Carer Support Contract London

Carer Support Contract London

To establish a Carer Support Service which will contribute to an improvement in the wellbeing of carers in the London Borough of Ealing.

United Kingdom-London: Health and social work services

2016/S 180-322671

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

London Borough of Ealing
Ealing Council, Perceval House, 14/16 Uxbridge Road, Ealing
London
W5 2HL
United Kingdom
Contact person: MS Lorna Fleming
Telephone: +44 2088255389
E-mail: flemingl@ealing.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKI23

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

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

I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.londontenders.org
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.londontenders.org
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: https://www.londontenders.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:

Carer Support Service.

Reference number: DN179862

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

To establish a Carer Support Service which will contribute to an improvement in the wellbeing of carers in the London Borough of Ealing, and strengthen and sustain carers in their caring roles and to support the Council to implement the new duties to Carers now in force under the Care Act 2014. The Carers Support Service (‘the Service’) will operate from April 2017 and will replace the current Carers’ Centre arrangements and formalise the range of services provided to carers.

The Service will support carers of people of all ages with all conditions and include, parent/carers of children and young people with disabilities, and Young Carers aged 8 to 18.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 500 000.00 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)

85312000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI23

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

To establish a Carer Support Service which will contribute to an improvement in the wellbeing of carers in the London Borough of Ealing, and strengthen and sustain carers in their caring roles and to support the Council to implement the new duties to Carers now in force under the Care Act 2014. The Carers Support Service (‘the Service’) will operate from April 2017 and will replace the current Carers’ Centre arrangements and formalise the range of services provided to carers.

The Service will support carers of people of all ages with all conditions and include, parent/carers of children and young people with disabilities, and Young Carers aged 8 to 18.

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 x 1 year.

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

List and brief description of conditions:

Requirements for staffing DBS checks and complying with various safeguarding requirements. The Provider will have, or will work towards achieving, the Quality Mark for Advice and Information. Advice Workers should participate in the Peer Support Group for Advice Workers (developed via ECN).The Provider must sign-up to the Social Care Commitment: ww.thesocialcarecommitment.org.uk and as per the criteria as stated in the procurement documents.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
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: 17/10/2016
Local time: 10:00
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: 17/10/2016
Local time: 10:00

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:

TUPE may apply to those staff currently undertaking service provision ,the service will be required to make use of the current carers centre at sycamore lodge in Acton and make use of the outreach accommodation at Elm Lodge.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

London Borough of Ealing
Ealing
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:

13/09/2016

 

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