Carers Support Services Newcastle

Carers Support Services Newcastle

Newcastle City Council is seeking to appoint a provider commencing on 1.11.2015 until 31.10.2017.

United Kingdom-Newcastle upon Tyne: Health and social work services

2015/S 062-108715

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Newcastle City Council
Room 104, Civic Centre, Barras Bridge
Contact point(s): Corporate Procurement Team
For the attention of: June Parker
NE1 8QH Newcastle upon Tyne
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 19121126041
E-mail: corporate.procurement.team@newcastle.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1912116366

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.neportal.org

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: yes

NHS Newcastle Gateshead CCG
Riverside House, Goldcrest Way, Newburn Riverside (Business Park)
NE15 8NY Newcastle upon Tyne
UNITED KINGDOM

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

Provision of Adult Carer 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

NUTS code UKC22

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)

This is a notice for social and specific services in accordance with Directive 2014/24/EU Article 74. For the provision of support; information and advice to informal adult family carers. Further Information and associated documents are available on our electronic tendering system atwww.nepoportal.org Newcastle City Council is seeking to appoint a provider commencing on 1.11.2015 until 31.10.2017 (24 months) with an option to extend for up to 1 x 12 months.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000

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:

For the provision of support; information and advice to informal adult family carers in Newcastle upon Tyne.
We have considered Lotting under this contract however it was deemed not appropriate for the following reasons:
— the new carer model being proposed for the provision of carer services in Newcastle upon Tyne. This is a single model and lends itself to a single provider,
— the difficulty expressed by carers of accessing multiple providers,
— the award of the contract to a single provider will maximise infrastructure savings,
— the Care Act 2014 recognises the need to reduce multiple professional contact in peoples lives.
This information relates to Annex B5.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 1 062 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: Option to extend for a further 12 months, commencing 1.11.2017 to 31.10.2018.

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

Starting 1.11.2015. Completion 31.10.2017

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

The Contracting Authority reserves the right to require deposits, guarantees, bonds, insurance or any other form of appropriate security. Details to be provided in the Invitation to Tender.

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

Details to be provided in the Invitation to Tender.

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

Where a consortium or other grouping of suppliers submits a bid, such consortia or grouping must nominate a lead organisation to deal with NCC on all matters relating to the Agreement. All consortium or grouping members will however be required to be jointly and severally liable in respect of the obligations and liabilities relating to the Agreement.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Details to be provided in the Invitation to Tender.
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: All applicants are required to complete and return a detailed Pre-Qualification Questionnaire prepared by the Contracting Authority and provide such supporting evidence as may be requested by the deadline stated in IV.3.4.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

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

III.2.3)Technical capacity

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

9MHH-ZQFZ6X

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

no

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: 5.5.2015 – 12:00
Payable documents: no

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

5.5.2015 – 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: 2.11.2015

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Place:

Via electronic e-tendering portal system.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

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

Please go to our web site located at www.nepoportal.org to register and download the documents.

Under this procurement, the contractor is required to participate actively in the economic and social regeneration of the locality of, and surroundings of, the place of delivery for the procurement. Contract performance conditions may therefore relate in particular to social and environmental considerations. Electronic payment will be used.

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

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 provide aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

25.3.2015

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