West Midlands Fostering Framework – Invitation to Tender

West Midlands Fostering Framework – Invitation to Tender

Sandwell Children’s Trust is seeking to identify new suitable providers offering foster carer placements for looked after children.

West Midlands Fostering Framework 2020 (1.2)

Contract summary

 

Industry

  • Welfare services for children and young people – 85311300

Location of contract

B69 3DE

Value of contract

£0

Procurement reference

IT-230-5775-WMFF 2020 (1.2)

Published date

21 December 2021

Closing date

28 January 2022

Closing time

12pm

Contract start date

1 April 2022

Contract end date

31 March 2024

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open (non-OJEU)

Contract is suitable for SMEs?

No

Contract is suitable for VCSEs?

No

 

Description

Sandwell Children’s Trust is seeking to identify new suitable providers offering foster carer placements for looked after children to join its existing Regional Fostering Framework by reopening a procurement exercise.
This procurement is being undertaken by Sandwell Children’s Trust (“the Trust”) in accordance with the requirements of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. The services being procured fall under Schedule 3 of the regulations and are subject to the light touch regime.

The following organisations will be able to call-off against the framework contract and are referenced in the OJEU Notice: Birmingham Children’s Trust, Coventry City Council, Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council, Herefordshire Council, Sandwell Children’s Trust, Shropshire County Council, Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council, Staffordshire County Council, Stoke-On-Trent City Council, Borough of Telford & Wrekin , Walsall Council, Warwickshire County Council, Wolverhampton City Council and Worcestershire Children First.

The estimated annual contract value is £133m.

This Invitation to Tender (ITT) is being issued using Sandwell Trust’s e-tendering system ‘in-tend’, and the remainder of the procurement process will be managed using this system. Therefore, all interested providers must via the ‘in-tend’ system https://in-tendhost.co.uk/sandwellmbc/aspx/Home

Tender Closing Date: 28th January 2022

 

More information

 

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This Invitation to Tender (ITT) is being issued using Sandwell Trust’s e-tendering system ‘in-tend’, and the remainder of the procurement process will be managed using this system. Therefore, all interested providers must via the ‘in-tend’ system https://in-tendhost.co.uk/sandwellmbc/aspx/Home
Tender Closing Date: 28th January 2022Is a Recurrent Procurement Type? : No

 

How to apply

 

Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.

 

About the buyer

 

Contact name

Rakesh Mistry

Address

Freeth Street
Oldbury
West Midlands
B69 3DE
United Kingdom

Telephone

07584461592

Email

rakesh_mistry@sandwellchildrenstrust.org