Domestic Abuse Support Services Kent

Domestic Abuse Support Services Kent

The Opportunity This service will be tendered as four area based contracts, and will be split into geographic areas.

United Kingdom-Maidstone: Health and social work services

2016/S 207-375459

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Kent County Council
County Hall
For the attention of: Mr Jack Moss
ME14 1XQ Maidstone
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3000418420
E-mail: jack.moss@kent.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.kent.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.kentbusinessportal.org.uk

Electronic access to information: https://www.kentbusinessportal.org.uk

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://www.kentbusinessportal.org.uk

Further information can be obtained from: Kent County Council
County Hall
For the attention of: Mr Jack Moss
ME14 1XQ Maidstone
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3000418420
E-mail: jack.moss@kent.gov.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from:Kent County Council
County Hall
For the attention of: Mr Jack Moss
ME14 1XQ Maidstone
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3000418420
E-mail: jack.moss@kent.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Kent County Council
County Hall
For the attention of: Mr Jack Moss
ME14 1XQ Maidstone
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3000418420
E-mail: jack.moss@kent.gov.uk

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:

SS16041 — Domestic Abuse Support Services.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 27: Other services

NUTS code UKJ42

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)

Buyer: Kent County Council Title: SS16041 — Domestic Abuse Support Services Summary: The Opportunity This service will be tendered as four area based contracts, and will be split into geographic areas which will be: Area 1 — Thanet and Dover Area 2 — Canterbury, Ashford and Shepway Area 3 — Swale, Maidstone, Dartford and Gravesham Area 4 — Sevenoaks, Tunbridge Wells and Tonbridge & Malling Each service will incorporate an accommodation based offer to include refuges and other suitable housing options, community based support and a prevention and early intervention element. The service will, additionally, be expected to work closely with other suitable organisations to ensure that victims of domestic abuse are offered appropriate support to meet a range of needs. The service will be expected to work within the contracted budget, managing demand and the service offer based on the level of risk and need of individual clients, developing and enhancing the support offer to those at standard/ medium risk of harm, and those identified as ‘hard to reach’. Services commissioned by KCC will be expected to work closely with the countywide Referral, Assessment and Triage Service to ensure that clients receive seamless, prompt and appropriate support, as well as working together to identify trends and changing needs. Working with commissioners and partners, service providers will then collaboratively develop the service offer to meet these needs in the most appropriate manner. Some district and borough local authorities are separately commissioning community support services, and these contracts are expected to work closely with the providers of these services to ensure seamless and appropriate support provision. Background Kent County Council (the council) is the largest county council in England covering an area of 3,500 square kilometres. It has an annual expenditure of over 900 000 000 GBP on goods and services and a population of 1 300 000. The Council provides a wide range of personal and strategic services on behalf of its residents, operating in partnership with 12 district councils and 289 parish/town councils. Further background and technical information can be found within the tender documentation. Expression of Interest and Tender Process Expressions of interest will only be accepted via the Kent Business Portal. In order to submit your interest in this opportunity please select the ‘Login and Express an Interest’ button located at the bottom of this page. Note that in order to successfully submit your interest you will first need to register for an account. After registration is complete and you’ve received your login details you should return to the advert for the opportunity and express your interest. You will then be emailed an invitation to submit a tender. Further guidance regarding how to use this portal can be found attached to the bottom of this advert. Indicative Procurement Timetable This is available within the tender documentation. Questions and Communication Please direct all questions and communication through the Kent Business Portal via the discussions facility. Further guidance can be can be found within the guide located at the bottom of this page. Buyer: Kent County Council Title: SS16041 — Domestic Abuse Support Services Summary: The Opportunity This service will be tendered as four area based contracts, and will be split into geographic areas which will be: Area 1 — Thanet and Dover Area 2 — Canterbury, Ashford and Shepway Area 3 — Swale, Maidstone, Dartford and Gravesham Area 4 — Sevenoaks, Tunbridge Wells and Tonbridge & Malling Each service will incorporate an accommodation based offer to include refuges and other suitable housing options, community based support and a prevention and early intervention element. The service will, additionally, be expected to work closely with other suitable organisations to ensure that victims of domestic abuse are offered appropriate support to meet a range of needs. The service will be expected to work within the contracted budget, managing demand and the service offer based on the level of risk and need of individual clients, developing and enhancing the support offer to those at standard/ medium risk of harm, and those identified as ‘hard to reach’. Services commissioned by KCC will be expected to work closely with the countywide Referral, Assessment and Triage Service to ensure that clients receive seamless, prompt and appropriate support, as well as working together to identify trends and changing needs. Working with commissioners and partners, service providers will then collaboratively develop the service offer to meet these needs in the most appropriate manner. Some district and borough local authorities are separately commissioning community support services, and these contracts are expected to work closely with the providers of these services to ensure seamless and appropriate support provision. Background Kent County Council (the council) is the largest county council in England covering an area of 3,500 square kilometres. It has an annual expenditure of over 900 000 000 GBP on goods and services and a population of 1 300 000. The Council provides a wide range of personal and strategic services on behalf of its residents, operating in partnership with 12 district councils and 289 parish/town councils. Further background and technical information can be found within the tender documentation. Expression of Interest and Tender Process Expressions of interest will only be accepted via the Kent Business Portal. In order to submit your interest in this opportunity please select the ‘Login and Express an Interest’ button located at the bottom of this page. Note that in order to successfully submit your interest you will first need to register for an account. After registration is complete and you’ve received your login details you should return to the advert for the opportunity and express your interest. You will then be emailed an invitation to submit a tender. Further guidance regarding how to use this portal can be found attached to the bottom of this advert. Indicative Procurement Timetable This is available within the tender documentation. Questions and Communication Please direct all questions and communication through the Kent Business Portal via the discussions facility. Further guidance can be can be found within the guide located at the bottom of this page. Commen.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 98000000

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 all lots

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:

Buyer: Kent County Council Title: SS16041 — Domestic Abuse Support Services Summary: The Opportunity This service will be tendered as four area based contracts, and will be split into geographic areas which will be: Area 1 — Thanet and Dover Area 2 — Canterbury, Ashford and Shepway Area 3 — Swale, Maidstone, Dartford and Gravesham Area 4 — Sevenoaks, Tunbridge Wells and Tonbridge & Malling Each service will incorporate an accommodation based offer to include refuges and other suitable housing options, community based support and a prevention and early intervention element. The service will, additionally, be expected to work closely with other suitable organisations to ensure that victims of domestic abuse are offered appropriate support to meet a range of needs. The service will be expected to work within the contracted budget, managing demand and the service offer based on the level of risk and need of individual clients, developing and enhancing the support offer to those at standard/ medium risk of harm, and those identified as ‘hard to reach’. Services commissioned by KCC will be expected to work closely with the countywide Referral, Assessment and Triage Service to ensure that clients receive seamless, prompt and appropriate support, as well as working together to identify trends and changing needs. Working with commissioners and partners, service providers will then collaboratively develop the service offer to meet these needs in the most appropriate manner. Some district and borough local authorities are separately commissioning community support services, and these contracts are expected to work closely with the providers of these services to ensure seamless and appropriate support provision. Background Kent County Council (the council) is the largest county council in England covering an area of 3,500 square kilometres. It has an annual expenditure of over 900 000 000 GBP on goods and services and a population of 1 300 000. The Council provides a wide range of personal and strategic services on behalf of its residents, operating in partnership with 12 district councils and 289 parish/town councils. Further background and technical information can be found within the tender documentation. Expression of Interest and Tender Process Expressions of interest will only be accepted via the Kent Business Portal. In order to submit your interest in this opportunity please select the ‘Login and Express an Interest’ button located at the bottom of this page. Note that in order to successfully submit your interest you will first need to register for an account. After registration is complete and you’ve received your login details you should return to the advert for the opportunity and express your interest. You will then be emailed an invitation to submit a tender. Further guidance regarding how to use this portal can be found attached to the bottom of this advert. Indicative Procurement Timetable This is available within the tender documentation. Questions and Communication Please direct all questions and communication through the Kent Business Portal via the discussions facility. Further guidance can be can be found within the guide located at the bottom of this page. Buyer: Kent County Council Title: SS16041 — Domestic Abuse Support Services Summary: The Opportunity This service will be tendered as four area based contracts, and will be split into geographic areas which will be: Area 1 — Thanet and Dover Area 2 — Canterbury, Ashford and Shepway Area 3 — Swale, Maidstone, Dartford and Gravesham Area 4 — Sevenoaks, Tunbridge Wells and Tonbridge & Malling Each service will incorporate an accommodation based offer to include refuges and other suitable housing options, community based support and a prevention and early intervention element. The service will, additionally, be expected to work closely with other suitable organisations to ensure that victims of domestic abuse are offered appropriate support to meet a range of needs. The service will be expected to work within the contracted budget, managing demand and the service offer based on the level of risk and need of individual clients, developing and enhancing the support offer to those at standard/ medium risk of harm, and those identified as ‘hard to reach’. Services commissioned by KCC will be expected to work closely with the countywide Referral, Assessment and Triage Service to ensure that clients receive seamless, prompt and appropriate support, as well as working together to identify trends and changing needs. Working with commissioners and partners, service providers will then collaboratively develop the service offer to meet these needs in the most appropriate manner. Some district and borough local authorities are separately commissioning community support services, and these contracts are expected to work closely with the providers of these services to ensure seamless and appropriate support provision. Background Kent County Council (the council) is the largest county council in England covering an area of 3,500 square kilometres. It has an annual expenditure of over 900 000 000 GBP on goods and services and a population of 1 300 000. The Council provides a wide range of personal and strategic services on behalf of its residents, operating in partnership with 12 district councils and 289 parish/town councils. Further background and technical information can be found within the tender documentation. Expression of Interest and Tender Process Expressions of interest will only be accepted via the Kent Business Portal. In order to submit your interest in this opportunity please select the ‘Login and Express an Interest’ button located at the bottom of this page. Note that in order to successfully submit your interest you will first need to register for an account. After registration is complete and you’ve received your login details you should return to the advert for the opportunity and express your interest. You will then be emailed an invitation to submit a tender. Further guidance regarding how to use this portal can be found attached to the bottom of this advert. Indicative Procurement Timetable This is available within the tender documentation. Questions and Communication Please direct all questions and communication through the Kent Business Portal via the discussions facility. Further guidance can be can be found within the guide located at the bottom of this page. Commen.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 18 606 336 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Area 1 Thanet and Dover

1)Short description

— Area 1 — Thanet and Dover.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 98000000

3)Quantity or scope

— Area 1 — Thanet and Dover.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 4 478 375 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2 Lot title: Area 2 Canterbury, Ashford and Shepway

1)Short description

— Area 2 — Canterbury, Ashford and Shepway.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 98000000

3)Quantity or scope

— Area 2 — Canterbury, Ashford and Shepway.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 4 567 134 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 3 Lot title: Area 3 Swale, Maidstone, Dartford and Gravesham

1)Short description

— Area 3 — Swale, Maidstone, Dartford and Gravesham.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 98000000

3)Quantity or scope

— Area 3 — Swale, Maidstone, Dartford and Gravesham.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 6 281 366 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 4 Lot title: Area 4 Sevenoaks, Tunbridge Wells and Tonbridge & Malling

1)Short description

— Area 4 — Sevenoaks, Tunbridge Wells and Tonbridge & Malling.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 98000000

3)Quantity or scope

— Area 4 — Sevenoaks, Tunbridge Wells and Tonbridge & Malling.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 3 288 229 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

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

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
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
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

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no

III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

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

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
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:

SS16041

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2016/S 154-279488 of 11.8.2016

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: 5.12.2016 – 12:00
Payable documents: no

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

5.12.2016 – 12:00

IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

21.10.2016

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

in days: 120 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

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
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:

21.10.2016

 

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