Norfolk County Council Fostering Framework

Norfolk County Council Fostering Framework

Recurrent procurement of Multi Provider Light Touch Regime Framework for Fostering in Norfolk.

United Kingdom-Norwich: Health and social work services

2017/S 022-037493

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Norfolk County Council
3rd Floor, County Hall, Martineau Lane
Norwich
NR1 1DH
United Kingdom
Contact person: Annie Southgate
E-mail: sourcingteam@norfolk.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKH13

Internet address(es):Main address: www.norfolk.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.In-Tendhost.co.uk/NCC

I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

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

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:

Recurrent procurement of Multi Provider Light Touch Regime Framework for Fostering in Norfolk.

Reference number: NCCT40861.2

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Recurrent procurement — Light Touch Regime framework for the provision of Foster Placements in Norfolk.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

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:

Foster Care Services

Lot No: 1 Foster Care Services

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH13

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Bidders may apply to be considered for 1, 2, 3 or all 4 lots. There are 4 age bands within lots 1 to 3.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 100 %
Price – Weighting: 0 %

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 50 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The framework will initially be open for 48 months and may be extended for a further 48 months. It is the Council’s intention to open the light touch framework quarterly to encourage and increase capacity in the market.

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: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Intensive Support Foster Care Services

Lot No: 2. Intensive Support Foster Care Services

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH13

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Intensive Support Foster Care Services.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 100 %
Price – Weighting: 0

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 10 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The framework may be extended for a further 48 months.

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: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Task Centred Parent &Children Foster Care Services

Lot No: 3. Task Centred Parent &Children Foster Care Services

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH13

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Task Centred Parent &Children Foster Care Services.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 100 %
Price – Weighting: 0 %

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 10 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Framework may be extended by an additional 48 months.

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: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Step-down from Residential Care Services

Lot No: 4. Step-down from Residential Care Services

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH13

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A call-off will be carried out for Foster placements for those who are Stepping down from Residential Care Services.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 100 %
Price – Weighting: 0 %

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 10 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The framework may be extended by an additional 48 months.

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: no
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 the ITT.

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: 50
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years: The original Light Touch Regime Framework was let under Regulations 74 to 77 of the Public Contract Regulations 2015 (Light Touch Regime), under which the Council has flexibility as to the process or procedure to be used when purchasing certain services of which this is one. The framework agreement differs from those let under the non light touch regime in that the Council, exercising its flexibil.
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: no
IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S: 2016/S 193-348146

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 27/02/2017
Local time: 10:00
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: 27/02/2017
Local time: 00:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

Quarterly.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Norfolk County Council
3rd Floor, County Hall
Norwich
NR1 2DH
United Kingdom
E-mail: sourcingteam@norfolk.gov.ukInternet address:www.norfolk.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

Norfolk County Council
3rd floor, County Hall, Martineau Lane
Norwich
NR1 2DH
United Kingdom

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

30/01/2017

 

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