Learning Disability Framework – Cheshire

Learning Disability Framework – Cheshire

Interim renewal of the Council’s long standing Learning Disability Framework for people with a learning disability, mental health and autism needs.

United Kingdom-Chester: Health and social work services

2018/S 248-573426

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Cheshire West and Chester Borough Council
58 Nicholas Street
Chester
CH1 2NP
United Kingdom
Contact person: Kevin Cliffe
Telephone: +44 1244976154
E-mail: kevin.cliffe@cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKD6
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk
I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

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

Learning Disability Framework

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Interim renewal of the Council’s long standing Learning Disability Framework for people with a learning disability, mental health and autism needs

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 70 000 000.00 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)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD6

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Interim renewal of the Council’s long standing Learning Disability Framework for people with learning disability, mental health and autism needs.

The Authority is operating this procurement under the Light Touch regime for social and other specific services,as set out in the PCR 2015, at Section 7 (Regulations 74 to 77) and Schedule 3. The Authority will make full use of the flexibility that the Light Touch regime affords both for tendering and operating the framework.

The contract will be for a maximum of two years which will support a service redesign in conjunction with providers, carers, service users and professionals.

Following that redesign the Council will advertise a longer term solution for the service.

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: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract will be for 12 months from the 1.4.2019 with an option to extend for a further 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

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

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 80
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: no
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: 24/01/2019
Local time: 10:00
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: 24/01/2019
Local time: 10:00
Place:

Via The Chest procurement portal

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Via The Chest procurement portal

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

Dependent on progress of service redesign

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

The Royal Courts of Justice
The Strand
London
WC2A 2LL
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:

21/12/2018

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