Provide Independent Advocacy Service for Knowsley Council

Provide Independent Advocacy Service for Knowsley Council

Lot 1 – advocacy hub. Lot 2 – statutory children’s advocacy.

United Kingdom-Huyton: Health and social work services

2017/S 030-054519

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Knowsley Council
2nd Floor, Municipal Building, Archway road
Huyton
L36 9YU
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mrs Carol Glover
Telephone: +44 1514434939
E-mail: carol.glover@knowsley.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKD5
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.knowsley.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.knowsley.gov.uk

I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:https://www.the-chest.org.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.the-chest.org.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:

Provision of Independent Advocacy Service and Advocacy Hub.

Reference number: DN240699

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Service is split to 2 lots: Lot 1 is for the provision of an advocacy hub, including the delivery of statutory and non-statutory advocacy for all vulnerable residents of Knowsley; and any person directed under statutory legislation where KMBC is the designated local authority. Lot 2 is for the provision of statutory children’s advocacy for children and young people resident to Knowsley.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Knowsley Independent Advocacy Hub Lot 1

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD5

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 1 — Knowsley Independent Advocacy Hub

The Provider of lot 1 will operate a central hub to triage all advocacy referrals in Knowsley. It will provide independent advocacy for vulnerable Knowsley residents. It will also provide advocacy support on local projects, generic issue based advocacy, parental advocacy, and Self / Peer Advocacy.

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 614 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 01/07/2017
End: 30/06/2023

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Children’s Advocacy — Lot 2

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD5

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Provider of lot 2 will be responsible for all children’s advocacy.

The Provider of lot 2 will develop relationships with the Provider of lot 1 to ensure timely reaction to appropriate referrals; and create a system to effectively report relevant information.

Both Providers of lots 1 and 2 will work together to ensure children who are transitioning to adult services have a seamless transition to adults advocacy.

Both lots will be tendered simultaneously and a working relationship should be agreed during the contracts’ implementation phase. The same provider may bid for both lots.

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 300 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 01/07/2017
End: 30/06/2023

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
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

IV.1.3)Information about framework agreement

The procurement involves the establishment of a 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: 15/03/2017
Local time: 09:30

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
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
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:

09/02/2017

 

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