Carers Support Service in Somerset – Invitation to Tender
This service aims to involve Carers in identifying their needs, assisting them to continue with their caring role.
United Kingdom-Taunton: Health and social work services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Contact person: Ms Tracie Bosher
Telephone: +44 1823359147
NUTS code: UK
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Invitation to Tender for the provision of a Carers’ Support Service in Somerset.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
Somerset County Council (SCC) and the NHS Somerset Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) wish to support unpaid Carers within their role and also former Carers by jointly commissioning a Carers’ support service as the needs of Carers span across health and social care. This service aims to involve Carers in identifying their needs, assisting them to continue with their caring role and ensuring their health and wellbeing outcomes are achieved.The Carers’ support service is a universal service for unpaid Carers and former Carers in Somerset. A Carer is anyone who helps another person, usually a relative or friend, in their day to day life. This is not the same as someone who provides care professionally, or through a voluntary organisation. Carers are a valued part of the community.
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
Procurement of a Carers’ Support Service in Somerset which is being run in accordance with PCR2015 under the Light Touch Regime.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
There is an option to extend the contract for a two further periods of up to 12 months.
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: