Contract for Fostering Placements in Devon

Contract for Fostering Placements in Devon

This contract is for the provision of fostering placements for children in care and Staying Put arrangements for young adults.

United Kingdom-Exeter: Health and social work services

2016/S 219-399171

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Devon County Council
UKK
County Hall, The Annexe, Topsham Road
Exeter
EX2 4QD
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mrs Becky Meaton
Telephone: +44 1392383000
E-mail: becky.meaton@devon.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKK4
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk

I.1)Name and addresses

Somerset County Council
UKK
County Hall, The Crescent
Taunton
TA1 4DY
United Kingdom
E-mail: becky.meaton@devon.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKK23
Internet address(es):Main address: www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk

I.1)Name and addresses

Plymouth City Council
UKK
Plymouth
PL1 3BJ
United Kingdom
E-mail: becky.meaton@devon.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKK41
Internet address(es):Main address: www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk

I.1)Name and addresses

Torbay Council
UKK
Town Hall
Torquay
TQ1 3DR
United Kingdom
E-mail: becky.meaton@devon.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKK42
Internet address(es):Main address: www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk

I.1)Name and addresses

Cornwall Council
UKK
Old County Hall,
Truro
TR1 3AY
United Kingdom
E-mail: becky.meaton@devon.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKK3
Internet address(es):Main address: www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk

I.2)Joint procurement

The contract involves joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local agency/office

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

CP1350-16 Peninsula Family Based Care.

Reference number: DN179028

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000 – AA01

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

This contract is for the provision of fostering placements for children in care and Staying Put arrangements for young adults.

The proposed Framework Agreement will increase the supply of high quality, locally available placements in a family setting. In order to achieve positive outcomes for vulnerable children and young people, there is a focus on supporting placement stability and permanence for children and young people. The Framework Agreement will also aim to achieve improved value for money for placing authorities through greater transparency of pricing and competition through call-off.

This contract will replace the current Peninsula Framework contract for fostering (all Peninsula Authorities), and the Cost and Volume for Fostering contract (Plymouth, Devon and Torbay).

The Framework Agreement will contain multiple providers, who will be listed against individual Lots.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 95 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 3
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 1 Somerset

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000
98000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK23

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This contract is for the provision of fostering placements for children in care and Staying Put arrangements for young adults in the region of Somerset.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 24 752 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

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 2 Devon (including Torbay and Plymouth)

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000
98000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK4

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This contract is for the provision of fostering placements for children in care and Staying Put arrangements for young adults in the regions of Devon (including Torbay and Plymouth).

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 55 920 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

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 Cornwall

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000
98000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK3

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This contract is for the provision of fostering placements for children in care and Staying Put arrangements for young adults in the region of Cornwall.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 15 200 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

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.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
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:

Providers must be registered with Ofsted to provide Fostering services and staying put arrangements.

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years: N/A.
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S: 2016/S 074-129472

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

Date: 23/12/2016
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

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

English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 21/12/2016
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

For the avoidance of doubt, this contract does not include the provision of parent and child placements or arrangements, with or without assessment. This contract does not include foster placements for children and young people which will be commissioned through the Care Together Peninsula specification (currently in development).

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Devon County Council
Exeter
United Kingdom
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:

10/11/2016

 

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