Independent Advocacy Service for Adults in Herefordshire

Independent Advocacy Service for Adults in Herefordshire

Herefordshire Council is commissioning an Independent Advocacy service for adults to meet statutory obligations.

United Kingdom-Hereford: Social work and related services

2017/S 041-075102

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Herefordshire Council
Council Offices, Plough Lane
Hereford
HR4 0LE
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Phillip Clayton
Telephone: +44 1432383729
E-mail: phillip.clayton@herefordshire.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKG11

Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.herefordshire.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.herefordshire.gov.uk

I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Independent Advocacy Service for Adults.

Reference number: DN245286

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85300000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Herefordshire Council is commissioning an Independent Advocacy service for adults to meet statutory obligations and ensure the availability of confidential and independent advocacy for vulnerable adults in Herefordshire. The Independent Advocacy service will provide a range of advocacy services to adults. The advocacy service will have an administrative base located in Hereford, but advocacy will delivered across the entire geography of Herefordshire in a way to meet the individual needs of the person requiring an advocate.

This tender is being let under the ‘light touch’ regime of the CPR 2015.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 800 000.00 GBP

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)

85100000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG11

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Herefordshire Council is commissioning an Independent Advocacy service for adults to meet statutory obligations and ensure the availability of confidential and independent advocacy for vulnerable adults in Herefordshire. The Independent Advocacy service will provide a range of advocacy services to adults. The advocacy service will have an administrative base located in Hereford, but advocacy will delivered across the entire geography of Herefordshire in a way to meet the individual needs of the person requiring an advocate.

This tender is being let under the ‘light touch’ regime of the CPR 2015.

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: 48
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

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

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: yes
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: 01/04/2017
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: 01/04/2017
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

Herefordshire Council
Hereford
United Kingdom
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:

27/02/2017

 

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