Carers Support Services Glasgow

Carers Support Services Glasgow

The services shall be provided to both adult and young carers and will cover the following key themes; Information and advice, Income maximisation and money advice, Emotional support.

United Kingdom-Glasgow: Health and social work services

2015/S 202-367021

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Glasgow City Council
Commonwealth House, 32 Albion Street
Contact point(s): Social Work Services
For the attention of: James Thomson
G1 1LJ Glasgow
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1412763608
E-mail: james.thomson@glasgow.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00196

Electronic access to information: https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.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: https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.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: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

The Provision of Carers Support 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
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Glasgow and Strathclyde.

NUTS code UK

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)

On the 4.11.2015, Glasgow City Council intends to invite tender bids for the provision of carers support service using the Public Contract Scotland-Tender E-tender site.
The Council hopes to award 7 service delivery Lots to 1 or more providers. 6 of the available Lots will relate to the provision of carers support services within pre-determined geographical areas of Glasgow. An additional Lot will be for the delivery of a citywide telephone information line.
The service delivery Lots for this tender are as follows:
Lot 1 — North West
Lot 2 — North East
Lot 3 — South West
Lot 4 — South East
Lot 5 — West
Lot 6 — East
Lot 7 — Citywide Telephone Carer’s Information Line
The services shall be provided to both adult and young carers and will cover the following key themes;
— Information and advice
— Income maximisation and money advice
— Emotional support
— Practical support including short breaks
— Training and learning
— Giving a voice individually to carers via low level advocacy or collectively through local carer forums
— Effective partnership working
The services will support unpaid carers in their caring role working in partnership with Social Work Carer Support Teams. The services will ensure that as many carers as possible are identified earlier and supported to access good quality information, advice and low level services.
Providers can apply for and be appointed to one or more of the Service Lots. The appointment of Providers will be on the basis of most economically advantageous (quality and cost) following the tender evaluation stage. In order to be awarded Lot 7, the successful provider must be awarded one of the other Lots (1-6)
The contract is expected to run for 3 years, commencing April 2016 and ending in March 2019. The council will have an option to extend the contract for a period of 1 year, which may be exercised by the council serving notice on the Applicant in accordance with the council’s Terms and Conditions.
NOTE: The buyer is using PCS-Tender to carry out this procurement process. Please note this is a separate website and if you are not already registered, registration will be required.

To access PCS-Tender, record your interest in this notice and access the tender documentation please visithttps://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk and search for project Code Project Code_1514 under ITTs Open to All Suppliers. Please use the Search/Filter function, then select Project Code from the dropdown. Please note that once you have expressed interest in the ITT it will move to your My ITTs area.

For further information on using PCS-Tender, please read the Supplier Response Guide:https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/esop/pts-host/public/pts/supplierhelppage/PCS-TSupplierResponseGuide.pdf

If you have already registered on Public Contracts Scotland and PCS-Tender and paired your accounts you can access PCS-Tender through your Public Contracts Scotland Control Panel.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 85320000, 85310000, 85300000

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

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more 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:

GBP 3.129 Million over 3 years.

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

Duration in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 2 Lot title: North East

1)Short description

Please refer to the ITT for details of this Lot.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85320000, 85310000, 85300000, 85000000

3)Quantity or scope

Open to all tenderers — refer to the ITT for the scope of the Lot.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 3 Lot title: South West

1)Short description

Please refer to the ITT for details of this Lot.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85320000, 85310000, 85300000, 85000000

3)Quantity or scope

Open to all Tenderers — refer to the ITT for the scope of the Lot.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 4 Lot title: South East

1)Short description

Please refer to the ITT for details of this Lot.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85320000, 85310000, 85300000, 85000000

3)Quantity or scope

Open to all Tenderers — refer to the ITT for the scope of the Lot.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 5 Lot title: West

1)Short description

Please refer to the ITT for details of this Lot.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85320000, 85310000, 85300000, 85000000

3)Quantity or scope

Open to all Tenderers — refer to the ITT for the scope of the Lot.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 6 Lot title: East

1)Short description

Please refer to the ITT for details of this Lot.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85320000, 85310000, 85300000, 85000000

3)Quantity or scope

Open to all Tenderers — refer to the ITT for the scope of the Lot.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: North West

1)Short description

Please refer to ITT for details of this Lot.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85320000, 85310000, 85300000, 85000000

3)Quantity or scope

Open to all tenderers — refer to the ITT for scope of the Lot.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 7 Lot title: Citywide Telephone Carer’s Information Line

1)Short description

Please refer to the ITT for details of this Lot.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85320000, 85310000, 85300000, 85000000

3)Quantity or scope

Tenderers can only apply for the ‘Carers Information Line’ (Lot7) if also applying for one of the other 6 lots. Lot 7 will only be awarded to a tenderer who has been successful in one of the other lots.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

N/A.

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

N/A.

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: no
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
III.2.3)Technical capacity
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

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:

GCC003785SW
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

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

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 16.12.2015

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

16.12.2015 – 17:00
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: 13.6.2016

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 17.12.2015 – 12:00

Place:

Commonwealth House, 32 Albion Street.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

VI.3)Additional information

(SC Ref:417262).
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:

14.10.2015

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