Provision of employee assistance and occupational health services to Home Group Limited

Provision of employee assistance and occupational health services to Home Group Limited

The occupational health services required are: clinical advisory services; post offer employment health questionnaire screening services; and the provision of an off site management referral facility. The employee assistance services required are: telephone counselling; legal information; employment law advice. UK-Newcastle upon Tyne: company health services

2012/S 139-232650

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Home Group Limited
2 Gosforth Park Way, Gosforth Park Way
For the attention of: Michael Westgarth
NE12 8ET Newcastle upon Tyne
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 8451551234

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.homegroup.org.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.mytenders.org/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0605

Further information can be obtained from: Home Group Limited
2 Gosforth Park Way, Gosforth Park Way
For the attention of: Michael Westgarth
NE12 8ET Newcastle upon Tyne
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 8451551234
Internet address: http://www.homegroup.org.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Home Group Limited
2 Gosforth Park Way, Gosforth Park Way
For the attention of: www.housingprocurement.com
NE12 8ET Newcastle upon Tyne
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 8451551234
Internet address: http://www.homegroup.org.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Home Group Limited
2 Gosforth Park Way, Gosforth Park Way
For the attention of: www.housingprocurement.com
NE12 8ET Newcastle upon Tyne
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 8451551234
Internet address: http://www.homegroup.org.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity

Housing and community amenities
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:

Provision of employee assistance and occupational health services to Home Group Limited.
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: Nationally across England Scotland and Wales.
NUTS code UK

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)

Home Group Limited is seeking to appoint a single organisation to provide occupational health and employee support services to the organisation on a national basis. The occupational health services required are: clinical advisory services; post offer employment health questionnaire screening services; and the provision of an off site management referral facility. The employee assistance services required are: telephone counselling; legal information; employment law advice; debt counselling; management support and consultancy; management referrals; professional assessment; face-to-face counselling; childcare & eldercare information; personal assistant; critical incident stress management; training services; and health information services.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85147000, 85312300

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

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

This contract is divided into lots: no
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:
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: Two 12 month extensions will apply after the initial 36 month term.
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 2
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
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: no
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: Applicants will be required to complete a questionnaire with details of structure, current financial standing, evidence of insurance cover, experience, examples of similar activities undertaken in the past 5 years.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Applicants will be required to complete a questionnaire with details of structure, current financial standing, evidence of insurance cover, experience, examples of similar activities undertaken in the past 5 years.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Applicants will be required to complete a questionnaire with details of structure, current financial standing, evidence of insurance cover, experience, examples of similar activities undertaken in the past 5 years.
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: yes
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision: Some of the Occupational Health Services will need to be delivered by registered medical practitioners.
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:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

28.8.2012 – 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 tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 36-60 months time
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information

(MT Ref:90835).
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
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:18.7.2012