Residential Short Breaks for Children and Young People with SEND

Residential Short Breaks for Children and Young People with SEND

Northamptonshire County Council invites tenders for the delivery of residential short breaks for children and young people with SEND in Northamptonshire. 

United Kingdom-Northampton: Health and social work services

2018/S 046-101646

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Northamptonshire County Council
One Angel Square, Angel Street
United Kingdom
Contact person: Amy Myers
NUTS code: UKF24
Internet address(es):Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Joint procurement


Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:

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


Northamptonshire County Council — Residential Short Breaks for Children and Young People with SEND

Reference number: DN324943

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

Northamptonshire County Council invites tenders for the delivery of residential short breaks for children and young people with SEND in Northamptonshire. The Provider will be required to provide overnight breaks to children who need to receive breaks in a specialist environment operated by skilled staff; that meets the needs of the children and young people with SEND and their families across the county of Northamptonshire.

Children and young people attending the service may have a dual diagnosis, such as Autism and Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), or a child with physical disabilities who also may have a related severe learning or multiple disability. The Service will also need to provide a service for children and young people who have severe learning disabilities, who may have complex behaviours directly associated with their severe learning disability and who need to receive short breaks within a highly structured and safe environment.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKF24
NUTS code: UKF25

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The maximum budget available for delivery of service is 1 441 493 GBP per annum, combining funding from Northamptonshire Country Council and Nene and Corby Clinical Commissioning Groups. The contract is for 3 years, with an optional one year extension taking the total possible contract term to a maximum of 4 years. The contract will commence on 1.8.2018.

The Authority believes that TUPE does apply to this contract at its commencement. The deadline for completed ITTs to be received on the LGSS eTendering Portal is 12:00 (noon) on Friday 6.4.2018.

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 5 765 972.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 36
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
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.1.1)Form of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about 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: 06/04/2018
Local time: 12:00

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


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:



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