Powys County Council Independent Advocacy Service Tender

Powys County Council Independent Advocacy Service Tender

Powys County Council are tendering for a single contract to provide independent advocacy service for adults in Powys.

United Kingdom-Llandrindod Wells: Social work services

2018/S 211-483275

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Powys County Council
County Hall
Llandrindod Wells
LD1 5LG
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1597826000
E-mail: kathryn.ostroznik@powys.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKL24Internet address(es):Main address: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0354

I.2)Information about 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

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:

Independent Advocacy Service for Adults in Powys

Reference number: ITT_70898

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85310000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Powys County Council are tendering for a single contract to provide independent advocacy service for adults in Powys.

This will be served by a single gateway/triage service to the Provider who will provide statutory advocacy under the SSWB (Wales) Act.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 640 800.00 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)

85000000
85300000
85310000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL24

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Powys County Council is tendering for a single contract to provide independent advocacy service for adults in Powys.

This will be served by a single gateway/triage service to the Provider who will provide statutory advocacy under the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act.

The service will include aspects of a wider advocacy service so that citizens seeking information or independent access to advocacy support receive relevant information or sign-posting according to the individual’s needs.

The contract will be for a period of 3 years with an option to extend for a further 2, at the Council’s discretion.

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 296 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

Duration in months: 36

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.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation

List and brief description of rules and criteria:

Detailed in the ITT and Tender documentation.

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)Form of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about framework agreement
IV.1.10)Identification of the national rules applicable to the procedure:
IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:
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 / Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest

Date: 26/11/2018
Local time: 12:00

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

Instructions for suppliers — Registration on etenderwales.

Powys County Council will be conducting this procurement exercise through the Value Wales e-Tendering portal. This can be found at www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk, all information may be downloaded and returned through this channel.

Internet address(es): http://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

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 (8am – 6pm) on:

— eMail: help@bravosolution.co.uk

— Phone: 0800 368 4850/Fax: 020 7080 0480.

Tenders or Requests to Participate must be sent to:

Official name: www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

Note: the authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=86571

(WA Ref:86571)

The buyer considers that this contract is suitable for consortia.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Powys County Council
County Hall
Llandrindod Wells
LD1 5LG
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1597826000
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:

29/10/2018

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