Housing Support for Teenage and Young Parent Scheme

Housing Support for Teenage and Young Parent Scheme

The Council is seeking to enter into a contract with a suitably qualified organisation for the provision of Housing Related Support for a Teenage and Young Parent scheme.

United Kingdom-Bedford: Health and social work services

2015/S 137-253064

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Bedford Borough Council
Borough Hall, Cauldwell Street
Contact point(s): Commercial Hub
MK42 9AP Bedford
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1234276160
E-mail: commercial.hub@bedford.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1234276160

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: https://www.proactisplaza.com/supplierportal/?CID=bedfordbc

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.proactisplaza.com/supplierportal/?CID=bedfordbc

Electronic access to information: https://www.proactisplaza.com/supplierportal/?CID=bedfordbc

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://www.proactisplaza.com/supplierportal/?CID=bedfordbc

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)

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:

BBC222 Housing Related Support for Teenage and Young Parent Scheme.

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: Borough Hall, Cauldwell Street, Bedford, MK42 9AP, United Kingdom.

NUTS code UKH22

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

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

The Council is seeking to enter into a contract with a suitably qualified organisation for the provision of Housing Related Support for a Teenage and Young Parent scheme. The services are currently delivered from two locations in Bedford, Charis House and Foster Hill Road. The service will be expected to provide support to teenage and young parents, with housing related support needs, who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. This may include people who have one or more of the following issues:— Mental health problems;— Drug and/or alcohol misuse; — Dual diagnosis;— Are suffering/have suffered domestic abuse; and — A history of offending. The service will have two elements: accommodation based support and resettlement. The accommodation based support will be delivered within designated buildings and the resettlement element will be available to service users moving on into independent living of any tenure type.The current service provides 13 units across two (2) sites. One site provides eight (8) units of accommodation and the other provides five (5).The service will not provide personal, clinical, or health care or professional counselling to its clients within this contract and should not carry out direct work with children within this contract. The contract is not tenure specific and can be delivered to clients residing in any type of independent accommodation including B&B, private rented accommodation and other types of temporary accommodation. The Council reserves the right to enter into the whole or part of this contract, both in terms of the scale and scope of the contract.The Council is conducting the procurement under the Open Procedure pursuant to the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (‘the Regulations’). For the avoidance of any doubt, the services to be procured fall within Part 2 (Rules Implementing the Public Contracts Directive), Chapter 3 (Particular Procurement Regimes), Section 7 (Social and Other Specific Services) of the Regulations.It is anticipated that the contract shall commence on 1st November 2015 for a period of five (5) years from contract commencement.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 85310000, 98000000, 85300000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Lots

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:

The Council is seeking to enter into a contract with a suitably qualified organisation for the provision of Housing Related Support for a Teenage and Young Parent scheme. The services are currently delivered from two locations in Bedford, Charis House and Foster Hill Road.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 and 1 057 455 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: The contract may be extended for any period or periods of up to two (2) years in 6 or 12 month blocks at the Council’s sole discretion.
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 2

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

Starting 1.11.2015. Completion 31.10.2020

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Please refer to the Invitation to Tender Pack (‘ITT’) issued to interested organisations.

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

Payment for the services will be made monthly and paid in sterling.
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: Please refer to the Invitation to Tender Pack (‘ITT’) issued to interested organisations. Minimum level(s) of standards required will also be set out in the ITT.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please refer to the Invitation to Tender Pack (‘ITT’) issued to interested organisations. Minimum level(s) of standards required will also be set out in the ITT.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Please refer to the Invitation to Tender Pack (‘ITT’) issued to interested organisations. Minimum level(s) of standards required will also be set out in the ITT.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Please refer to the Invitation to Tender Pack (‘ITT’) issued to interested organisations. Minimum level(s) of standards required will also be set out in the ITT.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Please refer to the Invitation to Tender Pack (‘ITT’) issued to interested organisations. Minimum level(s) of standards required will also be set out in the ITT.
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: yes

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:

UK – Bedford: Housing Related Support for Teenage and Young Parents (BBC222)

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

no

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

Payable documents: no

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

19.8.2015 – 12:00

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

15.7.2015

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: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 54 months.

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

The procurement will be undertaken using the Council’s online secure e-sourcing portal and all interested organisations will need to register via the following link: https://www.proactisplaza.com/supplierportal/?CID=bedfordbcPlease note that notification emails will be sent to the email address registered on the system so it is advisable to use an email address that is regularly monitored on behalf of your organisation. Full instructions of how to use the e-sourcing portal can be found on the relevant website, however in the event of any difficulties please contact the PROACTIS Help Desk on +44 3300050352 or alternatively the Council either by emailing commercial.hub@bedford.gov.uk or by calling +44 1234276420 for further assistance. The ITT documentation will be available to download within 2 working days from publication of the Contract Notice once the registration process is complete. Interested organisations must also contact the Commercial Hub by emailing commercial.hub@bedford.gov.uk in order to ensure that the registration process and access to the tender documentation runs smoothly. All interested organisations are required to return one (1) electronic copy of their completed Tender submission via the Council’s e-sourcing portal. Only those Tender submissions returned by the closing date and time will be deemed valid. Late submissions will not be accepted. During the procurement process, it is compulsory for Bidders to utilise the e-sourcing portal as the main channel of communication and exchange of documents. For this purpose, as stated above, it is quintessential that Bidders register with a valid, accurate and regularly monitored email address. In declaring an interest in this procurement process, Bidders agree to the use of this system.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Bedford Borough Council
Cauldwell Street
MK42 9AP Bedford
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1234276626
Internet address: https://www.proactisplaza.com/supplierportal/?CID=bedfordbc
Fax: +44 01234276626

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Bedford Borough Council
Cauldwell Street
MK42 9AP Bedford
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1234276626
Internet address: https://www.proactisplaza.com/supplierportal/?CID=bedfordbc

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: In accordance with regulation 32 (Information about contract award procedures) and regulation 47 (Enforcement of obligations) of the UK Public Contracts Regulations 2006, as amended.

VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

Bedford Borough Council
Cauldwell Street
MK42 9AP Bedford
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1234276626
Internet address: https://www.proactisplaza.com/supplierportal/?CID=bedfordbc

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

13.7.2015

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