Mental Health Support Services Nottinghamshire

Mental Health Support Services Nottinghamshire

Nottinghamshire County Council is seeking a suitably experienced provider to deliver low level mental health support services within Nottinghamshire under a single provider Framework Agreement.

United Kingdom-Nottingham: Health and social work services

2019/S 109-266702

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Nottinghamshire County Council
County Hall, West Bridgford
Nottingham
NG2 7QP
United Kingdom
Contact person: . Catherine Flint
Telephone: +44 1159772009
E-mail: catherine.flint@nottscc.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKF1
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.nottinghamshire.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.nottinghamshire.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/Advert/Index?advertId=3d0837b5-8483-e911-80f7-005056b64545
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert/Index?advertId=3d0837b5-8483-e911-80f7-005056b64545

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 Support Services — Framework Agreement

Reference number: DN401802

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Nottinghamshire County Council is seeking a suitably experienced provider to deliver low level mental health support services within Nottinghamshire under a single provider Framework Agreement.

This agreement will replace an existing service contract which is expiring.

The provider will have experience of:

— working with people with mental health difficulties in community-based settings,

— developing professional relationships across the complex system of health and social care services,

— supporting difficult to engage service users to achieve positive outcomes.

The service specification does not include the delivery of personal care and Care Quality Commission (CQC) registration is not required.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

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)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKF15
NUTS code: UKF16

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Framework will be established to provide the mechanism for purchasing non-clinical mental health support services to support the local mental health system to meet a range of national and local strategic aims and policy expectations around prevention, personalisation, self-care and community-based support.

All services purchased through this Framework will work alongside and complement statutory health and social care provision.

Services provided under this Framework will not be commissioned to provide accommodation, deliver a statutory homelessness response, or respond to emergencies.

In addition to establishing the Framework Agreement the Council will enter into contracts for 4 call-off orders:

1) Community Based Mental Health Support Service – Nottinghamshire excluding Bassetlaw

2) Community Based Mental Health Support Service – Bassetlaw.

These services will support people aged 18 and over with a diagnosed mental health condition. They will provide person-centred support that will work alongside clinical and other statutory services and will support people to address immediate issues around housing and money, and work with people to develop the knowledge, skills and confidence to pursue broader goals (e.g. around healthy lifestyles, social connection or employment) with the aim of achieving better mental and physical health and well-being, increasing independence and reducing reliance on services. The services will be available Monday to Friday.

3) Crisis Response Service – Nottinghamshire excluding Bassetlaw;

4) Crisis Response Service — Bassetlaw.

These services will support people aged 18 and over with a diagnosed mental health condition who are in contact with Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment teams (CRHTs) or who are acute mental health patients. The services are will be commissioned to provide non-clinical, person-centred support that will work alongside clinical and other statutory services. They will support people to address immediate issues around money and housing that are causing stress and compounding mental health crisis, increasing likelihood of admission to hospital or that need resolving to enable hospital discharge.

As a minimum, the services shall be available during normal working hours from Monday to Friday.

II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 36
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation
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)Form of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about framework agreement
IV.1.10)Identification of the national rules applicable to the procedure:
IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:
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: 22/07/2019
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

VI.3)Additional information:

Whilst initially for use by Nottinghamshire County Council, the Framework Agreement may also be open for use by the following classifications of user defined as a ‘public body’ in the Local Authorities (Goods and Services) Act 1970 (as amended) (‘the Act’) within the County of Nottinghamshire: i.e. Local Authority Councils and NHS bodies.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
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:

06/06/2019