners to deliver a training cohort of Nursing Associate Apprenticeships. The programme aims to produce nursing associates who are fit to practice in the widest range of settings.The programme combines academic and work-based learning through close collaboration between employers and education providers. As an employee, a trainee nursing associate will be based in a particular organisation in a specific setting. But they will also experience working in alternative settings to gain a wide appreciation of many health and care environments to fulfil all the requirements of the programme. At the end of the programme, the trainee will be equipped with the knowledge, understanding, skills, attitudes and behaviors relevant to employment as a nursing associate.

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 9 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

Duration in months: 48

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.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation

List and brief description of rules and criteria:

Full tender participation criteria are listed within the tender 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

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Form of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about framework agreement

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years:

The maximum duration of this framework will be 48 months.

IV.1.10)Identification of the national rules applicable to the procedure:
IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:
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 / Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest

Date: 19/06/2020
Local time: 12:00

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

English

Section VI: Complementary information

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:

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Norwich:-Health-training-services./4V334WY596

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/4V334WY596

Go reference: GO-2020522-PRO-16605539

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Norfolk Community Health and Care
Postal address: Bowthorpe Road
Town: Norwich
Postal code: NR2 3TU
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1603785866

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Official name: Norfolk Community Health and Care
Postal address: Bowthorpe Road
Town: Norwich
Postal code: NR2 3TU
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1603785866
VI.4.3)Review procedure

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

Official name: Norfolk Community Health and Care
Postal address: Bowthorpe Road
Town: Norwich
Postal code: NR2 3TU
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1603785866

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

22/05/2020