Peterborough Council Tender for Temporary Agency Workers

Peterborough Council Tender for Temporary Agency Workers

3 Lots. Lot 1 – Temporary Agency Workers: Social Care Specialists. Lot 2 – Temporary Agency Workers: Children’s Residential Workers.

United Kingdom-Peterborough: Supply services of personnel including temporary staff

2016/S 080-141317

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Peterborough City Council
Manor Drive
Peterborough
PE4 7AP
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1733747474
E-mail: commercialandprocurementunit@peterborough.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKH11Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.peterborough.gov.uk/Address of the buyer profile: http://peterborough.g2b.info/
I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:https://secure.supplierforce.com/RFXs/External/AltReg.Asp?RFXId=967
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://secure.supplierforce.com/RFXs/External/AltReg.Asp?RFXId=967
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:

Temporary Agency Workers.

Reference number: P0008

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79620000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Peterborough City Council (the ‘Council’) requires the provision of Temporary Agency Workers to cover periods of sickness, long term absence, or unplanned shortfall in its internal resource levels, where there are pressures on service levels during peak periods of demand or where the recruitment process is delayed. The Council employs a significant number of Temporary Agency Workers in a wide variety of Assignments within Children’s and Adult Social Care. These Assignments contribute to the Council delivering its strategic objectives, ensure the Council continues to deliver its services and meet its statutory obligations. The Council on completion of a tendering exercise will set up a Framework Agreement with a number of successful employment businesses for the provision of Temporary Agency Workers within Children’s and Adult Social Care.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 12 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 2
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

Lot 1 — Temporary Agency Workers: Social Care Specialists.

Lot 2 — Temporary Agency Workers: Children’s Residential Workers.

Lot 3 — Temporary Agency Workers: Social Care Specialists and Children’s Residential Workers.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Temporary Agency Workers: Social Care Specialists.

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79620000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH11
Main site or place of performance:

Peterborough.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This lot contains all posts referred to in the PQQ except for Residential Workers.

Tenderers are requested to indicate on the PQQ whether they wish to bid for Lot 1 — Social Care Specialists, Lot 2 — Children’s Residential Workers, or Both Lots 1 and 2.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 70
Cost criterion – Name: Price / Weighting: 20
Cost criterion – Name: Assumptions / Weighting: 10

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 9 200 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 01/08/2016
End: 31/07/2019
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

One period of 12 months.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

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

None.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Temporary Agency Workers: Residential Workers.

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79620000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH11
Main site or place of performance:

Peterborough.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This Lot refers to Residential Workers as stated in the PQQ.

Tenderers are requested to indicate whether they wish to bid for Lot 1 — Social Care Specialists, Lot 2 — Residential Workers or Both Lots 1 and 2.

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: 2 400 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 01/08/2016
End: 31/07/2019
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

1 period of 12 months.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

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

None.

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:

The Pre-Qualifying Criteria in the PQQ at Clauses 37-42 inclusive, and associated tables indicating pass or fail questions, grounds for mandatory or discretionary exclusion and scoring questions including references outline the conditions for participation.

Refer to the Invitation To Tender at Document A, Section 6 for details of the Tender Evaluation and Award Criteria and at Document B, Section 2 for questions/method statements to be evaluated.

The successful tenderers will be economic operators who have the technical and professional ability relevant to the Council’s requirements, systems, processes and human resources in place to be able to supply to the Council appropriately qualified and experienced social care and children’s residential workers to cover periods of sickness, long term absence, or unplanned shortfall in its internal resource levels, where there are pressures on service levels during peak periods of demand or where the recruitment process is delayed. These Assignments will contribute to the Council delivering its strategic objectives, ensure continued delivery of its services and meeting its statutory obligations.

Economic operators must be either registered with the R.E.C. or equivalent body or confirm how and when they will become registered if they are not already.

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:

Please refer to Appendix A of Document A — ‘Service Specification’, and Appendix B of Document A — ‘Terms and Conditions of Contract’ for details of the services and performance conditions for this procurement.

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

Restricted 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
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: 18/05/2016
Local time: 23:59

IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

Date: 26/05/2016

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

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

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:

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.

To view this notice, please click here: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/viewNotice.html?noticeId=199057030

GO Reference: GO-2016418-PRO-8081346.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Peterborough City Council
Peterborough
UNITED KINGDOM
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:

18/04/2016

 

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