Mental Health Employment Support Service Wariwickshire

Mental Health Employment Support Service Wariwickshire

Warwickshire CC is looking for a single provider to deliver the Mental Health Employment Support Service county-wide.

United Kingdom-Warwick: Guidance services

2016/S 023-035970

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Warwickshire County Council
Strategic Procurement Unit, PO Box 3, Shire Hall, Market Place
Warwick
CV34 4RH
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1926412430
E-mail: procurement@warwickshire.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKG13Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.warwickshire.gov.uk
I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://www.csw-jets.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: http://www.csw-jets.co.uk

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:

Mental Health Employment Support Service.

Reference number: 00003451

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85312310

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Warwickshire CC is looking for a single provider to deliver the Mental Health Employment Support Service county-wide.

The service will adopt recommended best practice for the delivery of support employment, including a strong focus on utilising Individual Placement and Support (IPS) principles in the service delivery model. The principles advocated include:

— The focus should be on achieving paid competitive employment.

— Eligibility is based on an individual’s preferences and anyone who is motivated to work is given the help to do so.

— Employment support tries to find work that is consistent with people’s preferences and choices.

— Programmes should involve rapid job search and minimal pre-vocational training.

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

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG13
Main site or place of performance:

The County Council boundaries of Warwickshire County Council.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Mental Health Employment Support Service will adopt recommended best practice for the delivery of support employment, including a strong focus on utilising Individual Placement and Support (IPS) principles in the service delivery model. These principles advocate that:

— The focus should be on achieving paid competitive employment.

— Eligibility is based on an individual’s preferences and anyone who is motivated to work is given the help to do so.

— Employment support tries to find work that is consistent with people’s preferences and choices.

— Programmes should involve rapid job search and minimal pre-vocational training.

— Vocational programmes are integrated into the work of clinical teams.

— Attention to client preferences and choice is important.

— There should be availability of time-unlimited support and this should be tailored to the person’s individual needs, and available to both the employee and employer.

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 009 518.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

Start: 01/07/2016
End: 30/06/2022

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project: Warwickshire County Council will be submitting an application for ESF match funding which if successful will be an additional 80 % to this contract

II.2.14)Additional information

The services may be developed and modified during the course of the contract period to meet the changing demands, requirements and needs of the customers and the Authority.

1.7.2016 to 30.6.2019 –The initial contract term will be 3 years however the Authority reserves the right to extend the contract by further periods not exceeding 36 months.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation

List and brief description of rules and criteria:

All as detailed in the tender documentation.

The Council will undertake its financial assessment of the tendering organisation (and if considered necessary by the Council, any partners within a consortium bid) based on its own evaluation of the Tenderers most recent 2 years accounts (or if 2 years accounts are not available, equivalent evidence which confirms financial viability). The assessment of accounts will be supported by an independent credit reference report from Credit safe where this is available. The Council may also impose a Bond or Performance Guarantee on the successful Tenderer. Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Evidence as stated in the tender documentation. The assessment of accounts will be supported by an independent credit reference report from Credit safe where this is available. The Council may also impose a Bond or Performance Guarantee on the successful Tenderer.

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:

As detailed in the tender documentation.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Form of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about framework agreement

IV.1.10)Identification of the national rules applicable to the procedure:

Information about national procedures is available at: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2015/102/contents/made

IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:

All as detailed in the tender documentation.

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 / Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest

Date: 03/03/2016
Local time: 12:00

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

Warwickshire County Council will be using its e-tendering system (CSW-JETS) for the administration of this procurement process. Providers must register with the system to be able to express an interest and download documents. The web address for CSW-JETS is www.csw-jets.co.ukRegistration and use of CSW-JETS is free. All correspondence or clarifications relating to this procurement must be via the CSWJETS correspondence function. If you are having trouble registering with CSW-JETS please email us at procurement@warwickshire.gov.uk

Providers must register on CSW-JETS and express an interest in this project in order to download tender documents and be able to correspond with us about this procurement .Electronic ordering and/or invoicing and/or payment may be used.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Warwickshire County Council
Warwick
UNITED KINGDOM
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:

02/02/2016

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