Direct Payments Tender

Direct Payments Tender

Powys County Council is interested in receiving bids from providers who have the capability, interest and passion for providing high quality outcomes for adults and children currently using or considering using direct payments who reside in the County of Powys.

UK-Llandrindod Wells: social work and related services

2012/S 159-266077

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Powys County Council — Care and Well-being
Library Offices, Cefennlys Lane
Contact point(s): Paul Smith,Pat Allen
For the attention of: Mr Paul Smith
LD1 5LG Llandrindod Wells
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1597826875
E-mail: paul.smith1@powys.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.etenderwales.bravosolutions.co.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.etenderwales.bravosolutions.co.uk

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
General public services
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
PCC DP Service — Direct Payments Tender.
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
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: UKL24:Powys.
NUTS code UKL24
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
Framework agreement with a single operator
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 3
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT: 600 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Powys County Council is interested in receiving bids from providers who have the capability, interest and passion for providing high quality outcomes for adults and children currently using or considering using direct payments who reside in the County of Powys.
This is open to all Agencies who may wish to express an interest in this tender.
Community Benefits do not apply to this contract.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85300000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one lot only
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Estimated value excluding VAT: 600 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 36 (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:
Refer to tender documents.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
Refer to tender documents.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
Refer to tender documents.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
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: Refer to tender documents.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Refer to tender documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Refer to tender documents.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Refer to tender documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Refer to tender documents.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
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
Open
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
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
PCC DP 2012 PAS
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 30070 of 24.4.2012

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
1.10.2012 – 12:00
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
Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

Place:

As per the Councils Constitution.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information

Powys County Council will be conducting this procurement exercise through the Value Wales e-Tendering portal. This can be found at www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk, all information may be downloaded and returned through this channel.

Internet address(es): http://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk.

Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender.
1. Register your company on the eTenderwales portal (this is only required once)
— Browse to the eSourcing Portal: www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk,

— Click the “Click here to register” link,
— Accept the terms and conditions and click “continue”,
— Enter your correct business and user details,
— Note the username you chose and click “Save” when complete,
— You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure).
2. Express an Interest in the tender
— Login to the portal with the username/password,
— Click the “Open Access ITTs” link,
— Click on the relevant ITT to access the content,
— Click the “Express Interest” button in the “Actions” box on the left-hand side of the page,
— This will move the ITT into your “My ITTs” page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only),
— Click on the ITT code, you can now access any attachments by clicking the “Settings and Buyer Attachments” in the “Actions” box.
3. Responding to the tender
— You can now choose to “Reply” or “Reject” (please give a reason if rejecting),
— You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification,
— Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the ITT,
— There may be a mixture of online & offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available).
If you require any further assistance use the online help, or the BravoSolution help desk is available Mon – Fri (8am – 6pm) on:
— eMail: help@bravosolution.co.uk.

— Phone: +44 8003684850 / Fax: +44 2070800480.
Tenders or Requests to Participate must be sent to:
Official name: www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk.

Buy4Wales Reference Number: 31548.

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:16.8.2012

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