School Based Counselling Service Camarthenshire

School Based Counselling Service Camarthenshire

The Authority wishes to commission a provider to supply an Independent School-based Counselling Service.

United Kingdom-Carmarthen: Guidance and counselling services

2017/S 044-080551

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Carmarthenshire County Council
County Hall
SA31 1JP
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1267234567
NUTS code: UKL14

Internet address(es):Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, 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


Independent school-based counselling service – Carmarthenshire.

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

The Authority wishes to commission a Provider to supply an Independent School-based Counselling Service, in respect of health, emotional and social needs, at all of its’ maintained schools.

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: UKL14
Main site or place of performance:

Carmarthenshire County Council.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Authority wishes to commission a Provider to supply an Independent School-based Counselling Service, in respect of health, emotional and social needs, at all of its’ maintained schools that provide Welsh and English bilingual secondary education to all registered pupils receiving secondary education or education in Year 6 at Primary schools in Carmarthenshire and others who are aged 11 to 18 who reside in Carmarthenshire in order to meet its’ duty as set out in the Schools Standards and Organisation (Wales) Act 2013.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Please see specification / Weighting: 50
Price – Weighting: 50
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Possibility of a 2 year extension.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
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.1.1)Type of procedure

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

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

Date: 03/04/2017
Local time: 16:00
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:


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

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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 03/04/2017
Local time: 16:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

Will be reviewed 9 months prior to the expiry date where a decision will be made whether to extend the contract for a further period.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

Carmarthenshire County Council will be conducting this procurement exercise through the Value Wales e-Tendering portal. This can be found at all information may be downloaded and returned though this channel.

Tenders or Requests to Participate must be sent to:

To assist you in locating these opportunities on the BRAVO E Procurement System the project code is: project_35363.

As this is an Open procedure, Tenderers must ensure that all ITT questions are fully responded to. The following ITT Project codes may further assist you in locating the opportunities:

ITT Code: itt_60564.

If you require any further assistance use the online help, or the BravoSolution help desk is available Mon – Fri (8:00 — 18:00) on:

— email:

— Phone: 0800 368 4850/ Fax: 020 7080 0480.

Note: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at

(WA Ref: 63276).

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Carmarthenshire County Council
County Hall
SA31 1JP
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1267234567Internet
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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