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Notice Summary

Title:
UK-Hertford: PPME Registered Nurse Degree (NMC 2010) Apprenticeship- Level 6
Document Ref:
GB003ZM304643
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Other
Published By:
Hertfordshire County Council
Date Published:
02 August 2019
Deadline Date:
15 August 2019
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
No
Alert Profile:
Labels:

Notice Abstract

Hertfordshire County Council (the “Council”) is a large shire county in the south-east of England with a population of 1.2 million. Hertfordshire is a two-tier authority with 10 district and borough councils providing complementary local services to residents. The Council” provides social care for adults and children, schools and education, public libraries, public health (since April 2013), highway and road maintenance, environmental services, trading standards and household waste sites as well as a fire and rescue service. Project Background The Council prides itself in being a learning organisation, offering a range of CPD opportunities to employees. In 2020, to run alongside a number of other qualifying programmes, The Council intends to introduce the Registered Nurse Degree Apprenticeship, with required option of the Learning Disability pathway. The Registered Nurse Degree is a practice-based route into Community Learning Disability Nursing that pays trainees a wage while they attend training for the degree. Current Position and Scope The Council are seeking training and education Providers who are NMC approved to deliver the Registered Nurse Degree for a number of chosen employees from Adults Care Services. This will be funded through the Apprenticeship Levy. Current Project Brief The Council intends to identify one to two employees, from Adults Care to enrol on the Registered Nurse Degree with the option of the Learning Disability Pathway in 2020. The Council is looking for Providers who have created innovative programmes for the Registered Nurse Degree. It is hoped that the chosen provider will have a programme which is flexible, creative and responsive to the local authority’s needs. This brief is being used as an outline to engage with the market so the Council can discuss the opportunity with potentially interested organisations. It is anticipated that the selected Providers would be required to work collaboratively with the Council to continually assess and support the Council’s apprentices in gaining their Registered Nurse qualification. The indicative timetable Action Date The Council publishes a PIN in the OJEU / Pipeline Notice on Contracts Finder portal setting out its purchasing intentions Thursday 1st August 2019 Deadline for Queries Thursday 8th August 2019 Return of Supplier Questionnaires Thursday 15th August 2019 Individual Supplier Meetings TBC Participation or non-participation in this pre-procurement market engagement shall not prevent any provider participating in a potential procurement process nor is it intended that any information supplied shall place any Provider at an advantage in any forthcoming procurement process.

Notice Details

CONTRACT NOTICE – NATIONAL

SERVICES

1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address

Hertfordshire County Council
N/A
Hertford UK
Marcia Eldridge N/A
N/A

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained

As in 1.1

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:

As in 1.1

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

PPME Registered Nurse Degree (NMC 2010) Apprenticeship- Level 6

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

Hertfordshire County Council (the “Council”) is a large shire county in the south-east of England with a population of 1.2 million. Hertfordshire is a two-tier authority with 10 district and borough councils providing complementary local services to residents. The Council” provides social care for adults and children, schools and education, public libraries, public health (since April 2013), highway and road maintenance, environmental services, trading standards and household waste sites as well as a fire and rescue service.

Project Background

The Council prides itself in being a learning organisation, offering a range of CPD opportunities to employees. In 2020, to run alongside a number of other qualifying programmes, The Council intends to introduce the Registered Nurse Degree Apprenticeship, with required option of the Learning Disability pathway. The Registered Nurse Degree is a practice-based route into Community Learning Disability Nursing that pays trainees a wage while they attend training for the degree.

Current Position and Scope

The Council are seeking training and education Providers who are NMC approved to deliver the Registered Nurse Degree for a number of chosen employees from Adults Care Services. This will be funded through the Apprenticeship Levy.

Current Project Brief

The Council intends to identify one to two employees, from Adults Care to enrol on the Registered Nurse Degree with the option of the Learning Disability Pathway in 2020. The Council is looking for Providers who have created innovative programmes for the Registered Nurse Degree. It is hoped that the chosen provider will have a programme which is flexible, creative and responsive to the local authority’s needs.

This brief is being used as an outline to engage with the market so the Council can discuss the opportunity with potentially interested organisations.

It is anticipated that the selected Providers would be required to work collaboratively with the Council to continually assess and support the Council’s apprentices in gaining their Registered Nurse qualification.

The indicative timetable

Action Date

The Council publishes a PIN in the OJEU / Pipeline Notice

on Contracts Finder portal setting out its purchasing intentions Thursday 1st August 2019

Deadline for Queries Thursday 8th August 2019

Return of Supplier Questionnaires Thursday 15th August 2019

Individual Supplier Meetings TBC

Participation or non-participation in this pre-procurement market engagement shall not prevent any provider participating in a potential procurement process nor is it intended that any information supplied shall place any Provider at an advantage in any forthcoming procurement process.

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

Contract Start : 15 August 2019

Contract End : 16 August 2019

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

4 Administrative Information

4.1

Type of Procedure

The procedure type is unknown.

4.2

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

HCC08/19 PPME

4.3

Time Limits

   15-08-2019  Time 12:00

4.5

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

EN 

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

Please visit the following poral to view this notice:

https://in-tendhost.co.uk/supplyhertfordshire/aspx/ProjectManage/4000

Date documents can be requested until: 15 Aug 2019 at 12:00 hrs

(UTC +01:00) GMT Daylight Time

(MT Ref:304643)

5.2

Additional Documentation

5.3

Publication date of this notice

 02-08-2019

Current Notes