Essex County Council Home Support Services Contract

Essex County Council Home Support Services Contract

A flexible agreement to deliver good quality managed home support services to Adults with disabilities and Older People within their own homes to maintain independence.

United Kingdom-Chelmsford: Social work services

2016/S 022-035203

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Essex County Council
PO Box 4 County Hall
Contact point(s): Commercial Department (UKH)
For the attention of: Sarah Studd
CM1 1JZ Chelmsford
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: sarah.studd@essex.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: https://service.ariba.com/Sourcing.aw/128568007/aw?awh=r&awssk=S6UK62A9&dard=1&ancdc=1

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

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:

Home Support Services Contract Modification Notice.

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
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Essex.

NUTS code UKH33

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)

A flexible agreement to deliver good quality managed home support services to Adults with disabilities and Older People within their own homes to maintain independence. Providers are awarded a position on the Best Value Ranked List (BVRL) per area work is allocated to providers in rank order based on best value. The contract is to be extended by mutual agreement for a period of 12 months. This is a Contract Modification Notice.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85310000, 85311100, 85311200, 85312000, 85312400

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

A flexible agreement to deliver good quality managed home support services to Adults with disabilities and Older People within their own homes to maintain independence. Providers are awarded a position on the Best Value Ranked List (BVRL) per area work is allocated to providers in rank order based on best value. The contract is to be extended by mutual agreement for a period of 12 months. This is a Contract Modification Notice.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 55 600 000 and 58 600 000 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

Starting 20.2.2016. Completion 19.2.2017

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
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
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted
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
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated below

1. Price. Weighting 40

2. Business development statement. Weighting 20

3. Service user outcomes survey. Weighting 15

4. Contract performance management. Weighting 15

5. Care quality commission (or equivalent) rating. Weighting 10

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

0359
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

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

22.2.2016 – 11:00
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
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

VI.3)Additional information

This notice is issued as a Contract Modification Notice to extend by mutual agreement the existing contracts and undertake a re-ranking exercise in accordance with the terms set out in the contract. Participation is restricted to those who have been previously selected on the list.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Royal Courts of Justice
Strand
WC2A 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM

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:

29.1.2016

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