Provide Carer Support Worker Nottingham

Provide Carer Support Worker Nottingham

Arden and Greater East Midlands Commissioning Support Unit is seeking expressions of interest for the provision of Carer Support Worker service on behalf NHS Nottingham West CCG.

United Kingdom-Mansfield: Health and social work services

2015/S 190-344364

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Arden and GEM CSU
Birch House, Ransom Wood Business Park, Southwell Road West
For the attention of: Garbuzanova Neli
NG21 0JD Mansfield
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: neli.garbuzanova@ardengemcsu.nhs.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.nottinghamwestccg.nhs.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.ardengemcsu.nhs.uk/

Electronic access to information: https://ardengemcsu.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.html

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://ardengemcsu.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.html

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Health

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

NHS Nottingham West CCG
Albert St, Stapleford
NG9 8DB Nottingham
UNITED KINGDOM

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Carer Support Worker for NHS Nottingham West CCG.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 25: Health and social services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Across Nottingham West CCG’s geographical boundaries.

NUTS code UKF16

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Arden and Greater East Midlands Commissioning Support Unit is seeking expressions of interest for the provision of Carer Support Worker service on behalf NHS Nottingham West CCG.
To provide a quality Carer Support Worker service for NHS Nottingham West CCG. The CCG is looking to appoint one provider that can provide the service across Nottingham West CCG’s geographical boundaries.
A service that primarily supports the member practices to recognise the vital role of carers and to embed awareness of the needs of carers throughout the practice so that practice staff are confident and equipped to respond to the needs of carers. The service will proactively make contact with carers, including those from seldom heard groups, to signpost, inform, educate and enable access to appropriate services and service provision to support optimum social, emotional, mental and physical health and wellbeing. The service will increase the identification of carers and ensure that carers are supported to feel confident in their caring role for as long as they wish to remain caring.
The contracted service will provide a specialist Carer Support Worker(s) who will be experienced provider of carer support, advice and information. They will be responsible for establishing and maintaining regular carer support groups and drop-in clinics. Working in partnership with Carer Champions to develop a GP practice based support pathway for carers and implement throughout the practice membership. Collaborate with the practice Carer Champions to provide regular educational and on-going awareness training for practice staff around the needs of carers, including an appreciation of the demands of their caring role and how primary care services could respond.
The provider will be mindful of the diversity that exists in the local community, and proactively engage with all sectors of the population.
Your organisation should now register on the Bravo website https://ardengemcsu.bravosolution.co.uk to access the ITT Process Overview and ITT questionnaire. For any support in submitting your response please contact the e-Tendering Help-desk at +48 8000112470 orhelp@bravosolution.co.ukThe closing date for submitting expression of interest and your organisations fully completed ITT questionnaire (Bravo reference itt_311) is by 17:00 on Monday 9.11.2015.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

It is anticipated that the Contract commencement date will be 1.2.2016. The initial term of the contract will be for 2 years.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 65 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: With an option to extend by additional 12 months if funding available.

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 1.2.2016. Completion 31.3.2018

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Parent company or other guarantees may be required in certain circumstances. Further details will be provided within Document 1 — ITT Process Overview in the ITT.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Please refer to Document 1 — ITT Process Overview in the ITT.
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: yes

Description of particular conditions: The 2015/16 NHS Standard Contract (http://www.england.nhs.uk/nhs-standard-contract/) and will comply with the requirements of the Service.

III.2)Conditions for participation

III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender:
1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once).

— Browse to the eSourcing Portal: https://ardengemcsu.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register.

— 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 ‘PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers’ link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier).
— Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content.
— Click the ‘Express Interest’ button at the top of the page.
— This will move the PQQ /ITT into your ‘My PQQs/ My ITTs’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only)
— You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’ box
3. Responding to the tender:
— Click ‘My Response’ under ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’, you can choose to ‘Create Response’ or to ‘Decline to Respond’ (please give a reason if declining)
— You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification
— Note the deadline for completion, then follow the on-screen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT
— There may be a mixture of online and offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available) You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response’ button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the online help, or contact the e-Tendering help desk. The closing date for submitting expression of interest and your organisations fully completed ITT questionnaire (Bravo reference itt_331) is by 17:00 on Monday 9.11.2015.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please refer to Document 1 — ITT Process Overview in the ITT.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Please refer to Document 1 — ITT Process Overview in the ITT.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Please refer to Document 1 — ITT Process Overview in the ITT.
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

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
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:

Bravo reference: project_336; itt_311

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 9.11.2015 – 05:00
Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

9.11.2015 – 17:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

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 of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

VI.3)Additional information

The Contracting Authority intends to use an e-Tendering system in this procurement exercise and reserves the right to use a reverse auction. (DN delete if electronic auction not being used).
The services to which this notice relates fall within Part B of Schedule 3, Part 10 of the Public Services Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended) (‘the Regulations’).
Neither the publication of this notice nor the employment of any particular terminology nor any other indication shall be taken to mean that the contracting authorities intend to hold themselves bound by any of the Regulations save those applicable to the procurement of Part B services. These opportunities may be divided into lots. Please see published documentation for further detail.
Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender:
1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once).

— Browse to the eSourcing Portal: https://ardengemcsu.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register.

— 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 ‘PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers’ link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier).
— Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content.
— Click the ‘Express Interest’ button at the top of the page.
— This will move the PQQ /ITT into your ‘My PQQs/ My ITTs’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only)
— You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’ box
3. Responding to the tender:
— Click ‘My Response’ under ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’, you can choose to ‘Create Response’ or to ‘Decline to Respond’ (please give a reason if declining)
— You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification
— Note the deadline for completion, then follow the on-screen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT
— There may be a mixture of online and offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available) You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response’ button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the online help, or contact the e-Tendering help desk. The closing date for submitting expression of interest and your organisations fully completed ITT questionnaire (Bravo reference itt_331) is by 17:00 on Monday 9.11.2015.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Arden & Greater East Midlands Commissioning Support Unit
Birch House, Ransom Wood Business Park, Southwell Road West
NG21 0JD Mansfield
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: https://ardengemcsu.bravosolution.co.uk

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:

25.9.2015

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