Tender for Autism Specific Independent Living Support Service
The service will provide highly specialised support to tenants with complex needs and individual patterns of behaviour relating to Autism Spectrum Disorder.
United Kingdom-Newport: Health and social work services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Newport City Council
Contact point(s): Strategic Procurement
For the attention of: Joanne James
NP20 4UR Newport
Telephone: +44 1633656656
General address of the contracting authority: www.newport.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.sell2wales.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0273
Electronic access to information: www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk
Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk
Further information 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
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 25: Health and social services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: The Long Barn, Caerphilly.
NUTS code UK
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The service will provide highly specialised support to tenants with complex needs and individual patterns of behaviour relating to Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The objective is to enable the tenants to live independently in their own homes and to engage in the community.
The application of the principles and practices of TEACCH (Treatment and Education of Autistic and Related Communication Handicapped Children) is integral to the effective delivery of this service and suppliers who wish to bid must be able to demonstrate they are able to meet this requirement.
It should be noted that the Council believes that TUPE (Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment)) applies to this procurement.
The contract for this service will commence on 1.4.2016 for a 5 year period with an option to extend for 2, year upon year.
For the avoidance of doubt this procurement falls under the Light Touch Regime and as such is governed by Regualtions 74 — 77.
Note: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales athttp://www.sell2wales.gov.uk/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=36130
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
85000000, 85311000, 85310000
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Estimated value excluding VAT: 2 842 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
Description of these options: An option to extend for 2 years, year upon year. The first extension will be agreed 6 months prior to the expiry of the original contract.
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 54 (from the award of the contract)
II.2.3)Information about renewals
Number of possible renewals: 2
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Please see tender documents.
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: At this time it is a recurrent requirement but this could change in the future. The contract is for a 5 year period with an extension of 2 years, year upon year, and therefore the earliest this requirement can be re-tendered would be October 2020.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: