Tender for Nursing Associate Apprenticeship Training

Tender for Nursing Associate Apprenticeship Training

Norfolk Community Health and Care are establishing a framework agreement with multiple suppliers that will include the terms and conditions for making a number of call offs (Individual purchases).

United Kingdom-Norwich: Health training services

2018/S 120-274449

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

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

I.1)Name and addresses

Norfolk and Waveney STP Constituent Members
Norwich Community Hospital, Bowthorpe Road
Norwich
NR2 3TU
United Kingdom
E-mail: steven.worley@nchc.nhs.uk
NUTS code: UKH1Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.england.nhs.uk/systemchange/view-stps/norfolk-and-waveney/

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:

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Norwich:-Health-training-services./PX2N62SWG9
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
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).

The deadline for tender submissions is 17:00 hours on Tuesday, 29.5.2018.

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: 60

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:

This opportunity is only available to providers who have developed an NMC approved Nursing Associate Apprenticeship programme

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: This framework is an exceptional cases duly justified, in particular by the subject-matter of the framework agreement
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: 29/05/2018
Local time: 17:00

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:

To view this notice, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/viewNotice.html?noticeId=320067739

GO Reference: GO-2018518-PRO-12446294

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Norfolk Community Health and Care
Norwich
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

18/05/2018