Adult Counselling Service Aberdeen

Adult Counselling Service Aberdeen

Aberdeen City Council is commissioning a Support/Counselling Service which fulfils the aims of the Scottish Government’s Suicide Prevention Strategy.

CONTRACT NOTICE – NATIONAL
SERVICES

1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address


Aberdeen City Council

Commercial & Procurement Service, Woodhill House, Westburn Road,

Aberdeen

AB16 5GB

UK

Denise Thomson (Commissioning & Contract Manager)

+44 1224665652

dthomson@aberdeencity.gov.uk

+44 1224665656
http://www.aberdeencity.gov.uk

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained


Aberdeen City Council

Woodhill House, Westburn Road,

Aberdeen

AB16 5GB

UK

+44 1224665652

+44 1224665656
http://www.aberdeencity.gov.uk

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:


Aberdeen City Council

Corporate Governance, Marischal College, Broad Street,

Aberdeen

AB10 1AB

UK

Head of Legal and Democratic Service
http://www.aberdeencity.gov.uk

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

Adult Counselling Service

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

Aberdeen City Council is commissioning a Support/Counselling Service which fulfils the aims of the Scottish Government’s Suicide Prevention Strategy 2013/16. The service shall be innovative in its approach and market itself in a way which targets individuals who are facing multifaceted and complex issues in their daily lives and will aim to reduce risk of harmful behaviours and suicide ideation. These people will often be difficult to reach and as a result the Service needs to have a high profile within Aberdeen City. By supporting people to identify and deal with their issues they will be equipped with the skills and capacity to cope with the demands placed upon them. Service Users will be aged 16 upwards and may live in their own tenancies, supported accommodation projects, temporary accommodation, or may be hospital inpatients.

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=407997.

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

321000 Adults and Older Peoples Services

130 Aberdeen & North-East

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

This is a 3 year contract with an expected commencement date of 1.12.15

The maximum value of this contract for the entire 3 year period will be 91800 pounds sterling. (Ninety One thousand and Eight Hundred Pounds Maximum)

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

Previous experience in providing Counselling Services and/or experience in Mental Health.

4 Administrative Information

4.1

Type of Procedure

Single stage – Any candidate may submit a tender.

4.2

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

TEN-MH-CS-15

4.3

Time Limits

a) Time-limit for obtaining documentationb) Time-limit for receipt of completed tenders
01-09-2015  Time  16:00c) Estimated award date 01-12-2015

4.5

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

EN

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

TUPE information was not provided on request to Aberdeen City Council by the incumbent provider therefore Tenderers will have to contact the incumbent provider for all information relating to TUPE. Contact details for the incumbent provider can be found in section 2.7 of the attached Invitation to Tender Document (ITT).

(SC Ref:407997)

5.2

Additional Documentation

Tender Pricing Sheet TEN-MH-CS-15
CONDITIONS OF CONTRACT TEN-MH-CS-15
TENDER_LABEL_TEN-MH-CS-15
ITT TEN-MH-CS-15_Final 2.6.15

5.3

Publication date of this notice

27-07-2015

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