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21 Social and other Specific Services - PIN

Supplier Event for Assessment and Therapeutic Services Framework

  • First published: 29 September 2023
  • Last modified: 29 September 2023

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Published by:
City & County of Swansea
Authority ID:
Publication date:
29 September 2023
Deadline date:
Notice type:
21 Social and other Specific Services - PIN
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You are invited to attend to gain information regarding Swansea Council’s aim to procure high-quality, qualified therapeutic and assessment services to create a framework of accredited providers for Swansea Child and Family Services. CPV: 85300000, 85300000, 85140000, 85121291, 85310000, 85000000, 85323000, 85311300, 85312000, 85320000, 98000000.

Full notice text

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Prior information notice

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses

Swansea Council

Civic Centre, Oystermouth Road




Contact person: Claire Chambers



Internet address(es)

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.3) Communication

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

II.1.1) Title

Supplier Event for Assessment and Therapeutic Services Framework

Reference number: CCS/22/034

II.1.2) Main CPV code



II.1.3) Type of contract


II.1.4) Short description

You are invited to attend to gain information regarding Swansea Council’s aim to procure high-quality, qualified therapeutic and assessment services to create a framework of accredited providers for Swansea Child and Family Services.

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)











II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:


II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Swansea Council are intending to procure qualified practitioners for the following services in order to create a graded framework of assessment and therapy services:

- Independent Social Worker

- Counsellor/Psychotherapist

- Play Therapist

- Psychologist – Child and Adolescent

- Psychologist – Cognitive Assessments/Capacity to Litigate Assessments

- Psychiatrist – Child and Adolescent

- Specialist Risk Assessor – Sexual Abuse

- Specialist Risk Assessor – Physical Abuse

- Practitioner in Dyadic Development Psychotherapy (DDP)

- Practitioner in Theraplay©

- Specialist Occupational Therapist

- Licenced CUBAS Assessor

- Practitioner in Therapeutic Life Story Work©

The publication of this notice does not signify the beginning of any formal procurement process and does not constitute a commitment by the Council to undertake any future procurement process.

The Council may withdraw or amend any information contained in this notice at any time and without notice.

II.2.14) Additional information

All suppliers that pass all the minimum thresholds set out in the Invitation to Tender will be appointed on to the framework, however the Council makes no guarantee of work.

II.3) Estimated date of publication of contract notice:


Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3) Additional information

Registration Details -

Interested parties can register for either the online or face to face suppliers engagement events by following this links:



Interested parties must register before Monday 9th October 2023.

The face to face meeting will be held at the Reception Room of the Brangwyn Suite, Guildhall, Swansea, SA1 4PE on Tuesday 17th October between 6pm and 8pm.

The online event will be delivered via Microsoft Teams on Wednesday 18th October between 10 am and 12 noon. We recommend that you join via a laptop/desktop so that it will be easier for you to type and use chat functionality.

Please note you will not be required to attend both events as Swansea Council will be covering the same items during both sessions.

The purpose of these events is to:

To provide more information about our commissioning model

To provide a timeframe and the next steps.

To provide a platform for questions and answers.

Business Wales will attend both events to provide support and guidance on all aspects of the tendering process.

Suppliers can request additional assistance either on a one-to-one basis or as part of group free of charge. Managers from Business Wales will be available once the tender is live to support suppliers through the tender process this will include assistance with registering on Sell2Wales and using eTenderWales.

The tender opportunity will be published on eTenderWales in November (this date is subject to change). Please note that the tender documents are not currently available.

(WA Ref:135029)

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice



Commodity categories

ID Title Parent category
85323000 Community health services Social services
85000000 Health and social work services Other Services
85140000 Miscellaneous health services Health services
98000000 Other community, social and personal services Other Services
85121291 Paediatric services Medical practice services
85320000 Social services Social work and related services
85300000 Social work and related services Health and social work services
85310000 Social work services Social work and related services
85312000 Social work services without accommodation Social work services
85311300 Welfare services for children and young people Social work services with accommodation

Delivery locations

ID Description
1018 Swansea

Alert region restrictions

The buyer has restricted the alert for this notice to suppliers based in the following regions.

ID Description
There are no alert restrictions for this notice.

About the buyer

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Admin contact:
Technical contact:
Other contact:

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