Short Breaks Activities for Children with Disabilities

Short Breaks Activities for Children with Disabilities

Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council is seeking to engage multiple providers to undertake a variety of short break activities for children and young people with disabilities.

United Kingdom-Oldbury: Daycare services for handicapped children and young people

2016/S 118-210823

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Sandwell Council House, Freeth Street
Contact point(s): Procurement and Placements
For the attention of: Gaynor Martin
B69 3DB Oldbury
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1215692023
E-mail: joint_commissioning@sandwell.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.sandwell.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.sandwell.gov.uk

Further information can be obtained from: Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Internet address: www.sandwell.gov.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from:Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Internet address: www.sandwell.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Contact point(s): Procurement and Placements
Internet address: www.sandwell.gov.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

General public services

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Tender for the Provision of Short Breaks Activities for Children and Young People with Disabilities.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 25: Health and social services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: The Borough of Sandwell comprises of the 6 towns: Oldbury, West Bromwich, Wednesbury, Tipton, Smethwick and Rowley Regis.

NUTS code UKG34

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Tender for the Provision of Short Breaks Activities for Children and Young People with Disabilities.
Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council is seeking to engage multiple providers to undertake a variety of short break activities for children and young people with disabilities.
A short break is part of a continuum of services which supports disabled children and their families. Sandwell Council’s vision is that throughout the short break offer it will strive to enable disabled children and young people to lead ordinary lives. Disabled children and young people will be able to choose from a full range of services, activities including specialist provision, accessible universal and targeted provision.
The Council’s Short Breaks Services will include Personal Assistant Support, Holiday and Weekend Schemes and Regular Specialist Clubs.
The service will be divided into 3 lots which include:
Lot 1 Personal Assistant Support:
Personal Assistant support services for disabled children and young people 0-18 years of age.
Lot 2 Holiday and Weekend Schemes:
The services will provide school holiday and/or weekend activity schemes in a variety of locations across Sandwell and beyond for disabled children and young people 0-18 years of age.
Lot 3 Regular Specialist Clubs:
The services will provide specialist regular clubs for disabled children and young people 0-18 years of age in a variety of locations across Sandwell.

If you would like to tender for this provision, please visit: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/sandwellmbc to access the Sandwell MBC In-tend Supplier Portal and from the homepage click on ‘Register’ to complete the simple registration process. Note: In the Business Classifications tab please choose the 8531000 –5 Administrative Social Services.

Once logged into the system, click on ‘Tenders’ from the top menu bar to list all the current opportunities. Once you have found the provision of Tender for the Provision of Short Breaks Activities for Children and Young People with Disabilities opportunity you should click on ‘View Details’. You will then have access to the ‘Express Interest’ button at the bottom of the screen which will provide you with immediate access to the Invitation to Tender and related documents.
If you require any further help in respect of the Supplier Portal please contact the In-tend Support Team on. 0844 272 8810.
The closing date for completed tenders is 12:00, 15.7.2016.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85312120, 85311300, 85310000, 85312110, 85311000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Estimated value excluding VAT: 779 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 1.10.2016. Completion 31.3.2018

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Personal Assistant Support

1)Short description

Personal Assistant support services for disabled children and young people 0-18 years of age.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000

3)Quantity or scope

370 000.

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Starting 1.10.2016. Completion 31.3.2018
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2 Lot title: Lot 2 Holiday and Weekend Schemes

1)Short description

The services will provide school holiday and/or weekend activity schemes in a variety of locations across Sandwell and beyond for disabled children and young people 0-18 years of age.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000

3)Quantity or scope

291 000.

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Starting 1.10.2016. Completion 31.3.2018
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 3 Lot title: Regular Specialist Clubs

1)Short description

The services will provide specialist regular clubs for disabled children and young people 0-18 years of age in a variety of locations across Sandwell.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000

3)Quantity or scope

118 000.

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Starting 1.10.2016. Completion 31.8.2018
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

The Contracting Authority reserves the right to require deposits, guarantees, bonds and /or other forms of appropriate security.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Will be in the tender documentation.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Joint and Several Liability.
No special legal form is required but in the case of group bidders the authority requires that a prime service provider assumes primary liability for the group and that each organisation in the group accepts joint and several liability.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation

III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As set out in the tender documentation.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As set out in the tender documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As set out in the tender documentation.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As set out in the tender documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As set out in the tender documentation.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no

III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

SB1618

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 14.7.2016 – 23:59
Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

15.7.2016 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.

IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

in days: 120 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Sandwell MBC has incorporated a standstill period at the point information on the award of contract was communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which was for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into.
The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

17.6.2016

 

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