Provide Specialist Domestic Abuse Services Cheshire

Provide Specialist Domestic Abuse Services Cheshire

1. Co-delivery with the existing Council based IDVA service of Cheshire East Domestic Abuse Hub (point of information and service access for all domestic abuse provision).

United Kingdom-Sandbach: Social work and related services

2015/S 157-289007

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Cheshire East Borough Council
Westfields, Middlewich Road
For the attention of: Mrs Susan Shaw
CW11 1HZ Sandbach
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1270686620
E-mail: susan.shaw2@cheshireeast.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.cheshireeast.gov.uk/

Further information can be obtained from: Cheshire East Borough Council
Westfields, Middlewich Road
For the attention of: Mrs Susan Shaw
CW11 1HZ Sandbach
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1270686620
E-mail: susan.shaw2@cheshireeast.gov.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Cheshire East Borough Council
Westfields, Middlewich Road
For the attention of: Mrs Susan Shaw
CW11 1HZ Sandbach
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1270686620
E-mail: susan.shaw2@cheshireeast.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Cheshire East Borough Council
Westfields, Middlewich Road
For the attention of: Mrs Susan Shaw
CW11 1HZ Sandbach
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1270686620
E-mail: susan.shaw2@cheshireeast.gov.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

General public services
Public order and safety
Health
Housing and community amenities
Social protection
Education

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

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

Specialist Domestic Abuse Services.

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

NUTS code UKD2

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)

The domestic abuse service will offer victims and their family a risk and needs led response, delivered in partnership with other agencies, which proactively addresses risk and safety, supports a victim’s practical needs, empowers them to regain control of their life and enables long term recovery.
The service we intend to commission is for community-based medium risk services and temporary housing for families and includes:
1. Co-delivery with the existing Council based IDVA service of Cheshire East Domestic Abuse Hub (point of information and service access for all domestic abuse provision)
2. Provision of an accessible support base in Crewe and Macclesfield
3. Provision of refuge accommodation and housing support to victims of domestic abuse from within and outside the Borough
4. Direct service provision to medium risk victims and historic victims, where appropriate, of all ages in the community (one to one and group support including recovery work) and providing support to partners of people on change programmes
5. Support for those who harm others
6. Direct service provision to any child or young person affected by domestic abuse including the children of adult service users and children and young people referred in their own right (one to one and group support according to need and extending to recovery)
7. Participation in preventive measures such as campaigns, training and educational work
8. Participation in the wider work of Cheshire East Domestic Abuse Partnership
The service will form part of a whole system and whole family response to domestic abuse, including identification, referral and triage, risk reduction and support to victims, children and perpetrators and those who work with them or are concerned about them.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85300000, 85100000, 75231200

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

3 years from 1.4.2016 with the option for 2 further extensions of 12 months each (possible 5 year contract).
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 3 250 000 and 3 500 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 2
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 12 (from the award of the contract)

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

Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

As detailed in the ITT Documents.

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

As detailed in the ITT Documents.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

No special legal form is required by the grouping of providers but each provider will be required to be come jointly or severally responsible for the contract before acceptance. In the case of consortium bids, the contracting authority reserves the right to require any consortium the authority awards a contract to, if it is justified for the satisfactory performance of the contract, to name a lead partner with whom it can contract, or alternatively, to form a single legal entity before entering into, or as a term of, the contract.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Social Value: The Council is committed to ensure wider social and community benefits are achieved in the course of all its commissioning and procurement activities. In accordance with this, suppliers are required to work with the Council towards achieving such aims.
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: Any supplier may be disqualified who:
(a) is bankrupt or is being wound up, where his affairs are being administered by the court, where he has entered into an arrangement with creditors, where he has suspended business activities or is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations;
(b) is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order compulsory winding up the administration by the court or of an arrangement with creditors or of any other similar proceedings under national laws and regulations;
(c) has been convicted by a judgment which has the force of res judicata in accordance with the legal provisions of the country of any offence concerning his professional conduct;
(d) has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contract authorities can demonstrate;
(e) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(f) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(g) is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under this Section or has not supplied such information;
(h) has been the subject of a conviction for participation in a criminal organization, as defined in Article 2(1) of Council Joint Action 98/733/JHA;
(i) has been the subject of a conviction for corruption, as defined in Article 3 of the Council Act of 26.5.1972 and Article 3(1) of Council Joint Action 98/742/JHA3 respectively;
(j) has been the subject of a conviction for fraud within the meaning of Article 1 of the Convention relating to theprotection of the financial interests of the European Communities;
(k) has been the subject of a conviction for money laundering, as defined in Article 1 of Council Directive 91/308/EEC of 10.6.1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering.
As detailed in the ITT documents.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As detailed in the ITT documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As detailed in the ITT documents.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As detailed in the ITT documents. Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required. Tenderers must successfully pass all sections within the Business Questionnaire and the ITT documents before being evaluated further.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As detailed in the ITT documents. Tenderers must successfully pass all sections within the Business Questionnaire within the ITT documents before being evaluated further.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no

III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

competitive dialogue

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

Envisaged minimum number 3: and maximum number 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Suppliers knowledge and experience in the delivery of similar contracts.

IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated yes
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:

9XUE-SSLBQM
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

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

Payable documents: no

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

15.9.2015 – 10:00
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

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

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

Award of Contract shall be as outlined in the ITT Documents. The Authority gives no guarantee or warranty or makes any representation as to the accuracy of any indicative volumes or as to the value of the work during the contract period. In order to participate, providers must register, complete and upload completed ITT documentation and submit this via the Chest at http://www.thechest.nwce.gov.uk/ — the project reference on The Chest is 9UBK-ME19M1 .**Do not contact Members of the Council direct** All correspondence should be undertaken via The Chest. It is the organisations responsibility to satisfy themselves that they have provided all of the required information. If you have any technical problems with The Contract and Management System please contact the help-desk on: Email: nwsupport@due-north.com Telephone: +44 8452930459.If and when this requirement is offered to tender, this may be done in whole or in part via electronic means using the Contract and Tender Management System at www.the-chest.org.uk If you require urgent assistance regarding the initial usage of the eTendering package please contact the Contracting Authority point-of-contact in Section I.1 of this notice. On failure to reach this contact, please immediately email the nature of thedifficultytoprocurement@cheshireeast.gov.uk.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Royal Courts of Justice
The Strand
WC2A 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2079476000

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Royal Courts of Justice
The Strand
WC2A 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2079476000

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

Royal Courts of Justice
The Strand
WC2A 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2079476000

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

12.8.2015

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