NEET Support Pembrokeshire

NEET Support Pembrokeshire

ESF to support young people at risk of becoming NEET.

United Kingdom-Haverfordwest: Education and training services

2016/S 031-049211

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Pembrokeshire County Council
County Hall
Haverfordwest
SA61 1TP
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1437775906
E-mail: sian.kerrison@pembrokeshire.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1437776510
NUTS code: UKL1Internet address(es):Main address: www.pembrokeshire.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.sell2wales.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0255

I.1)Name and addresses

Carmarthenshire County Council
Carmarthen
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: msmorden@carmarthenshire.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKL14Internet address(es):Main address: www.carmarthenshire.gov.wale

I.1)Name and addresses

Ceredigion County Council
Aberaeron
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: michael.pritchard@ceredigion.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKL14Internet address(es):Main address: www.ceredigion.gov.uk

I.1)Name and addresses

City and County of Swansea Council
Swansea
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: Paul.Relf@swansea.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKL18Internet address(es):Main address: www.swansea.gov.uk

I.1)Name and addresses

Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council
Port Talbot
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: e.dennis2@npt.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKL17Internet address(es):Main address: www.npt.gov.uk

I.1)Name and addresses

Coleg Ceredigion
Aberystwyth
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: hensonk@ceredigion.ac.uk
NUTS code: UKL14Internet address(es):Main address: www.ceredigion.ac.uk

I.1)Name and addresses

Pembrokeshire College
Haverfordwest
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: g.bond@pembrokeshire.ac.uk
NUTS code: UKL14Internet address(es):Main address: www.pembrokeshire.ac.uk

I.1)Name and addresses

Coleg Sir Gar
Llanelli
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: Carolyn.Williams@colegsirgar.ac.uk
NUTS code: UKL14Internet address(es):Main address: www.colegsirgar.ac.uk

I.1)Name and addresses

Gower College Swansea
Swansea
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: s.jenkins@gowercollegeswansea.ac.uk
NUTS code: UKL18Internet address(es):Main address: www.gcs.ac.uk

I.1)Name and addresses

Neath Port Talbot Group of Colleges
Neath
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: clive.ball@nptcgroup.ac.uk
NUTS code: UKL17Internet address(es):Main address: www.nptcgroup.ac.uk

I.1)Name and addresses

Careers Wales
Carmarthen
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: mandy.ifans@gyrfacymru.com
NUTS code: UKLInternet address(es):Main address: www.careerswales.com

I.2)Joint procurement

The contract involves joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Cynnydd Project — ESF to support young people at risk of becoming NEET.

Reference number: PROC/1516/031

II.1.2)Main CPV code

80000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

We are looking for providers with a proven track record of working with young people aged 11-24 who can offer a range of outcomes and accreditations that will assist the learners in their future personal and social development, reduce their vulnerability and who can demonstrate progression and improvement in their attendance at school or college, behaviour and attainment. They must be able to offer a wide range of interventions aimed at reducing already identified young person’s risk of becoming NEET.

The project will operate across the six local authority areas of Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Swansea, Neath Port Talbot and Powys. The operation will function through a series of activities, both innovative and established

Note: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales athttp://www.sell2wales.gov.uk/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=40757

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 400 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Volunteering Support and Activities.

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL14
NUTS code: UKL17
NUTS code: UKL18
NUTS code: UKL24

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Offering volunteering opportunities to participants. Offering enhanced volunteering support to ensure that volunteering opportunities provide a high quality, positive outcome to the Operation’s aims. Suppliers who wish to tender for this lot may wish to draw on the specialist knowledge within the relevant County Voluntary Council.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 155 555.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 32
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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: yes
Identification of the project: Cynnydd Project — ESF to support young people at risk of becoming NEET.
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Employability Support and work readiness activities — Age 16- 24 Only

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL14
NUTS code: UKL17
NUTS code: UKL18
NUTS code: UKL24

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Employability skills programme to better prepare participants for work, including job search skills; research into potential employment pathways, CV preparation and job application completion; development of interview skills; mock interviews.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 155 555.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 32
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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: yes
Identification of the project: Cynnydd Project — ESF to support young people at risk of becoming NEET.
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Work Experience support and co-ordination — Age 16- 24 Only

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL14
NUTS code: UKL17
NUTS code: UKL18
NUTS code: UKL24

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Creation and management of a work experience database. Health and Safety, and Safeguarding vetting and monitoring of placements. Promotion of appropriate work experience placements to participants, including extended work placements. Liaising with partner employers. Offering wraparound support to participants to ensure a successful placement outcome.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 155 555.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 32
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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: yes
Identification of the project: Cynnydd Project — ESF to support young people at risk of becoming NEET.
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Work Focussed Experiences — Age 16- 24 Only

Lot No: 5

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL14
NUTS code: UKL17
NUTS code: UKL18
NUTS code: UKL24

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A range of vocational experiences linked to priority Welsh Government and local vocational sectors. Sectoral specific Advice and Guidance events including STEM and emerging sectors, and to challenge gender bias in certain sectors. Linking work focussed experiences to local progression pathways.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 155 555.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 32
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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: yes
Identification of the project: Cynnydd Project — ESF to support young people at risk of becoming NEET.
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Employer Engagement activities — Age 16- 24 Only

Lot No: 6

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL14
NUTS code: UKL17
NUTS code: UKL18
NUTS code: UKL24

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

To facilitate direct employer links with participants. Employer mentoring support to participants. Employer visits, both into schools/FE Colleges or into the workplace, entrepreneurial role models.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 155 555.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 32
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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: yes
Identification of the project: Cynnydd Project — ESF to support young people at risk of becoming NEET.
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Literacy and Numeracy (including Financial Literacy)

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL14
NUTS code: UKL17
NUTS code: UKL18
NUTS code: UKL24

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

1.a. Ages 11-16:

Lead workers to support participants who have not reached satisfactory attainment levels. School-based support must be referenced to the Literacy and Numeracy Framework.

http://learning.gov.wales/resources/browse-all/nlnf/?lang=en

1.b. Ages 16-24:

Lead workers to support participants who have not reached satisfactory attainment levels.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 155 555.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 32
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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: yes
Identification of the project: Cynnydd Project — ESF to support young people at risk of becoming NEET.
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Complementary Curricula-Informal and Non-formal settings

Lot No: 8

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL14
NUTS code: UKL17
NUTS code: UKL18
NUTS code: UKL24

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

8a Arts provision:

Including music, performing arts, visual arts, pottery, live art, film etc.

8b Sport provision:

Complementary sports activities

8c Outdoor Pursuits:

For example Duke of Edinburgh, Coasteering, Mountaineering, Bushcraft.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 155 555.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 32
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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: yes
Identification of the project: Cynnydd Project — ESF to support young people at risk of becoming NEET.
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Complementary/ Alternative Curricula- in Formal and Informal settings

Lot No: 7

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL14
NUTS code: UKL17
NUTS code: UKL18
NUTS code: UKL24

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

7a. Ages 11-16 (Schools):

Short and longer-term interventions offering additionality to statutory provision. Full, partial or unit qualifications (which must be on the DAQW website). https://www.daqw.org.uk/

N.B. Full accreditation on 1 or 2 year vocational courses will be eligible for 14-16 year old young people. For post 16 learners in sixth forms or FE provision, only unit accreditation will be eligible.

7b Ages 16-24 (Colleges):

Short and longer-term interventions offering additionality to statutory provision. Full, partial or unit qualifications (which must be on the DAQW website). https://www.daqw.org.uk/

N.B. Full accreditation on 1 or 2 year vocational courses will be eligible for 14-16 year old young people. For post 16 learners in sixth forms or FE provision, only unit accreditation will be eligible.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 155 555.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 32
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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: yes
Identification of the project: Cynnydd Project — ESF to support young people at risk of becoming NEET.
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Counselling and targeted intervention as detailed below

Lot No: 9

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL14
NUTS code: UKL17
NUTS code: UKL18
NUTS code: UKL24

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

9a. Emotional, Social and Behavioural Difficulty Support:

Supporting participants to overcome individual challenges associated with their emotional, social and behavioural issues.

9b. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy:

Supporting participants to manage and challenge the way they think and behave by developing appropriate coping strategies.

9c. Attachment Therapy:

Supporting participants in developing coping strategies to overcome attachment specific challenges. Developing the participants ability to better engage with adults, parents/carers and their peer group.

9d. Substance Misuse Support:

Supporting young people overcome any substance dependencies or substance misuse.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 155 555.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 32
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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: yes
Identification of the project: Cynnydd Project — ESF to support young people at risk of becoming NEET.
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

List and brief description of conditions:

As detailed in tender documentation.

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

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 100
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: 16/03/2016
Local time: 12:00
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: 16/03/2016
Local time: 12:00

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:

Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender:

1. Register your company on the eTenderwales portal (this is only required once):

— Browse to the eSourcing Portal: www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

— Click the ‘Click here to register’ link;

— Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’;

— Enter your correct business and user details;

— Note the username you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete;

— You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure);

2. Express an Interest in the tender:

— Login to the portal with the username/password;

— Click the ‘Open Access ITTs’ link;

— Click on the relevant ITT to access the content;

— Click the ‘Express Interest’ button in the ‘Actions’ box on the left-hand side of the page;

— This will move the ITT into your ‘My ITTs’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only);

— Click on the ITT code, you can now access any attachments by clicking the ‘Settings and Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘Actions’ box;

3. Responding to the tender:

— You can now choose to ‘Reply’ or ‘Reject’ (please give a reason if rejecting);

— You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification;

— Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the ITT;

— There may be a mixture of online & offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available);

If you require any further assistance use the online help, or the BravoSolution help desk is available Mon — Fri (8:00 — 18:00) on:

— eMail: help@bravosolution.co.uk

— Phone: 0800 011 2470 / Fax: 020 7080 0480.

(WA Ref: 40757).

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Pembrokeshire County Council
County Hall, Pembrokeshire
Haverfordwest
SA61 1TP
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1437775907
Fax: +44 1437776510Internet address:www.pembrokeshire.gov.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:

11/02/2016

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