London Borough of Redbridge Generic Advocacy Contract

London Borough of Redbridge Generic Advocacy Contract

The contract is for the provision of an advocacy service within the London Borough of Redbridge which shall include statutory services and some non-statutory services.

United Kingdom-Ilford: Guidance and counselling services

2018/S 173-392581

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

London Borough of Redbridge
9th Floor, Lynton House, 255-259 High Road
Ilford
IG1 1NN
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Stephen Potter
Telephone: +44 2087083085
E-mail: stephen.potter@PSprocure.co.uk
NUTS code: UKI53
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.redbridge.gov.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.redbridge.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: https://procontract.due-north.com
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

Social protection

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Contract for the Provision of a Generic Advocacy Service

Reference number: DN362966

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85312300

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Council of the London Borough of Redbridge (“the Authority”) is seeking Tenders from suitably experienced and qualified organisations for the Contract for the Provision of a Generic Advocacy Service in the London Borough of Redbridge (“the Contract”).

The Contract shall commence on 1.1.2019 and, subject to satisfactory performance, shall continue up to and including 31.12.2021 (“the Contract Period”). At the sole discretion of the Authority and subject to satisfactory performance of the Provider, the Contract Period may be extended in such period or periods as the Authority deems appropriate up to a maximum of two (2) years, providing a possible total Contract Period to midnight on 31.12.2023.

The Contract is for the provision of an advocacy service within the London Borough of Redbridge which shall include statutory services and some non-statutory services.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 950 000.00 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)

85312310
85312320
85312400

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI53

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Contract is for the provision of an advocacy service within the London Borough of Redbridge which shall include statutory services and some non-statutory services.

The statutory advocacy services shall include the following:

— Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy (IMCA). Additionally, IMCA shall be provided by the Provider under the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) MCA where required,

— Relevant Persons Representatives (RPRs),

— Rule 1.2 Representatives,

— Independent Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA),

— Independent Care Act Advocacy (ICAA).

The non- statutory advocacy services shall include the following:

— Self-Advocacy,

— Citizen Advocacy,

— Peer Advocacy,

— Group Advocacy.

The maximum budget available for the Contract is one hundred and ninety thousand pounds (190 000 GBP) per annum. Those submitting a Tender shall be required to deliver all requirements of the Contract within this maximum budget. However, Tenders will be judged on value for money and the Contract may be awarded to an organisation submitting a lower priced Tender where quality of service is assured. Any Tenders submitted above the allocated budget will not be accepted.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical Ability and Quality / Weighting: 60 %
Price – Weighting: 40 %
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Start: 01/01/2019
End: 31/12/2021
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

At the sole discretion of the Authority and subject to satisfactory performance of the Provider, the Contract period may be extended in such period or periods as the Authority deems appropriate up to a maximum of two (2) years, providing a possible total Contract Period to midnight on 31.12.2023.

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
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: yes
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: 08/10/2018
Local time: 17:00
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: 08/10/2018
Local time: 17:00

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

London Borough of Redbridge
9th Floor, Lynton House, 255-259 High Road
Ilford
IG1 1NN
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2087083085
E-mail: stephen.potter@PSprocure.co.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:

05/09/2018

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