Employment Support Tender London

Employment Support Tender London

WLA Mental Health and Employment Trailblazer.

United Kingdom-London: Health and social work services

2016/S 036-058296

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

London Borough of Ealing
Ealing Council, 1st Floor, Perceval House, 14/16 Uxbridge Road, Ealing
For the attention of: Mr David Lillicrap
W5 2HL London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2088259646
E-mail: LillicrapD@ealing.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

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

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

Electronic access to information: https://www.londontenders.org/procontract/supplier.nsf/frm_home?ReadForm

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://www.londontenders.org/procontract/supplier.nsf/frm_home?ReadForm

Further information can be obtained from: London Borough of Ealing
Ealing Council, 1st Floor, Perceval House, 14/16 Uxbridge Road, Ealing
For the attention of: Mr David Lillicrap
W5 2HL London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2088259646
E-mail: LillicrapD@ealing.gov.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: London Borough of Ealing
Ealing Council, 1st Floor, Perceval House, 14/16 Uxbridge Road, Ealing
For the attention of: Mr David Lillicrap
W5 2HL London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2088259646
E-mail: LillicrapD@ealing.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: London Borough of Ealing
Ealing Council, 1st Floor, Perceval House, 14/16 Uxbridge Road, Ealing
For the attention of: Mr David Lillicrap
W5 2HL London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2088259646
E-mail: LillicrapD@ealing.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: yes

London Councils
59 1/2 Southwark Street
SE1 OAL London
UNITED KINGDOM

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
WLA Mental Health and Employment Trailblazer.
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
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Individual Placement and Support for people with common mental problems (anxiety and depression; OCD and PTSD).
Lots Three to Seven of this programme is being procured by Ealing Council on behalf of London Councils, who will manage the on-going contract. The procurement will appoint an organisation or organisations to deliver the Individual Placement and Support for people in Brent, Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham, Hillingdon and Hounslow who are in receipt of certain benefits and have anxiety and depression, including OCD and PTSD.
Subject to successful application for funding, this programme will be part funded by a grant from the 2014-20 European Social Fund (ESF). ESF in London is under the strategic direction of the London Enterprise Panel (LEP) and managed by the Greater London Authority (GLA) who is the Intermediate Body for ESF and European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) in London.
In London, ESF will support the London Enterprise Panel’s three skills and employment themes: promoting sustainable employment and progression outcomes, ensuring individuals and employers are better informed to drive the skills and employment system and engaging with London’s businesses to help drive growth in the Capital. More information can be found in the LEP’s 2014-20 ESIF Strategy for London:

https://lep.london/european-structural-investment-funds

All ESF activity in London will be aligned to the national ESF Operational Programme, which sets the overarching strategy and priorities for ESF in England:

https://lep.london/sites/default/files/documents/publication/London_LEP_ESIF_Strategy_201420.pdf

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 85300000, 85100000

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:
See Specification and ITT.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 000 000 and 3 000 000 GBP
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

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:
See ITT and Specification for details.
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: EU ESF Regulations; see Specification and ITT for details.
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: See PQQ for Details.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: See PQQ for Details.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: See PQQ for Details.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
See PQQ for Details.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
See PQQ for Details.
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
competitive dialogue
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Envisaged minimum number 4
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: See ITT for detail. The Council intends to issue the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (‘PQQ’) and Invitation to Submit Outline Solutions (‘ISOS’) at the same time, following the publication of this OJEU notice. All Tenderers shall be required to provide responses to both the PQQ and the ISOS within the timescales set out in Section IV.3.4. Tenderers that do not pass the Pre-Qualification requirements will not progress to the ISOS evaluation and will be eliminated from the remainder of this procurement process. For the purposes of clarity, where a Tenderer has not successfully passed the Pre-Qualification section, their ISOS response will not be read or evaluated, as such no feedback will be provided on their ISOS response. Following evaluation of ISOS submissions, the Council intends to invite up to four Tenderers to participate in the dialogue sessions for each Lot.
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:
DN109588
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: 25.2.2016 – 12:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
3.3.2016 – 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
in days: 90 (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
Although the contracting authority has indicated that they will use the Competitive Dialogue Procedure this is a notice for social and specific services in accordance with Directive 2014/24/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council Article 74 (Schedule 3 of the Public Contract Regulations 2015 (PCR)). The services required are Individual Placement and Support Services for People with Common Mental Health Conditions. Therefore the contracting authority will be adapting the Competitive Dialogue Procedure set out in Regulation 30 of the PCR as set out in the ITT and ISOS documents. The funding for this programme is subject to agreement of ESF funding agreements between GLA and London Councils which is anticipated in Q1 2016.
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:
17.2.2016

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