Public Sector Network Tender Alert


GB-Hertfordshire: Step-Parent Adoptive Assessments

To provide Step parent assessments for prospective Hertfordshire adoptive step parents that are currently on a waiting list. This will enable Hertfordshire Adoption Agency to fulfil its statutory duties. The Government’s agenda for change is promoting much more timely completion of all assessments of prospective adoptive parents. o The Provider will be required to complete all the step parent assessments currently awaiting assessment – approximately 22 assessments. o The Provider will deal with any notifications to the Court of applicants (step parents) wishing to make an application for an adoption orders. o The Provider will offer a level of service which is appropriate for the size of Hertfordshire. The duration of the contract will be for 3 months starting on 1st January 2013 and ending on 31st March 2013. If you are experiencing problems, then please contact the Delta helpdesk via email at or call 0845 270 7050 (option 2) Monday to Friday 8.30am – 5.30pm for further assistance. Any clarification questions related to the quotation documents must be submitted via the Delta system, which enables questions and answers to be exchanged via the e-mail facility in the system. If questions are deemed to be of relevance to other tenderers the question and answer will be transmitted to all tenderers.

Ref: HCC1205936,


Hertfordshire County Council
Children and Young People's Commissioning Team,Farnham House,Six Hills Way
Hayey Mahon

Contract value: 10000.00 - 25000.00GBP

Published: 3 Dec 2012, Receipt by: 17 Dec 2012