Independent Visitors Services 2014

Independent Visitors Services 2014

Provide an Independent Visitor Service which establishes, trains and maintains a pool of volunteers as Independent Visitors (as defined in The Children Act 1989) to provide individual support to Looked After children/young persons in the care of the above named Local Authorities who are placed in Childrens Homes, Residential Schools and Foster Homes.


United Kingdom-Dudley: Welfare services for children and young people

2014/S 156-281099

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Dudley MBC
Council House, Priory Road
Contact point(s): Procurement Services
For the attention of: Mr. C. Morgan
DY1 1HF Dudley
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1384814862
E-mail: contracts@dudley.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1384814831

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.dudley.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.blackcountrybusiness.co.uk

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

General public services

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Dudley MBC, Sandwell MBC, Telford and Wrekin MBC, Walsall MBC and Wolverhampton City Council

 

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

DUD — Independent Visitors Services 2014.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 25: Health and social services

NUTS code UKG34

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Dudley, Sandwell, Telford and Wrekin, Walsall and Wolverhampton Councils are looking for a suitably qualified Organisation to provide an Independent Visitor Service which establishes, trains and maintains a pool of volunteers as Independent Visitors (as defined in The Children Act 1989) to provide individual support to Looked After children/young persons in the care of the above named Local Authorities who are placed in Childrens Homes, Residential Schools and Foster Homes.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85311300

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 1.4.2015.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

C118

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 23.9.2014 – 23:59
Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

24.9.2014 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 24.9.2014 – 12:01

Place:

Dudley MBC.

 

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Officers and Members of the Council.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

13.8.2014

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