Employment Support Tender Lancashire

Employment Support Tender Lancashire

Mental Health Employment, Resilience and Social Recovery Services.

United Kingdom-Preston: Health and social work services

2019/S 091-220521

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Lancashire County Council
3rd Floor CCP, County Hall
Preston
PR1 8XJ
United Kingdom
Contact person: Paul Fairclough
E-mail: caphprocurement@lancashire.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKD4
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.lancashire.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://www.lancashire.gov.uk/iSupplier/
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

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:

The Provision of Mental Health Employment, Resilience and Social Recovery Services

Reference number: PF/ACS/LCC/19/709

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The new services will promote individual well-being, underpinned by the wellbeing principle (Care Act 2014). The services will be commissioned as a non-clinical, targeted services for adults with a mental health condition aged 18 years and above who are deemed to be ordinarily resident within the administrative area of the authority. Services can be accessed by people who have mental health needs to support them to develop their individual resilience, independence and skills to self-manage and safely maintain their place in their community, including accessing work-like activity. The service will be underpinned by partnership working approaches across public services to support individuals to manage their health conditions through accessing a variety of interventions and initiatives.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 5 100 000.00 GBP

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:

Lot 1: Employment Support

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85323000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD4

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 1: employment support includes supporting individuals:

— to develop employability skills and engage with employment services to regain or return to employment,

— to set themselves up as self-employed or to set up social enterprises,

— with in-work negotiations with current employers to enable individuals to sustain their employment during, or return to work following a period of mental ill health.

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 800 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

Duration in months: 48

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

The contract term will be 2 years with an option to extend the contract by any number of defined periods provided that the total contract period does not exceed 4 years.

Lot 1 initial total contract value: 1 200 000 GBP.

Lot 1 potential total contract value: 1 800 000 GBP.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 2: Resilience and Social Recovery

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85323000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD4

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 2 Resilience and Social Recovery; this may support individuals:

— to develop their confidence and resilience in managing their day to day lifestyle challenges through adopting a strengths-based approach to problem solving and developing coping strategies,

— to reduce the impact of any limited capability in managing their own finances by developing strategies to address their personal budgeting skills and to minimise/reduce debt arising,

— to remain in the community and prevent, reduce or delay the need for more intensive care and support, e.g. through accessing meaningful activities to promote well-being and a connection with their community and self-managing their physical and mental health.

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 3 300 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

Duration in months: 48

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

The contract term will be 2 years with an option to extend the contract by any number of defined periods provided that the total contract period does not exceed 4 years.

Lot 2 initial total contract value: 2 200 000 GBP.

Lot 2 potential total contract value: 3 300 000 GBP.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 3: Delivery of the Services concerned by Lots 1 and 2

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85323000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD4

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 3 involves the delivery of:

Employment support includes supporting individuals:

— to develop employability skills and engage with employment services to regain or return to employment,

— to set themselves up as self-employed or to set up social enterprises,

— with in-work negotiations with current employers to enable individuals to sustain their employment during, or return to work following a period of mental ill health.

Resilience and social recovery; this may support individuals:

— to develop their confidence and resilience in managing their day to day lifestyle challenges through adopting a strengths-based approach to problem solving and developing coping strategies,

— to reduce the impact of any limited capability in managing their own finances by developing strategies to address their personal budgeting skills and to minimise/reduce debt arising,

— to remain in the community and prevent, reduce or delay the need for more intensive care and support, e.g. through accessing meaningful activities to promote well-being and a connection with their community and self-managing their physical and mental health.

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 5 100 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

Duration in months: 48

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

The contract term will be 2 years with an option to extend the contract by any number of defined periods provided that the total Contract period does not exceed 4 years.

Lot 3 initial total contract value: 3 400 000 GBP

Lot 3 potential total Contract value: 5 100 000 GBP

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation

List and brief description of rules and criteria:

Please see selection criteria provided 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)Form of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about framework agreement
IV.1.10)Identification of the national rules applicable to the procedure:

IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:

Tenders received by the time limit for receipt of tenders will be scored in accordance with the following criteria:

Quality Weighting 60 % (see procurement documents for award questionnaire and associated question weightings)

Price Weighting 40 %

The Authority intends to award Lots 1 and 2 or Lot 3 following an assessment of the lots or lot that offers the lowest cost based on the costs of the highest scoring tenders.

See procurement documents for further information.

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 / Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest

Date: 11/06/2019
Local time: 10:00

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

The tender can be found on the authority’s oracle sourcing portal under the RFQ Number:15234249. Amended versions of the tender are denoted at the end of the RFQ Number by a comma followed by an amendment number. Search results will display any and all amended versions of the tender. The latest version is determined as being the RFQ Number with the highest amendment number. You may only make a submission against the latest amendment. Where you have made a submission against a tender that is subsequently amended you will be required to resubmit prior to the submission deadline.

During the life of the contract additional funding may be available from health partners such as Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCG) or the Authority itself. This accounts for the initial and potential contract values described above and in the procurement documents.

Additional funding is not guaranteed and if it were to become available this may only be for a limited period of time. The service provider(s) will work with the authority to assess how to augment the service in the event of additional funding becoming available. Additional funding may be used to deliver additional services where service volumes are somehow increased or to augment existing services with related services e.g. the development of peer support groups or other interventions that are of a similar nature to the services set out in the service specification.

Any volume information provided by the authority is based on current or projected usage and is provided for guidance only. Contract volumes will increase and decrease throughout the life of the contract and is dependent on the needs of the service users.

The authority cannot guarantee the volume of services throughout the period of the contract.

Any contracts awarded are anticipated to start 1.9.2019 or as soon as possible thereafter.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Royal Courts of Justice — The High Court
London
WC2A 2LL
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2079476000Internet address: https://courttribunalfinder.service.gov.uk/courts/royal-courts-of-justice
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

Lancashire County Council
Preston
PR1 8XJ
United Kingdom

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

09/05/2019