Foster Care for Children and Young People – North East England

Foster Care for Children and Young People – North East England

The Service relates to the provision of Voluntary/Independent Foster care provision for Children and Young People within the Tees Valley for Lots 1 to 6.

United Kingdom-Redcar: Health and social work services

2017/S 167-343801

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council
Kirkleatham Street
Redcar
TS10 1RT
United Kingdom
Contact person: Jane Turner
Telephone: +44 1642771258
E-mail: jane.turner@redcar-cleveland.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKC12
Internet address(es):Main address: www.redcar-cleveland.gov.uk

I.1)Name and addresses

Darlington Borough Council
Darlington
United Kingdom
E-mail: jane.turner@redcar-cleveland.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKC12
Internet address(es):Main address: www.darlington.gov.uk

I.1)Name and addresses

Hartlepool Borough Council
Hartlepool
United Kingdom
E-mail: jane.turner@redcar-cleveland.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKC11
Internet address(es):Main address: www.hartlepool.gov.uk

I.1)Name and addresses

Middlesbrough Borough Council
Middlesbrough
United Kingdom
E-mail: jane.turner@redcar-cleveland.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKC12
Internet address(es):Main address: www.middlesbrough.gov.uk

I.1)Name and addresses

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council
Stockton-on-Tees
United Kingdom
E-mail: jane.turner@redcar-cleveland.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKC11
Internet address(es):Main address: www.stockton.gov.uk

I.2)Joint procurement

The contract involves joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.nepo.org
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:

Voluntary/Independent Foster Care Provision for Children and Young People.

Reference number: DN170438

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Service relates to the provision of Voluntary/Independent Foster care provision for Children and Young People within the Tees Valley for Lots 1 to 6, the participating authorities wish to commission Independent Fostering Agencies (IFA’s) to work in partnership to ensure that there is a high quality and sufficient offer of fostering placements. There are 6 lots available further detail provided in this notice and by accessing the documentation via www.nepo.org

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

All providers must be successful in Lot 1 to be considered for Lots 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

Lots 2-6 will each be awarded to a different provider unless there is a lot/s with only one submission in which case the Council reserve the right to award a provider more than one lot within 2-6.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Independent Fostering Agencies (IFA)

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85311300
85300000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKC1
Main site or place of performance:

Redcar & Cleveland, Darlington, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough and Stockton-on-Tees.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Independent Foster Agencies standard placement lot.

No minimum or maximum number of providers appointed to it.

Lot 1 will remain open for the duration of the framework contract.

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

Duration in months: 15
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

This contract may be renewed at the end of its initial period of 15 months, there are three optional 12 month extensions.

The Council may choose to extend individual lots.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

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

Variants will be evaluated based on the same evaluation criteria as is stated in the tender documentation.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Parent and Child Placements

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85311300
85300000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKC1
Main site or place of performance:

Redcar and Cleveland, Darlington, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough and Stockton-on-Tees.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Independent Foster Agencies Parent and Child Placement lot.

1 provider will be appointed to this lot.

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

Duration in months: 15
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

This contract may be renewed at the end of its initial period of 15 months, there are three optional 12 month extensions

The Council may choose to extend individual lots.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

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

Variants will be evaluated based on the same evaluation criteria as is stated in the tender documentation.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Children and Young People with Physical and Learning Disabilities or terminal/life-limiting illness

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85311300
85300000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKC1
Main site or place of performance:

Redcar & Cleveland, Darlington, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough and Stockton-on-Tees.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Children and Young People with Physical and Learning Disabilities or terminal/life-limiting illness

1 provider will be appointed to this lot.

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

Duration in months: 15
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

This contract may be renewed at the end of its initial period of 15 months, there are three optional 12 month extensions

The Council may choose to extend individual lots.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

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

Variants will be evaluated based on the same evaluation criteria as is stated in the tender documentation.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Children and Young People with Social, Emotional and Mental Health issues

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85311300
85300000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKC1
Main site or place of performance:

Redcar & Cleveland, Darlington, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough and Stockton-on-Tees.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Children and Young People with Social, Emotional and Mental Health issues

1 provider will be appointed to this lot.

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

Duration in months: 15
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

This contract may be renewed at the end of its initial period of 15 months, there are three optional 12 month extensions

The Council may choose to extend individual lots.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

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

Variants will be evaluated based on the same evaluation criteria as is stated in the tender documentation.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Children and Young People at risk of Sexual Exploitation or Harmful Sexualised Behaviour

Lot No: 5

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85311300
85300000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKC1
Main site or place of performance:

Redcar and Cleveland, Darlington, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough and Stockton-on-Tees.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Children and Young People at risk of Sexual Exploitation or Harmful Sexualised Behaviour

1 provider will be appointed to this lot.

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

Duration in months: 15
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

This contract may be renewed at the end of its initial period of 15 months, there are three optional 12-month extensions

The Council may choose to extend individual lots.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

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

Variants will be evaluated based on the same evaluation criteria as is stated in the tender documentation.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Remand, Young Offending and Step Down from Residential Care

Lot No: 6

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85311300
85300000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKC1
Main site or place of performance:

Redcar & Cleveland, Darlington, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough and Stockton-on-Tees.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Remand, Young Offending and Step Down from Residential Care

1 provider will be appointed to this lot.

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

Duration in months: 15
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

This contract may be renewed at the end of its initial period of 15 months, there are three optional 12-month extensions

The Council may choose to extend individual lots.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

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

Variants will be evaluated based on the same evaluation criteria as is stated in the tender documentation.

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:

Tenderers must be Ofsted Registered.

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

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 30
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: 09/10/2017
Local time: 14:00
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: 09/10/2017
Local time: 14:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

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

This is an on-going requirement and further notices may be published to continue the service once this contract arrangement ends.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

All tender documentation is available via www.nepo.org search current opportunities under Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council. Once you have expressed your interest you have immediate access to the tender documentation.

All questions must come through the Messaging facility on the portal facility.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council
Kirkleatham Street
Redcar
TS10 1RT
United KingdomInternet address:www.redcar-cleveland.gov.uk
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

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

30/08/2017

 

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