Flexible Framework of Independent Fostering Providers
Bath and North East Somerset Council
Published date: 24 September 2021
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Contract summary
Industry
• Health and social work services – 85000000
Location of contract
England
Value of contract
£1,000,000,000
Procurement reference
BATH001-DN567177-63563076
Published date
24 September 2021
Closing date
31 March 2026
Closing time
11:59pm
Contract start date
1 April 2026
Contract end date
2 April 2026
Contract type
Service contract
Procedure type
Other
Contract is suitable for SMEs?
Yes
Contract is suitable for VCSEs?
Yes

Description
Bath and North East Somerset Council acting as the Lead Authority on behalf of participating Local Authorities of South Gloucestershire Council, Gloucestershire County Council, North Somerset Council and Bath & North East Somerset Council, is seeking tenders to meet the following categories of need:
1. Standard
2. Children with disabilities
3. Parent & Child
4. Enhanced

The Council wishes to establish a multi-provider Flexible Framework Agreement for the provision of the placement of children and young people in foster care.

The Council is managing this procurement in line with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (Light Touch Regime).

The framework is for an initial period of 4 years. There is potential for extension beyond the initial term, up to 2 years. The initial term will run from 1st April 2022 to 31st March 2026 – please ignore contract start and end dates shown above.

Note: the first opportunity to apply to join the framework will close at 12 noon on Friday 5th November 2021. There will be further opportunities to join the framework on a 6 monthly basis.

More information
Additional text
For further details and to apply please follow this link:
https://procontract.due-north.com/Procurer/Advert/View?advertId=26f35ef2-a110-ec11-810e-005056b64545

How to apply
Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.

About the buyer
Contact name
Cheryl Hansford
Address
Guildhall
High Street
Bath
BA1 5AW
England
Telephone
+44 1225477273
Email

Website
http://www.bathnes.gov.uk

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