Market Testing for Expert Services – Independent Psychological and Independent Social Work Assessments

Warwickshire CC will be holding a Provider Market Test Event at Montague Road, Warwick, CV34 5LW – the building is next door to the ambulance station and entry is via the white porch – on 02 August 2017 at 10:00 pm until 12:00 noon. If you wish to attend the workshop to register please email louisecunningham@warwickshire.gov.uk with your details.

Warwickshire County Council wish to put in place a multi provider framework for the provision of high quality comprehensive assessments and reports that conform to Civil Proceedings Rules, that can be relied upon by the Council and, where directed, the courts to inform care planning and support for children and young people which is in their best interest.

Children and Families Services may commission independent assessments on adults and children to inform their work or to support the court in reaching a decision at the conclusion of family proceedings. Reports may be jointly commissioned during the legal process Independent social work assessments may be commissioned under the direction of the court in respect of a specific case management issue or by Children’s Services where an independent parenting assessment is necessary.

Assessments will be in accordance with instruction in the ISA, within required timescale that are succinct, focussed and analytical and evidence based confined to the issues identified. They must contain a summary of the expert’s conclusions and recommendations

To take part in the tender process you must register your details on http://www.csw-jets.co.uk as all tender documentation will be issued via this portal.

This framework arrangement is not exclusive and Warwickshire County Council is not required to call off under it.  Coventry CC and Solihull MBC may also access the framework if required.

Specialist Benefits Advice Services in Warwickshire

The tender documents for this tender opportunity can be found on www.csw-jets.co.uk.

You will need to register/be registered as a supplier in order to be able to express an interest, download the documentation and submit a return.

WCC – Market Testing for Advocacy Services (Round 1) (Project ref’ 00004760)

Warwickshire County Council commissions a variety of Advocacy services from external providers.
These contracts are now being reviewed prior to carrying out a re-commissioning exercise later in the year.
As part of the consultation process we want to consult with providers for their thoughts on whether these types of services meet our customers’ needs or if there are new and/or innovative ways of providing these services.

Further Market testing documents are now ready for issue to the provider market. This second round of market testing is for:

– Children’s Advocacy & Independent Visitors Service
– Special Education Need and Disability Information, Advice and Support (SENDIAS)

Warwickshire County Council will be using its e-tendering system (CSW-JETS) for the administration of this market engagement process. Providers must register with the system (if they haven’t previously done so) in order to be able to express an interest in the project and download the documents mentioned above. The web address for CSW-JETS is http://www.csw-jets.co.uk

Registration and use of CSW-JETS is free.

If you are having trouble registering with CSW-JETS please email us at procurement@warwickshire.gov.uk or call
01926 414980

You are invited to complete and return as many of these documents as you wish by the deadlines given in the documents.

Specialist Foster Care for Young People Who Offend (known as Bail, Remand, Intensive Care and Support – BRICS)

The tender documents for this tender opportunity can be found on www.csw-jets.co.uk.

You will need to register/be registered as a supplier in order to be able to express an interest, download the documentation and submit a return.

WCC – Market Testing for Advocacy Services (Round 1) (Project ref’ 00004744)

Warwickshire County Council commissions a variety of Advocacy services from external providers.
These contracts are now being reviewed prior to carrying out a re-commissioning exercise later in the year.
As part of the consultation process we want to consult with providers for their thoughts on whether these types of services meet our customers’ needs or if there are  new and/or innovative ways of providing these services.

A number of Market testing documents are now ready for issue to the provider market. This first round of market testing is for:

– Care Act Advocacy
– Independent Mental Capacity Advocates
– Appointee Services
– General advocacy questions
– Health Advocacy Services (including NHS Complaints Advocacy, Independent Mental Health Advocacy and General Health Advocacy).

Warwickshire County Council will be using its e-tendering system (CSW-JETS) for the administration of this market engagement process. Providers must register with the system (if they haven’t previously done so) in order to be able to express an interest in the project and download the documents mentioned above. The web address for CSW-JETS is http://www.csw-jets.co.uk

Registration and use of CSW-JETS is free.

If you are having trouble registering with CSW-JETS please email us at procurement@warwickshire.gov.uk or call
01926 414980

Further documents will be issued when they are available.

You are invited to complete and return as many of these documents as you wish by the deadlines given in the documents.

WCC – Maintenance of Online Learning Services Corelogic/Mosaic (Project Ref’ 00004707)

The tender documents for this tender opportunity can be found on http://www.csw-jets.co.uk.
You will need to register/be registered as a supplier in order to be able to express an interest, download the documentation and submit a return.

WCC – New Firefighter Basic Training (Project Ref’ 00004699)

WCC Group – Fire and Rescue

WCC Service – Service Support

Warwickshire County Council is seeking tenders for the provision of New Firefighter Basic Training for new recruits to its Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service (WFRS).

WFRS require a single supplier to deliver education of basic foundation knowledge & understanding of all core firefighter skills and associated foundation knowledge that will be established and delivered throughout a 12 week programme in the form of theory based lessons – trainees knowledge & understanding of the topic will tested throughout the training programme using a range of assessment methods.

This specification is based on a 12 week residential course to be delivered in groups as described below:

Group 1: 16 new recruits – Training to commence 4th September 2017 so that recruits are available for full-time duty at the beginning of December 2017.

Group 2: Potentially a further 10 to 14 new recruits – Training to start in the 1st quarter of 2018 at dates to be agreed with WFRS to meet operational requirements.

Group 3: Potentially up to 16 new recruits – Training to be carried out at dates to be agreed – expected to be in the second contract year.

Please note that in respect of Groups 2 and 3 WFRS may elect to carry out some or all of the training in-house.

 

These Services may be subject to modifications and changes in order to meet the changing needs and demands of the Council. This may also be as the result of additional (or reduced) funding streams.

Proposed Contract Start Date: 4th September 2017

Proposed Contract End Date: 3rd September 2018

Proposed contract extension periods: option to extend for up to a further 12 months

Contract Review Date:1st January 2018

Warwickshire County Council will be using its e-tendering system (CSW-JETS) for the administration of this procurement process. Providers must register with the system (if they haven’t previously done so) in order to be able to express an interest in the project and download documents. The web address for CSW-JETS is www.csw-jets.co.uk

Registration and use of CSW-JETS is free.

If you are having trouble registering with CSW-JETS  please email us at procurement@warwickshire.gov.uk or call 01926 414980

All correspondence or clarifications relating to this procurement must be submitted via the CSW-JETS correspondence function.

Providers must register on CSW-JETS and express an interest in this project in order to be able to correspond with us about this procurement.

Deadline for receipt of Tender

13:00hrs (1pm) on 4th July 2017