Employee Assistance Programme Leicester

Employee Assistance Programme Leicester

Lot 2 Employee Assistance Programme to: 1 Provide timely psychological support to employees who are experiencing stress or distress, in order to prevent further deterioration of symptoms and adversely impact performance.

United Kingdom-Leicester: Health and social work services

2015/S 227-413641

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Leicester City Council
City Hall (4th Floor), 115 Charles Street
For the attention of: Mrs Amina Laher
LE1 1FZ Leicester
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1164544032
E-mail: amina.laher@leicester.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.eastmidstenders.org/

Electronic access to information: https://www.eastmidstenders.org/

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

Further information can be obtained from: Leicester City Council
City Hall (4th Floor), 115 Charles Street
For the attention of: Mrs Amina Laher
LE1 1FZ Leicester
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1164544032
E-mail: amina.laher@leicester.gov.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Leicester City Council
City Hall (4th Floor), 115 Charles Street
For the attention of: Mrs Amina Laher
LE1 1FZ Leicester
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1164544032
E-mail: amina.laher@leicester.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Leicester City Council
City Hall (4th Floor), 115 Charles Street
For the attention of: Mrs Amina Laher
LE1 1FZ Leicester
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1164544032
E-mail: amina.laher@leicester.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:

PAN0941 — Corporate Wellbeing 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 UKF

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)

Leicester City Council invites tenders for the provision of Corporate Wellbeing Services.
The tender has the following Lots:
Lot 1 Musculoskeletal, Injury and Rehabilitation Service to:
1 Provide an early intervention programme, giving access to suitable advice and treatment, to employees who have musculoskeletal injuries or conditions.
2 Treat the injury and/or condition as well as providing rehabilitative exercises and advice, to enable the employee to reduce the risk of the injury reoccurring and to manage a chronic injury better.
3 Help employees with their recovery from these injuries and conditions and remain fit and active both in and outside of work.
Lot 2 Employee Assistance Programme to:
1 Provide timely psychological support to employees who are experiencing stress or distress, in order to prevent further deterioration of symptoms and adversely impact performance.
2 Contribute to the return to work of staff whose psychological health has resulted in absence from work.
3 Effectively manage critical incidents and provide appropriate support to employees affected.
Lot 3 Combined Musculoskeletal Injury and Rehabilitation Service and Employee Assistance Programme.
Although our requirements are for two distinct services, the Authority may be looking to potentially consolidate the two requirements and this tender documentation supports this initiative (as Lot 3 — with a specific method statement question attributed to facilitate this).

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 85147000, 85121200, 85142100, 85312300, 85312310, 85312320, 85312500

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 one or more lots

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Leicester City Council invites tenders for the provision of Corporate Wellbeing Services.
The tender has the following Lots:
Lot 1 Musculoskeletal, Injury and Rehabilitation Service to:
1 provide an early intervention programme, giving access to suitable advice and treatment, to employees who have musculoskeletal injuries or conditions.
2 treat the injury and/or condition as well as providing rehabilitative exercises and advice, to enable the employee to reduce the risk of the injury reoccurring and to manage a chronic injury better.
3 help employees with their recovery from these injuries and conditions and remain fit and active both in and outside of work.
Lot 2 Employee Assistance Programme to:
1 provide timely psychological support to employees who are experiencing stress or distress, in order to prevent further deterioration of symptoms and adversely impact performance.
2 contribute to the return to work of staff whose psychological health has resulted in absence from work.
3 effectively manage critical incidents and provide appropriate support to employees affected.
Lot 3 Combined Musculoskeletal Injury and Rehabilitation Service and Employee Assistance Programme.
Although our requirements are for 2 distinct services, the Authority may be looking to potentially consolidate the two requirements and this tender documentation supports this initiative (as Lot 3 — with a specific method statement question attributed to facilitate this).
The contract is for 3 years with an option to extend for up to a further 2 years.

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: Musculoskeletal, Injury and Rehabilitation Service

1)Short description

Musculoskeletal, Injury and Rehabilitation Service.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000

3)Quantity or scope

1 Provide an early intervention programme, giving access to suitable advice and treatment, to employees who have musculoskeletal injuries or conditions.
2 Treat the injury and/or condition as well as providing rehabilitative exercises and advice, to enable the employee to reduce the risk of the injury reoccurring and to manage a chronic injury better.
3 Help employees with their recovery from these injuries and conditions and remain fit and active both in and outside of work.

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 0 (from the award of the contract)

5)Additional information about lots

Due to a technical issue with the eNotice, the following CPV codes are also associated with this Lot 1:
85142100, 85312500, 85121200.

Lot No: 2 Lot title: Employee Assistance Programme

1)Short description

Employee Assistance Programme.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000

3)Quantity or scope

1 Provide timely psychological support to employees who are experiencing stress or distress, in order to prevent further deterioration of symptoms and adversely impact performance.
2 Contribute to the return to work of staff whose psychological health has resulted in absence from work.
3 Effectively manage critical incidents and provide appropriate support to employees affected.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

5)Additional information about lots

Due to a technical issue with the eNotice, the following CPV codes are also associated with this Lot 2:
85312300, 85312320, 85147000, 85312310.

Lot No: 3 Lot title: Combined Musculoskeletal Injury and Rehabilitation Service and Employee Assistance Programme

1)Short description

Combined Musculoskeletal Injury and Rehabilitation Service and Employee Assistance Programme.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000

3)Quantity or scope

Although our requirements are for two distinct services, the Authority may be looking to potentially consolidate the two requirements (Lot 1 and Lot 2) and this tender documentation supports this initiative (as Lot 3 — with a specific method statement question attributed to facilitate this).

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 0 (from the award of the contract)

5)Additional information about lots

Due to a technical issue with the eNotice, the following CPV codes are also associated with this Lot 3:
85142100, 85312500, 85121200, 85312300, 85312320, 85147000, 85312310.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

The provision of appropriate guarantees, bonds and warranties is reserved.
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

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As per the contract 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: yes
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision: As per the contract documentation.

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:

PAN0941
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Payable documents: no

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

21.12.2015 – 12:00
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

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

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: In accordance with the Public Contract Regulations 2015 (SI 102) (‘the Regulations’) the Council will operate a standstill period of not less than 10 days between notifying contractors of its intent to award the contract and the award of the contract. Any appeal during this period shall be addressed to: City Barrister and Head of Standards, Leicester City Council, 16 New Walk, Leicester LE1 6UB UK If the appeal is not successfully resolved contractors may commence legal action for breach of duty in the High Court in accordance with Regulation 92 of the Regulations.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

20.11.2015

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