AFC Emotional Health Support Services London

AFC Emotional Health Support Services London

The service will aim to deliver support to the young people with emotional health needs related to stress and anxiety below the threshold for Tier 2 CAMHS services across Richmond and Kingston.

United Kingdom-Twickenham: Health and social work services

2016/S 107-191699

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Achieving for Children
1st Floor, 42 York Street
For the attention of: Ms Natalie Allen
TW1 3BW Twickenham
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 7468709435
E-mail: natalie.allen@achievingforchildren.org.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.kingston.gov.uk

Electronic access to information: http://www.londontenders.org

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: http://www.londontenders.org

Further information can be obtained from: Achieving for Children
1st Floor, 42 York Street
For the attention of: Ms Natalie Allen
TW1 3BW Twickenham
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 7468709435
E-mail: natalie.allen@achievingforchildren.org.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from:Achieving for Children
1st Floor, 42 York Street
For the attention of: Ms Natalie Allen
TW1 3BW Twickenham
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 7468709435
E-mail: natalie.allen@achievingforchildren.org.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Achieving for Children
1st Floor, 42 York Street
For the attention of: Ms Natalie Allen
TW1 3BW Twickenham
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 7468709435
E-mail: natalie.allen@achievingforchildren.org.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Other: children’s services

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Emotional Health Support Services.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 25: Health and social services

NUTS code UKI22

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Lot 1 — Support for young people dealing with stress:
The service will aim to deliver support to the young people with emotional health needs related to stress and anxiety below the threshold for Tier 2 CAMHS services across Richmond and Kingston. For young people who meet the threshold for Tier 2 support, they will be eligible for support from Achieving for Children’s (AfC’s) Emotional Health Service. At Tier 3, services will be provided by South West London and St Georges, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHs).
AfC is seeking to provide a service for young people, and potentially their families, to ensure that low level mental health concerns, particularly those which are stress related, are met by the service to prevent any escalation. The objective will be to provide young people, across both boroughs, with ways of coping with stress to ensure a good level of emotional well-being. A further objective will be to ensure that the parents are engaged with the counselling and are aware of their own behaviour, particularly in relation to exam stress.
Lot 2 — Young people dealing with bereavement or significant loss:
Achieving for Children is seeking a support service for children and young people who live in Kingston or Richmond who are suffering from bereavement or significant loss. The objective is to support young people through a traumatic and turbulent period of their lives and provide young people with ways of coping with the loss they feel.

Expressions of interest and electronic tender documents are available on the London Tenders Portal (http://www.londontenders.org), Project Id DN164737.

AfC proposes to enter into 1 contract per Lot for an initial period of 2 years with the successful Tenderer (Service Provider) with 2 possible extensions of 1 year each.
The service commencement date is 3.10.2016.
The contract: The NUTS code for this service is UKI22.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 98000000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Lots

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Lot 1 — Support for young people dealing with stress:
The service will aim to deliver support to the young people with emotional health needs related to stress and anxiety below the threshold for Tier 2 CAMHS services across Richmond and Kingston. For young people who meet the threshold for Tier 2 support, they will be eligible for support from AfC’s Emotional Health Service. At Tier 3, services will be provided by South West London and St Georges, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHs).
AfC is seeking to provide a service for young people, and potentially their families, to ensure that low level mental health concerns, particularly those which are stress related, are met by the service to prevent any escalation. The objective will be to provide young people, across both boroughs, with ways of coping with stress to ensure a good level of emotional well-being. A further objective will be to ensure that the parents are engaged with the counselling and are aware of their own behaviour, particularly in relation to exam stress.
Lot 2 — Young people dealing with bereavement or significant loss:
Achieving for Children is seeking a support service for children and young people who live in Kingston or Richmond who are suffering from bereavement or significant loss. The objective is to support young people through a traumatic and turbulent period of their lives and provide young people with ways of coping with the loss they feel.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 380 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: AfC proposes to enter into 1 contract per Lot for an initial period of 2 years with the successful Tenderer (Service Provider) with 2 possible extensions of 1 year each.
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in days: 0 (from the award of the contract)

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

As set out in the Invitation to Tender. Tender documents can be found on the London Tenders Portal (http://www.londontenders.org Project Id DN164737).

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

As set out in the Invitation to Tender. Tender documents can be found on the London Tenders Portal (http://www.londontenders.org Project Id DN164737).

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

As set out in the Invitation to Tender. Tender documents can be found on the London Tenders Portal (http://www.londontenders.org Project Id DN164737).

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation

III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As set out in the Invitation to Tender. Tender documents can be found on the London Tenders Portal (http://www.londontenders.org Project Id DN164737).

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As set out in the Invitation to Tender. Tender documents can be found on the London Tenders Portal (http://www.londontenders.org Project Id DN164737).

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As set out in the Invitation to Tender. Tender documents can be found on the London Tenders Portal (http://www.londontenders.org Project Id DN164737).

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:

As set out in the Invitation to Tender. Tender documents can be found on the London Tenders Portal (http://www.londontenders.org Project Id DN164737).

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

As set out in the Invitation to Tender. Tender documents can be found on the London Tenders Portal (http://www.londontenders.org Project Id DN164737).

III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no

III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged minimum number 1

Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: As set out in the Invitation to Tender. Tender documents can be found on the London Tenders Portal (http://www.londontenders.org Project Id DN164737).

IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

Project Id DN164737 on the London Tenders Portal (http://www.londontenders.org)

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 13.7.2016 – 12:00
Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

13.7.2016 – 12:00

IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

2.6.2016

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.

IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

in days: 120 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 13.7.2016 – 12:00
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: All tenders will be opened 1 at a time by the Head of Corporate Governance and the appropriate Director, Executive Head or Service Manager. The terms ‘Head of Corporate Governance’, ‘Director’, ‘Executive Head’ and ‘Service Manager’ include any officer duly authorised by the same.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

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

VI.3)Additional information

Electronic payment will be used.
I.1) Name, addresses and contact point(s).
Town: Twickenham NUTS code UKI22.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

High Court
Royal Courts of Justice, The Strand
WC2A 2LL London
United Kingdom

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

2.6.2016

 

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