Cambridge City Homelessness Support and Reablement Service

Cambridge City Homelessness Support and Reablement Service

The aim of the Service is to provide support to people who are homeless to establish a more stable lifestyle and enable people to learn coping skills in order to gain settled accommodation.

United Kingdom-Cambridge: Social services

2015/S 099-180176

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Cambridgeshire County Council
Shire Hall, Castle Hill
For the attention of: Mr Jason Shanks
CB3 0AP Cambridge
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: strategic.procurement@cambridgeshire.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.sourcecambridgeshire.co.uk/

Electronic access to information: https://www.lgssprocurementportal.co.uk

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://www.lgssprocurementportal.co.uk

Further information can be obtained from: Cambridgeshire County Council
Shire Hall, Castle Hill
For the attention of: Mr Jason Shanks
CB3 0AP Cambridge
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: strategic.procurement@cambridgeshire.gov.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Cambridgeshire County Council
Shire Hall, Castle Hill
For the attention of: Mr Jason Shanks
CB3 0AP Cambridge
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: strategic.procurement@cambridgeshire.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Cambridgeshire County Council
Shire Hall, Castle Hill
For the attention of: Mr Jason Shanks
CB3 0AP Cambridge
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: strategic.procurement@cambridgeshire.gov.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

General public services
Health
Social protection
Education

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:

Cambridge City Homelessness Support and Reablement Service.

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 UKH12

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)

The aim of the Service is to provide support to people who are homeless to establish a more stable lifestyle and enable people to learn coping skills in order to gain settled accommodation. The service will support the aims set out in the Care Act 2014 and the Cambridgeshire County Council ‘Transforming Lives Strategy and Cambridge City Homelessness Strategy in developing the provision of services to enable people to live independently.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85320000

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:

The primary aim of the Service is to facilitate service users moving on at the earliest opportunity and to gain access to settled accommodation appropriate to their needs. People may have a range of mental health and substance misuse issues. By actively supporting people to gain or maintain stable accommodation this will enable people to maintain their independence in the least restrictive setting.
The Provider shall ensure that the Service meets its aims and objectives set out by:
a) Supporting service users to be able to live in their own accommodation.
b) Providing support to develop and achieve independence and wellbeing.
c) To work with the Service User and staff and other agencies to develop a coordinated support plan.
d) To work with the Service User on their emotional needs, mental health issues and coping strategies.
e) For the Service User to be involved in education and training and employment and the community.
The Provider shall ensure that the Service is focussed to allow people to develop skills so that they can be become independent of the Service. The expected length of the time and individual is supported in the Service is not expected to exceed 18 months.
The Service shall operate 24/7 for 7 days per week. The provider will demonstrate how this cover will be achieved .The Provider will be expected to provide additional support to service users in the service including provision of crisis support to problems which pose immediate risk e.g. harassment, loss of amenities.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 500 000 and 1 598 880 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 0
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)

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

Duration in months: 72 (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 this contracts value is over 500 000 GBP, the Authority may wish to obtain a Parent Company Guarantee, from organisations with a Parent Company, Performance Bond or any other sureties.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: See Conditions of Contract.
III.2)Conditions for participation
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
III.2.3)Technical capacity
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 number of operators: 0

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:
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: 23.6.2015 – 12:00
Payable documents: no

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

23.6.2015 – 12:00

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

23.6.2015

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

Duration in months: 180 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

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
VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Royal Court of Justice
The Strand
WC2A 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM

Body responsible for mediation procedures

LGSS
John Dryden House 8-10 The Lakes
NN4 7YD Northampton
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: jhunter@northamptonshire.gov.uk

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: LGSS will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. The duration of this standstill will be disclosed at this point. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into. Such additional information should be required from (Refer to address in part 1.1) If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly. Where a contract has not been entered into the Court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the authority to amend any document and may award damages.

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

LGSS
John Dryden House 8-10 The Lakes
NN4 7YD Northampton
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: pwhite@northamptonshire.gov.uk

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

20.5.2015

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