Community Support Services Lincolnshire

Community Support Services Lincolnshire

The contracts which result from this procurement will be awarded in July 2015 with a three month transition period.

United Kingdom-Lincoln: Social work services without accommodation

2015/S 052-090763

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Lincolnshire County Council
Newland
LN1 1BA Lincoln
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1522553649

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

Health
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

Community 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 UKF30

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)

Social work services without accommodation. Lincolnshire County Council (‘The Council’) will be undertaking a procurement exercise for its home care services across Lincolnshire which relates to support for Older Persons, Adults Physical Disability and Children with a Disability, with the aim of supporting service users to continue to live independently within the community. Organisations expressing an interest will be supplied with a Procurement Pack incorporating a Memorandum of Information, a PQQ response documents and draft specifications for the services in scope. These documents will set out the intended procurement process to be undertaken, the timescales they follow as well as how the new contracts will be structured. The contracts which result from this procurement will be awarded in July 2015 with a three month transition period to coincide with the end of the existing contractual arrangements in October 2015. The contract value for this opportunity is approximately 23 000 000 GBP p.a. divided into 12 geographically arranged contracts. The new providers will be expected to be able to deliver services and meet demand by this date. This procurement will be carried as as per Section 7 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and this contract notice serves as the required call for competition in regulation 75.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85312000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

The Procurement Pack and following documents will set out how contracts will be awarded.
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals

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

Duration in months: 63 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
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
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 per the Procurement Pack.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As per the Procurement Pack.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As per the Procurement Pack.
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

Restricted
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
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

PL14/121
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: 6.4.2015 – 17:00

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

13.4.2015 – 08:00
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
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

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

VI.3)Additional information

This contract notice relates to a schedule 3 ‘Social and Other Specific Services’ service under the new 2015 regulations and will only be bound by section 7 of the Act and the underlying treaty principles. The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Lincoln:-Social-work-services-without-accommodation./R6245SQU83

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/R6245SQU83

GO Reference: GO-201539-PRO-6424958.

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:

9.3.2015

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