Independent Advocacy for Adults and Older People – Argyll and Bute Council

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

2018/S 154-354098

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Argyll and Bute Council
Kilmory
Lochgilphead
PA31 8RT
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1546604145
E-mail: Samantha.Torrie@argyll-bute.gov.uk
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

NHS Highland
Assynt House, Beechwood Park
Inverness
IV2 3BW
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1463717123
E-mail: nhs.highland@nhs.net
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

The contract involves joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/esop/pts-host/public/pts/web/login.html
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/esop/pts-host/public/pts/web/login.html
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/esop/pts-host/public/pts/web/login.html

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: Social Care

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Independent Advocacy for Adults and Older People

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85300000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Independent Advocacy for Adults and Older People.

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)

85300000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM63
NUTS code: UKM81
Main site or 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.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

Duration in months: 48

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

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)Conditions for participation

III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation

List and brief description of rules and criteria:

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.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:

Please refer to the tender documents for details.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Form of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about framework agreement

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement

IV.1.10)Identification of the national rules applicable to the procedure:

Information about national procedures is available at: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ssi/2015/446/contents/made

IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:

Quality

Price

IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S: 2018/S 078-174102

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate / Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest

Date: 11/09/2018
Local time: 12:00

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

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.

(SC Ref:542768)

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Argyll and Bute Council
Kilmory
Lochgilphead
PA31 8RT
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1546604145Internet address: http://www.argyll-bute.gov.uk
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:

10/08/2018

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