Bradford Council Advocacy Services Contract

Bradford Council Advocacy Services Contract

For the provision of independent advocacy across all categories of need and provision to support Self and Group Advocacy activities.

United Kingdom-Bradford: Health and social work services

2017/S 177-362674

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Bradford Metropolitan District Council
Britannia House, Hall Ings
Bradford
BD1 1HX
United Kingdom
Contact person: Ms Leonora Heyes
Telephone: +44 1274437088
E-mail: leonora.heyes@bradford.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKE
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.bradford.gov.uk/bmdc

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.bradford.gov.uk/bmdc

I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.yortender.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.yortender.co.uk

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

Social protection

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Independent Advocacy Services across the Bradford District.

Reference number: DN294256

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Independent Advocacy Service contract will meet all statutory non-statutory requirements of the District for the provision of independent advocacy across all categories of need and provision to support Self and Group Advocacy activities.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 3 161 834.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Statutory and Non Statutory Advocacy

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85300000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Council intends to commission a single provider to meet all statutory requirements on the Council for the provision of Independent Advocacy under the terms of the Care Act 2014, the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and the Mental Health Act 2007.

Non-Statutory Advocacy is advocacy support that is provided where there is no legal framework that governs the advocate role. The types of advocacy delivered as Non-Statutory Advocacy are similar to those provided as statutory advocacy and include issues based advocacy support for people with mental health, learning disabilities, physical disabilities, older people or people with gender or ethnicity specific issues, along with people with more general needs, welfare benefits, housing/accommodation, family issues etc.

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: yes
Description of renewals:

2 optional extension periods of 12 months.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Self and Group Advocacy, Capacity Building and Volunteering

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85300000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

To provide a contact point and relevant information for people who need Self and Group Support, their Carers, friends and family members. To promote awareness campaigning opportunities and projects aimed at increasing the understanding of issues faced by people with learning disabilities, for example Healthy Living, Hate Crime, and self care; Provide or commission appropriate training for volunteers within Bradford to ensure sufficiency of supply of volunteer peer support; Provide advice and support around Self and Group Support, Capacity Building and Volunteering to the general public and health and social care professionals.

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: yes
Description of renewals:

2 optional extension periods of 12 months.

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: 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: 26/10/2017
Local time: 14:00
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: 26/10/2017
Local time: 14:00

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

City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council
Britannia House, Hall Ings
Bradford
BD1 1HX
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:

14/09/2017

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