Decision Maker: Director of Children and Families
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
One Adoption West Yorkshire (OAWY) and Freuds Communications shall enter into a contract with the objective to further develop the National Adoption Marketing and Recruitment Strategy.
OAWY would like to extend the existing partnership working arrangement with Freud Communications up to 31 March 2023.
The Director of Children and Families agreed to award a contract direct to Freud Communications to deliver a national strategy for the recruitment of adopters. The contract will commence 8 December 2020 to 31 March 2021, with the option to extend for 2 x 12 months. Extensions are subject to additional DfE funding being secured.
The value of this service for the period 8 Dec 2020 – 31 March 2021 is £40,000. The maximum value for each extension period will be £465,000, therefore the total value of the service is estimated at £970,000.
Reason Key: Financial Impact>£500K;
Wards Affected: (All Wards);
Other reasons / organisations consulted
National Adoption Steering Group meetings
RAA Leaders Group meetings
Director of Children and Families
Representatives of National Adoption Steering Group
Representatives of RAA Leaders Group
Contact: Sarah Johal, Head of One Adoption West Yorkshire 0113 37 83644 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Publication date: 12/10/2020
Date of decision: 20/10/2020
Effective from: 28/10/2020