Carers Respite Service for Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council

Carers Respite Service for Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council

Carer Respite Services provides respite for people i.e. “Carers” who provide unpaid regular and substantial care and support to family or friends of any age who could not manage without this help. 

United Kingdom-Tonypandy: Social work and related services

2018/S 012-023888

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Rhondda Cynon Taf CBC
The Pavilions, Clydach Vale
Tonypandy
CF40 2XX
United Kingdom
Contact person: Ceri Millard
Telephone: +44 1443744550
E-mail: procurement@rctcbc.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKL15Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.rctcbc.gov.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0276

I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

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

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:

Carers Respite Service for RCT CBC

Reference number: RCT/PSS/R464/17

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85300000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Carer Respite Services provides respite for people i.e. “Carers” who provide unpaid regular and substantial care and support to family or friends of any age who could not manage without this help. The service will be available for people residing in Rhondda Cynon Taf. Care may be provided to children and/or adults.

The scheme provides an invaluable service to carers to provide a period of respite from their caring role. This allows the carer to leave their relative or friend at home safely with a suitably qualified carer whilst they undertake normal day to day activities.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

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:

Adults

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000
85300000
85310000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL15
Main site or place of performance:

Various locations throughout Rhondda Cynon Taf.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Carer Respite Services provides respite for people i.e. “Carers” who provide unpaid regular and substantial care and support to family or friends of any age who could not manage without this help. The service will be available for people residing in Rhondda Cynon Taf. Care may be provided to children and/or adults.

The scheme provides an invaluable service to carers to provide a period of respite from their caring role. This allows the carer to leave their relative or friend at home safely with a suitably qualified carer whilst they undertake normal day to day activities.

There are currently:

— 81 adults, accounting for 336 weekly hours of care.

Providers should note that these are current estimated figures and the actual numbers are expected to fluctuate during the term of the framework.

Successful providers will be required to deliver a respite service to service users with a range of needs including but not limited to Elderly Frail, Physical Disability, Mental Health, Substance Misuse, Dementia and Learning Disability needs. It is expected that successful providers be registered with CSSIW for all these types, and other appropriate categories depending on the lot they are awarded to.

II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

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:

Childrens

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000
85300000
85310000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL15
Main site or place of performance:

Various locations throughout Rhondda Cynon Taf.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Carer Respite Services provides respite for people i.e. “Carers” who provide unpaid regular and substantial care and support to family or friends of any age who could not manage without this help. The service will be available for people residing in Rhondda Cynon Taf. Care may be provided to children and/or adults.

The scheme provides an invaluable service to carers to provide a period of respite from their caring role. This allows the carer to leave their relative or friend at home safely with a suitably qualified carer whilst they undertake normal day to day activities.

There are currently:

— 55 children, accounting for 120 hours of care.

Providers should note that these are current estimated figures and the actual numbers are expected to fluctuate during the term of the framework.

Successful providers will be required to deliver a respite service to service users with a range of needs and will be expected to be registered with CSSIW for this type, and other appropriate categories depending on the lot they are awarded to.

II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

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.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation

List and brief description of rules and criteria:

As described in the ITT.

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract

III.2.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:

As set out in the Tender Documents.

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

As set out in the tender documents.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Form of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about framework agreement

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years: Period of 2 ½ years from 1st April 2018 with extension options of a further 2 x 1 years. The longest possible contact length shall be until 30th September 2022. This will enable the Council with a co-terminus date to align with a similar contract.
IV.1.10)Identification of the national rules applicable to the procedure:

IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:

As per tender documents.

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 / Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest

Date: 19/02/2018
Local time: 13:00

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English, Welsh

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

All communication for this procurement will be conducted via the eTenderWales portal. It is the Candidates responsibility to ensure their contact details within eTenderWales are accurate. If you have any questions or require any clarifications these must be submitted via the “Messages” function within the portal as soon as possible.

The services are applicable to Regulations 74-77 under Chapter 3 (Section 7) for Social and Other Specific Services, also known as the “Light Touch Regime”. The Council is not obliged to comply with the full extent of the Regulations, only those parts which apply to the Light Touch Regime.

This process will follow a clear, structured and transparent process that ensures all bidders are treated equally and fairly in a non-discriminative manner to achieve best value for money and encourage a positive competitive market response. Where practical, procurement best practice will be applied.

The Council reserves the right to award all, part or none of the business forming the subject matter of this procurement and to abandon, halt, postpone this procurement at any time. Under no circumstances will the Council incur any liability (including, but not limited to, liability as to costs) in respect of this procurement exercise, the abandonment of the same, or any documentation issued as part of this procurement exercise.

It is proposed that existing care packages will transfer to the new framework agreement. It is therefore expected that the transfer of undertakings (Protection of Employment) — TUPE shall apply. The detail as to the transitional arrangements will be set out in the Invitation to Tender documentation.

Under the terms of this contract the successful supplier(s) will be required to deliver Community Benefits in support of the Authority’s economic and social objectives. Accordingly, contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations. The community benefits included in this contract are: as to be set out in the tender documents.

Note: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=75652

Under the terms of this contract the successful supplier(s) will be required to deliver Community Benefits in support of the Authority’s economic and social objectives. Accordingly, contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations. The community benefits included in this contract are: if successful the Community Benefits Toolkit must be completed on each anniversary of the framework.

Tenderers are requested to provide a method statement setting out how they are able to offer community benefits as part of this framework should they be successful.

(WA Ref:75652)

The buyer considers that this contract is suitable for consortia.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Rhondda Cynon Taf CBC
The Pavilions, Clydach Vale
Tonypandy
CF40 2XX
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1443744550Internet address:http://www.rctcbc.gov.uk/
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Any contract award will be conditional on the contract being approved in accordance with the Council’s internal procedures and the Council being generally able to proceed and will allow a standstill period of a minimum of 10 calendar days to elapse before sending confirmation of contract award to the successful Tenderer.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

16/01/2018

 

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