Decisions published

26/04/2021 - Two month extension to (i) the Council's corporate social care framework agreement; and (ii) non-social care call-off from MSTAR framework agreement - APR21/CMDN/98 ref: 1839    Recommendations Approved

The Cabinet Member authorised an interim extension between 1 April 2021 and 30 May 2021 to the following temporary agency resource providers:


1.    Authorised contract extension to the corporate frameworks for the provision of social care roles to the following agency worker providers: 


Lot 1: Social Care Specialists 

Kent County Trading Limited (Trading As Connect2Staff) 

Sanctuary Personnel Limited 

HCL Social Care Limited 

Eden Brown Limited (Trading As Eden Brown Synergy) 

Liquid Personnel 

Badenoch and Clark 

iPeople Solutions Limited 

Maxxima Limited 


Lot 2: Children’s Residential Workers 

BS Social Care 


Lot 3 Social Care Specialists and Children’s Residential Workers 

Cardea Resourcing Limited 

Caritas Recruitment Limited 

Service  Care Solutions Limited 

Medacs Healthcare Plc 


The extension shall be for a period up to 30 May 2021 at a cost of approximately £320,000 per month.


2.    Authorised contract extension to Reed via call-off from MSTAR framework for the provision of all non-social care agency roles. The contract extension shall be for a period up to 30 May 2021 at a cost of approximately £110,000 per month.


Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance

Decision published: 26/04/2021

Effective from: 30/04/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

21/04/2021 - Approval for "Pseudo" Dynamic Purchasing System for Early Intervention and Prevention Services - APR21/CMDN/97 ref: 1838    Recommendations Approved

The Cabinet Member approved the award of placement on the Council’s “pseudo” Dynamic Purchasing System (PDPS) and pseudo DPS Agreement (DPS Agreement) to each of the successful bidders who tendered for the DPS for early intervention and prevention services as set out in the report in section 3.7.  The DPS Agreement will commence on 3rd May 2021 to run for a period of 5 years with an option to extend for 2 years with a total value of £21,329,161.   

Decision Maker: Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care, Health & Public Health

Decision published: 21/04/2021

Effective from: 27/04/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Sarah Bye