National Kinship Care Service Tender
Provide kinship care advice telephone line, citizens advice local area offices face to face advice services.
United Kingdom-Glasgow: Social work and related services
Social and other specific services – public contracts
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Atlantic Quay, 150 Broomielaw
Contact person: Chris Boswell
Telephone: +44 1412425936
NUTS code: UKMInternet address(es):Main address: http://www.scotland.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA10482
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Provision of National Kinship Care Service.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
Provision of Kinship Advice Services in Scotland comprise of a kinship care advice telephone line, citizens advice local area offices face to face advice services and regional co-ordinators, the development of peer support groups, a dedicated website and a published guide for Kinship carers.
II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
This requirement is being undertaken as a Light Touch Regime procurement.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation
It is a requirement of this contract that bidders hold, or can commit to obtain prior to the commence of any subsequently awarded contract, the types and levels of insurance indicated below:
Employer’s (Compulsory) Liability Insurance in the sum of not less than 1 000 000 GBP
Public Liability Insurance in the sum of not less than 1 000 000 GBP
Professional Indemnity Insurance in the sum of not less than 1 000 000 GBP
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Form of procedure
IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:
The successful tenderer will be selected on the basis of the most economically advantageous bid, throughout the tender process as a whole, having regard to the price and quality of the proposals against defined evaluation criteria. A Price Quality Ratio (PQR) will be used in the tender evaluation. The ratio will be 90:10 in favour of quality.
Further information is available in the Invitation to Tender documents.
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate / Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
Section VI: Complementary information
The Buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this ITT exercise. The Project Code is 8634. For more information see http://publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2343
The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this ITT exercise. The Project code is Project_8634. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2343
Victoria Quay, Leith
Telephone: +44 1312447556Internet address:http://www.scotland.gov.uk
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: