Independent Domestic Violence Advocacy Service – Walsall

Independent Domestic Violence Advocacy Service – Walsall

Walsall Council Children’s Services is looking to appoint a suitably qualified provider to deliver an accredited Independent Domestic Violence Advocacy service to men and women in Walsall aged over 16.

United Kingdom-Walsall: Health and social work services

2018/S 093-211191

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Walsall Council
Civic Centre Darwall Street
Walsall
WS1 1TP
United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@walsall.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKG38
Internet address(es):Main address: www.walsall.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/walsallcouncil

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/walsallcouncil
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

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:

WP3361-Independent Domestic Violence Advocacy Service

Reference number: WP3361

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Walsall Council Children’s Services is looking to appoint a suitably qualified provider to deliver an accredited Independent Domestic Violence Advocacy (IDVA) service to men and women in Walsall aged over 16 who have been victims of domestic violence and abuse. The Service should also include a children and young persons advocacy service which is based on the principle that children should be treated as individuals within the family, and offering children their own dedicated support service to intervene early, to offset future problems and build the family resilience. The overarching objective of the service is to reduce the risk level and increase the safety of victims of domestic violence and abuse identified as at high risk of serious harm or homicide.

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)

85000000
85312000
98000000
85320000
85310000
85300000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG38
Main site or place of performance:

Walsall, West Midlands, UK.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Walsall Council Children’s Services is looking to appoint a suitably qualified provider to deliver an accredited Independent Domestic Violence Advocacy (IDVA) service to men and women in Walsall aged over 16 who have been victims of domestic violence and abuse. The Service should also include a children and young persons advocacy service which is based on the principle that children should be treated as individuals within the family, and offering children their own dedicated support service to intervene early, to offset future problems and build the family resilience. The overarching objective of the service is to reduce the risk level and increase the safety of victims of domestic violence and abuse identified as at high risk of serious harm or homicide.

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

Start: 01/10/2018
End: 30/09/2021
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option to extend for 12 months.

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

List and brief description of conditions:

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
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: 31/05/2018
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

Tender must be valid until: 01/09/2018

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 01/06/2018
Local time: 12:30
Place:

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

Interest in this contract process should be expressed via the Council’s e-Tendering Portal — https://in-tendhost.co.uk/walsallcouncil

The Council reserves the right to cancel the procurement and not to proceed with the contract. The Council also reserves the right not to award a contract or to award a contract for parts or part of the services only. The Council will not, under any circumstances, reimburse any expense incurred by bidders in preparing their SSQ or tender submissions. The Council notes that the award of the contract may involve a transfer of employment undertakings pursuant to the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006. Under this procurement the Contractor is required to actively participate in the economic and social regeneration of the locality of and surrounding the place of delivery for the procurement. Accordingly contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Walsall Council
Civic Centre Darwall Street
Walsall
WS1 1TP
United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@walsall.gov.uk
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The Council will incorporate a standstill period at the point when information on the proposed award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into. Aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by any breach of the Council’s obligations may take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

15/05/2018

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