Invitation to Tender for Support and Guidance Service

Invitation to Tender for Support and Guidance Service

This is an Invitation to Tender for Rochdale Borough Councils Young People’s Guidance and Support Service.

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

2015/S 197-357435

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council
Trafford Town Hall, Talbot Road, Stretford
For the attention of: Mr James Hunter
M32 0TH Manchester
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1619122572
E-mail: james.hunter@star-procurement.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1619124272

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.rochdale.gov.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.the-chest.org.uk

Electronic access to information: https://www.the-chest.org.uk

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://www.the-chest.org.uk

Further information can be obtained from: Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council
Trafford Town Hall, Talbot Road, Stretford
For the attention of: Mr James Hunter
M32 0TH Manchester
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1619122572
E-mail: james.hunter@star-procurement.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1619124272

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council
Trafford Town Hall, Talbot Road, Stretford
For the attention of: Mr James Hunter
M32 0TH Manchester
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1619122572
E-mail: james.hunter@star-procurement.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1619124272

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council
Trafford Town Hall, Talbot Road, Stretford
For the attention of: Mr James Hunter
M32 0TH Manchester
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1619122572
E-mail: james.hunter@star-procurement.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1619124272

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: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

Invitation to Tender for Rochdale Councils Young Peoples Support and Guidance Service (R451).

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 UK

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)

This is an Invitation to Tender for Rochdale Borough Councils Young People’s Guidance and Support Service. The Council’s objective is to commission a support and outreach service for Rochdale’s priority groups of young people that identifies and intervenes early and offers on-going appropriate specialist support and guidance. We expect specialists to work with priority groups listed in the specification.
Rochdale Borough Council will commission a Support and Outreach Service which will commence on 1.4.2016 until 31.3.2017 with the option to extend annually for up to a period of 2 years (31.3.2019). The value of the Contract in year 1 (April 2016 — March 2017) will be 630 000 GBP subject to 90 days consultation.
Due to Council efficiencies, the contract value in year 2 (April 2017 — March 2018) will be reduced by 100 000 GBP to a contract value of 530 000 GBP.
The contract values in subsequent years will be subject to negotiations and dependant on Local Authority and government funding, outcomes achieved, statutory obligations and local needs and priorities. RBC will require an adaptable approach to delivery.
Priority Groups.
As a Local Authority we must continue to meet statutory duties ensuring young people within the priority groups have a place in, and access to, appropriate education, employment and training, including the tracking and monitoring of 16-19 years-old (and up to 25 for those with send). The priority groups for Rochdale Borough Council are:
— Cared for Children / Care Leavers 16-19.
— Special Education Needs and Disabilities.
— Children and Young People at risk of or involved in offending behaviour/Young Offenders.
— Teenage Parents (parents to be).
— NEET Post 16.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85311300, 85310000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Lots

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:

Rochdale Borough Council will commission a Support and Outreach Service which will commence on 1.4.2016 until 31.3.2017 with the option to extend annually for up to a period of 2 years (31.3.2019). The value of the Contract in year 1 (April 2016 — March 2017) will be 630 000 GBP subject to 90 days consultation.
Due to Council efficiencies, the contract value in year 2 (April 2017 — March 2018) will be reduced by 100 000 GBP to a contract value of 530 000 GBP.
The contract values in subsequent years will be subject to negotiations and dependant on Local Authority and government funding, outcomes achieved, statutory obligations and local needs and priorities. RBC will require an adaptable approach to delivery.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 630 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 2
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 12 (from the award of the contract)

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

Duration in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)

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

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
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

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no

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

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
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:

R451
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

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: 10.11.2015 – 16:00
Payable documents: no

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

10.11.2015 – 16:00
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

in days: 90 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

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:

5.10.2015

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