Online Counselling Service Tender Lincolnshire

Online Counselling Service Tender Lincolnshire

North East Lincolnshire Council requires a provider to deliver an online counselling support service for young people.

United Kingdom-Grimsby: Counselling services

2019/S 050-115016

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

North East Lincolnshire Borough Council
Municipal Offices Town Hall Square
Grimsby
DN31 1HU
United Kingdom
Contact person: All communication through https://www.yortender.co.uk/
E-mail: procurement@nelincs.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKE13
I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.yortender.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
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:

Online Counselling Service

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85312320

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

North East Lincolnshire Council requires a provider to deliver an online counselling support service for young people within the borough aged 11–25 years that have emotional or mental health concerns. The service will aim to help young people manage their emotional wellbeing concerns at the earliest opportunity before these problems escalate, resulting in the possible need for more specialist interventions and to deliver measurable improvements in the emotional and mental health of young people and thus improve their outcomes.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 240 000.00 GBP

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)

85312300

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE13
Main site or place of performance:

North East Lincolnshire.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

North East Lincolnshire Council requires a child and young person-friendly, safe and easy to use website that is accessible 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The service must be accessible and target the needs of children and young people who are less likely to access the service such as young males, children with learning disabilities and those who may be visually impaired. Bookable online 1:1 counselling sessions for young people with qualified psychotherapists and counsellors at times which are convenient for the young person must be offered; as well as group chat functions and themed message forums. Full details can be found at www.yortender.co.uk

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: 240 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Two (2) x 12-month extensions are available.

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

Full details can be found at www.yortender.co.uk.

There is a budget cap of 240 000 GBP to cover the whole life of this contract.

Lots were considered, but the requirement is not suitable for lotting as the requirement is to contract with 1 provider only.

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

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
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

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

Date: 09/04/2019
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: 09/04/2019
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:

Full details can be found at www.yortender.co.uk

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

North East Lincolnshire Council — Legal Services
Municipal Offices Town Hall Square
Grimsby
DN31 1HU
United KingdomInternet address: http://www.nelincs.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

North East Lincolnshire Council — Legal Services
Municipal Offices Town Hall Square
Grimsby
DN31 1HU
United KingdomInternet address: http://www.nelincs.gov.uk

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

07/03/2019

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