Appropriate Adult Contract – Essex County Council
Essex County Council has a statutory duty to provide an Appropriate Adult Service to juveniles and vulnerable adults in the absence of a parent, carer, social worker or guardian, whilst in custody.
United Kingdom-Chelmsford: Health services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Essex County Council
County Hall Market Road
For the attention of: Jade Hendry
CM1 1QH Chelmsford
Telephone: +44 8457430430
General address of the contracting authority: http://www.essex.gov.uk
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from:The above mentioned contact point(s)
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)
I.2)Type of the contracting authority
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes
Southend Borough Council
Civic Centre, Victoria Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, Essex
SS2 6ER Southend
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 25: Health and social services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Essex.
NUTS code UKH33
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Essex County Council has a statutory duty to provide an Appropriate Adult Service to juveniles and vulnerable adults in the absence of a parent, carer, social worker or guardian, whilst in custody. Essex County Council Emergency Duty Service (EDS) and the Youth Offending Service (YOS) have jointly commissioned this service. The current contract expires on the 31.3.2017.
The Appropriate Adult Service replaces the requirement of the Essex County Council (Youth Offending Service) or other Essex County Council Social Care Team or the Emergency Duty Service to attend at a Police station as an appropriate adult.
The procurement of an ECC wide Appropriate Adult service to provide support, as appropriate adults, to children and vulnerable adults in custody will also consider the following as part of the contract:
— Unaccompanied asylum seeking children and vulnerable adults support
— Age determination test (currently spot purchased by Social Care) for children and vulnerable adults
— Anti-terrorist detainment (Schedule 7) of children and vulnerable adults
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Estimated value excluding VAT: 735 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
Description of particular conditions: See the form of Contract supplied with the procurement documents.
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents.
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents.
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
Expressions of interest must be by way of completion and return of the Invitation to Tender (ITT) by the date and time specified. Online access to the procurement documentation can be found at Contracts Finder andwww.essex.gov.uk/Business-Partners/Supplying-Council/documents/Procurement_Opportunities.xls
Potential bidders should contact Essex County Council requesting to be invited to this tendering event by following these instructions:
1. Send an email with your organisation name in the subject title field to: email2workspace-prod+ECC+WS699325644email@example.com asking to be invited to this event and providing your contact name and Supplier ID/User ANID from your Ariba Registration Details.
2. If you have more than 1 registered user who you want invited to the event, provide the name(s) of each registered user in your request as it may not be possible to include additional users at a later stage.
If you are not registered in Ariba at all, go to: ‘http://ecc.supplier.ariba.com/ad/register/SSOActions?type=full’and follow the instructions to register then follow Steps 1 and 2 above. (Please note: 35 % completion (i.e. mandatory fields only: organisation/user details, commodity, sales territory) is the minimum required for your Ariba cloud registration, you do not need to reach 100 % completion).
The supplier portal will be used throughout the procurement process, and all communications with Essex County Council relating to this procurement exercise must be via the supplier portal. The supplier portal has instructions on how to use the system and access the information as well as a help desk to assist Bidders. Essex County Council reserves the right to cancel the procurement exercise and/or not to award all or part of a contract. Essex County Council will not be responsible for any costs incurred by Providers in relation to this procurement exercise.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: