Independent Living Support Tender Edinburgh
The Service is to provide high-quality, accessible Independent Living Support to adults, children and their families.
United Kingdom-Edinburgh: Social work and related services
Social and other specific services – public contracts
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Waverley Court, 4 East Market Street
Contact person: Paula Deegan
Telephone: +44 1314693543
NUTS code: UKM25
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00290
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Independent Living Support Service.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
The Service is to provide high-quality, accessible Independent Living Support to adults, children and their families assessed by the Council as having eligible social care needs. 1. This should include an Independent Support Service to enable individuals to explore which Self-directed Support option/s are best for them by explaining the nature and effect of the 4 options, and to provide assistance in drawing up a support plan to meet their assessed needs and personal outcomes. 2. A Recruitment and Support Service for individuals assessed by the Council as having eligible social care needs. These individuals have chosen Option 1 of the Social Care (Self-directed support) (Scotland) Act 2013 and wish to employ a Personal Assistant/s to meet part of their eligible needs and outcomes, and this has been approved by City of Edinburgh Council in their support plan. 3. A Welfare and Rights Advice Service for Adults and Older People assessed as in need of social care.
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
The Service shall be available to people throughout the City of Edinburgh. This shall require the development and delivery of a fully accessible Independent Living Support Service.
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
The Council are seeking a Provider to provide high-quality, accessible Independent Living Support to adults and children and their families assessed by the City of Edinburgh Council as having eligible social care needs. This should include an Independent Support Service, a Recruitment and Support Service and a Welfare and Rights Advice Service for Adults and Older People assessed as in need of social care. The council is inviting interested organisations to apply for this contract by noting interest on Public Contracts Scotland, completing the European Single Procurement Document and a Tender Submission. All documents are available for download via the Public Contracts Scotland portal.
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
Part IV: Selection criteria — B: Economic and financial standing — Question 4B.1 — Mandatory Minimum Turnover is required as per Instructions to Tenderers document. Part IV: Selection criteria — B: Economic and financial standing — Question 4B.4 — Mandatory Minimum financial ratios are required as per Instructions to tenderers document. Part IV: Selection criteria — B: Economic and financial standing — Question 4B.5 — Mandatory Minimum requirement for insurance are required as per Instructions to Tenderers document. Part IV: Selection criteria — D: Quality Assurance Schemes and Environmental Management Standards — Question 4D1.1 — Tenderers are required to ensure that they have carried out and obtained Standard Disclosure checks for all relevant staff.
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Form of procedure
IV.1.10)Identification of the national rules applicable to the procedure:
IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:
The aim of the award evaluation is to select the tender which represent the best overall value for money. This evaluation will include an emphasis on quality as well as price. The split allocated is 70 % quality and 30 % cost. The quality analysis will be based on the answers provided in response to the weighted Award Criteria Questions (as detailed in Tenderer’s Submission) as per the scoring matrix. Cost analysis will be based on the information supplied by the bidders in the Pricing Schedule.
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 successful supplier(s) will be required to deliver Community Benefits in support of the authority’s economic and social objectives. Contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations. The Community Benefits included in this contract are detailed in the supporting documents.
Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information, please visit the Public Contracts Scotland web site at:http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=449123
The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at:http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx
Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.
Waverley Court, 4 East Market Street
Telephone: +44 1314693543Internet address:http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk
A tenderer that suffers loss as a result of a breach of duty under the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015 may bring proceedings in the Sheriff Court or the Court of Session. The City of Edinburgh Council (the Council) will have a minimum standstill period of 10 days before awarding the contract. The communication of the award decision notice will be sent by fax or e-mail to all tenderers with the standstill period commencing on the next working day. If proceedings are started in the Sheriff Court or the Court of Session against the Council in respect of the decision to award the contract within the standstill period then the Council is prevented from awarding the contract. Post contract award the Sheriff Court or the Court of Session may: (1) award damages provided proceedings are brought within 3 months from the date when the grounds for the bringing of the proceedings first arose; (2) be entitled to issue an ineffectiveness order or impose a financial penalty on the Council. A claim for an ineffectiveness order must be made within 30 days of the Contract Award Notice being published in the OJEU or within 30 days of the date those who expressed an interest in or otherwise bid for the contract were informed of the conclusion of the contract or in any other case within 6 months from the date on which the contract was entered into.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: