Housing Related Support Services Suffolk

Housing Related Support Services Suffolk

Housing Related Support Services (Accommodation Based and Floating Support) provide short term housing support to help vulnerable people to improve their quality of life and live, or continue to live, independently.

United Kingdom-Ipswich: Social work and related services

2015/S 193-350105

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Suffolk County Council
Russell Road
Contact point(s): www.suffolksourcing.co.uk
For the attention of: Marie Grace
IP1 2BX Ipswich
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1473260672
E-mail: marie.grace@suffolk.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.suffolksourcing.co.uk

Electronic access to information: https://www.suffolksourcing.co.uk

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://www.suffolksourcing.co.uk

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

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: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

Framework for Housing Related 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

NUTS code UKH14

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

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: 24 000 000 GBP

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

Housing Related Support Services (Accommodation Based and Floating Support) provide short term housing support to help vulnerable people to improve their quality of life and live, or continue to live, independently. Suffolk County Council are tendering for a Framework Agreement that will re-shape services to ensure they can be accessed by people across the County when they need short term housing support and focus use of available resources in a fair and transparent way. The aim is to procure a service model that will meet the following objectives: — Services that are in line with Supporting Lives Connecting Communities (SLCC) and Making Every Intervention Count (MEIC) principles and models; — Services that offer people as much control over the choice and delivery of services as possible, including uptake of personal budgets and direct payments, where appropriate; — Services that deliver measurable person-centred outcomes that will be identified and monitored; — Service costs and charges will reflect market norms; — Services that demonstrate clear service pathways for people who need short term housing support that minimise repeat admissions, make best use of limited resources and ensure fair and transparent access to available services; — Services are provided in a fair and transparent way to people with an identified short term housing support need.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85300000, 70333000, 85000000, 85311000, 85312000, 85320000, 85312300, 85312310, 85312320, 85312400

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

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:

Lots are not appropriate for this procurement.

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

Starting 5.1.2016. Completion 4.1.2020

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

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

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

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: As per PQQ, ITT and specification.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As per PQQ, ITT and specification.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As per PQQ, ITT and specification.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As per PQQ, ITT and specification.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As per PQQ, ITT and specification.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no

III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted
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:

CD1067

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2015/S 90-161797 of 9.5.2015

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 30.11.2015
Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

12.10.2015 – 11:00

IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

29.10.2015

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
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

VI.3)Additional information

Electronic invoicing will be accepted.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: ‘Suffolk County Council incorporates a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period from the point at which information on the award of contract is communicated to the tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into.
If an appeal regarding the award of contract has not been successfully resolved: The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 as amended provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or 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.’.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

1.10.2015

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