Tender for Care Leavers Accommodation Services – Bridgend

Tender for Care Leavers Accommodation Services – Bridgend

Bridgend Council are commissioning a service to respond to care leavers whose placement is at risk of breaking down.

United Kingdom-Bridgend: Health services

2019/S 105-256215

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Bridgend County Borough Council
Bridgend County Borough Council, Procurement Unit, Civic Offices, Angel Street
Bridgend
CF31 4WB
United Kingdom
E-mail: helen.watkins@bridgend.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKL17
Internet address(es):Main address: www.bridgend.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.sell2wales.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0417

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

Health

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Provision of Care Leavers Accommodation Services and Step Down Services

Reference number: B634/19

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85100000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

A key outcome for all young people leaving care is that they are provided with the support they need to make a successful transition to adulthood and move towards more independent living.

Bridgend Council are commissioning a range of supported accommodation and semi-independent options (step down accommodation) to offer young people the opportunity to live more independently whilst still having staff and young people around. The aim of the service is to develop young people’s independent living skills and work towards their goals in education, training, employment and other areas of their life. Allowing young people the chance to have more than one opportunity to succeed.

Bridgend Council are looking to appoint 2 providers to deliver supported and step down accommodation. This service does not relate to requiring registration under the Regulation and Inspection of Social Care (Wales) Act 2016.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 850 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 2: Rapid Supported Accommodation Service and Step Down Service

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000
85311000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL17

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Bridgend Council are commissioning a service to respond to care leavers whose placement is at risk of breaking down. Bridgend Council requires a 24 hour supported accommodation and step down accommodation with a highly skilled provider who has the knowledge, experience and ability to respond to young people’s support needs. The service may include young people who have recently entered care or supported through a care and support plan and there are still ongoing assessments taking place and limited information available.

The provider must be able to deliver a reactive and intensive support service to young people who may have complex needs. The service will help support young people to develop the independent living skills and work towards their goals in education, training, employment and other areas of life.

Please note this service does not relate to requiring registration under the Regulation and Inspection of Social Care (Wales) Act 2016.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option to extend for a further 24 months.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 1: The Provision of Care Leavers Transitional Supported Accommodation Scheme and Step Down Service

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85100000
85300000
85310000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL17

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Moving directly from placement to living independently will often be too big a step for young people, so Bridgend Council are commissioning a service to help strengthen care leavers pathway to independence in a planned and informed way, providing the necessary support they need to make a successful transition to adulthood and move towards independent living.

Bridgend Council requires a 24-hour supported accommodation and step down accommodation with a highly skilled provider who has the knowledge, experience and ability to respond to young people’s support needs. The service will help support young people to develop the independent living skills and work towards their goals in education, training, employment and other areas of life.

Please note this service does not relate to requiring registration under the Regulation and Inspection of Social Care (Wales) Act 2016.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

With an option to extend for a further 24 months.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

List and brief description of conditions:

Within tender specification.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 03/07/2019
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English, Welsh
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 03/07/2019
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

12 months prior to contract end date.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

Note: the authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=92640

(WA Ref:92640)

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Bridgend County Borough Council
Bridgend County Borough Council, Procurement Unit, Civic Offices, Angel Street
Bridgend
CF31 4WB
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1656642587
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

30/05/2019

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