Leaving Care Services Cornwall

Leaving Care Services Cornwall

The ‘ Leaving Care and In Care Services’ are a range of services to be delivered for and with young people In Care and Care Leavers.

United Kingdom-Truro: Health and social work services

2015/S 238-431440

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Cornwall Council
New County Hall, Treyew Road
Truro
TR1 3AY
UNITED KINGDOM
Contact person: Ashley Sinfield
Telephone: +44 1872323864
E-mail: csftenders@cornwall.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKK3Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.cornwall.gov.uk
I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.gov.uk/contracts-finder
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:

In Care and Leaving Care Services for Children and Young People.

Reference number: 2015.42F

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The ‘ Leaving Care and In Care Services’ are a range of services to be delivered for and with young people In Care and Care Leavers. The services will provide a range of specialised support services including Advocacy, Independent Visitors and Leaving Care Workers, as well as the provision of a range of personal and social development opportunities including 1-1 Support, Peer Mentors and group activities. The activities will support young people In Care and Care Leavers to achieve improved outcomes.

These services will make a significant contribution to the priorities for development identified in the Corporate Parenting Strategy which includes;

— educational aspiration, progress and attainment,

— participation and advocacy,

— further improving the access of care leavers to education, training and employment,

— increasing the range of safe moving-on accommodation for care leavers,

— refreshing the Transitions Policy,

— further improving the access of care leavers to specialist.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 2 564 728.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Leaving Care Service.

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000
85312310
85312300

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK3
Main site or place of performance:

Cornwall.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The provision of a high quality Leaving Care Service which will ensure that Personal Advisors are provided to Care Leavers in line with the statutory duties under The Care Planning Regulations 2010 Children in Care and Care Leavers. The Personal Advisor’s provided through this service will work alongside Local Authority Social Workers for under 18’s and take on case-holder responsibility for Care Leavers allocated to them up until the young person reaches the age of 21 (or 25 for those in further education)

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

Value excluding VAT: 1 426 074.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

This contract will be awarded on a 3+1+1 year term basis

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Advocacy Service.

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85312300
85312310

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK3
Main site or place of performance:

Cornwall.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The provision of a high quality and accessible Advocacy and Independent Visitor Service to be provided in line with the statutory duties under the Children Act 1989 This service must provide:

— trained advocates and/or independent visitors for children and young people in care that require support,

— trained advocates for children and young people involved in the child protection process to ensure their wishes and views are represented via advocates.

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

Value excluding VAT: 575 710.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract will be awarded on a 3+1+1 year basis

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Engagement and Participation Service.

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85312300
85312310
98133110

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK3
Main site or place of performance:

Cornwall.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The provision of an effective, young people led Participation and Engagement Service to provide a broad range of personal and social development opportunities for young people In Care and Care Leavers which improve confidence, communication skills, resilience and self-esteem. The service will provide a range of activities which young people are supported to take part in, which;

— enables learning through a range of informal education activities and settings,

— provides opportunities, activities and support for young people to overcome barriers to personal and social development and to further develop their pro-social skills and personal abilities,

— recognises the value of peer support through the provision peer led activities and programmes and provides further opportunities and roles for young people In care / Care leavers to support their peers, i.e.) Peer mentoring/befriending schemes.

This service will also develop opportunities to be involved and increase participation in the Children In Care Council and Care Leaver’s groups to ensure that young people have forums and support to influence change on issues that they identify as important to them, including policy and practice at local and national levels. Young people will be supported through these groups to further develop their communication, team work, peer support, decision making, planning, voice and influence skills.

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

Value excluding VAT: 562 944.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in days: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract will be awarded on a 3+1+1 year basis.

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:

Parties will be provided with detailed instructions concerning the information they must provide. This will be contained in the Invitation to Tender documentation. Consideration will only be given to those contractors who complete and return the Invitation to Tender by the required date.

Economic operators subject to any of the following [may/will] not be considered where the said operator

(a) is bankrupt or is being wound up, where their affairs are being administered by the court, where they have entered into an arrangement with creditors, where they have suspended business activities or is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations;

(b) is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order for compulsory winding up or administration by the court or of an arrangement with creditors or of any other similar proceedings under national laws and regulations;

(c) has been convicted by a final judgment in accordance with the legal provisions of the country of any offence concerning his professional conduct;

(d) has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contracting authorities can demonstrate;

(e) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which they are established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;

(f) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which they are established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;

(g) is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under this section or has not supplied such information;

(h) has been the subject of a conviction for participation in a criminal organisation, as defined in Article 2(1) of Council Joint Action 98/733/JHA;

(i) has been the subject of a conviction for corruption, as defined in Article 3 of the Council Act of 26.6.1972 and Article 3(1) of Council Joint Action 98/742/JHA3 respectively;

(j) has been the subject of a conviction for fraud within the meaning of Article 1 of the Convention relating to the protection of the financial interests of the European Communities;

(k) has been the subject of a conviction for money laundering, as defined in Article 1 of Council Directive 91/308/EEC of 10.6.1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering;

(l) has been the subject of a conviction for failing to prevent Bribery or Corruption as stated under section 7 of the Bribery Act 2010.

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: no
IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S: 2015/S 212-385727

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 15/01/2016
Local time: 15:00
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

Duration in months: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 15/01/2016
Local time: 15:10
Place:

Cornwall Council, New County Hall, Treyew Road, Truro, TR1 3AY.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Cornwall Council Monitoring Officer
New County Hall, Treyew Road, Cornwall
Truro
TR1 3AY
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 3001234100Internet address:http://www.cornwall.gov.uk
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:

04/12/2015

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