Issue details

Interim extension to Temporary Agency Resource: 1 April 2021 to 30 May 2021 – KEY/12APR21/03

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 type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure or savings greater than £500,000;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 12/03/2021

Decision due: Not before 23rd Apr 2021 by Cabinet Member for Finance

Lead director: Corporate Director Resources

Department: Resources

Contact: Chris Yates. Email: Tel: 01733 452527.

Consultation process

Relevant internal and external stakeholders

Procurement, Finance, Legal

Relevant Scrutiny Committee: Growth, Environment and Resources Scrutiny Committee