Leicester City Council Advocacy Services 2015

Leicester City Council Advocacy Services 2015

Lot 1: Combined service for Older People, Physical Disability and other Vulnerable Adult Group and the Independent Complaints Advocacy Service (ICAS) NHS Complaints.

United Kingdom-Leicester: Health and social work services

2015/S 199-361507

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Leicester City Council
Bosworth House, 9-15 Princess Road West
Contact point(s): Adult Social Care — Procurement
For the attention of: Nilesh Shukla
LE1 6TH Leicester
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1164542318
E-mail: procurement-asc@leicester.gov.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 agency/office

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:

Early Intervention and Prevention (EIP) — Advocacy Services 2015.

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 UKF21

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)

Health and social work services. Health services. Social work and related services. Social work services. Other community, social and personal services. Provision of services to the community. The delivery of independent Advocacy services to adults (aged 18+) plus young people in transition (preparing for adulthood), resident in Leicester City who are vulnerable, disabled or have complex needs and who receive, are being assessed for, or are entitled to receive services from the Council’s Adult Social Care division. The service will be provided to eligible adults who would need advocacy support to enable them to be heard, to secure their rights and get services they need
The service requirements are described more fully in the Service Specification and consist of 4 Lots as follows:
Lot 1: Combined service for Older People, Physical Disability and other Vulnerable Adult Group and the Independent Complaints Advocacy Service (ICAS) NHS Complaints.
Lot 2: Advocacy Services for People with Mental Health needs.
Lot 3: Advocacy Services for People with Learning Disabilities and Group Advocacy to support the Partnership Arrangements.
Lot 4: Carers Advocacy Service.
The procurement being undertaken is in accordance with Directive 2014/24/EU Article 74, Health and Social Services.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 85100000, 85300000, 85310000, 98000000, 75200000

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: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more 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:

LOT 1 Combined services for Older People, Physical Disability and any other vulnerable adult group and the Independent Complaints Advocacy Service (ICAS) NHS Complaints (between 315 000 — 367 500 GBP).
LOT 2 Advocacy Services for People with Mental Health Needs (between 270 000 — 315 000 GBP).
LOT 3 Advocacy Services for People with Learning Disabilities and Group Advocacy to support Partnership Arrangements (between 208 080 — 242 760 GBP).
LOT 4 Carers Advocacy Service (between 182 700 — 213 150 GBP).
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 975 780 and 1 138 410 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

Starting 1.4.2016. Completion 31.3.2021

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Combined Services for Older People, Physical Disability and any other Vulnerable Adult Group and the Independent Complaints Advocacy Service (ICAS)

1)Short description

The service will deliver independent advocacy services to adults (aged 18+) plus young people having a transition assessment resident in Leicester city.
The service will also deliver an Independent Complaints Advocacy Service (ICAS).
The service has 3 components:
— Independent Complaints Advocacy Service (ICAS).
— Care Act Advocacy.
— Non Care Act Advocacy.
— Priority will be given to Care Act Advocacy.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 85100000, 85300000, 85310000, 98000000, 75200000

3)Quantity or scope

Refer to LOT 1 Specification.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 315 000 and 367 500 GBP

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Starting 1.4.2016. Completion 31.3.2021
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2 Lot title: Advocacy Services for People with Mental Health Needs

1)Short description

The service will deliver independent advocacy services to adults (aged 18+) and older people, plus young people having a transition assessment resident in Leicester city who have mental health needs. This service will enable people who have mental health needs to be involved in decisions about their care and support.
The service will deliver:
— Care Act Advocacy.
— Non Care Act advocacy.
— Priority will be given to those who require advocacy under the Care Act.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 85100000, 85300000, 85310000, 98000000, 75200000

3)Quantity or scope

Refer to LOT 2 Specification.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 270 000 and 315 000 GBP

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Starting 1.4.2016. Completion 31.3.2021
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 3 Lot title: Advocacy Services for People with Learning Disabilities and Group Advocacy to support Partnership Arrangements

1)Short description

The service will deliver independent advocacy services to adults (aged 18+) plus young people having a transition assessment resident in Leicester city who have learning disabilities. This service will also provide, group advocacy to support the partnership board to people who have a learning disability (LD) to enable them be involved in decisions about their care and support, speak up for themselves, secure their rights, get the support they need and to give their views and share their experiences of services and influence local decision making.
The service will deliver:
— Care Act Advocacy.
— Non Care Act advocacy.
— Group advocacy.
— Support to the Partnership Board arrangements.
— Priority will be given to those who require advocacy under the Care Act.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 85100000, 85300000, 85310000, 98000000, 75200000

3)Quantity or scope

Refer to LOT 3 Specification.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 208 080 and 242 760 GBP

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Starting 1.4.2016. Completion 31.3.2021
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 4 Lot title: Carers Advocacy Service

1)Short description

The service will deliver independent advocacy services to carers (aged 18+) people, plus young carers having a transition assessment who are resident in Leicester city and who will have support needs post 18 years old.
This service will enable carers to be involved in decisions about them and their care and support.
The service will deliver:
— Care Act Advocacy.
— Non Care Act advocacy.
— Priority will be given to those who require advocacy under the Care Act.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 85100000, 85300000, 85310000, 98000000, 75200000

3)Quantity or scope

Refer to LOT 4 Specification.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 182 700 and 213 150 GBP

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Starting 1.4.2016. Completion 31.3.2021
5)Additional information about lots

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

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Refer to the ITT — 5.1 Supplier Suitability Questionnaire (Section 6 — Financial Information).
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

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:
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: 8.11.2015 – 23:00

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

9.11.2015 – 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

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

VI.3)Additional information

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.
Please note- access to the tender documentation will only be available after 4 pm.

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta e-Sourcing portal at: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Leicester:-Health-and-social-work-services./46H22V9NNS

To respond to this opportunity, please click here: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/46H22V9NNS

GO Reference: GO-2015109-PRO-7172921.

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:

9.10.2015

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