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Scotland Excel announces upcoming contract opportunity for Flexible Framework for Social Care Agency Workers

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Scotland Excel have published a Prior Information Notice (PIN) for the Reopening of Flexible Framework for Social Care Agency Workers. The purpose of the PIN is to inform potential service providers of the upcoming opportunity to join the Flexible Framework for Social Care Agency Workers.

This Flexible Framework was established on particular terms and conditions on the basis of Regulation 76(8) of the Public Contracts Scotland Regulations 2015 and provides for the admission of new entrants to the Flexible Framework during this term.

This contract is divided into 2 Lots, the Lots are as follows;

  • Lot 1 – Care Roles, including Care Assistants, Support Workers, Housing Assistants, and Senior Carers.
  • Lot 2 – Professional Roles, including, Social Workers, Occupational Therapists, Social Work Managers and Social Work Assistants.

Please note: there is no guarantee of any business, use, level of use or continuity of business through the Flexible Framework Agreement.

The estimated date of publication of the contract notice is 29 May 2021. The estimated total value of the contract excluding VAT is £80,000,000.

Next Steps

If you are interested in potentially bidding for Scotland Excel’s Reopening of Flexible Framework for Social Care Agency Workers contract opportunity, please access the organisations Contract Notice on the Public Contract Scotland website.

Support from the Supplier Development Programme

Scottish micro, small and medium businesses can access free training with SDP Scotland to get tender ready for this opportunity. Suppliers interested in this opportunity are advised to attend SDP’s free Using PCS and other portals webinars.

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