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
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
Telephone: +44 19121126041
Fax: +44 1912116366
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
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
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
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)
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)
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
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
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
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
Description of particular conditions: Details to be provided in the Invitation to Tender.
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
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As set out in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire.
As set out in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As set out in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire.
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
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
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Via electronic e-tendering portal system.
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
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.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: