Independent Advocacy for Adults and Older People – Argyll and Bute Council
The Provider will provide an Independent Advocacy Service (the Service) to Adults and Older People resident in the Argyll and Bute local authority area.
United Kingdom-Lochgilphead: Social work and related services
Social and other specific services – public contracts
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Telephone: +44 1546604145
NUTS code: UKMInternet address(es):Main address: http://www.argyll-bute.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00063
I.1)Name and addresses
Assynt House, Beechwood Park
Telephone: +44 1463717123
NUTS code: UKM63Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.nhshighland.scot.nhs.uk
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00302
I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Independent Advocacy for Adults and Older People
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
Independent Advocacy for Adults and Older People.
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
Argyll and Bute
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
The Provider will provide an Independent Advocacy Service (the Service) to Adults and Older People resident in the Argyll and Bute local authority area. The Service will primarily be available to people who have a statutory entitlement to advocacy.
The Services will be provided to adults and older people over 16 years of age under the following legislation:
— the Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003,
— the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000,
— the Adult Support and Protection Act 2007,
— the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016.
In exceptional circumstances health or social care staff may make a referral to the service where the adult is not subject to any of the above legislation.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation
Bidders must complete the ESPD as part of their tender submission (qualification envelope on Public Contracts Scotland Tender). A number of minimum requirements apply and bidders must refer to ‘tender assessment and evaluation’ document for the relevant standard statements and any other minimum requirements.
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
Please refer to the tender documents for details.
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Form of procedure
IV.1.3)Information about framework agreement
IV.1.10)Identification of the national rules applicable to the procedure:
IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate / Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this ITT exercise. The Project code is 10939. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2343
Community benefits are included in this requirement. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2361
A summary of the expected community benefits has been provided as follows:
Community Benefits are encouraged but not required as part of this contract. Bidders have an opportunity within the technical envelope on PCST to submit a proposal should they wish to do so.
Telephone: +44 1546604145Internet address: http://www.argyll-bute.gov.uk
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: