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Supplies - 365997-2017

19/09/2017    S179

United Kingdom-Chelmsford: Health and social work services

2017/S 179-365997

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Essex County Council
Postal address: County Hall, Market Road
Town: Chelmsford
NUTS code: UKH3 Essex
Postal code: CM1 1QH
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3457430430
Internet address(es):
Main address:
Address of the buyer profile:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned 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

External fostering placements.

II.1.2)Main CPV code
85000000 Health and social work services
II.1.3)Type of contract
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
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
85000000 Health and social work services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKH3 Essex
Main site or place of performance:


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 13.10.2017.

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 of contract notice:

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

To view this notice, please click here:

GO Reference: GO-2017915-PRO-11027087.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: