Local Assistance Scheme for Norfolk
Requires a provider who can demonstrate innovative ways of supporting vulnerable adults with setting up home and/or with emergency payments due to unforeseen circumstances.
United Kingdom-Norwich: Administration services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Norfolk County Council
County Hall, Martineau lane
For the attention of: Claire Dawson
NR1 2DH Norwich
General address of the contracting authority: www.norfolk.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/norfolkcc/aspx/Home
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
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 27: Other services
NUTS code UKH13
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
— Assist certain vulnerable groups to set up home following family breakdown, resettlement into the community, homelessness, domestic violence and unforeseen crises.
— Assess eligibility to be awarded from the scheme.
— Ensure that vulnerable applicants are signposted to other support and assistance where available e.g. Universal Credit ‘short term advances’, Discretionary Housing Payments, etc.
— Ensure that decision-making is applied consistently throughout the county whilst ensuring that the ‘discretionary’ nature of the Scheme is preserved, ensuring that particularly vulnerable adults do not ‘fall through the net’.
— Ensure that an appeals and/or complaints system is established and provided.
— Provide monthly, quarterly and annual data to Norfolk County Council to ensure that the annual spend remains under control and to maintain demographic, geographic and diversity data to ensure accessibility to the Scheme from the whole population.
The duration of the contract will be 24 months and may be extended by an additional 12 months at the Council’s discretion. The value stated is indicative and covers the whole potential term of the contract (24 months + 12 months).
Estimated value excluding VAT: 340 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
Description of particular conditions: Please see Invitation to Tender and associated documents.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Please see Invitation to Tender and associated documents.
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
Notice number in the OJEU: 2017/S 019-031689 of 27.1.2017
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
This procurement will be managed electronically via the Council’s e-procurement system. To participate in this procurement, applicants must first be registered on the system at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/norfolkcc Full instructions for registration and use of the system can be found athttps://in-tendhost.co.uk/norfolkcc/aspx/BuyerProfiles Once registered you will be able to see the procurement project under the ‘tenders’ section and ‘express an interest’ to view the documentation. If you encounter any difficulties whilst using the system you can contact the In-tend support team by phoning +44 8442728810 or e-mailing email@example.com
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: