Essex County Council: External fostering placements

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Notice Summary
Title: External fostering placements
Notice type: Prior Information Notice
Authority: Essex County Council
Nature of contract: Not applicable
Procedure: Not applicable
Short Description:
Published: 15/09/2017 10:25

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UK-Chelmsford: Health and social work services.

Preliminary Questions
   This notice is for prior information only: Yes
   This notice aims at reducing time-limits for receipt of tenders: No
   This notice is a call for competition: No
Section I: Contracting Authority

I.1) Name and addresses:
       Essex County Council
       County Hall, Market Road, Chelmsford, CM1 1QH, United Kingdom
       Tel. +44 3457430430, Email:
       Main Address:, Address of the buyer profile:
       NUTS Code: UKH3
      Specifications and additional documents: As Above
I.2) Joint procurement:
   The contract involves joint procurement: No.
   The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: No .

I.3) Communication          
   Further information can be obtained from: the above mentioned address

I.4) Type of the contracting authority    
   Regional or local authority
I.5) Main activity:    
   General public services

Section II: Object
II.1) Scope of the procurement - 1
   II.1.1) Title: External fostering placements    
          Reference number:
   II.1.2) Common Procurement Vocabulary:       
      85000000 - Health and social work services.
   II.1.3) Type of contract: SUPPLIES
   II.1.4) Short description:    
      Essex County Council would like to invite organisations to participate in a series of market engagement events for those interested in delivering external fostering placements for children and young people up to the age of 18 within the county of Essex.          
   II.1.5) Estimated total value: Not Provided
   II.1.6) Information about lots:
      This contract is divided into lots: No          
      Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: Not Provided       
      The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots: Not Provided

II.2) Lot Description          
   II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s):       
      85000000 - Health and social work services.       
   II.2.3) Place of performance:       
      Region Codes:               
         UKH3 - Essex    
   II.2.4) Description of the procurement:       
      The initial market engagement event is scheduled to take place on Monday 16th October at 13:00 – 16:00 at The Marconi Social Club, Hamptons Sport and Leisure, Tydemans off Beehive Lane, Chelmsford, Essex CM2 9FH. This event will focus on the future demand and needs of Essex’s children in care population and explore with providers how future commissioning arrangements could satisfy these requirements whilst improving placement choice, quality and sustainable outcomes for children and young people in care. During this event, providers will have the opportunity to discuss their ideas, views and suggestions for this service with commissioners and members of the project board. To reserve a space at this event please e-mail: by Friday 13th October 2017.    
   II.2.14) Additional information          
      Details of further market engagement sessions in relation to this service will be issued in due course.    

II.3) Estimated Date of publication
Section IV: Procedure   

IV.1) Description       
   IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA )
         The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA) - NO

Section VI: Complementary Information    
VI.3) Additional Information:       
   To view this notice, please click here:
GO-2017915-PRO-11027087 TKR-2017915-PRO-11027086        

VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 15/09/2017

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