Aberdeenshire Alcohol and Drug Services Contract

Aberdeenshire Alcohol and Drug Services Contract

Aberdeenshire Alcohol and Drug Partnership requires the provision of an all age, service to support people who require services or information to address drug and or alcohol misuse. 

United Kingdom-Aberdeen: Health and social work services

2017/S 211-439096

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Aberdeenshire Council
Woodhill House, Westburn Road
Aberdeen
AB16 5GB
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1467530600
E-mail: neil.stephenson@aberdeenshire.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKM50

I.2)Joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Aberdeenshire ADP Alcohol and Drug Services.

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Aberdeenshire Alcohol and Drug Partnership requires the provision of an all age, service to support people who require services or information to address drug and or alcohol misuse. These services will be available in north and south/central Aberdeenshire.

Aberdeenshire Alcohol and Drug Partnership / Health and Social Care Partnership are commissioning services primarily for people who use drugs and or alcohol but also for others affected. These Services will provide ‘public facing’ advice and information to anyone concerned about their own or someone else’s alcohol consumption or drug use. It will also aim to give support to access options that reduce risk of DRD by providing rapid assessment and treatment engagement for those at high risk; local access to supervised consumption of opioid substitution treatment; support for alcohol dependence and alcohol detoxification; support for safer injecting practices and to stop injecting.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 3 190 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for maximum number of lots: 2
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

North Aberdeenshire

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM50
Main site or place of performance:

Aberdeenshire — north.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

— Gateway services — An easily accessible gateway service for all people wishing support and or treatment for problematic alcohol and or drug use

— Key Worker services — addressing problematic alcohol and drug use by providing appropriate long and short term Interventions delivering evidence-based therapeutic interventions that fit within frameworks such as Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and Motivational Enhancement Therapy.

— Stepped Care (ORT) — A key worker to support people on Opiate Replacement Therapies (ORT) prescriptions — ORT key worker

— Harm Reduction — The Service will support people to make positive cognitive and behavioural changes in substance use and other risk behaviours within the context of a harm reduction service

— Moving On — Supporting people to move on in their recovery and focus on achieving their goals and aspirations e.g. Employment, training, improved lifestyle and relationships, parenting etc.

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 940 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

Start: 01/04/2018
End: 31/03/2023

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

The contract duration is for 3 years with potentially two further one-year extensions.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

South and Central Aberdeenshire

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM50
Main site or place of performance:

Aberdeenshire — south and central.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

— Gateway services — An easily accessible gateway service for all people wishing support and or treatment for problematic alcohol and or drug use,

— Key Worker services — addressing problematic alcohol and drug use by providing appropriate long and short term Interventions delivering evidence-based therapeutic interventions that fit within frameworks such as Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and Motivational Enhancement Therapy,

— Moving On — Supporting people to move on in their recovery and focus on achieving their goals and aspirations e.g. Employment, training, improved lifestyle and relationships, parenting etc.

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 250 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

Start: 01/04/2018
End: 31/03/2022

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

The contract duration is three years with potentially, 2 further 1-year extensions.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Form of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about framework agreement
IV.1.10)Identification of the national rules applicable to the procedure:

IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:

The contract will be awarded following evaluations through PCST.

IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate / Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest

Date: 13/12/2017
Local time: 12:00

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

For the ESPD:

PCST Question 1.73.1 4B.4: The bidder confirms the name, value and/or range of the financial ratios specified in the relevant Contract Notice are as follows:

Bidders will be required to state the values for the following ratio(s):

Current Ratio (current assets / current liabilities: 1 this indicates the availability of working capital,

Quick Ratio (available cash / current liabilities: 1 this indicates liquidity level,

Gearing (loans x 100 / shares and reserves, as %) this indicates extent to which the business is funded by debt,

ROCE (Return on Capital Employed) (Profit before interest and tax X 100 / Capital, expressed as a %) this indicates profitability.

PCST Question 1.73.2 Insurance: The bidder confirms they already have or can commit to obtain, prior to the commencement of the contract, the levels of insurance cover indicated in the relevant Contract Notice.

It is a requirement of this contract that bidders hold, or can commit to obtain prior to the commencement of any subsequently awarded contract, the types and minimum levels of insurance indicated below:

Employer’s Liability Insurance = 10 000 000 GBP

Public Liability Insurance = 5 000 000 GBP

PCST Question 1.74.2 4C.1.2: For public supply and public service contracts only: Please provide relevant examples of supplies and/or services carried out during the last three years as specified in the Contract Notice.

Bidders will be required to provide examples that demonstrate that they have the relevant experience to deliver the services as described. A minimum of two examples will be required

The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this ITT exercise. The Project code is 9510. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2343

Community benefits are included in this requirement. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2361

A summary of the expected community benefits has been provided as follows:

A summary of the expected community benefits has been provided as follows:

Improve the economic, social, and environmental wellbeing of the authority’s area

As a public sector employer, the Council has a general equality duty to:

— Eliminate unlawful discrimination, harassment and victimisation and other conduct that is prohibited by the Equality Act 2010;

— Advance equality of opportunity between people who share a relevant protected characteristic and those who do not; and

— Foster good relations between people who share a protected characteristic and those who do not.

(SC Ref:517324).

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Aberdeenshire Council
Woodhill House, Westburn Road
Aberdeen
AB16 5GB
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1467530600Internet address:http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

01/11/2017

 

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