Decision details

Contract for the provisions for Independent Reviewing Officer Service for Looked After Children and Fostering Reviews (Officer Key Decision)

Decision Maker: Strategic Director - Children and Young People

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

Authority to award a contract for the provision of Independent Reviewing Officer Service for Looked After Children and Fostering Reviews.

Decision:

Approval of the award of a combined contract to provide an Independent Reviewing Officer Service for Looked After Children and a Fostering Review Service for a period of three (3) years with the option to extend for a further one (1) year from 1 October 2020.

Reasons for the decision:

As set out in the accompanying report.

Alternative options considered:

As set out in the accompanying report.

Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:

As set out in the accompanying report.

Cabinet/Committee Decision or Scheme of Delegation: The Office Scheme of Delegation grants to Strategic Directors authority to approve the tender and award of contracts up to a value of £2m.

Parties Consulted: Lead Member for Children's Safeguarding, Early Help and Social Care.

Contact: Brian Grady, Operational Director, Safeguarding, Partnerships & Strategy Email: Brian.Grady@brent.gov.uk Tel: 0208 937 4173.

Publication date: 04/08/2020

Date of decision: 04/08/2020

Effective from: 12/08/2020

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