Mental Health Complex Needs Service Hertfordshire

Mental Health Complex Needs Service Hertfordshire

The Council wants to commission a range of Services to support adults with mental health issues who present an additional area of need, which could include one or more of the following: drug and/ or alcohol use; offending behaviour; anti-social behaviour; learning disability.

United Kingdom-Hertford: Social work and related services

2015/S 206-374096

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Hertfordshire County Council
Pegs Lane
Contact point(s): Hertfordshire Business Services
For the attention of: Anita Shipman
SG13 8DE Hertford
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1707292601
E-mail: anita.shipman@hertfordshire.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

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions

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:

HCC — 10/15 The Provision of a Mental Health Complex Needs Service.

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 UKH23

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)

Hertfordshire County Council are currently out to procurement for the Provision of a Mental Health Complex Needs Service.
The Council wants to commission a range of Services to support adults with mental health issues who present an additional area of need, which could include one or more of the following:
— drug and/ or alcohol use;
— offending behaviour;
— anti-social behaviour;
— learning disability;
— physical disabilities;
— homelessness or tenancy issues;
— self-harm;
— psychological problems;
— debt or other financial issues;
— or any other co-existing needs.
It is anticipated that significant partnership and collaborative working will be required to deliver these Services successfully to all areas of Hertfordshire.
This procurement is an Open (one stage process). Suppliers wishing to take part in this project are invited to ‘express interest’ which will give access to the full procurement documents in the e-tendering system.
The deadline for Expressions of Interest is Monday 11.1.2016 (also the submission date).
To be considered as a Bidder you must complete and submit a Bid by the deadline of 12:00 noon on Monday 11.1.2016.
Any questions relating to this procurement must be made via correspondence on the website, in accordance with the procurement documents and can be addressed to the main contact as shown in the details above.
Please allow sufficient time to make your return as late returns will not be permitted by the system.
Please note — The Tupe Staffing Information for this procurement has been provided along with other documentation for this procurement. Tupe related information must be treated as protected data in accordance with the requirements of the Data Protection Act 1998 and must be kept confidential. By clicking on the View Details button and accessing the documentation for this procurement, Tenderers agree:
a) to undertake to treat the information as confidential and commercially sensitive at all times and take all reasonable steps to prevent any inadvertent disclosure to any third party;
b) that under no circumstances will any of the information be disclosed by your organisation or your personnel to any third party without the Council’s prior consent in writing;
c) that the information supplied will be stored securely and destroyed or returned to the Council, after your Organisation’s bid has been submitted or you decide not to proceed with a tender submission;
d) that you will indemnify the Council for any losses, arising from your breach or breach by any of your personnel of these confidentiality requirements specified above and data protection requirements in relation to TUPE Staffing Information;
e) the requirements above apply whether the supplier uploads a tender response to this procurement or not.
The TUPE information will be added as a clarification as soon as it is available.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85300000, 85112200, 85311000, 85312000, 85144000

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: no

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:

The estimated total value of the Contract is 2 730 000 GBP and is for the core Contract period and also includes the approximate value for extensions. For the avoidance of doubt, the estimated annual Contract value will be approximately 546 000 GBP. The Contract will be awarded for a core period of 3 years, with the option to extend the Contract up to 2 further years. Please note that the Contract requirements will be subject to available financial resources, supplier performance and flexibility to meet changing demands.
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals

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

Starting 1.4.2016. Completion 31.3.2019

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
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
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

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

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:

HCC1508326

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2015/S 163-298675 of 25.8.2015

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

11.1.2016
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

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

VI.3)Additional information

Please note — Hertfordshire County Council has worked closely with its Districts and Partners to create a joint procurement portal called Supply Hertfordshire. This portal provides an eTendering system which is run by In-Tend.

To access this procurement opportunity please visit www.supplyhertfordshire.uk and follow the on-screen guidance.

Open Procedure.
This is a one stage procurement process. Therefore, if you wish to be considered as a tenderer you must complete and submit a tender by the Closing date and time. Tenders cannot be uploaded after the closing date/time.
Any clarifications regarding this opportunity must be raised through Correspondence area in the eTendering system.

If you are experiencing problems In-Tend offer a help section which includes a dedicated UK Support Desk which can be contacted via emailsupport@in-tend.com or telephone +44 1144070065 for any website / technical questions. Monday to Friday 8:30 — 17:30.

The Council reserves the right at any time to cease the procurement process and not award a contract or to award only part of the opportunity described in this notice. If the Council takes up this right then they will not be responsible for, or pay the expenses or losses, which may be incurred by any tenderer as a result.
The Council undertakes to hold confidential any information provided in the proposal submitted, subject to the Councils obligations under the law, including the Freedom of Information Act 2000. If the applicant considers that any of the information submitted in the proposal should not be disclosed because of its sensitivity then this should be stated with the reason for considering it sensitive. The Council will then endeavour to consult with the applicant about such sensitive information when considering any request received under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 before replying to such a request.
The Council reserves the right to carry out additional financial checks on all companies tendering for this Contract at any time during the procurement process, to ensure that they continue to meet the Councils requirements and remain financially viable to perform the Contract.
Tenderers should be aware that due to the nature of the Services provided, any Contract formed as a result of this procurement process shall be executed as a deed and attested under the common seal of the Council. Tenderers should seek independent legal advice on the implications of this prior to submitting their Tender, where appropriate.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

See VI.4.2

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: the contracting Authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day (when using electronic means) standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the decision to award a contract before a contract is executed/signed (as appropriate). The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (‘Regulations’) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly and within the time limits as defined in the above regulations. Where a contract has not been entered into the court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the contracting authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the contract has been entered into the court has the options to award damages and/or to shorten or order the contract ineffective.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

19.10.2015

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