External Placements for Looked After Children – Select List of Providers

External Placements for Looked After Children – Select List of Providers

The Council is seeking to establish a Select List of Providers committed to providing high quality care and support and achieving the best outcomes for children and young people. 4 Lots.

United Kingdom-Grays: Social work and related services

2018/S 037-080900

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Thurrock Council
Civic Offices, New Road
Grays
RM17 6SL
United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@thurrock.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKH32
Internet address(es):Main address: www.thurrock.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.in-tendhost.co.uk/thurrockcouncil/aspx/Home

I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.thurrock.gov.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.in-tendhost.co.uk/thurrockcouncil/aspx/Home
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: https://www.in-tendhost.co.uk/thurrockcouncil/aspx/Home

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:

External Placements for Looked After Children

Reference number: PS/2017/539

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85300000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Council is seeking to establish a Select List of Providers committed to providing high quality care and support and achieving the best outcomes for children and young people. The Select List will include four lots: Lot 1: Supported Accommodation Lot 2: Residential Care Lot 3: Independent Foster Care Agencies Lot 4: Family Assessment Centres.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 61 800 000.00 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:

Supported Accommodation

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85311000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH32
Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Supported Accommodation.

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

Start: 01/10/2018
End: 30/09/2024
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Select List will be re-opened on an annual basis. Re-procurement of the main Select List will be in 6 years.

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:

Residential Care

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85311000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH32
Main site or place of performance:

Residential Care.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Residential Care.

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

Start: 01/10/2018
End: 30/09/2024
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Select List will be re-opened on an annual basis Main Select List will be re-procured in 6 years.

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:

Independent Foster Care Agencies

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85311000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH32
Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Independent Foster Care Agencies.

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

Start: 01/10/2018
End: 30/09/2024
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Select List will be re-opened on an annual basis Main Select List will be re-procured in 6 years.

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:

Family Assessment Centres

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85311000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH32
Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Family Assessment Centres.

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

Start: 01/10/2018
End: 30/09/2024
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Select List will be re-opened on an annual basis Main Select List will be re-procured in 6 years.

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

List and brief description of conditions:

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated 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)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
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: yes
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

Date: 19/04/2018
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

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 19/04/2018
Local time: 12:00
Place:

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

In 6 years.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Thurock Council
Grays
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Thurrock Council shall incorporate a 10 calendar day standstill period starting the day after the date on which the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers, allowing unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the Council before the contract is entered into.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

21/02/2018

 

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