Residential Care Placements Edinburgh
This service specification is for the provision of Residential Care Placements for Children and Young People who are looked after.
United Kingdom-Edinburgh: Welfare services for children and young people
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
The City of Edinburgh Council
Waverley Court, 4 East Market Street
For the attention of: Paula Deegan
EH8 8BG Edinburgh
Telephone: +44 1314693543
General address of the contracting authority: http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00290
Electronic access to information: www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
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
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 25: Health and social services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: City of Edinburgh.
NUTS code UK
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The overall requirement of this Contract is that Service Users will be placed in an establishment that is able to provide a high-quality, stable, safe, supportive and enabling residential home base for each Service User. This Service may include the following but should not be limited to Care, Room and Board, Clothing, Routine Transport, Excursions, Recreational Activities. The Provider will also provide flexible, intensive support to Service Users who move from the residential establishments to independent accommodation, responding to individual need. The Provider will be a Registered Residential Care Provider and as such will be governed by the terms of that registration. The residential placements are required for a minimum of 9 Service Users aged from 15 years including young parents with their babies. The Provider will ensure that staff will be experienced and prepared to care for Service User who may have challenging behaviour. It will be a requirement of this Contract that each Service User must have their own bedroom. If the placement is a parent and baby placement, it may be required that the baby will share a room with its parent depending on individual needs.
It is anticipated that the Contract will start on 1.4.2017 with the requirement that the Provider will be set up and ready to accept referrals for the Service.
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II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
85311300, 85144000, 70331000, 85000000, 85300000, 85320000
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
Description of these options: 2 x 18 month extension periods.
II.2.3)Information about renewals
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
Description of particular conditions: As per the Invitation to Tender, the Specification and the Tenderer’s Submission.
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
As per the Invitation to Tender, the Specification and the Tenderer’s Submission.
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
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
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: