Tender for Carers Support Service Lincolnshire
Prevention provision, including Information and advice, carer learning and peer support, for adult carers over the age of 18 and young carers.
United Kingdom-Lincoln: Health services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Lincolnshire County Council
County Offices, Newland
For the attention of: Karley Beck
LN1 1YT Lincoln
Telephone: +44 1522553649
General address of the contracting authority: http://microsites.lincolnshire.gov.uk/procurement
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
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
NUTS code UKF3
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
— Prevention provision, including Information and advice, carer learning and peer support, for adult carers over the age of 18 and young carers who are transitioning from young carers support services as they approach the age of 18 (or when this is deemed to be of significant benefit to the young carer, which may be earlier).
— Face to face assessment, support planning and review provision for adult carers over the age of 18.
— Strategic engagement, planning and influencing provision, representing the views and analysing the needs and outcomes of adult carers over the age of 18 and young carers under the age of 18, and proactively influencing and supporting a wide range of agencies to recognise and meet the needs of adult and young carers. This work shall promote a preventative approach, empowering other agencies to proactively identify and support carers early in their caring journey, through their strategies, commissioning decisions and operational practices. The scale and targeting of this work shall reflect gaps and address issues identified through engagement with carers, analysis of needs and outcome trends from assessments and support plans. Provide information, analysis and recommendations to assist the Council with strategic planning, service review and the development of associated delivery plans.
Interested organisations will be able to access the Invitation To Tender (ITT) documentation by following the instructions contained in this contract notice. This documentation will set out the details of the procurement process to be undertaken, the timescales to be followed, the specification and contract conditions for the services, and the way in which the new contract will be structured.
The contract which results from this procurement will be awarded at the end of February 2016 with a 3 month transition period to coincide with the end of the existing arrangements at the end of May 2016. The new provider will be expected to be able to deliver services and meet demand with effect from 1.6.2016. The contract will run for an initial duration of 36 months, with an option to extend for a further period or periods of up a maximum of 24 months. The contract value for this opportunity is approximately 1 000 000 GBP per annum.
The procurement will be carried out in line with Section 7 of the Public Contract Regulations 2015 and this contract notice serves as the required call for competition in line with regulation 75.
A bidders event will be held in Lincoln on 19.11.2015. Interested organisations wishing to attend should confirm by email firstname.lastname@example.org
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
85100000, 85140000, 85323000
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.3)Information about renewals
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
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.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
Prior information notice
Notice number in the OJEU: 2015/S 164-300278 of 26.8.2015
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
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
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: Earliest likely publication date May 2018, latest date May 2020.
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:
To respond to this opportunity, please click here:
GO Reference: GO-2015115-PRO-7285498.
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
c/o Lincolnshire County Council, Newland
LN1 1BA Lincoln
Telephone: +44 1522553649
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: