Support and Enablement Service for Asylum Seeking Children

Support and Enablement Service for Asylum Seeking Children

Support and Enablement Service for Kent County Council’s Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children, Aged 16 and 17 (Children in Care).

United Kingdom-Maidstone: Welfare services for children and young people

2015/S 073-129429

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Kent County Council
County Hall
For the attention of: Miss Hayley Bradbury
ME14 1XQ Maidstone
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 3000415566
E-mail: procurement.care@kent.gov.uk

Further information can be obtained from: Kent County Council
County Hall
For the attention of: Miss Hayley Bradbury
ME14 1XQ Maidstone
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 3000415566
E-mail: procurement.care@kent.gov.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Kent County Council
County Hall
For the attention of: Miss Hayley Bradbury
ME14 1XQ Maidstone
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 3000415566
E-mail: procurement.care@kent.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Kent County Council
County Hall
For the attention of: Miss Hayley Bradbury
ME14 1XQ Maidstone
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 3000415566
E-mail: procurement.care@kent.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:

Support and Enablement Service for Kent County Council’s Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children, Aged 16 and 17 (Children in Care).

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 UKJ4

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)

Kent County Council is seeking to commission a Support and Enablement Service for Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children (UASC) understood to be aged 16 and 17 following their entry into the UK in Kent.
The service will help these young people to be safe, enable them to shop for and prepare regular hot meals in accordance with their cultural needs, purchase basic clothing and personal hygiene materials, understand how to live safely and appropriately in shared accommodation with other young people and develop a basic understanding of how they should behave in the local community. This will help them to have basic independent living skills prior to moving on to less supported accommodation.
Further background and technical information can be found within the tender documentation.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85311300

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:

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

Duration in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

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
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
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

Envisaged number of operators: 0

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:

SS14 62
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

11.5.2015 – 12:00

IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

10.4.2015

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: 90 (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
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

10.4.2015

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