Short Breaks for Children with Disabilities Wolverhampton

Community Short Breaks for Children with Disabilities Wolverhampton

The City of Wolverhampton Council is seeking to commission Community Short Breaks services for disabled children and young people to allow parents and carers to have a break from their caring role.

United Kingdom-Wolverhampton: Health and social work services

2015/S 208-378001

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Wolverhampton City Council
Civic Centre, St Peters Square
For the attention of: Mr Dean Lowe
WV1 1RL Wolverhampton
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1902555691
E-mail: dean.lowe@wolverhampton.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.wolverhampton.gov.uk

Further information can be obtained from: Wolverhampton City Council
Civic Centre, St Peters Square
For the attention of: Mr Dean Lowe
WV1 1RL Wolverhampton
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1902555691
E-mail: dean.lowe@wolverhampton.gov.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Wolverhampton City Council
Civic Centre, St Peters Square
For the attention of: Mr Dean Lowe
WV1 1RL Wolverhampton
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1902555691
E-mail: dean.lowe@wolverhampton.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Wolverhampton City Council
Civic Centre, St Peters Square
For the attention of: Mr Dean Lowe
WV1 1RL Wolverhampton
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1902555691
E-mail: dean.lowe@wolverhampton.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:

PP15088 — Community Short Breaks for Children 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

NUTS code UK

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)

The City of Wolverhampton Council is seeking to commission Community Short Breaks services for disabled children and young people to allow parents and carers to have a break from their caring role and give disabled children and young people the opportunity to take part in a range of activities and develop skills, interests and social networks. The contract is split into 4 separate Lots, these Lots are as follows:
1. Lot 1 — Outreach Support; for service users aged between 1 to 18 years old. This provision will take place within the Service Users own homes and community venues.
2. Lot 2 — Buddying/Mentoring; supporting service users, aged between 12 to 18 years old, to access mainstream provision and community facilities.
3. Lot 3 — Activity groups for service users with Autism spectrum conditions, aged between 8 to 18 years old.
4. Lot 4 — Group based community sessions at weekends and during school holidays for service users with medium to complex needs, aged 5 to 18. Suppliers that are interested and able can bid on any or all of the above Lots.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 85300000, 85320000, 85323000, 98000000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)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:

The City of Wolverhampton Council is seeking to commission Community Short Breaks services for disabled children and young people to allow parents and carers to have a break from their caring role and give disabled children and young people the opportunity to take part in a range of activities and develop skills, interests and social networks. The contract is split into 4 separate Lots, these Lots are as follows:
1. Lot 1 — Outreach Support; for service users aged between 1 to 18 years old. This provision will take place within the Service Users own homes and community venues.
2. Lot 2 — Buddying/Mentoring; supporting service users, aged between 12 to 18 years old, to access mainstream provision and community facilities.
3. Lot 3 — Activity groups for service users with Autism spectrum conditions, aged between 8 to 18 years old.
4. Lot 4 — Group based community sessions at weekends and during school holidays for service users with medium to complex needs, aged 5 to 18. Suppliers that are interested and able can bid on any or all of the above Lots.

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Details of the deposits and bonds required by the Council will be set out in the contract documents.

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

Details of the main terms and conditions of financing and payment will be set out in the contract documents.

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

Jointly and severally liable.

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: All bidders will be asked to confirm in a Questionnaire that none of the conditions set out in Article 45 of Directive 2004/18/EC apply to their organisation or expression of interest.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Bidders will be required to complete a Questionnaire consistent with the provisions of Directive 2004/18/EC.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As per tender documents.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Bidders will be required to complete a Questionnaire consistent with the provisions of Directive 2004/18/EC.
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

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
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:

0250
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

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

Payable documents: no

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

23.11.2015 – 13:00
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

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

Interest in this contract process should be expressed via the Council’s tendering portal www.wolverhamptontenders.com The Council reserves the right to cancel the procurement and not to proceed with the contract. The Council also reserves the right not to award a contract or to award a contract for parts or part of the services only. The Council will not, under any circumstances, reimburse any expense incurred by bidders in preparing their PQQ or tender submissions. The Council notes that the award of the contract may involve a transfer of employment undertakings pursuant to the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006, and will clarify the position with the applicants during the tender process.

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: The Council has incorporated a standstill period at the point when information on the proposed award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into. Aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by any breach of the Councils obligations may 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:

22.10.2015

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