Short Breaks Service for Adults with Learning Disabilities

Short Breaks Service for Adults with Learning Disabilities

Tender for the provision of a seven days per week/ 365 days per year short breaks service for adults with learning disabilities at 2 4-bed units.

United Kingdom-Wakefield: Social work and related services

2015/S 128-235733

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

The Council of the City of Wakefield
Town Hall
For the attention of: Ms Holly Watson
WF1 2HQ Wakefield
UNITED KINGDOM

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.wakefield.gov.uk/default.htm

Address of the buyer profile: www.yortender.co.uk

Electronic access to information: www.yortender.co.uk

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: www.yortender.co.uk

Further information can be obtained from: The Council of the City of Wakefield
Town Hall
For the attention of: Ms Holly Watson
WF1 2HQ Wakefield
UNITED KINGDOM

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The Council of the City of Wakefield
Town Hall
For the attention of: Ms Holly Watson
WF1 2HQ Wakefield
UNITED KINGDOM

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The Council of the City of Wakefield
Town Hall
For the attention of: Ms Holly Watson
WF1 2HQ Wakefield
UNITED KINGDOM

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:

Short Breaks Service for Adults with Learning 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 UKE43

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)

This is a notice for social and specific services in accordance with Directive 2014/24/EU Article 74. Service Category 25 — health and social service. Social Work and related services..
Tender for the provision of a seven days per week/ 365 days per year short breaks service for adults with learning disabilities at 2 4-bed units. Start date: 4.1.2016, initial contract 5 years plus a possible extension of 5 12 month extensions.

The tender documents are available from the YORtender website www.yortender.co.uk with reference 9XUJ-TKN2ZL.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85300000

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:

Tender for the provision of a 7 days per week/ 365 days per year short breaks service for adults with learning disabilities at 2 4-bed units. The service will provide a high quality guest house experience with a range of social and leisure opportunities in a person centred way. The Provider will need to be flexible and responsive to need and will treat service users as valued guests promoting their wellbeing at all times.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 5 950 000 GBP

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

Starting 4.1.2016. Completion 3.1.2026

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

None.

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

See Invitation to Tender documents.

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

If consortia bids or bids which propose sub-contracting arrangements in order to deliver obligations under the proposed arrangements or a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV), a Lead Applicant must be identified to take responsibility for the other partner organisations and enter into a contractual arrangement with the Council if awarded the contract or appointed to the Framework.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: See Invitation to Tender documents.
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: See Invitation to Tender documents.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: See Invitation to Tender documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: See Invitation to Tender documents.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
See Invitation to Tender documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
See Invitation to Tender documents.
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:

0449
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

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: 3.8.2015 – 12:00
Payable documents: no

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

3.8.2015 – 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

Duration in months: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 3.8.2015 – 12:00
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Representatives of legal and democratic services, any Member of the Council who so wishes may be present at the opening. Internal Audit also has the right to attend any tender opening. Where external agencies contribute to the overall funding of a project, representatives of the agency may also attend at the opening of tenders and be allowed to make note of the tenders and receive a copy of the subsequent written report on the tenders received, provided that such persons agree to observe commercial confidentiality and be bound by the confidentiality requirements of the Local Government Act 1972, as amended.

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

The tender documents are available from the YORtender website www.yortender.co.uk with reference 9XUJ-TKN2ZL. For support with registration on the YORtender website or if you are having difficulties accessing the documents through YORtender, please contact the YORtender helpdesk on +44 1670597136 or email yorkshiresupport@due-north.com.the successful supplier may be required to participate in the achievement of community wellbeing and positive outcomes for its customers as well as promotion and achievement of social and economic growth and environmental and sustainability policy objectives where this is required by the Contracting Authority in the contract documentation.

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 will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point when information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/102) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the 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:

2.7.2015

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