Gateshead Council Advocacy Services Contract

Gateshead Council Advocacy Services Contract

Contract for the Provision of Independent Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA), Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy (IMCA).

United Kingdom-Gateshead: Health and social work services

2016/S 226-411727

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Gateshead Council
Corporate Commissioning & Procurement, 1st Floor, Civic Centre, Regent Street
Gateshead
NE8 1HH
United Kingdom
Contact person: Ruth Carr
Telephone: +44 1914335957
E-mail: ruthcarr@gateshead.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKC22
Internet address(es):Main address: www.gateshead.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.nepo.org

I.2)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 electronically via: www.nepo.org

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:

Contract for the Provision of Independent Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA), Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy (IMCA) and Independent (Care Act) Advocacy Service.

Reference number: DN180258

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The purpose of this contract is to provide a high quality statutory advocacy provision for Service Users. The Service will provide a combination of instructed and non-instructed advocacy. The Service will provide a holistic approach to working with Service Users and methods of communication may be in non-standard ways, for example, working with people who have no spoken language.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKC22

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The purpose of this contract is to provide a high quality statutory advocacy provision for Service Users. The Service will provide a combination of instructed and non-instructed advocacy. The Service will provide a holistic approach to working with Service Users and methods of communication may be in non-standard ways, for example, working with people who have no spoken language.

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: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Option to extend for up to 24 months.

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
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

List and brief description of selection criteria:

Please see tender document.

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: 14/12/2016
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: 21/12/2016
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

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

Either 24 or 48 months dependent on whether options to extend are taken up.

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

VI.4.1)Review body

Gateshead Council
Regent Strett
Gateshead
NE8 1HH
United Kingdom
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:

21/11/2016

 

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