Shared Lives Service Tender Shropshire

Shared Lives Service Tender Shropshire

Shared Lives care offers people an alternative and highly flexible form of accommodation and/or care or support inside or outside the Shared Lives carer’s home.

United Kingdom-Shrewsbury: Social services

2019/S 150-370016

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Shropshire Council
Shirehall, Abbey Foregate
Shrewsbury
SY2 6ND
United Kingdom
Contact person: Nigel Denton — Procurement Manager
Telephone: +44 1743252992
E-mail: procurement@shropshire.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKG22
Internet address(es):Main address: www.shropshire.gov.uk

I.1)Name and addresses

Shropshire Council is purchasing on behalf of itself and any wholly owned local authority company or other entity that is deemed to be a contracting authority by virtue of the Council’s involvement
Shirehall, Abbey Foregate
Shrewsbury
SY2 6ND
United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@shropshire.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKG22
Internet address(es):Main address: www.shropshire.gov.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract involves joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Shrewsbury:-Social-services./B2T42566RC
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-title/B2T42566RC
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:

AMCV 279 — Shared Lives Service

Reference number: AMCV 279

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85320000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Shropshire Council holds a current contract for a Shared Lives service which expires on 30.11.19 and is therefore tendering this and wishes to appoint a provider to operate the service from 1.12.2019.

Shared Lives care offers people an alternative and highly flexible form of accommodation and/or care or support inside or outside the Shared Lives carer’s home. Shared Lives arrangements are set up and supported by Shared Lives schemes and the care and accommodation people receive is provided by individuals, couples or families in the local community. This enables people taking up a Shared Lives opportunity and the Shared Lives carer/s to enjoy shared activities and life experiences.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 600 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG22
Main site or place of performance:

Shropshire CC.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Shropshire Council holds a current contract for a Shared Lives service which expires on 30.11.2019 and is therefore tendering this and wishes to appoint a provider to operate the service from 1.12.2019.

Shared Lives care offers people an alternative and highly flexible form of accommodation and/or care or support inside or outside the Shared Lives carer’s home. Shared Lives arrangements are set up and supported by Shared Lives schemes and the care and accommodation people receive is provided by individuals, couples or families in the local community. This enables people taking up a Shared Lives opportunity and the Shared Lives carer/s to enjoy shared activities and life experiences.

The Council currently funds 41 permanent placements and 43 respite placements in the administrative area of Shropshire plus 5 placements which are outside of the administrative area of Shropshire as follows: 2 in Leighton, Welshpool, 2 in Leintwardine, 1 in Prestatyn.

The current provider has 34 Shared Lives carers supporting Shropshire permanent placements, 15 of whom offer respite and a further 25 carers who offer respite placements.

These figures may have changed by the commencement of the new contract.

The Council is seeking an experienced, quality provider which is able to deliver this service and also develop it to include short term hospital discharge and home sharing — tenderers are advised to read Schedule 1 of the Form of Contract for further information on these additional areas of the service.

Contract and price:

The contract will be for an initial 5 year period with potential to extend for a further 5 years.

The maximum funding available for this service is 147 000 GBP per annum and bids over this price will not be accepted.

Tenderers should note the additional payments schedule in the form of contract which details how additional payments can be received for developing the service.

The price will not be subject to a payment review to take into account the Council’s allocated inflationary uplift until April 2021.

Staffing — TUPE:

Applicants should note that it is considered that the employee ‘Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations ‘2006 (‘TUPE’) will apply to this contract.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 60
Cost criterion – Name: Price / Weighting: 40

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 600 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 01/12/2019
End: 30/11/2024
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

This contract can be extended for a further period of up to 5 years commencing on 1.12.2024.

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

To respond to this opportunity please click here: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/B2T42566RC

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

List and brief description of conditions:

See tender documents.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

List and brief description of selection criteria:

See tender documents.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

See tender documents.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

List and brief description of selection criteria:

See tender documents.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

See tender 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:

See tender documents.

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
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: no
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: 09/09/2019
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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 09/09/2019
Local time: 12:00
Place:

Shirehall, Shrewsbury.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

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

10 years.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Shrewsbury:-Social-services./B2T42566RC

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/B2T42566RC

GO Reference: GO-201982-PRO-15203255

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Shropshire Council
Shirehall
Shrewsbury
SY2 6ND
United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@shropshire.gov.ukInternet address: www.shropshire.gov.uk

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Shropshire Counil
Shirehall, Abbey Foregate
Shrewsbury
SY2 6ND
United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@shropshire.gov.ukInternet address: www.shropshie.gov.uk
VI.4.3)Review procedure

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

Shropshire Council
Shirehall, Abbey Foregate
Shrewsbury
SY2 6ND
United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@shropshire.gov.ukInternet address: www.shropshire.gov.uk

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

02/08/2019