Care and Nursing Staff Recruitment Tender

Care and Nursing Staff Recruitment Tender

Emh group seeks to appoint through this tender suitably qualified and financially sound economic operators to provide an agency service for care, support and nursing staff on a temporary and temp to perm basis.

United Kingdom-Coalville: Supply services of nursing personnel

2016/S 121-216924

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

East Midlands Housing Group
Memorial House, Stenson Rd, Whitwick Business Park, Leicestershire
Contact point(s): East Midlands Housing Group
For the attention of: Bob Crabb
LE67 4JP Coalville
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1530278190
E-mail: bob.crabb@emhgroup.org.uk
Fax: +44 1530276006

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.emhgroup.org.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.emhgroup.org.uk

Electronic access to information: http://xantive.supplierselect.com

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: http://xantive.supplierselect.com

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

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Housing and community amenities

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:

Care and Nursing Staff Recruitment – Temporary and Temp to Perm.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 22: Personnel placement and supply services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: UKF.
NUTS code

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 6

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 200 000 and 1 600 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Emh group seeks to appoint through this tender suitably qualified and financially sound economic operators to provide an agency service for care, support and nursing staff on a temporary and temp to perm basis.
emh group provide services in Nursing Homes, Supported Housing Schemes, Residential Housing Schemes, Extra Care Facilities.
Providers will be able to supply staff to support vulnerable people in a variety of residential settings. This will include people with learning disabilities, older people, people with physical auditory and visual disabilities, and people with mental health needs.
They will be able to supply qualified Registered Nurses for Learning Disability, Registered general Nurses and care and support staff.
They will be able to supply staff cover on both a planned and short notice basis.
Up to 6 places will be awarded within a 4 year framework.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79624000, 79620000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

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:

Providers will be able to supply staff to support vulnerable people in a variety of residential settings. This will include people with learning disabilities, older people, people with physical auditory and visual disabilities, and people with mental health needs.
They will be able to supply qualified Registered Nurses for Learning Disability, Registered general Nurses and care and support staff.
They will be able to supply staff cover on both a planned and short notice basis.
They will be expected to demonstrate the training their staff have received and their skill profile.
All agency staff will have an enhanced DBS certificate.
Qualified Nurses will be expected to possess a range of clinical skills and experience of working with the client groups mentioned above.
Care and support staff will be required to hold a current Care Certificate and a variety of appropriate training certificates.
In some settings there will be the expectation that agency staff will administer medication, work to specified care and support plans and 24 hour shift patterns.
emh group require the service throughout the East Midlands of the UK.
Current spend is between 300 000 GBP and 400 000 GBP per annum but will vary dependent on business expansion and take on of staff on a permanent basis.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 200 000 and 1 600 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

Duration in months: 48 (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:

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Payment of completed services by BACS in 30 days.
Invoices submitted electronically (PDF).

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Legal entity only.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Framework format will meet the guidance of the Crown Commercial Service.
III.2)Conditions for participation

III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Meeting the mandatory and discretionary requirements suggested by the CCS PQQ requirements updating post the Public Contract Regulations 2015.
emh group abide by the Modern Slavery Act 2015.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Turnover to be a minimum of twice the annual framework value.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As detailed in the PQQ.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Knowledge of requirements for nursing, care, and supported housing environments.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Structure able to deliver specific requirements at short notice in required areas.
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

Restricted

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged minimum number 4: and maximum number 6
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Compliant questionnaires submitted will be assessed as per the evaluation criteria in the PQQ Candidates will be ranked according to their total score — the top scores will be invited to tender. Depending on range of scores, that number is envisaged to not exceed 10.
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated below

1. Price. Weighting 60

2. Quality. Weighting 40

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:

EMHG 16-02

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no

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: 25.7.2016
Payable documents: no

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

25.7.2016
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

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
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 48 months.

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

Applicants must register at http://xantive.supplierselect.com/

You will be asked to create an account and then register interest in this Public Project.
The PQQ and following ITT will be managed entirely through this system.

If required, the registration instructions may be obtained from bob.crabb@emhgroup.org.uk

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

East Midlands Housing Group
Memorial House, Stenson Rd, Whitwick Business Park
LE67 4JP Coalville
United Kingdom
E-mail: enquiries@emhgroup.org.uk
Telephone: +44 01530276000
Internet address: http://www.emhgroup.org.uk
Fax: +44 01530276006

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

22.6.2016

 

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