Flexible Short Breaks Service Leicestershire

Flexible Short Breaks Service Leicestershire

Leicester City Council are inviting expressions of interest from suitably qualified and experienced organisations wishing to tender for the provision of supported living services to adults with learning disabilities (Lot 1).

United Kingdom-Leicester: Health and social work services

2015/S 211-383290

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Leicester City Council
Bosworth House, 9-15 Princess Road West
For the attention of: Harmeet Bhatti
LE1 6TH Leicester
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1164542351
E-mail: procurement-asc@leicester.gov.uk

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: yes

Leicestershire County Council
County Hall, Leicester Road, Leicestershire
LE3 8RA Glenfield
UNITED KINGDOM

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Framework Agreements for the provision of Supported Living and/or Flexible Short Breaks Service.

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 UKF21

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with several operators

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT: 59,10 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Health and social work services. Social work and related services. Social work services. Health services. Community health services. Social work services without accommodation. Social services. Other community, social and personal services. Leicester City Council (‘the Council’) invites expressions of interest for the provision of Supported Living and/or Flexible Short Breaks service.
1.2.1 Leicester City Council are inviting expressions of interest from suitably qualified and experienced organisations wishing to tender for the provision of supported living services to adults with learning disabilities (Lot 1); mental health needs (Lot 2); physical disability and/or sensory impairment and/or acquired brain injuries (Lot 3) living in the community. The services will be provided for people with any of these disabilities who live in a variety of settings (for example, shared rented or owned accommodation, individual rented accommodation, owner occupied property, extra care schemes or live with family carers or friends).
The Authority is conducting the procurement using the restricted procedure in accordance with the requirements of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 for the purposes of procuring the services described in the Specification. The restricted tender procedure will be undertaken to establish a Framework Agreement.
Interested parties must complete the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ), which seeks responses in relation to the Suppliers’ technical capacity or professional ability, and their economic and financial standing. The proposed Framework Agreement will be for 2 years with an option to extend for a period or periods totalling no more than 2 years. It is anticipated to award each lot to a maximum number of providers as detailed below:
— Lot 1 Supported Living Services: Learning Disabilities;
— Lot 2 Supported Living Services: Mental Health Needs;
— Lot 3 Supported Living Services: Physical Disabilities and/or Sensory Impairment and/or Acquired Brain Injury;
— Lot 4 Flexible Short Breaks Service.
The Framework Agreement will commence on 1.10.2016 for 2 years with the possibility to extend for a period or successive period of up to 2 years at the sole discretion of the Council. The Council will issue a call-off Services Agreement following the selection of a provider as detailed in the Framework Agreement which will be available at the Invitation to Tender stage of the procurement process. The tender relates to provision of both care and support. Separate contracts for each or any combination of the Lots will be awarded to separate Suppliers if it is more economically advantageous to do so.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 85300000, 85310000, 85100000, 85323000, 85312000, 85320000, 98000000

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: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Lot 1 Supported Living Services — Learning Disabilities (maximum 10 providers to be awarded).
Lot 2 Supported Living Services — Mental Health Needs (maximum 10 providers to be awarded).
Lot 3 Supported Living Services — Physical Disability and/or Sensory Impairment and/or Acquired Brain Injury (maximum 5 providers to be awarded).
Lot 4 Flexible Short Breaks Service (maximum 5 providers to be awarded).
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Supported Living Services — Learning Disabilities

1)Short description

Individuals of 18 years and above who are placed using this specification will have needs ranging from substantial to critical learning disabilities.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 85100000, 85323000, 85300000, 85310000, 85312000, 85320000, 98000000

3)Quantity or scope

Maximum of 10 providers to be awarded for Lot 1.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2 Lot title: Supported Living Services — Mental Health Needs

1)Short description

Individuals of 18 years and above who are supported using this specification will have needs relating to mental ill health, dual diagnosis (learning disability and substance misuse) and Asperger Syndrome, ranging from substantial to critical levels of need.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 85300000, 85310000, 85312000, 85320000, 98000000, 85100000, 85323000

3)Quantity or scope

Maximum of 10 providers to be awarded Lot 2.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 3 Lot title: Supported Living Services — Physical Disability and/or Sensory Impairment and/or Acquired Brain Injury

1)Short description

Individuals of 18 years and above who are supported using this specification will have needs relating to dual diagnosis, which could include any of the following:
— Learning disabilities with mental health issues;
— Learning disabilities with substance misuses issues;
— Mental health with substance misuse issues.
Adults 18 years and above who are placed using this specification who have support needs due to physical disability, acquired brain injury (ABI), long term neurological condition, and those with a hearing or sight (often termed sensory) impairment including those who are deaf blind.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 85300000, 85310000, 85312000, 85320000, 98000000, 85100000, 85323000

3)Quantity or scope

Maximum of 5 providers to be awarded for Lot 3.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 4 Lot title: Flexible Short Breaks Service

1)Short description

The main objective of Supported Living and Flexible Short Break services is to meet the outcomes identified in a support plan that enable an individual regain or develop existing and acquire new skills. Therefore all tasks are to be undertaken with the individual, not for them, unless otherwise indicated in their individual support plan.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 85300000, 85310000, 85312000, 85320000, 98000000, 85100000, 85323000

3)Quantity or scope

Maximum of 5 providers to be awarded Lot 4.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

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. Quality. Weighting 80

2. Price. Weighting 20

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:

SL & FSB 2015

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

no
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

30.11.2015 – 14:00
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

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

VI.3)Additional information

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Leicester:-Health-and-social-work-services./6RJW774T46

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/6RJW774T46

GO Reference: GO-20151028-PRO-7252258.

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:

28.10.2015

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