Greater Manchester Working Well Specialist Employment Service

Greater Manchester Working Well Specialist Employment Service

Lot 1: Specialist Employment Service Covers the Local Authority Areas of: Bolton, Manchester, Salford, Trafford and Wigan.

United Kingdom-Salford: Health and social work services

2019/S 169-413345

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Greater Manchester Combined Authority
Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service Headquarters, 146 Bolton Road, Swinton
Salford
M27 8US
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mrs Suzanne McCormack
Telephone: +44 1616083576
E-mail: procurement@manchesterfire.gov.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.greatermanchester-ca.gov.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.greatermanchester-ca.gov.uk/

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://procontract.due-north.com/
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com/

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

GM Working Well Specialist Employment Service

Reference number: DN414579

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) in partnership with its constituent authorities and Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership (GM HSCP) are commissioning a new Working Well service designed to support people furthest from the labour market to find work.

The working well specialist employment service comprises supported employment for people with a learning disability and/or autistic people and Individual Placement and Support (IPS) for people with severe mental illness. Both supported employment and IPS are evidence based service models that support people with complex disabilities and health needs access and sustain paid work in the open labour market – that is real jobs.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 5 998 245.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 2
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 1: Specialist Employment Service Covers the Local Authority Areas of: Bolton, Manchester, Salford, Trafford and Wigan

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80500000
85000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Open OJEU Procurement exercise to select a supplier for the provision of a supported employment service for people with a learning disability and/or autistic people and Individual Placement and Support (IPS) for people with severe mental illness.

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: 63
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: no

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project:

Working Well

II.2.14)Additional information

The initial contract period is from 1.1.2020 to 31.3.2023. There is provision to extend the contract for 2 x 12 month periods subject to funding and service performance.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 2: Specialist Employment Service Covers the Local Authority Areas of: Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, Stockport and Tameside

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80500000
85000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Open OJEU Procurement exercise to select a supplier for the provision of a supported employment service for people with a learning disability and/or autistic people and Individual Placement and Support (IPS) for people with severe mental illness.

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: 63
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: no

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project:

Working Well

II.2.14)Additional information

The initial contract period is from 1.1.2020 to 31.3.2023. There is provision to extend the contract for 2 x 12 month periods subject to funding and service performance.

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
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: no
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: 04/10/2019
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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 04/10/2019
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Greater Manchester Combined Authority
Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service Headquarters, 146 Bolton Road, Swinton
Manchester
M27 8US
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The Greater Manchester Combined Authority will incorporate a minimum 10 day standstill period at the point the information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers prior to entering into the contract. If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly. Where a contract has not been entered into, the Court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the authority to amend any documentation and may award damages. If the contract has been entered into the Court may, depending on the circumstances, award damages and/or shorten or order the contract ineffective.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

30/08/2019

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