Fostering Agencies Requirement Hampshire

Fostering Agencies Requirement Hampshire

Lot 1 – standard foster placements including respite; Lot 2 – parent and child placements.

United Kingdom-Winchester: Social work services with accommodation

2016/S 196-353789

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Hampshire County Council
The Castle
Winchester
SO23 8UG
United Kingdom
Contact person: Annette Rebentisch
Telephone: +44 1962845450
E-mail: childrens.services.procurement.unit@hants.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKJ33
Internet address(es):Main address: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/hampshire
I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/hampshire
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:

Independent Fostering Agencies, Lot 1 – standard foster placements including respite; Lot 2 – parent and child placements.

Reference number: CS09221

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85311000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Hampshire County Council invites experienced, quality Independent Fostering Agencies to tender for the delivery of standard foster placements and parent and child placements.

The Council’s commissioning strategy for children and family placements is to establish targeted contracts with a limited number of providers to build more effective relationships.

This tender is for a Framework with 2 lots: Lot 1, standard placements including respite, and Lot 2, parent and child placements. We will be awarding a Framework Agreement to multiple providers across both lots. The Framework Agreement duration will be four years from 1.4.2017 until 31.3.2021.

Independent Fostering Agencies should register their interest in the project via the In-Tend website https://in-tendhost.co.uk/hampshire, and complete and submit the tender return document together with any supporting information requested by 14:00 on 11.11.2016.

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:

Standard Foster Placements including Respite

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85311300

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKJ33
Main site or place of performance:

Hampshire.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Standard Foster placements including respite; Standard foster placements are for children who do not present with complex or challenging needs and behaviours. It is possible they have experienced placement breakdowns as well as abuse, neglect and loss and may demonstrate some low level offending and/or challenging behaviours. Some children with disabilities and/or health needs may also require standard foster placements.

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 44 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

Duration in months: 48

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

There will be a briefing session for interested providers on 21.10.2016 between 10:00 and 12:00 at Hampshire’s Archives and Local Studies Office, which can also be attended through a webinar. If you wish to attend, please book tickets through Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/independent-fostering-agencies-tender-briefing-tickets-27988675883

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Parent and child placements

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85311300

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKJ33
Main site or place of performance:

Hampshire.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Parent & Child placements: Placements for a parent or parents who need extra support to care for their child or children. The parent (or parents) are given opportunities to develop their confidence and parenting skills in a family environment.

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 5 200 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

Duration in months: 48

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

There will be a briefing session for interested providers on 21.10.2016 between 10:00 and 12:00 at Hampshire’s Archives and Local Studies Office, which can also be attended through a webinar. If you wish to attend, please book tickets through Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/independent-fostering-agencies-tender-briefing-tickets-27988675883

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation

List and brief description of rules and criteria:

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents. Successful providers must be registered with Ofsted and have ‘good’ or ‘outstanding’ inspection rating.

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)Form of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about framework agreement

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
IV.1.10)Identification of the national rules applicable to the procedure:

IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:

Award procedure as stated in the procurement documents.

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 / Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest

Date: 11/11/2016
Local time: 14:00

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
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:

06/10/2016

 

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