East Kent Drug and Alcohol Services Contract

East Kent Drug and Alcohol Services Contract

The service will provide recovery-oriented drug and alcohol treatment and evidence-based harm reduction interventions for residents of East Kent.

United Kingdom-Maidstone: Health and social work services

2016/S 225-410867

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 Peter Maskell
ME14 1XQ Maidstone
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3000419944
E-mail: peter.maskell@kent.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

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

Further information can be obtained from: Kent County Council
County Hall
For the attention of: Mr Peter Maskell
ME14 1XQ Maidstone
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3000419944
E-mail: peter.maskell@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 Peter Maskell
ME14 1XQ Maidstone
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3000419944
E-mail: peter.maskell@kent.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Kent County Council
County Hall
For the attention of: Mr Peter Maskell
ME14 1XQ Maidstone
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3000419944
E-mail: peter.maskell@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:

SS16 043 East Kent Drug and Alcohol Services.

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

NUTS code UKJ4

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)

Kent County Council is committed to improving the health and wellbeing of the people of Kent. The provision of effective drug and alcohol treatment services is a key part of the Councils plans for improving public health and reducing health inequalities across the county.
The Council is looking to award a five year contract for provision of the East Kent Adult Drug and Alcohol Service. The service will provide recovery-oriented drug and alcohol treatment and evidence-based harm reduction interventions for residents of East Kent. East Kent compromises of the districts of Ashford, Canterbury, Dover, Shepway and Swale and Thanet.
The service provider will need to demonstrate experience of delivering evidence based structured drug and alcohol treatment and have the capability to deliver an integrated service on the scale of East Kent. The service provider will also be required to act as a strategic partner with the Council, contributing towards shared goals and outcomes through delivery of an effective and efficient service.
The provider will need to take on responsibility for managing the existing East Kent Substance Misuse Service from 1.4.2017 but is also required to work with commissioners to co-design a new service model that meets the needs of the people of East Kent and is financially sustainable. The service will need to be flexible and respond to the changing needs for drug and alcohol services over the life of the contract.
The expectation is for the service to commence on 1.4.2017 for a period of 60 months with the possibility for extension for up to 36 months.
Expression 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
Deadline to submit requests for clarification via the Pro Contract Discussion facility: 12 noon on 12.12.2016;
Deadline for Tender Responses: 14:00 noon on 19.12.2016;
Commencement of Tender Evaluation Period (including Post-Tender Clarification): 20.12.2016;
Post Submission Clarification Meetings (if required) 12 and / or 13 January 2017
Pre-Award Clarification Meeting: 18.1.2017;
Contract Award: 31.1.2017;
Contract Commencement Date: 1.4.2017
Questions and Communication. Please direct all questions and communication through the Kent Business Portal via the discussions facility.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)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:

The initial contract duration is 60 months.
The provision for extensions is 36 months (if granted).
The total contract duration with extensions is 96 months.
The estimated contract value covers the full 96 month contract period.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 41 115 833 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: Range: between 1 and 3
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 96 (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:
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: yes
Description of particular conditions: Information will be provided within the Invitation to Tender documentation.
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: Information will be provided within the Invitation to Tender documentation.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Information will be provided within the Invitation to Tender documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Information will be provided within the Invitation to Tender documentation.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Information will be provided within the Invitation to Tender documentation.
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:

SS16 43
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

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: 19.12.2016 – 14:00
Payable documents: no

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

19.12.2016 – 14:00
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

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

In order to ‘Express an Interest’ in this opportunity, all potential suppliers will need to ensure to register for an account via the Kent Business Portal at www.kentbusinessportal.org.uk All bid submissions relating to this opportunity must be submitted via the Kent Business Portal at 14:00 on 19.12.2016. The service delivery is for a comprehensive drug and alcohol service and this service is not suitable to be sub divide into lots however we encourage all providers to work with SME’s to deliver this service. The contract allows for subcontracting arrangements.

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:

18.11.2016

 

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