Support Services for Victims of Sexual Assault and Abuse Cumbria

Support Services for Victims of Sexual Assault and Abuse Cumbria

The Police and Crime Commissioner wishes to commission services to support victims of sexual assault and sexual abuse, including sexual exploitation, to help them to cope with the aftermath of their assault(s) and reduce the long-term impact.

United Kingdom-Penrith: Health and social work services

2015/S 085-152757

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Cumbria Constabulary — Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner
N/A
Police Headquarters, Carleton Hall, Cumbria
For the attention of: Leslie Hopcroft
CA10 2AU Penrith
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 3001240113
E-mail: leslie.hopcroft@cumbria.police.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.cumbria.police.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://uk.eu-supply.com/ctm/Supplier/CompanyInformation/Index/34578

Electronic access to information: https://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=12198&B=BLUELIGHT

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=12198&B=BLUELIGHT

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

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Public order and safety

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 Services for Victims of Sexual Assault and Abuse.

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
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Penrith, Cumbria.

NUTS code UKD

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 Police and Crime Commissioner wishes to commission services to support victims of sexual assault and sexual abuse, including sexual exploitation, to help them to cope with the aftermath of their assault(s) and reduce the long-term impact. Services will be for children, young people and adults, both for those who have reported to the police and those who have not. These services will be available countywide, year round and will be delivered locally and as close to the home of the Service User as possible. The Contractor will ensure that the Service User receives the most appropriate care to meet their assessed needs and that the services are provided in a sensitive, confidential and pro-active manner.
Development of relationships with other relevant support, health, social care and criminal justice agencies will be a core part of the Contract and the Contractor will be responsible for working with those agencies to develop referral pathways and procedures. These services form part of the wider development of an Integrated Sexual Assault Referral Service for Cumbria, involving the Police and Crime Commissioner, Cumbria Constabulary, NHS England, NHS Cumbria Clinical Commissioning Group and Local Authorities, working with health, social care and Third Sector agencies. This includes developing a Sexual Assault Referral Centre for the county.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 85312300, 85312310, 85312320

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 Police and Crime Commissioner wishes to commission services to support victims of sexual assault and sexual abuse, including sexual exploitation, to help them to cope with the aftermath of their assault(s) and reduce the long-term impact. Services will be for children, young people and adults, both for those who have reported to the police and those who have not. These services will be available countywide, year round and will be delivered locally and as close to the home of the Service User as possible. The Contractor will ensure that the Service User receives the most appropriate care to meet their assessed needs and that the services are provided in a sensitive, confidential and pro-active manner. Development of relationships with other relevant support, health, social care and criminal justice agencies will be a core part of the Contract and the Contractor will be responsible for working with those agencies to develop referral pathways and procedures. These services form part of the wider development of an Integrated Sexual Assault Referral Service for Cumbria, involving the Police and Crime Commissioner, Cumbria Constabulary, NHS England, NHS Cumbria Clinical Commissioning Group and Local Authorities, working with health, social care and Third Sector agencies. This includes developing a Sexual Assault Referral Centre for the county.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 030 000 and 1 170 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 2
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in days: 527 (from the award of the contract)
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Information about lots

Lot No: 1Lot title: Lot 1 Independent Sexual Violence Advisor

1)Short description

Lot 1: This Service will provide practical and non-therapeutic emotional support to victims through appropriately qualified and supported advisors. To advise, support and advocate for the Service User, as appropriate to their needs. Where appropriate, the Service will provide information and support for Service Users whose case is going through the criminal justice system and help to those who are exploring whether to report their experience to the police.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 85312300, 85312310, 85312320

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 620 000 and 705 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2Lot title: Lot 2 Sexual Assault Counselling Services

1)Short description

Lot 2: The Counselling Service will provide initial risk and needs assessment and where appropriate, therapeutic support to victims of sexual assault and abuse through appropriately qualified, experienced and supported counsellors. This will be delivered face-to-face and involve on-going risk and needs assessment, as well as onward referral to other support services as appropriate.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 85312300, 85312310, 85312320

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:

The contracting Authority reserves the right to require deposits,guarantees,bonds or other forms of appropriate security.

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

Please refer to the 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:

The police and Crime Commisioner for Cumbria reserves the right to require groupings or Entities to take a particular form,or to require one party to undertake legal liability or to require each party undertakes joint and several liability.

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: Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
Evaluation of the completed Economic Operator Questionnaire in accordance with the scoring methodology described in the Invitation to Tender.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
Evaluation of the completed Economic Operator Questionnaire in accordance with the scoring methodology described in the Invitation to Tender.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
Evaluation of the completed Economic Operator Questionnaire in accordance with the scoring methodology described in the Invitation to Tender.
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:

20495 28042015

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

8.6.2015 – 14:00
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

in days: 090 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 9.6.2015 – 9:00
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Director of Legal Services, Cumbria Constabulary, Police HQ, Carleton Hall, Penrith, CA11 7QY.

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

Director of Legal Services
Cumbria Constabulary, Police HQ, Carleton Hall, Cumbria
CA10 2AU Penrith
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: andrew.dobson@cumbria.pnn.police.uk

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:

28.4.2015

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