Tender for Autism Specific Independent Living Support Service

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

2015/S 210-381359

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Newport City Council
Civic Centre
Contact point(s): Strategic Procurement
For the attention of: Joanne James
NP20 4UR Newport
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1633656656
E-mail: joanneclaire.james@newport.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

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)

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
Social protection

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:

Provision of an Autism Specific Independent Living Support Service.

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: The Long Barn, Caerphilly.

NUTS code UK

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)

Newport City Council invites bids for a autism specific supported living service at the Long Barn, Caerphilly.
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)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

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:

As detailed in the tender document.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 2 842 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
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

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 2

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 1.4.2016. Completion 31.5.2021

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

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please see tender documents.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please see tender documents.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Please see tender documents.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

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: yes

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:

NCC-2015-056
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

1.12.2015 – 16:00
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

Duration in months: 4 (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: yes
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.2)Information about European Union funds

VI.3)Additional information

(WA Ref:36130).
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:

26.10.2015

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