Alcohol Treatment and Recovery Service Shropshire

Alcohol Treatment and Recovery Service Shropshire

Shropshire Council is seeking a new provider of specialist community drug and alcohol treatment recovery service for adults and young people.

United Kingdom-Shrewsbury: Health and social work services

2018/S 178-403371

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Shropshire Council
Shirehall, Abbey Foregate
Shrewsbury
SY2 6ND
United Kingdom
Contact person: Procurement
Telephone: +44 1743252993
E-mail: procurement@shropshire.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1743253910
NUTS code: UKG22
Internet address(es):Main address: www.shropshire.gov.uk
I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Shrewsbury:-Health-and-social-work-services./VMRA8UQET6
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: http://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-title/VMRA8UQET6
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: http://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-title/VMRA8UQET6

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:

PMCV 013 – Community Drug and Alcohol Treatment and Recovery Service

Reference number: PMCV 013

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Shropshire Council is seeking a new provider of specialist community drug and alcohol treatment recovery service for adults and young people.

The new contract will be commissioned to meet the following outcomes:

— Freedom of dependence on drugs and /or alcohol;

— Prevention of drug related deaths and blood borne viruses;

— A reduction in crime and re-offending;

— Sustained employment and the ability to access and sustain suitable accommodation;

— Improvement in mental and physical health and wellbeing;

— Improved relationships with family members, partners and friends;

— The capacity to be an effective parent.

The contract will run for an initial period of 3 years with an option to extend for 12 months periods up to a maximum of a further 4 years.

Excluded from this contract is inpatient assisted withdrawal, community pharmacy needle exchange and the medications budget.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 6 880 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG22
Main site or place of performance:

Shropshire CC

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Shropshire Council is seeking a new provider of specialist community drug and alcohol treatment recovery service for adults and young people.

The contract will include all aspects of community provision to support recovery and harm reduction, including the provision of pharmacological and psychosocial interventions (including community assisted withdrawal) to support adults and young people recover from problematic drug and alcohol use. A range of interventions to reduce the spread of blood borne viruses and reduce drug related death will also form part of the contract.

The service will need to be responsive to changing needs, including reducing the rise in drug related deaths, an ageing opiate population, increasing numbers in treatment 6 years plus, novel psychoactive substances, dependence on prescribed and over the counter drugs.

In line the National Drug Strategy (NDS) of 2017 the service will also need to be ambitious for full recovery, improving both treatment quality and outcomes for different user groups, ensuring people get the right intervention to support their level of need. The service will need to work in partnership with a range of other agencies from both the statutory and voluntary sector, facilitating a joined up approach to the services that are essential to supporting every individual to live without dependence.

For young people, the service will need to be able to be flexible in its approach, working closely with children and family services, local schools and colleges to prevent the onset of drug and alcohol use and support those where use has become problematic

The new contract will be commissioned to meet the following outcomes:

— Freedom of dependence on drugs and /or alcohol;

— Prevention of drug related deaths and blood borne viruses;

— A reduction in crime and re-offending

— Sustained employment and the ability to access and sustain suitable accommodation;

— Improvement in mental and physical health and wellbeing;

— Improved relationships with family members, partners and friends;

— The capacity to be an effective parent.

It is envisaged the new provider will increase sustainable recovery and help reduce future demand. This will require a holistic approach that supports individuals and families in need, addresses other factors such as criminal justice, housing, health and employment issues.

It is considered that the employee “Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment)” Regulations 2006 (“TUPE”) will apply to this contract. Also compliance with the provisions of the best value authorities staff transfers (pensions) Direction 2007, in relation to the local government pension scheme (as administered by Shropshire County Pension Fund) will also be required. Please note compliance with NHS pension rights will also be required. Applicants are advised to seek their own legal advice about the practicality of these regulations.

As a public authority, in line with the public services (social value) Act 2012 the council has due regard to economic, social and environmental well-being in Shropshire. Accordingly the council is looking, in relation to the delivery of this contract, for proposals from contractors that could help provide social value benefits within Shropshire where practicable and to maximise the social and economic impact of the proposed contract.

This is a notice for Social and specific services in accordance with Directive 2014/24/EU Article74 being public health services. Accordingly the council will follow a process based on the principles of transparency. The council will treat all economic operators equally and in a non-discriminatory way.

The contract will run for an initial period of 3 years with an option to extend for 12 months periods up to a maximum of a further 4 years.

Excluded from this contract is inpatient assisted withdrawal, community pharmacy needle exchange and the medications budget.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 6 880 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 01/04/2019
End: 31/03/2022
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

4 years

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

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

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

List and brief description of conditions:

See tender documentation.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

List and brief description of selection criteria:

See tender documentation.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

See tender documentation.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

List and brief description of selection criteria:

See tender documentation.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

See tender documentation.

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract

III.2.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:

See tender documentation.

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

See tender documentation.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
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

Date: 16/10/2018
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

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

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 16/10/2018
Local time: 12:00
Place:

Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, SY2 6ND

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

7 years

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Shrewsbury:-Health-and-social-work-services./VMRA8UQET6

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

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GO Reference: GO-2018912-PRO-13182038

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Shropshire Council
Shirehall, Abbey Foregate
Shrewsbury
SY2 6ND
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1743252993
E-mail: procurement@shropshire.gov.ukInternet address: www.shropshire.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

Shropshire Council
Shirehall, Abbey Foregate
Shrewsbury
SY2 6ND
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1743252993

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

12/09/2018

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