Carers Services London

Carers Services London

The Council aims to achieve the following outcomes: Carers are involved and co-produce services to meet their needs. No carer will be left isolated or unsupported. Carers are assisted to make informed choices.

United Kingdom-Kingston upon Thames: Health and social work services

2015/S 228-415281

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

The Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames
Guildhall, High Street
For the attention of: Ms Nargis Ghafoor
KT1 1EU Kingston upon Thames
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2085475507
E-mail: commissioning@kingston.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

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

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://www.londontenders.org/

Further information can be obtained from: The Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames
Guildhall, High Street
For the attention of: Ms Nargis Ghafoor
KT1 1EU Kingston upon Thames
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2085475507
E-mail: commissioning@kingston.gov.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames
Guildhall, High Street
For the attention of: Ms Nargis Ghafoor
KT1 1EU Kingston upon Thames
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2085475507
E-mail: commissioning@kingston.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames
Guildhall, High Street
For the attention of: Ms Nargis Ghafoor
KT1 1EU Kingston upon Thames
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2085475507
E-mail: commissioning@kingston.gov.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

General public services

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Kingston Clinical Commissioning Group
Guildhall 1, High Street
KT1 1EU Kingston Upon Thames
UNITED KINGDOM

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Carers Services.

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 UKI2

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 Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames (The Council) inviting organisations with relevant experience of providing Carers services to submit bids for the above contract on behalf of the Council and Kingston Clinical Commissioning Group.
The Council aims to achieve the following outcomes:
— Carers are involved and co-produce services to meet their needs.
— No carer will be left isolated or unsupported.
— Carers are assisted to make informed choices.
— Carers are supported to be active citizens, leading fulfilling lives and making a positive contribution to their communities.
— Carers organisations have strategic leadership and promote partnership working.
The contract will commence on 1.6.2016 and will be for a period of 3 years, with an optional extension of up to 1 year plus a further 1 year, to be exercised at the Council’s discretion.
Organisations that are interested in participating in this exercise are invited to register immediately on the London Tenders Procurement Portal by following this link:

https://www.londontenders.org/

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 98000000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
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 Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames (The Council) inviting organisations with relevant experience of providing Carers services to submit bids for the above contract on behalf of The Council and Kingston Clinical Commissioning Group.
The Council aims to achieve the following outcomes:
Carers are involved and co-produce services to meet their needs.
No carer will be left isolated or unsupported.
Carers are assisted to make informed choices.
Carers are supported to be active citizens, leading fulfilling lives and making a positive contribution to their communities.
Carers organisations have strategic leadership and promote partnership working.
All services outlined within the specification shall be delivered as one contract.
The contract shall commence on or around 1.6.2016 and will be for a period of 3 years, with an optional extension of up to 1 year plus a further 1 year, to be exercised at the Council’s discretion.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 990 000 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: 2
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)

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

Duration in months: 36 (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:

The Council may require a performance bond, or a parent company guarantee or a sufficient sum deposited in lieu of either for the due performance of any resulting contracts.

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

As detailed within the tender documentation.

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

N/A.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: As detailed within the tender documentation.
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

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Bidders are requested to provide one of the documents listed within the London Tenders Procurement Portal to pass the Suitability Assessment Questions as detailed within the tender documentation.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
The Authority requires Bidders to demonstrate experience as detailed within the London Tenders Procurement Portal to pass the Suitability Assessment Questions as detailed within the tender documentation.
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

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:

DN42955
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Payable documents: no

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

15.1.2016 – 15:00

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

20.11.2015

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

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 15.1.2016 – 15:00
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: All tenders will be opened one at a time by the Head of Corporate Governance and the appropriate Director, Executive Head or Service Manager. The terms ‘Head of Corporate Governance’, ‘Director’, ‘Executive Head’ and ‘Service Manager’ include any officer duly authorised by the same.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 5 years.

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

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

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

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:

23.11.2015

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