Psychological Support to Employees including Counselling – Staffordshire

Psychological Support to Employees including Counselling – Staffordshire

Staffordshire County Council would like to hear from counselling and psychology providers that can work with our workforce to provide early intervention support.

United Kingdom-Stafford: Counselling services

2019/S 121-296788

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Staffordshire County Council
Number 1 Staffordshire Place
Stafford
ST16 2LP
United Kingdom
Contact person: Michelle Davies
Telephone: +44 1785277116
E-mail: michelle.davies@staffordshire.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKG2
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.staffordshire.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.proactisplaza.com

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://www.proactisplaza.com
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

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:

Framework Agreement for the Provision of Psychological Support to Employees including Counselling

Reference number: IA778

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85312320

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Staffordshire County Council would like to hear from counselling and psychology providers that can work with our workforce to provide early intervention support that will assist our employees when they experience mental well-being concerns. As we know that early help can make all the difference to assist employees to maximise their mental well-being and support them to remain in work and/or return to work as soon as possible.

The Council operates a service called ThinkWell that provides a range of support to the workforce and supports managers regarding the mental well-being of the workforce. Part of this service is the provision of a range of counselling and psychological well-being professional interventions for employees. If you think that you can assist and be part of our framework of providers, we would value your submission.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 520 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

Lot 1 and Lots 2a-f

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Triage Service

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85312300
85000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

Staffordshire.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The tender opportunity will be undertaken through the Authority’s e-tendering system Proactis https://supplierlive.proactisp2p.com

Suppliers should register onto the system by completing their company details first, then registering their interest to this specific tender opportunity by searching under reference SREQ1003837 or the title IA778 Framework Agreement for the provision of psychological support to employees including counselling.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 01/11/2019
End: 31/10/2022
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

With an option to extend by 12 months to 31.10.2023.

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

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:

Telephone Counselling/CBT Session with Initial and Final Report and Support Employee to Develop Support Plan

Lot No: 2a

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85312300
85000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

Staffordshire.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The tender opportunity will be undertaken through the Authority’s e-tendering system Proactis https://supplierlive.proactisp2p.com

Suppliers should register onto the system by completing their company details first, then registering their interest to this specific tender opportunity by searching under reference SREQ1003837 or the title IA778 Framework Agreement for the provision of psychological support to employees including counselling.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 01/11/2019
End: 31/10/2022
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

With an option to extend by 12 months to 31.10.2023.

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

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:

Telephone Counselling/CBT Session without Report and with Support Employee to Develop Support Plan

Lot No: 2b

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85312300
85000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

Staffordshire.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The tender opportunity will be undertaken through the Authority’s e-tendering system Proactis https://supplierlive.proactisp2p.com

Suppliers should register onto the system by completing their company details first, then registering their interest to this specific tender opportunity by searching under reference SREQ1003837 or the title IA778 Framework Agreement for the provision of psychological support to employees including counselling.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 01/11/2019
End: 31/10/2022
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

With an option to extend by 12 months to 31.10.2023.

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

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:

Face to Face Counselling/CBT Session with Initial and Final Report and Support Employee to Develop Support Plan

Lot No: 2c

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85312300
85000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

Staffordshire.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The tender opportunity will be undertaken through the Authority’s e-tendering system Proactis https://supplierlive.proactisp2p.com

Suppliers should register onto the system by completing their company details first, then registering their interest to this specific tender opportunity by searching under reference SREQ1003837 or the title IA778 Framework Agreement for the provision of psychological support to employees including counselling.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 01/11/2019
End: 31/10/2022
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

With an option to extend by 12 months to 31.10.2023

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

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:

Face to Face Counselling/CBT Session without Report and with Support Employee to Develop Support Plan

Lot No: 2d

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85312300
85000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

Staffordshire.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The tender opportunity will be undertaken through the Authority’s e-tendering system Proactis https://supplierlive.proactisp2p.com

Suppliers should register onto the system by completing their company details first, then registering their interest to this specific tender opportunity by searching under reference SREQ1003837 or the title IA778 Framework Agreement for the provision of psychological support to employees including counselling.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 01/11/2019
End: 31/10/2022
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

With an option to extend by 12 months to 31.10.2023.

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

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:

Face to Face Psychology with Initial and Final Report and Support Employee to Develop Support Plan

Lot No: 2e

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85312300
85000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

Staffordshire.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The tender opportunity will be undertaken through the Authority’s e-tendering system Proactis https://supplierlive.proactisp2p.com

Suppliers should register onto the system by completing their company details first, then registering their interest to this specific tender opportunity by searching under reference SREQ1003837 or the title IA778 Framework Agreement for the provision of psychological support to employees including counselling.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 01/11/2019
End: 31/10/2022
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

With an option to extend by 12 months to 31.10.2023.

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

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:

Face to Face Psychology without Report and with Support Employee to Develop Support Plan

Lot No: 2f

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85312300
85000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

Staffordshire.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The tender opportunity will be undertaken through the Authority’s e-tendering system Proactis https://supplierlive.proactisp2p.com

Suppliers should register onto the system by completing their company details first, then registering their interest to this specific tender opportunity by searching under reference SREQ1003837 or the title IA778 Framework Agreement for the provision of psychological support to employees including counselling.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 01/11/2019
End: 31/10/2022
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

With an option to extend by 12 months to 31.10.2023.

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

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.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
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)Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S: 2019/S 036-081135

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 29/07/2019
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

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

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Tender must be valid until: 26/10/2019

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 29/07/2019
Local time: 12:30
Place:

Staffordshire County Council Office.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Staffordshire County Council
Number 1 Staffordshire Place
Stafford
ST16 2LP
United KingdomInternet address: https://www.staffordshire.gov.uk

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Staffordshire County Council
Number 1 Staffordshire Place
Stafford
ST16 2LP
United KingdomInternet address: https://www.staffordshire.gov.uk
VI.4.3)Review procedure

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

Staffordshire County Council
Number 1 Staffordshire Place
Stafford
ST16 2LP
United KingdomInternet address: https://www.staffordshire.gov.uk

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

25/06/2019

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