Tender for Drug and Alcohol Treatment Service in Reading

Tender for Drug and Alcohol Treatment Service in Reading

Reading Council is inviting tenders to provide a drug an alcohol, behaviour change, treatment and recovery service to adults aged 18 plus.

United Kingdom-Reading: Health and social work services

2018/S 233-532615

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Reading Borough Council
Civic Offices, Bridge Street
Reading
RG1 2LU
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1189372945
E-mail: corporate.procurement@reading.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKJ11
Internet address(es):Main address: www.reading.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/readingbc/aspx/Tenders/Current

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://in-tendhost.co.uk/readingbc/aspx/Tenders/Current
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to 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:

Drug and Alcohol, Behaviour Change, Treatment and Recovery System

Reference number: RBC 00000446

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Reading Council is inviting tenders to provide a drug an alcohol, behaviour change, treatment and recovery service to adults aged 18 plus.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 12 000 000.00 GBP

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: UKJ11
Main site or place of performance:

Within the Borough of Reading

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Reading Council is inviting tenders to provide a drug an alcohol, behaviour change, treatment and recovery service to adults aged 18 plus. Local authorities are responsible for improving the health of their local population and reducing health inequalities. Drug and Alcohol Services are not a statutory or mandated service – however the Public health Grant conditions state local authorities must have regard to the need to improve the take up of, and outcomes from, its drug and alcohol misuse treatment services.

Service Provision: Reading Borough Council requires an integrated behaviour change, treatment and recovery focused service to meet the public health grant conditions, national guidance, local strategic priorities and best practice. The service will be for drug and alcohol users including all classifications of drugs, those with poly-substance misuse and those using new psychoactive substances (“legal highs”) as well as those dependent on prescription and over the counter medicines. The integrated service will be provided to substance misusers with a range of complexities such as poly-drug use, mental health problems, pregnancy, involvement with criminal activity and those leaving prison. The service will include a range of interventions including needle exchange, harm reduction, targeted prevention, early interventions, shared care, needle exchange supplies and waste services, psycho social interventions and treatment.

Contract term: The intended contract term will be an initial period of 3 years commencing 1.10.2019 and then two (2) possible two (2) year extensions subject to availability of funding and satisfactory contract performance and the absolute discretion of the Council.

Contract Value: The estimated annual contract values are:

Year 1) 1.10.2019 to 31.3.2020 (6 month period) 928 675,50 GBP

Year 2) 1.4.2020 to 31.3.2021 (12 month period) 1 990 949 GBP

Year 3) 1.4.2021 to 31.3.2022 (12 month period) 1 990 949 GBP

Year 4) 1.4.2022 to 30.9.2023 (6 month period) 995 474,50 GBP

Total 3 year term contract value is estimated at 5 906 048 GBP.

For illustrative purposes the estimated total lifetime value of the contract is specified below, however this will be dependent on future funding allocations. Seven (7) year contract estimated at 13 869 844 GBP

TUPE: Tenderers are advised that RBC believes that the transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 and/or European Communities Acquired Rights Directive 77/187, may apply.

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: yes
Description of renewals:

The intended contract term will be an initial period of 3 years commencing 1.10.2019 and then two (2) possible two (2) year extensions subject to availability of funding and satisfactory contract performance and the absolute discretion of the Council.

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:

As set out in the published procurement documents

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: 10/01/2019
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: 10/01/2019
Local time: 14:00
Place:

(a) the Chief Executive or his/her representative; and

(b) the service head or project officer responsible for the invitation of the tenders or his/her representative.

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:

Reading Council is inviting tenders to provide a drug an alcohol, behaviour change, treatment and recovery service to adults aged 18 plus. Local authorities are responsible for improving the health of their local population and reducing health inequalities. Drug and alcohol services are not a statutory or mandated service – however the public health grant conditions state local authorities must have regard to the need to improve the take up of, and outcomes from, its drug and alcohol misuse treatment services.

Service Provision: Reading Borough Council requires an integrated behaviour change, treatment and recovery focused service to meet the public health grant conditions, national guidance, local strategic priorities and best practice. The service will be for drug and alcohol users including all classifications of drugs, those with poly-substance misuse and those using new psychoactive substances (“legal highs”) as well as those dependent on prescription and over the counter medicines. The integrated service will be provided to substance misusers with a range of complexities such as poly-drug use, mental health problems, pregnancy, involvement with criminal activity and those leaving prison. The service will include a range of interventions including needle exchange, harm reduction, targeted prevention, early interventions, shared care, needle exchange supplies and waste services, psycho social interventions and treatment. Contract term: The intended contract term will be an initial period of 3 years commencing 1.10.2019 and then two (2) possible two (2) year extensions subject to availability of funding and satisfactory contract performance and the absolute discretion of the Council.

Contract Value: The estimated annual contract values are:

Year 1) 1.10.2019 to 31.3.2020 (6 month period) 928 675,50 GBP

Year 2) 1.4.2020 to 31.3.2021 (12 month period) 1 990 949 GBP

Year 3) 1.4.2021 to 31.3.2022 (12 month period) 1 990 949 GBP

Year 4) 1.4.2022 to 30.9.2023 (6 month period) 995 474,50 GBP

Total 3 year term contract value is estimated at 5 906 048 GBP.

For illustrative purposes the estimated total lifetime value of the contract is specified below, however this will be dependent on future funding allocations. Seven (7) year contract estimated at 13 869 844 GBP

TUPE: Tenderers are advised that RBC believes that the transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 and/or European Communities Acquired Rights directive 77/187, may apply. Organisations interested in expressing an interest in this procurement should download the procurement documents which are available on the Council`s e-tendering system at: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/readingbc/aspx/Home and complete as instructed.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Reading Borough Council
Reading
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

29/11/2018

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