East Midlands Regional Children’s Framework Agreement

East Midlands Regional Children’s Framework Agreement

To invite tenders for the provision of children’s homes and fostering services placements for children and young people.

United Kingdom-Northampton: Health and social work services

2016/S 161-290965

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Northamptonshire County Council
1st Floor, John Dryden House, 8-10 The Lakes
Northampton
NN4 7YD
United Kingdom
Contact person: LGSS Procurement
Telephone: +44 3001266661
E-mail: procurement@northamptonshire.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKF

Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.northamptonshire.gov.uk/

I.1)Name and addresses

Derby City Council
The Council House, Corporation Street
Derby
DE1 2FS
United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@northamptonshire.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKF11

Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.derby.gov.uk/

I.1)Name and addresses

Derbyshire County Council
County Hall
Matlock
DE4 3AG
United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@northamptonshire.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKF1

Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.derbyshire.gov.uk/

I.1)Name and addresses

Leicestershire County Council
County Hall, Glenfield
Leicester
LE3 8RA
United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@northamptonshire.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKF22

Internet address(es):Main address: http://leicestershire.gov.uk/

I.1)Name and addresses

Nottingham City Council
Loxley House, Station Street
Nottingham
NG2 3NG
United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@northamptonshire.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKF14

Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.nottinghamcity.gov.uk/

I.1)Name and addresses

Nottinghamshire County Council
West Bridgford
Nottingham
NG2 7QP
United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@northamptonshire.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKF1

Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.nottinghamshire.gov.uk/

I.1)Name and addresses

Rutland County Council
Catmose Park Road, Oakham
Rutland
LE15 6HP
United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@northamptonshire.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKF22

Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.rutland.gov.uk/

I.2)Joint procurement

The contract involves 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/
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com/

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:

East Midlands Regional Children’s Framework Agreement.

Reference number: Due North Project ID: 9UNN-FU1MUL

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Northamptonshire County Council on behalf of the East Midlands Regional Children’s Framework Agreement (EMRCF) Consortium wishes to invite tenders for the provision of children’s homes and fostering services placements for children and young people.

The services for the EMRCF framework agreement to be provided have been categorised into 2 Lots and split into categories, which are described in terms of complexity and risk for each child or young person’s individual needs.

Providers can supply services for 1 or more lots and categories and will be expected to set out in their tenders, how they will deliver the services they apply for with reference to the specification.

The EMRCF was originally set up in February 2016 for 4 years. The light touch regime applies to the services under the EMRCF as per Public Contracts Regulations 2015, Northamptonshire County Council, is therefore reopening the EMRCF in order to add new providers and for existing providers to add provisions.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

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

II.2.1)Title:

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKF

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 1: Children’s Homes

– Category 1.1 Standard Children’s Homes Emotional Behaviour Difficulties (EBD) Provision

– Category 1.2 Specialist Children’s Homes Emotional Behaviour Difficulties (EBD) Provision

– Category 1.3 Specialist Children’s Homes Autistic Spectrum Condition (ASC) with challenging behaviour — non Learning Difficulties (LD) or low level LD

– Category 1.4 Specialist Children’s Homes Autistic Spectrum Condition (ASC) with challenging behaviour — moderate or severe LD

– Category 1.5 Specialist Children’s Homes Complex Health Needs.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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 No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKF

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 2: Fostering Services

– Category 2.1 Standard Fostering Provision

– Category 2.2 Specialist Fostering Provision

– Category 2.3 Specialist Fostering Disabilities

– Category 2.4 Specialist Fostering Complex Health Needs.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
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

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
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

Notice number in the OJ S: 2015/S 167-304933

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

Date: 29/09/2016
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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 29/09/2016
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

LGSS Procurement
Northampton
NN4 7YD
United Kingdom
E-mail: pwhite@northamptonshire.gov.uk
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:

18/08/2016

 

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