Tender for Children’s Social Care Managed Service

Tender for Children’s Social Care Managed Service

Swindon Borough Council require a suitably qualified managed service provider for any type of children’s social care cases for set periods of up to 12 weeks.

United Kingdom-Swindon: Social work services

2018/S 243-555782

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Swindon Borough Council
Civic Offices, Euclid Street
Swindon
SN1 2JH
United Kingdom
Contact person: Ms Marie McIntosh
Telephone: +44 7974174565
E-mail: MMcIntosh@swindon.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKK14
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.swindon.gov.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.swindon.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: http://www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: http://www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk

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’s Social Care Managed Service — Reissued Tender

Reference number: DN383220

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85310000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Swindon Borough Council require a suitably qualified managed service provider for any type of children’s social care cases for set periods of up to 12 weeks. Each round may focus on a different aspect of children’s social care, dependant on where capacity is required, this includes fostering services, care leaver activity, statutory assessments, children in need, child protection and children looked after work. The provider must be able provide any type of social care services at short notice. Essentially these are additional trained resources who can support permanent staff. It is anticipate contracting for one guaranteed piece of work but where an additional requirement may be identified at short notice, a key criteria will be to mobilise and provide this service within a 3 week period. The contract is for 3 years commencing March 2019, the approved, estimated budget range is up to 630 000 GBP, maximum potential contract value 1 000 000 GBP with no commitment to spend.

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)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK14

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Swindon Borough Council require a suitably qualified managed service provider for any type of Children’s social care cases for set periods of up to 12 weeks. Each round may focus on a different aspect of children’s social care, dependant on where capacity is required, this includes fostering services, care leaver activity, statutory assessments, children in need, child protection and children looked after work. The provider must be able provide any type of social care services at short notice. Essentially these are additional trained resources who can support permanent staff. It is anticipate contracting for one guaranteed piece of work but where an additional requirement may be identified at short notice, a key criteria will be to mobilise and provide this service within a 3 week period. The contract is for 3 years commencing March 2019, the approved, estimated budget range is up to 630 000 GBP, maximum potential contract value 1 000 000 GBP with no commitment to spend.

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: 36
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

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:

In the procurement documents.

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: 18/01/2019
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: 18/01/2019
Local time: 12:05

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

Swindon Borough Council
Swindon
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:

14/12/2018

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