Carers Support Service for Wandsworth Borough Council

Carers Support Service for Wandsworth Borough Council

The Service will support the delivery of the Council’s Carers Strategy and the Council’s new responsibilities following the implementation of the Care Act 2014.

United Kingdom-London: Health and social work services

2015/S 008-009499

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Wandsworth Borough Council
Wandsworth High Street
Contact point(s): www.delta-esourcing.com
For the attention of: Liam Rickatson
SW18 2PU London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2088715829
E-mail: lrickatson@wandsworth.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.wandsworth.gov.uk

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

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: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

CPT 1411 Carers Support Service.

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 UKI11

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)

Health and social work services. Other community, social and personal services. Wandsworth Borough Council is inviting expressions of interest for the provision of an Integrated Carers Support Service. The Service will support the delivery of the Council’s Carers Strategy and the Council’s new responsibilities following the implementation of the Care Act 2014. The service will cover five separate service types (‘Clusters’) integrated into a unified delivery model characterised by joint working and collaboration. The five ‘Clusters’ are as follows:
1) Advice, Information and Informal Advocacy,
2) Peer Support,
3) Respite and Unplanned Replacement Care,
4) Back Care and Therapies,
5) Liaison and Training In line with the proposed delivery model,
the Council strongly encourages interested Providers to explore collaborative working via forming a Consortia or subcontracting.

Further information as to how this is envisaged to work is detailed in the Tender documents. Estimated Annual Value of the Contract: 577 218 GBP Contract Duration: 3 years fixed term with the option to extend for up to 2 further years. Estimated Contract start date: 1.8.2015 Submitting Expressions of Interest: To express an interest in the opportunity, providers must access and refer to the tender documents at www.delta-esourcing.com

Providers must register and log in to the portal and find the Response Manager. Once on the Response Manager page, type in the following Access Code: H34Q7RE659. Providers should then follow the on screen instructions. The procurement will follow the ‘Open Procedure’. Any queries or questions of clarification relating to the Tender must be submitted through the Delta Esourcing portal. Please note that the deadline for the submission of questions is 12:00 noon on 23.2.2015.Completed Tenders along with any supporting documentation must be submitted by 12:00 noon on 4.3.2015. The Council reserves the right to not accept late submissions. Providers are advised that references will be obtained in writing from 3 referees. It is the providers’ responsibility to ensure that their referees are made aware that the Council will be contacting them for this purpose and that they respond within the given time scale. The award of the contract will be based on the Most Economically Advantageous Tender (MEAT) on the basis of 20 % Quality and 80 % Price. Details of the evaluation criteria for the tender are provided within the tender documents. If you have any questions with regards to this opportunity, please use the message facility available via the Delta Esourcing portal.

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): no

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:

The service will cover five separate service types (‘Clusters’) integrated into a unified delivery model characterised by joint working and collaboration. The 5 ‘Clusters’ are as follows:
1) Advice, Information and Informal Advocacy,
2) Peer Support,
3) Respite and Unplanned Replacement Care,
4) Back Care and Therapies,
5) Liaison and Training In line with the proposed delivery model,
the Council strongly encourages interested Providers to explore collaborative working via forming a Consortia or subcontracting.
Further information as to how this is envisaged to work is detailed in the Tender documents. Estimated Annual Value of the Contract: 577 218 GBP. Contract Duration: 3 years fixed term with the option to extend for up to 2 further years. Estimated Contract start date: 1.8.2015.
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals

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

Starting 1.8.2015. Completion 31.7.2018

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

As set out in pre-qualification questionnaire.

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

As set out in pre-qualification questionnaire.

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

As set out in pre-qualification questionnaire.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
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: As set out in pre-qualification questionnaire.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As set out in pre-qualification questionnaire.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As set out in pre-qualification questionnaire.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As set out in pre-qualification questionnaire.
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
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:

CPT 1411 Integrated Carers Support Service

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

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

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

4.3.2015 – 12:00
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

until: 1.8.2015

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 4.3.2015 – 12:00

Place:

Town Hall.

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: The Central Procurement Team’s Tender Opening Procedure will be followed.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

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

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

To view this notice, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/viewNotice.html?noticeId=125553501

GO Reference: GO-201519-PRO-6279198.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
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:

9.1.2015

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