Carmarthenshire Flying Start Childcare Service

Carmarthenshire Flying Start Childcare Service

Flying Start Carmarthenshire are seeking to find childcare providers in 10 geographic communities in Carmarthenshire.

United Kingdom-Llanelli: Pre-school education services

2016/S 126-225670

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Carmarthenshire County Council
Flying Start Offices, Morfa
Llanelli
SA15 2DQ
United Kingdom
E-mail: nmcintosh@carmarthenshire.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKL14

Internet address(es):Main address: www.carmarthenshire.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0281

I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Carmarthenshire Flying Start Childcare Service.

II.1.2)Main CPV code

80110000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Flying Start Carmarthenshire are seeking to find childcare providers in 10 geographic communities in Carmarthenshire. We require a range of childcare agencies to provide childcare places at their own existing centre based nursery venues as well as childcare provision at Flying Start specific venues (School based venues) which are based within Flying Start geographic communities (or within pram pushing distance of up to a 15 minutes walk).

CSSIW registered sessional care is required to be provided to each eligible 2 year old for 2.5 hours per day for 5 days a week (total of 12.5 hours per week per child) for up to 42 weeks per year.

It has been confirmed by the current providers of this service that there are TUPE (Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006) implications attached to this contract. Further details available in the tender documents.

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 2 — Llanelli Town (Welsh provision required)

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80110000
85312110

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL14

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Childcare Required at Centre Based Venues (within pram pushing distance of up to a 15 minutes walk).

A Maximum of 3 providers will be appointed to this Lot.

II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 11 — Felinfoel/Dafen

Lot No: 11

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85312110
80110000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL14

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Childcare Required at Centre Based Venues (or within pram pushing distance of up to a 15 minutes walk.

Require one provider from each region, where Flying Start mainly only offer school based sessional care, in order to supplement the flexible provision (these are listed as Lots 11-16). We would welcome bids from Welsh medium providers as well as bi-lingual provision. this provider list will be in addition to our main contractor list for Lots 1-10. We reserve the right to assess each individual request to offer child places outside the sessional contracts, on a needs led basis.

II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 12 — Llwynhendy/Bynea

Lot No: 12

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80110000
85312110

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL14

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Childcare Required at Centre Based Venues (or within pram pushing distance of up to a 15 minutes walk.

Require one provider from each region, where Flying Start mainly only offer school based sessional care, in order to supplement the flexible provision (these are listed as Lots 11-16). We would welcome bids from Welsh medium providers as well as bi-lingual provision. This provider list will be in addition to our main contractor list for Lots 1-10. We reserve the right to assess each individual request to offer child places outside the sessional contracts, on a needs led basis.

II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 13 — Carway/Trimsaran

Lot No: 13

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80110000
85312110

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL14

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Childcare Required at Centre Based Venues (or within pram pushing distance of up to a 15 minutes walk.

Require one provider from each region, where Flying Start mainly only offer school based sessional care, in order to supplement the flexible provision (these are listed as Lots 11-16). We would welcome bids from Welsh medium providers as well as bi-lingual provision. This provider list will be in addition to our main contractor list for Lots 1-10. We reserve the right to assess each individual request to offer child places outside the sessional contracts, on a needs led basis.

II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 14 — Burry Port/Pembrey area

Lot No: 14

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80110000
85312110

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL14

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Childcare Required at Centre Based Venues (or within pram pushing distance of up to a 15 minutes walk.

Require one provider from each region, where Flying Start mainly only offer school based sessional care, in order to supplement the flexible provision (these are listed as Lots 11-16). We would welcome bids from Welsh medium providers as well as bi-lingual provision. This provider list will be in addition to our main contractor list for Lots 1-10. We reserve the right to assess each individual request to offer child places outside the sessional contracts, on a needs led basis.

II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 15 — Carmarthen town

Lot No: 15

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80110000
85312110

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL14

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Childcare Required at Centre Based Venues (or within pram pushing distance of up to a 15 minutes walk.

Require one provider from each region, where Flying Start mainly only offer school based sessional care, in order to supplement the flexible provision (these are listed as Lots 11-16). We would welcome bids from Welsh medium providers as well as bi-lingual provision. This provider list will be in addition to our main contractor list for Lots 1-10. We reserve the right to assess each individual request to offer child places outside the sessional contracts, on a needs led basis.

II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 16 — Ammanford town

Lot No: 16

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80110000
85312110

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL14

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Childcare Required at Centre Based Venues (or within pram pushing distance of up to a 15 minutes walk.

Require one provider from each region, where Flying Start mainly only offer school based sessional care, in order to supplement the flexible provision (these are listed as Lots 11-16). We would welcome bids from Welsh medium providers as well as bi-lingual provision. This provider list will be in addition to our main contractor list for Lots 1-10. We reserve the right to assess each individual request to offer child places outside the sessional contracts, on a needs led basis.

II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 1 — Llanelli Town (including Bigyn & Lakefield/ Copperworks)

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80110000
85312110

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL14

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Childcare Required at Centre Based Venues (within pram pushing distance of up to a 15 minutes walk).

LOT 1 (Llanelli town) — maximum 5 childcare providers and has a cap of a total of 20 places to be funded at each owned nursery/playgroup.

II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 3 — Carway

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80110000
85312110

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL14

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Childcare Required at Centre Based Venues(within pram pushing distance of up to a 15 minutes walk).

1 provider will be allocated to this Lot.

II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 4 — Pantyfynnon

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80110000
85312110

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL14

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Childcare Required at Centre Based Venues (or within pram pushing distance of up to a 15 minutes walk).

1 provider will be appointed to this Lot.

II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 5 — Morfa

Lot No: 5

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80110000
85312110

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL14

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

To be based at the Integrated Children’s Centre, Morfa (ICC), Llanelli (Flying Start provision), at Maes-y-Morfa Primary School, Llanelli

1 provider will be allocated to this Lot.

II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 6 — Llwynhendy/Bynea area

Lot No: 6

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80110000
85312110

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL14

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

To be based in Bynea Primary School (Flying Start provision)

1 provider will be allocated to this Lot.

II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 7 — Felinfoel

Lot No: 7

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80110000
85312110

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL14

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

To be based at the Integrated Children’s Centre, Ysgol Y Felin, Felinfoel, Llanelli

1 provider will be allocated to this Lot.

II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 8 — Betws

Lot No: 8

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80110000
85312110

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL14

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

To be based in Betws Primary School (Flying Start provision)

1 provider will be allocated to this Lot.

II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 10 — Richmond Park

Lot No: 10

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80110000
85312110

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL14

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

To be based in Richmond Park Primary School (Flying Start provision)

1 provider will be allocated to this Lot.

II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 9 — Garnant & Glanaman

Lot No: 9

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80110000
85312110

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL14

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

To be based at Ysgol Y Bedol (Flying Start provision)

1 provider will be allocated to this Lot.

II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation

List and brief description of rules and criteria:

As detailed within the tender documents.

Providers must ensure they have the capacity to deliver if bidding for more than 1 Lot.

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract

III.2.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:

Successful Childcare Providers working with Flying Start children must hold qualifications and be trained to the National Minimum Standards requirements. Managers, Leaders and staff must either be qualified to or prepared to work towards the qualifications detailed in the specification.

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

As detailed in the tender documents.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Form of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about framework agreement

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement

IV.1.10)Identification of the national rules applicable to the procedure:

IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:

60 % quality;

40 % price.

IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate / Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest

Date: 12/08/2016
Local time: 14:00

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English, Welsh

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

As this is an Open procedure, Tenderers must ensure that all ITT questions are fully responded to. The following ITT Project codes may further assist you in locating the opportunities:

ITT Code: itt_55457

Note: the authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales athttp://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=48208

Under the terms of this contract the successful supplier(s) will be required to deliver Community Benefits in support of the authority’s economic and social objectives. Accordingly, contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations. The Community Benefits included in this contract are:

The Council is committed to pursuing Community Benefits in its contracting activity. This requirement will not be scored but will form part of the Terms and Conditions of the contract.

(WA Ref:48208).

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Legal Services — Carmarthenshire County Council
County Hall
Carmarthen
SA31 1JP
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1267234567Internet address:www.carmarthenshire.gov.uk
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

29/06/2016

 

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