Domestic Violence and Abuse Service Tender – London Borough of Merton

Domestic Violence and Abuse Service Tender – London Borough of Merton

Lot 1: to provide an innovative Independent Domestic Violence Advisor (IDVA) service.

United Kingdom-Morden: Health and social work services

2019/S 010-018930

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

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
E-mail: Commercial.Services@merton.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKI63Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.merton.gov.uk/

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

I.2)Information about 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/Advert/Index?advertId=64571bd9-0115-e911-80f0-005056b64545
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert/Index?advertId=64571bd9-0115-e911-80f0-005056b64545

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 and Abuse Service

Reference number: DN386299

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The London Borough of Merton (“the Council”) is inviting tenders for 2 lots:

Lot 1: to provide an innovative Independent Domestic Violence Advisor (IDVA) service to support service users experiencing domestic violence and abuse. The service will ensure access to legal, practical, emotional and financial support, as well as risk interventions.

Lot 2: to provide housing related support services for victims of domestic violence and abuse in the form of a women’s refuge service.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Independent Domestic Violence Advisor (IDVA)

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI63

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The objective of this contract is to set out the requirements for the effective delivery of the Independent Domestic Violence Advocate service which forms part of LB Merton’s domestic violence and abuse (DVA) services across the borough. The service aims to achieve better outcomes for vulnerable adults working closely with the victim and social care colleagues where children are at risk from harm caused by DVA and any associated harms emanating from areas such as parental substance misuse and or mental health.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Understanding of brief / Weighting: 28
Quality criterion – Name: Relevant experience and contract examples / Weighting: 12
Quality criterion – Name: Timetable / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion – Name: Engagement / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion – Name: Similar contracts delivered / Weighting: 8
Quality criterion – Name: Delivery Plan / Weighting: 6
Quality criterion – Name: Methodology / Weighting: 6
Price – Weighting: 20
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 proposed contract will be for a period of 3 years with the option to extend, subject to satisfactory performance and continued need, for a maximum of 2 x 12-month periods.

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:

Women’s Refuge

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI63

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The objective of this contract is to set out the requirements for the effective delivery of a Women’s Refuge service which forms part of LB Merton’s Domestic Violence and Abuse (DVA) services across the borough. This service will support those at risk of domestic violence who may also experience a range of complex needs, and require support to enable them to sustain their accommodation. The service will provide an advocacy and support service for women and children at risk of domestic and sexual abuse. The service will aim to prevent homelessness and address the needs of women and children at risk of harm to secure their safety. This will be achieved through a range of services including advice, advocacy, housing related support and signposting to other specialist community and statutory services as necessary.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Relevant experience and contract examples / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion – Name: Understanding of brief / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion – Name: Similar contracts delivered / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion – Name: Methodology / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion – Name: Delivery Plan / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion – Name: Residential care or supported housing service experience / Weighting: 5
Price – Weighting: 30
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 proposed contract will be for a period of 3 years with the option to extend, subject to satisfactory performance and continued need, for a maximum of two 12-month periods.

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

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

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: 12/02/2019
Local time: 14:00
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: 12/02/2019
Local time: 14:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

3-5 years

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

London Borough of Merton
Morden
SM4 5DX
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:

11/01/2019

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