Framework Contract For Personal Assistance Enablement and Support Services

Framework Contract For Personal Assistance Enablement and Support Services

Number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 5.

United Kingdom-Middlesbrough: Health and social work services

2015/S 129-237775

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Middlesbrough Borough Council
Strategic Commissioning and Procurement Unit, Strategic Resources, PO Box 506, Civic Centre
For the attention of: Stephen Snaith
TS1 9GA Middlesbrough
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1642729178
E-mail: stephen_snaith@middlesbrough.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.middlesbrough.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.mytenders.org/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA1280

Electronic access to information: https://www.qtegov.com/procontract/supplier.nsf.
Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://www.qtegov.com/procontract/supplier.nsf.
Further information can be obtained from: Middlesbrough Borough Council
Strategic Commissioning & Procurement Unit, Strategic Resources, PO Box 506, Civic Centre
For the attention of: Stephen Snaith
TS1 9GA Middlesbrough
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1642729178
Internet address: www.middlesbrough.gov.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: NEPO Portal
For the attention of: https://www.qtegov.com/procontract/supplier.nsf.
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: www.middlesbrough.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: NEPO Portal
For the attention of: https://www.qtegov.com/procontract/supplier.nsf.
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: www.middlesbrough.gov.uk

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

Redcar and Cleveland Council

Stockton Borough Council

Hartlepool Borough Council

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

Framework Contract For Personal Assistance Enablement and Support Services.

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: Tees Valley.

NUTS code UKC1

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
Number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 5

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:
Range: between 400 000 and 6 000 000 GBP

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

Middlesbrough Council in partnership with Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council, Stockton Borough Council and Hartlepool Borough Council is inviting expressions of interest from experienced organisations to provide Personal Assistance, Enablement and Support Services for Positive Behaviour Support for People who have a history of behaviour that may be described as presenting significant challenges or risks and for Positive Health Support for People who have a history of increased health

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the myTenders Web Site athttp://www.myTenders.org/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=157312

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

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:

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 400 000 and 6 000 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: The contract will be for an initial 3 year period with the option to extend for a further 1 x 12 month period.
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 1

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

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

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Deposits and Guarantees maybe required.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

The terms of payment will be set out in the terms and conditions of contract.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

In the case of group bidders the group the group will be expected to take legal form.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation

III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Full details of the information to be provided are detailed in the tender documentation. To express an interest please log onto the North East Purchasing Organisation (NEPO) portal viahttps://www.qtegov.com/procontract/supplier.nsf and locate the Middlesbrough Council tender provision through the search facility. You will then be required to register your interest in this contract. If you are not registered on the NEPO portal (Pro Contract) you will need to complete the registration (free of charge) before registering your interest. All documentation will be available only through the Pro contract system. If you have any problems registering an interest contact Stephen Snaith telephone +44 1642729178.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: 2 years accounts and bankers reference. Minimum levels of standards possibly required: The contractors financial and economic standing will be assessed on the information it provides in its supplier assessment questionnaire and any other information requested by the Authority by way of clarification. Factors that will be considered will include turnover, liquidity, profitability, equity and overall company efficiency. The list is not exhaustive and assessment will ultimately be made on a pass or fail based on the risk level of the financial ability of the contractor to deliver the service. Those contractors assessed as low to medium risk will proceed and those deemed as high risk will not. To express an interest please log onto the North East Purchasing Organisation (NEPO) portal viahttps://www.qtegov.com/procontract/supplier.nsf and locate the Middlesbrough Council tender provision through the search facility. You will then be required to register your interest in this contract. If you are not registered on the NEPO portal (Pro Contract) you will need to complete the registration (free of charge) before registering your interest. All documentation will be available only through the Pro contract system.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:

Full details of the information to be provided are detailed in the tender documentation. To express an interest please log onto the North East Purchasing Organisation (NEPO) portal via https://www.qtegov.com/procontract/supplier.nsf and locate the Middlesbrough Council tender provision through the search facility. You will then be required to register your interest in this contract. If you are not registered on the NEPO portal (Pro Contract) you will need to complete the registration (free of charge) before registering your interest. All documentation will be available only through the Pro contract system.

If you have any problems registering an interest contact Stephen Snaith +44 1642729178.

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

Open
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 in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

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:

CCS023/2015
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

10.8.2015 – 12:00
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

Duration in months: 90 (from the date stated for receipt of 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 tender exercise is being conducted under ‘light touch’ procedures in accordance with Regulations 74 to 77 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. The right is therefore reserved to adapt the tender process as appropriate.
(MT Ref:157312).
VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Strategic Commissioning & Procurement Unit
PO BOX 506, Civic Centre
TS1 9GA Middlesbrough
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: scpuprocurement@middlesbrough.gov.uk

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Appeals should be to the Strategic Commissioning & Procurement Unit via the Pro-Contract E-tendering system as a formal question requiring response from the Authority. Appeals shall be in accordance with the requirements of statutory procurement regulations.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

3.7.2015

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