Domestic Violence and Abuse Tender London

Domestic Violence and Abuse Tender London

The London Borough of Merton is seeking experience providers to submit tenders for the provision of Domestic Violence and Abuse Services within the Borough.

United Kingdom-Morden: Health and social work services

2017/S 214-444888

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

London Borough of Merton
Civic Centre, London Rd
Morden
SM4 5DX
United Kingdom
Contact person: Ms Henrietta Jacobs
Telephone: +44 2085453277
E-mail: Henrietta.Jacobs@merton.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKI63
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.merton.gov.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.merton.gov.uk/

I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://procontract.due-north.com/Register
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com/Register

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Domestic Violence & Abuse.

Reference number: DN305309

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The London Borough of Merton is seeking experience providers to submit tenders for the provision of Domestic Violence and Abuse Services within the Borough.

The Authority is conducting the procurement using the open procedure in accordance with the requirements of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/102) (PCR 2015) for the purpose of procuring the services described in the Service Specification (Services).The opportunity is divided into 2 lots and providers can submit a bid for one or both lots. For full details, please see additional documents in the Council’s procurement portal — https://procontract.due-north.com/Register

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 500 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

Tenderers can submit a bid for 1 or both lots, the Council reserves the rights to award both lots to one tenderer subject to that tenderer been the Most economically advantageous tender and can demonstrate any additional benefit to the council should both lots be awarded to one provider.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

LOT 1 — Independent Domestic Violence Advocate (IDVIS)

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80561000
85000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI63
Main site or place of performance:

The London Borough of Merton.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The London Borough of Merton is seeking experience providers to submit tenders for the provision of Domestic Violence and Abuse Services within the Borough.

The Authority is conducting the procurement using the open procedure in accordance with the requirements of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/102) (PCR 2015) for the purpose of procuring the services described in the Service Specification (Services).The opportunity is divided into 2 lots and providers can submit a bid for one or both lots.

Lot 1:The functions of Lot 1 can be summarised as:

Working with high risk victim-survivors to safety plan

Working with medium risk victim-survivors

Stepping up and stepping down victim-survivors according to need

Working with social care to undertake assessment of the child’s needs and wishes Identifying range of agencies required for intervention. Liaising with other interventions and providers, providing and receiving advice if required. Liaise and work with the lead officer for ‘team around the family’ supporting your client and their families through this work. Monitoring longer term outcomes via third tier commissions

For full details, please see additional documents and detailed specification in the Council’s procurement portal — https://procontract.due-north.com/Register

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 60 %
Quality criterion – Name: Price / Weighting: 40 %
Price – Weighting: 40 %
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Authority propose to enter into 1 or more contracts with 1 or 2 successful Tenderer (Service Provider) for an initial period of 36 months with 2 possible extension of 12 months each.

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 Refuge and caseworker provision

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80561000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI63
Main site or place of performance:

The London Borough of Merton.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The London Borough of Merton is seeking experience providers to submit tenders for the provision of Domestic Violence and Abuse Services within the Borough.

The Authority is conducting the procurement using the open procedure in accordance with the requirements of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/102) (PCR 2015) for the purpose of procuring the services described in the Service Specification (Services).The opportunity is divided into 2 lots

Lot 2 brief details:The provider will need to work with London Borough of Merton to develop and embed a clear pathway for cases to be transferred to medium and low risk effectively and efficiently ensuring that all safeguarding matters are considered in any transfer of case.

For full details, please see additional documents in the Council’s procurement portal — https://procontract.due-north.com/Register

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 60 %
Price – Weighting: 40 %
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Authority propose to enter into 1 or more contracts with 1 or 2 successful Tenderer (Service Provider) for an initial period of 36 months with 2 possible extension of 12 months each.

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

List and brief description of conditions:

This contract is divided into 2 lot.

Providers of Lot 1 (IDVAs) they must be Safe Lives IDVA trained. If they are not then they must be booked on the training explaining when training will be completed prior to contracts starting

For Lot 2 (DVA) case workers there is no formal training but they must have completed internal training with their organisations, must have adult and children safeguarding training and must have been trained on the DASH risk assessment.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

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
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing 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
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: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

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

Date: 11/12/2017
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

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 11/12/2017
Local time: 12:00
Place:

The London Borough of Merton — Using the Council’s procurement/tendering portal –

https://procontract.due-north.com/Register

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

A member of the commercial services team will be the authorised person to remove the seal from all tender submission before evaluators from service area can see the tenders. If the seal is not removed by an authorised member of staff (within commercial & procurement), no one can have access to the submitted tenders.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

The High Court
The Royal Court of Justice, The Strand
London
WC2A 2LL
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 207946000
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:

06/11/2017

 

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