Above £100k - Support to early years providers incorporating a framework agreement for short term childcare provision
This service is to support the LA in meeting its statutory responsibility to provide advice, information and guidance to all early years providers and to provide specific support to those providers judged as requiring improvement or inadequate by Ofsted. The service will provide tailored support to childminders and pre-schools only. The provider will also support LA sufficiency targets and the development of flexible provision.
The service will also be responsible for the management of the framework which arranges the placement of children at short notice as required by a range of public bodies. This is to include the quality assurance of providers used, the appropriate placement of children and liason with relevant placing authorities in relation to the provision of information to providers and invoicing.
The contract will run for a period of 2 years and may be extended by a further 2 years at the sole discretion of the commissioners.
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The contract will run for a period of 2 years and may be extended by a further 2 years.