Scotland Excel is due to re-tender for its National Flexible Framework for Care and Support Services on 2nd October 2020. This could be a good opportunity for a collaborative bid. See below for further details:
A PIN is being published by Scotland Excel for the purposes of informing potential service providers of the upcoming opportunity to join the National Flexible Framework for Care and Support Services (1318).Care and Support Services (encompassing Care at Home and Supported Living Services) will support people to achieve the best possible quality of life, in terms of their personal aspirations, choices and abilities, that enables them to live independently and safely within their own home for as long as practicable Scotland Excel currently manages this framework on behalf of Scottish local authorities.
The Flexible Framework allows for New Entrants to be admitted, as providers, after it has been established. Following award, successful providers will also be able to add new services and locations to their service offering in accordance with the terms of the Flexible Framework.
Services awarded from this exercise will be offered a Joining Date of 1 April 2021.
A contract notice will be published prior to the publication of the tender.
THIS EXERCISE WILL BE CONDUCTED ON PUBLIC CONTRACTS SCOTLAND – all documentation will be published with the contract notice, and made available on this website.
Potential Tenderers are advised to monitor Public Contracts Scotland on a regular basis if they wish to access and/or participate in this opportunity.
This notice serves to inform potential Tenderers that, following the publication of SPPN 8, Scotland Excel will be progressing with this exercise, currently anticipated to be during (and no earlier than) October 2020.
Full details of the tender can be found here.