Tender for Children and Young People’s Advocacy Service – London

Tender for Children and Young People’s Advocacy Service – London

The London Borough of Lewisham is seeking to commission an advocacy service to provide time-limited support, information and representation.

United Kingdom-Catford: Welfare services for children and young people

2019/S 155-382911

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

London Borough of Lewisham
3rd Floor Laurence House, 1 Catford Road
Catford
SE6 4RU
United Kingdom
Contact person: Ms Emily Newell
Telephone: +44 2083149254
E-mail: emily.newell@lewisham.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKI44
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.lewisham.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.lewisham.gov.uk

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://procontract.due-north.com/Procurer/Advert/View?advertId=6649eb1c-aaba-e911-80f8-005056b64545&fromAdvertEvent=True
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Children and Young People’s Advocacy Service

Reference number: DN428630

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85311300

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The London Borough of Lewisham is seeking to commission an advocacy service to provide time-limited support, information and representation from independent advocates. This will support children and young people when decisions are made about their lives, or when they wish to raise a concern about a service they have received from the Council.

The advocacy service will meet all of the statutory requirements placed on the Council in relation to the provision of independent advocacy for looked after children and children leaving care. The service will work mainly with looked after children, but also children that are eligible for a leaving care service and those who are subject to child protection plans.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85311300

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI44

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The London Borough of Lewisham is seeking to commission an advocacy service to provide time-limited support, information and representation from independent advocates. This will support children and young people when decisions are made about their lives, or when they wish to raise a concern about a service they have received from the Council.

The advocacy service will meet all of the statutory requirements placed on the Council in relation to the provision of independent advocacy for looked after children and children leaving care. The service will work mainly with looked after children, but also children that are eligible for a leaving care service and those who are subject to child protection plans.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Cost criterion – Name: Cost / Weighting: 40 %
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: no

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
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
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: 12/09/2019
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
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 12/09/2019
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

London Borough of Lewisham
London
United Kingdom
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:

09/08/2019

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