Support at Home Contracts Hertfordshire

Support at Home Contracts Hertfordshire

Lot 1 – Broxbourne 1; Lot 2 – Broxbourne 2; Lot 3 – Welhat 1;
Lot 4 – Welhat 2.

United Kingdom-Hertford: Health and social work services

2017/S 090-178906

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Hertfordshire County Council
Pegs Lane
Contact point(s): Strategic Procurement Group
For the attention of: Zoe Upson
SG13 8DE Hertford
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 01707292463
E-mail: zoe.upson@hertfordshire.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: www.supplyhertfordshire.uk

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

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:

HCC — 0517 — Provision of Support at Home — Lead Provider Broxbourne and Welwyn/Hatfield.

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 UKH23

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)

Hertfordshire County Council is looking to procure Lead Providers for 4 distinct areas across the county (referred to as Lots as follows);
Lot 1 — Broxbourne 1;
Lot 2 — Broxbourne 2;
Lot 3 — Welhat 1;
Lot 4 — Welhat 2.
Lead Providers are responsible for ensuring the delivery of Support at Home services for people over the age of 18 with Health and Social Care needs. This will predominantly be older people and those with a physical disability, but could include people with a Learning Disability and Mental Health Problems. Lead Providers will ensure that support plans for Service Users are person centred and developed with achievable outcomes, which can be delivered effectively. Lead Providers will ensure that Services delivered are innovative and creative both in terms of direct delivery and the use of community resources.
Lead Providers must consult with the community of Service Users, potential Service Users and other key stakeholders to develop a thorough understanding of the needs within the community, with Services being developed to reflect these needs.
Lead Providers should follow any statutory guidance for the provision of domiciliary care issued by the Department of Health.
Please Note The TUPE Staffing Information for this procurement has been provided along with other documentation for this procurement. TUPE related information must be treated as protected data in accordance with the requirements of the Data Protection Act 1998 and must be kept confidential. By clicking on the View Details button and accessing the documentation for this procurement, Tenderers agree:
a) To undertake to treat the information as confidential and commercially sensitive at all times and take all reasonable steps to prevent any inadvertent disclosure to any third party.
b) That under no circumstances will any of the information be disclosed by your organisation or your personnel to any third party without the Council’s prior consent in writing.
c) That the information supplied will be stored securely and destroyed or returned to the Council, after your Organisation’s bid has been submitted or you decide not to proceed with a tender submission.
d) That you will indemnify the Council for any losses, arising from your breach or breach by any of your personnel of these confidentiality requirements specified above and data protection requirements in relation to TUPE Staffing Information.
e) The requirements above apply whether the supplier uploads a tender response to this procurement or not.
This procurement is an Open (one stage process). Suppliers wishing to take part in this project are invited to ‘express interest’ which will give access to the full procurement documents in the e-tendering system.
To be considered as a Bidder you must complete and submit a Bid by the deadline of 12:0 Noon on 6.6.2017
Any questions relating to this procurement must be made via correspondence on the website, in accordance with the procurement documents and can be addressed to the main contact as shown in the details above.
Please allow sufficient time to make your return as late returns will not be permitted by the system.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 85100000, 85300000

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:

The estimated total aggregated value of the Contract (inclusive of all Lots) is approximately 14 000 000 GBP and is for the Contract period.
Please note that the Contract requirements will be subject to available financial resources, provider performance and flexibility to meet changing demands.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 14 000 000 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

Duration in months: 32 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Broxbourne 1

1)Short description

The Local Offer of Care and Support in Broxbourne 1 as per the specification.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2 Lot title: Broxbourne 2

1)Short description

The Local Offer of Care and Support in Broxbourne 2 as per the specification.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 3 Lot title: Wel/Hat 1

1)Short description

The Local Offer of Care and Support in Wel/Hat 1 as per the specification.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 4 Lot title: Wel/Hat 2

1)Short description

The Local Offer of Care and Support in Wel/Hat 2 as per the specification.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
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:

Please refer to the tender documentation.

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

Please refer to 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:

Please refer to the tender documentation.

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: Please refer to the tender documentation.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please refer to the tender documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Please refer to the tender documentation.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Please refer to the tender documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Please refer to 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:

HCC1709655 – 658 (4 X Lots each with own HCC ref)

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

no

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

6.6.2017
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: 12 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

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

Please Note: Hertfordshire County Council has worked closely with its Districts and Partners to create a joint procurement portal called Supply Hertfordshire. This portal provides an eTendering system which is run by In-Tend.

To access this procurement opportunity please visit www.supplyhertfordshire.uk and follow the on-screen guidance.

Open Procedure
This is a one stage procurement process. Therefore, if you wish to be considered as a tenderer you must complete and submit a tender by the Closing date and time. Tenders cannot be uploaded after the closing date/time.
Any clarifications regarding this opportunity must be raised through Correspondence area in the eTendering system.

If you are experiencing problems In-Tend offer a help section which includes a dedicated UK Support Desk which can be contacted via email support@in-tend.com or telephone +44 (0)114 407 0065 for any website / technical questions. Monday to Friday 8:30 am — 17:30 pm.

The Council reserves the right at any time to cease the procurement process and not award a contract or to award only part of the opportunity described in this notice. If the Council takes up this right then they will not be responsible for, or pay the expenses or losses, which may be incurred by any tenderer as a result.
The Council undertakes to hold confidential any information provided in the proposal submitted, subject to the Council’s obligations under the law, including the Freedom of Information Act 2000. If the applicant considers that any of the information submitted in the proposal should not be disclosed because of its sensitivity then this should be stated with the reason for considering it sensitive. The Council will then endeavour to consult with the applicant about such sensitive information when considering any request received under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 before replying to such a request.
The Council reserves the right to carry out additional financial checks on all companies tendering for this Contract at any time during the procurement process, to ensure that they continue to meet the Council’s requirements and remain financially viable to perform the Contract.
The services advertised in this notice fall under the services listed in Annex XIV to Directive 2014/24/EU and the contracting authority is not obliged to follow The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 in full. The procurement process that will apply to the services will be specified in the procurement documents to be issued.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

See VI.4.2

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:

9.5.2017

 

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