Occupational Health and Employee Counselling Services

Occupational Health and Employee Counselling Services

Occupational Health and Associated Services, Individual Referrals and Employee Counselling Services. Strathclyde Partnership for Transport.UK-Glasgow: miscellaneous health services

2012/S 200-329285

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Strathclyde Partnership for Transport
Consort House, 12-16 West George Street
Contact point(s): Procurement
For the attention of: Sheena Thomson
G2 1HN Glasgow
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1413333567
E-mail: procurement@spt.co.uk
Fax: +44 1413333224

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.spt.co.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA10382

Further information can be obtained from: Strathclyde Partnership for Transport
Consort House, 12-16 West George Street
Contact point(s): Procurement
For the attention of: Sheena Thomson
G2 1HN Glasgow
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1413333567
E-mail: procurement@spt.co.uk
Fax: +44 1413333224
Internet address: www.spt.co.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Strathclyde Partnership for Transport
Consort House, 12-16 West George Street
Contact point(s): Procurement
For the attention of: Sheena Thomson
G2 1HN Glasgow
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1413333567
E-mail: procurement@spt.co.uk
Fax: +44 1413333224
Internet address: www.spt.co.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Strathclyde Partnership for Transport
Consort House, 12-16 West George Street
Contact point(s): Finance & HR
For the attention of: Director of Finance & HR
G2 1HN Glasgow
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1413333567
E-mail: procurement@spt.co.uk
Fax: +44 1413333224
Internet address: www.spt.co.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity
Other: Transport
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Occupational Health and Associated Services, Individual Referrals and Employee Counselling Services.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Glasgow, Scotland.
NUTS code UKM34
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 5
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 3

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
SPT have a requirement to set up a Framework agreement for the provision of the Occupational Health & Associated Services, Individual Referrals and Employee Counselling Services.
These requirements will be divided into the folowing Lots:
1. Occupational Health & Associated Services
2. Individual Referrals
3. Employee Counselling Services
Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=242208.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85140000, 85147000, 85100000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.8)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Occupational Health & Associated Services

1)Short description
Provide general Occupational Health advice and guidance, particularly in those areas influenced by statutory obligations and also with regard to the operation of railway systems.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85147000, 85140000, 85100000

3)Quantity or scope
Providers must be able to:
Carry out ‘With Cause’ Drug Testing procedures. This service will include the provision of a 24 hour ‘on call’ testing facility. (The provider must ensure that testing is carried out in laboratories accredited to do so and with sufficient rigour to withstand close legal scrutiny).
Provide and review medical questionnaires for selected job applicants in non ‘Safety Critical’ posts and, when required, carry out ‘follow up’ medical examinations.
Undertake medical examinations for selected job applicants mainly for ‘Safety Critical’ posts to appropriate standards (including drug & alcohol testing).
Periodic Safety Critical Medicals.
Medication enquiry advice.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Individual Referrals
1)Short description
The provision of a medical review service for employees referred by SPT. The reasons for referral will include:
Patterns of sickness absence.
Fitness for work.
Consideration of ill-health retirement.
Included in this requirement is the provision of written reports, including definitive prognosis, to SPT to the required timescales.
Provide general Occupational Health advice and guidance, particularly in those areas influenced by statutory obligations.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85100000, 85140000, 85147000

3)Quantity or scope
The provision of a medical review service for employees referred by SPT. The reasons for referral will include:
Patterns of sickness absence.
Fitness for work.
Consideration of ill-health retirement.
Included in this requirement is the provision of written reports, including definitive prognosis, to SPT to the required timescales.
Provide general Occupational Health advice and guidance, particularly in those areas influenced by statutory obligations.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 3 Lot title: Employee Counselling Services
1)Short description
This service is available to all SPT personnel and their families.
This service is required to offer counselling by locally available counsellors for, but not limited to:
Stress.
Family and relationship issues.
Work related issues.
Bereavement.
Anxiety and depression.
Post-traumatic stress.
Substance misuse.
Alcohol and drug related problems.
Excessive gambling.
Advice and support is required to be available via a 24/7 Freephone telephone helpline or face to face by way of early evening and flexible appointments. Counselling sessions are arranged either by Self-referral or Employer Referral.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85100000, 85140000, 85147000

3)Quantity or scope
This service is available to all SPT personnel and their families.
This service is required to offer counselling by locally available counsellors for, but not limited to:
Stress.
Family and relationship issues.
Work related issues.
Bereavement.
Anxiety and depression.
Post-traumatic stress.
Substance misuse.
Alcohol and drug related problems.
Excessive gambling.
Advice and support is required to be available via a 24/7 Freephone telephone helpline or face to face by way of early evening and flexible appointments. Counselling sessions are arranged either by Self-referral or Employer Referral.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
SPT may require tenderers to provide evidence of their financial viability, which will be examined on a confidential basis or may require the successful tenderer to provide SPT with a guarantee from a source approved by SPT.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
As Per SPT Terms & Conditions.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: yes

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Envisaged minimum number 5: and maximum number 8
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: As per PQQ documentation.
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
12/150
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
15.11.2012 – 16:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
4.12.2012
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information
(SC Ref:242208).
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
15.10.2012

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