Contract for Supporting Unpaid Carers in Norfolk
Norfolk County Council and the 5 Clinical Commissioning Groups in Norfolk are seeking to deliver a service to meet the needs of unpaid carers in Norfolk that will: a. Maintain their own health and wellbeing.
United Kingdom-Norwich: Health and social work services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Norfolk County Council
County Hall, Martineau Lane
For the attention of: Che Metcalf
NR1 2DH Norwich
General address of the contracting authority: www.norfolk.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://In-Tendhost.co.uk/norfolkcc
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
Great Yarmouth and Waveney Clinical Commissioning Group, North Norfolk Clinical Commissioning Group, South Norfolk Clinical Commissioning Group, South Norfolk Clinical Commissioning Group, Norwich Clinical Commissioning Group, West Norfolk Clinical Commissioning Group
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 UKH13
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)
a. Maintain their own health and wellbeing.
b. Remain safe and well through building resilience.
c. Allow them to continue in their caring role with confidence.
d. Access clearly defined routes in to social care when needs are complex.
e. Use established approaches for managing and avoiding breakdown.
There is an expectation that the provider will use their skills, knowledge, expertise and networks and work with carers to shape the way services are delivered.
The service will:
— deliver targeted support and assisted self-service to provide resources, tools and information available to carers in their communities,
— support access to more formal routes in to care,
— enable carers to respond in a crisis and plan for emergencies.
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:
Range: between 3 260 000 and 3 685 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
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.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
Prior information notice
Notice number in the OJEU: 2017/S 048-088042 of 9.3.2017
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
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The initial contract length for 36 months. At the Council’s discretion an additional 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance and availability of funding, may be granted at the end of the initial contract term, and an additional 12 months (at the Council’s discretion) at the end of the first extension.
This is a procurement for a service specified in Schedule 3 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and accordingly the Council has flexibilities as to the process to be used. The procurement exercise will be conducted in accordance with the information contained in the contract documents and will involve an initial tender, some dialogue and a final tender. The Authority has been constrained by the forms used by the Publications Office to describe the procurement procedure as ‘Open’ but the authority does not bind itself to conduct the procurement process in accordance with the Open Procedure, as described in the Regulations, nor to abide by any other part of the Regulations which does not expressly apply to procurements for Schedule 3 services.
This procurement will be managed electronically via the Council’s e-procurement system. To participate in this procurement, applicants must first be registered on the system at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/norfolkcc. Full instructions for registration and use of the system can be found at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/norfolkcc/aspx/BuyerProfiles . Once registered you will be able to see the procurement project under the ‘tenders’ section and ‘express an interest’ to view the documentation. If you encounter any difficulties whilst using the system you can contact the In-tend support team by phoning +44 8442728810 or e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Proceedings must be brought within 30 days from the date of knowledge (the date on which the economic operator first knew or ought to have known that grounds for starting the proceedings had arisen) unless the Court considers that there is good reason for extending the period within which proceedings may be brought, in which case the Court may extend that period up to a maximum of 3 months from the date of knowledge.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: