Supply of Student Therapy Services to University of Derby

Supply of Student Therapy Services to University of Derby

University of Derby is seeking tenders from providers for the supply of psychological services for students in accordance with this specification.

United Kingdom-Derby: Psychiatrist or psychologist services

2019/S 110-268711

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

University of Derby
Kedleston Road
Derby
DE22 1GB
United Kingdom
Contact person: Anna Salt
E-mail: a.salt@derby.ac.uk
NUTS code: UKF11
Internet address(es):Main address: www.derby.ac.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://ehih.fa.em2.oraclecloud.com
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://ehih.fa.em2.oraclecloud.com
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Supply of Student Therapy Services

Reference number: PROC AS ITT/050

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85121270

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

University of Derby is seeking tenders from providers for the supply of psychological services for students in accordance with this specification. This tender is split into 2 lots; therapists and teachers in psycho-education. Tenderers can bid for 1 or both lots.

Please be advised that the University is offering an opportunity for tenderers to meet with key stakeholders at the University and obtain further details about the requirements for completing tender responses on Thursday 27.6.2019, 10:00 a.m. at the Kedleston Road Site. If you would like to attend this event, please send a message via the eTendering system (https://ehih.fa.em2.oraclecloud.com) as soon as possible but before 2:00 p.m. Tuesday 25.6.2019 confirming your attendance and advising of any specific access requirements. If you are unable to attend this session, detailed notes will be provided to all tenderers and sent out via the eTendering system following the session on 27.6.2019.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 100 000.00 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:

Therapy Services

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85121270

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKF11
Main site or place of performance:

University of Derby sites in Derby, Buxton, Leek and Chesterfield.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Student well-being is seeking therapists, who will be based within the psychological well-being team, reporting to and working in rooms in a student well-being centre predominantly at Kedleston Road and Brook House in Derby (although therapy services are required at University sites in Buxton, Leek and Chesterfield), providing brief, focussed therapy to students, mainly during term time although there may be a requirement for a reduced service over holiday periods. The well-being centre will book appointments and receive students when they arrive. This part of the service delivers psychotherapeutic and psycho-educational interventions to improve the well-being of our students. This includes but is not limited to:

— 1 to 1 therapy in face-to-face, skype or phone appointments,

— psychotherapeutic interventions to help students overcome exam anxiety, presentation anxiety and writer’s block.

Therapists will be expected to complete the CORE (Clinical Outcome Routine Evaluation), as included in Appendix M and the student record initially to set a client up as well as working with the client on the CORE and completing the CORE after each appointment so that full and accurate records are maintained and the University can access reporting information.

Essential requirements include that therapists must:

— be trained to post-graduate level and must have a minimum of 1 year post-qualification therapy experience,

— hold registration with the BACP, BABCP, UKCP, HGI or equivalent professional body, or can demonstrate eligibility for accreditation and registration,

— hold up to date DBS checks,

— have experience of working as a therapist outside of private practice for example, in primary health care, the education sector or a secondary mental health setting.

Please be advised that the University is offering an opportunity for tenderers to meet with key stakeholders at the University and obtain further details about the requirements for completing tender responses on Thursday 27.6.2019, 10:00 a.m. at the Kedleston Road Site. If you would like to attend this event, please send a message via the eTendering system (https://ehih.fa.em2.oraclecloud.com) as soon as possible but before 2:00 p.m. Tuesday 25.6.2019 confirming your attendance and advising of any specific access requirements. If you are unable to attend this session, detailed notes will be provided to all tenderers and sent out via the eTendering system following the session on 27.6.2019.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 70
Price – Weighting: 30

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 935 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The initial contract period is 1 year with options to extend for a further three 12-month periods.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The initial contract period is 1 year with options to extend for a further three 12-month periods.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Teachers in Psycho-Education

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85121270

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKF11
Main site or place of performance:

University of Derby sites in Derby, Buxton, Leek and Chesterfield.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Student well-being is seeking teachers in psycho-education, to teach psycho-education, to students and staff, on all University of Derby teaching sites, during term time. This part of the service delivers psycho-education within core academic programmes, to improve the well-being and academic achievement of our students and psycho-education and training to staff, to improve well-being and performance. Some of this teaching may take the form of online provision, for example webinars.

The teaching delivered to students includes but is not limited to:

— digital well-being,

— well-being and academic achievement,

— managing stress,

— improving presentation performance,

— improving exam performance,

— improving performance in assessments,

— preparing yourself for placement,

— time balance.

The teaching delivered to staff includes but is not limited to:

— student mental health and the role of the personal academic tutor,

— successful signposting and responding to distress,

— digital well-being,

— supporting students (for new academics),

— maintaining your well-being.

Teachers in psycho-education must:

— hold a clinical qualification and must have a minimum of 1 year post-qualification clinical experience,

— hold registration with relevant professional body, or can demonstrate eligibility for accreditation and registration,

— have extensive experience of teaching adults,

— experience of teaching diverse groups.

Please be advised that the University is offering an opportunity for tenderers to meet with key stakeholders at the University and obtain further details about the requirements for completing tender responses on Thursday 27.6.2019, 10:00 a.m. at the Kedleston Road Site. If you would like to attend this event, please send a message via the eTendering system (https://ehih.fa.em2.oraclecloud.com) as soon as possible but before 2:00 p.m. Tuesday 25.6.2019 confirming your attendance and advising of any specific access requirements. If you are unable to attend this session, detailed notes will be provided to all tenderers and sent out via the eTendering system following the session on 27.6.2019.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 70
Price – Weighting: 30

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 135 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The initial contract period is 1 year with options to extend for a further three 12-month periods.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The initial contract period is 1 year with options to extend for a further three 12-month periods.

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

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:

— must be trained to post-graduate level and must have a minimum of one year post-qualification therapy experience,

— must hold registration with the BACP/BABCP/UKCP/HGI or equivalent professional body, or can demonstrate eligibility for accreditation and registration,

— must hold up to date DBS checks.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement 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:
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

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
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: yes
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: 09/07/2019
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

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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 09/07/2019
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

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:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

University of Derby
Derby
DE22 1GB
United Kingdom
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:

05/06/2019