Autism Information and Advice Service Tender

Autism Information and Advice Service Tender

Appropriate information and advice to support people with ASC to make informed decisions about their current and future support.

United Kingdom-Matlock: Health and social work services

2019/S 124-303153

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Derbyshire County Council
Derbyshire County Council, County Hall, Transformation Service, Stable Block, Room Q8
Matlock
DE4 3AG
United Kingdom
Contact person: Miss Louise Cope
E-mail: Louise.cope@derbyshire.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKF1

Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.derbyshire.gov.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.derbyshire.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: www.eastmidlandstenders.org
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.eastmidlandstenders.org

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:

SSD 19 10 Autism Information and Advice Service

Reference number: DN417904

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The information and advice service for autism will consist of 2 elements:

— appropriate information and advice to support people with ASC to make informed decisions about their current and future support needs. To support professionals seeking further information and advice to appropriately support people with ASC,

— Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC) awareness raising to a variety of audiences and the development of a Derbyshire Autism Engagement Network.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 200 000.00 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)

85000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKF1

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Derbyshire County Council Adult Care are inviting tenders from organisations experienced in the provision of information and advice for Autism Spectrum Conditions (ASC) to people aged 16 and over. We also wish to engage with providers on the delivery of the service.

In Derbyshire there is currently a service that provides access to post diagnostic education, counselling and coaching support for people with ASC and their families/carers.

The new Information and Advice Service for Autism Spectrum Conditions will have a preventative focus and will work alongside people who may not currently be eligible for social care support, as defined by the Care Act 2014. The provider will be expected to work pro-actively with people across Derbyshire, utilising a person centred and flexible approach which prevents or delays support needs increasing.

The information and advice service for autism will consist of 2 elements:

— appropriate information and advice to support people with ASC to make informed decisions about their current and future support needs. To support professionals seeking further information and advice to appropriately support people with ASC,

— Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC) awareness raising to a variety of audiences and the development of a Derbyshire Autism Engagement Network.

The contract length will be for 2 years, with the option to extend for a further period of 12 months. The contract budget will be 60 000 GBP per annum, with off payment of an additional 20 000 GBP for Year 1.

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

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
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)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: yes
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: 01/08/2019
Local time: 11:00
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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 01/08/2019
Local time: 11:00
Place:

Derbyshire County Council, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 3AG.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Derbyshire County Council
Matlcok
United Kingdom
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:

27/06/2019

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