Scotland Excel Social Care Agency Workers Framework

Scotland Excel Social Care Agency Workers Framework

Flexible Framework Agreement for the provision of trained and vetted Agency Workers in a variety of social care settings. 

United Kingdom-Paisley: Social work and related services

2018/S 030-066090

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Scotland Excel
Renfrewshire House, Cotton Street
Paisley
PA1 1AR
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3003001200
E-mail: socialcare@scotland-excel.org.uk
Fax: +44 1416187423
NUTS code: UKM83Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.scotland-excel.org.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA10383

I.2)Joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Provision of Social Care Agency Workers

Reference number: 20-17

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85300000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Flexible Framework Agreement (FFA) for the provision of trained and vetted Agency Workers in a variety of social care settings. The expected duration will be four years from Commencement Date. The anticipated value is estimated and may be subject to change.

Bidders should note there is no guarantee of any business, use, level of use or continuity of business through the FFA.

The scope of services to be provided is relative to the provision of social and other specific services as defined in Schedule 3 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015 and in accordance with Regulations 74-76. This procurement is designed to admit new entrants as set out in the document ‘Contract Notice – Additional Information’ and in the Tender documents. For further details on this procurement, including tender information sessions, see the document ‘Contract Notice – Additional Information’ found in the attachments area of the itt_20655 (project_9279) on the Public Contracts Scotland-Tender website.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 80 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Care Roles

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85311000
85310000
85311100
85311200
85311300
85312000
85312100
85312110
85312120
85312400
85312500
85312510
85320000
85323000
79620000
79622000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Flexible Framework Agreement for the provision of trained and vetted Agency Workers in a variety of social care settings. Lot 1 includes Care Assistants, Support Workers, Housing Assistants and Senior Carers.

The anticipated value is estimated and may be subject to change. Bidders should note that there is no guarantee of any business, use, level of use or continuity of business through the Flexible Framework Agreement.

For further details on this procurement, see the document ‘Contract Notice – Additional Information’ found in the attachment area of itt_20655 (project_9279) on the Public Contracts Scotland-Tender website:

— https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 68 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48

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

For further details on this procurement, see the document ‘Contract Notice – Additional Information’ found in the attachment area of itt_20655 (project_9279) on the Public Contracts Scotland-Tender website:

— https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Professional Roles

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85310000
85311100
85311200
85311300
85311000
85312000
85312100
85312110
85312120
85312400
85312500
85312510
85320000
85323000
79620000
79622000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Flexible Framework Agreement for the provision of trained and vetted Agency Workers in a variety of social care settings.

Lot 2 includes:

— Social Workers,

— Occupational Therapists,

— Social Work Managers, and,

— Social Work Assistants.

The anticipated value is estimated and may be subject to change. Bidders should note that there is no guarantee of any business, use, level of use or continuity of business through the Flexible Framework Agreement.

For further details on this procurement, see the document ‘Contract Notice – Additional Information’ found in the attachment area of itt_20655 (project_9279) on the Public Contracts Scotland-Tender website:

— https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 10 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48

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

For further details on this procurement, see the document ‘Contract Notice – Additional Information’ found in the attachment area of itt_20655 (project_9279) on the Public Contracts Scotland-Tender website:

— https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Ancillary Roles

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85310000
85311000
85311100
85311200
85311300
85312000
85312100
85312110
85312120
85312400
85312500
85312510
85320000
85323000
79620000
79622000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Flexible Framework Agreement for the provision of trained and vetted Agency Workers in a variety of social care settings.

Lot 3 includes:

— Domestic Assistants,

— Cooks,

— Assistant Cooks,

— Handypersons, and,

— Bus Escorts.

The anticipated value is estimated and may be subject to change. Bidders should note that there is no guarantee of any business, use, level of use or continuity of business through the Flexible Framework Agreement.

For further details on this procurement, see the document ‘Contract Notice – Additional Information’ found in the attachment area of itt_20655 (project_9279) on the Public Contracts Scotland-Tender website:

— https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 2 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48

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

For further details on this procurement, see the document ‘Contract Notice – Additional Information’ found in the attachment area of itt_20655 (project_9279) on the Public Contracts Scotland-Tender website:

— https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation

List and brief description of rules and criteria:

For further details on this procurement, see the document ‘Contract Notice – Additional Information’ found in the attachment area of Itt_20655 (project_9279) on the Public Contracts Scotland-Tender website:

— https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

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:

For further details on this procurement, see the document ‘Contract Notice – Additional Information’ found in the attachment area of Itt_20655 (project_9279) on the Public Contracts Scotland-Tender website:

— https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Form of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about framework agreement

The procurement involves the establishment of a 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

Notice number in the OJ S: 2017/S 133-272137

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

Date: 19/03/2018
Local time: 12:00

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

English

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

For further details on this procurement, see the document ‘Contract Notice – Additional Information’ found in the attachment area of itt_20655 (project_9279) on the Public Contracts Scotland-Tender website:

— https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this ITT exercise. The Project code is 9279. For more information see:

— http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2343.

A sub-contract clause has been included in this contract. For more information see:

— http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2363.

Community benefits are included in this requirement. For more information see:

— http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2361.

A summary of the expected community benefits has been provided as follows:

— for full details on this procurement, see the document ‘Contract Notice – Additional Information’ found in the attachment area of itt_20655 (project_9279) on the Public Contracts Scotland-Tender website:

— — https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

(SC Ref:529642).

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Scotland Excel
Renfrewshire House, Cotton Street
Paisley
PA1 1AR
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3003001200
Fax: +44 1416187423Internet address:http://www.scotland-excel.org.uk
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:

09/02/2018

 

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