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KEY INFORMATION Children’s Advocacy, independent people for Children and Adult Complaints and Secure Reviews

STATUS - Active

What does the solution cover:

A Flexible Procurement Agreement for the following services:

1) Children’s Advocacy

2) Investigating Officers (Children and Adult Stage Two Complaints)

3) Independent Persons (Children and Adult Stage Two Complaints)

4) Independent Chairs for Stage Three Statutory Children’s Social Care Complaints

5) Independent Panellists for Stage Three Statutory Children’s Social Care Complaints, and

6) Independent Persons for Secure Accommodation Reviews

What are the specific social value benefits of using the solution:

  • Local direct employment
  • Volunteering for local community projects
  • Supporting health and wellbeing

What are the benefits:

  • Harmonised terms and conditions and pricing across the 12 NEPO Member Authorities,
  • Financial economies of scale,
  • Standard service offer to Children and Adults across the North East,
  • Reduce competition to a relatively small market across multiple solutions

How can providers get involved:

The Flexible Procurement Agreement (Contract) will be open two times in each 12-month period from the commencement date to allow providers’ applications to join the solution or bring new Individuals on to the solution.  Applications will be received for all services except Advocacy.

We will publish a notice to the market each time we open the Flexible Procurement Agreement (Contract) so providers not on the solution can apply to join.

REFERENCE
NEPO605
START DATE
01/04/2022
CURRENT END DATE
31/03/2025
FINAL END DATE SUBJECT TO EXTENSION(S)
31/03/2027
CONTRACT AWARD NOTICE
2022/S 000-006150
SUPPLIERS
1. A P and D Consultancy
2. Cherryl Pharoah Consultancy
3. Independent Social Worker - Fiona Noone
4. Independent Bridget Black
5. Jeanette Callaghan
6. Jenny Archer-Power
7. Julie Hatfield
8. Julie Rosling
9. Lisa Rooney
10. Myla Consulting Limited
11. NYAS (National Youth Advocacy Service)
12. Shehla Hussain
AVAILABLE FOR USE BY
All Associate Members/Member Authorities

KEY CONTACT

Joanne Peacock
Procurement Manager

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