Tender for Return Home Interview and Support Service – Bristol
Bristol City Council wishes to appoint provider(s) for the provision of Return Home Interviews for missing children and associated support services.
United Kingdom-Bristol: Guidance and counselling services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
City Hall, College Green
Contact person: Mr Alistair Little
Telephone: +44 11792323232
NUTS code: UKK11
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Return Home Interview and Support Service
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
The Council wishes to appoint provider(s) for the provision of Return Home Interviews for missing children and associated support services.
The contract will be for a period of 3 years, plus 2 optional extensions of 12 months each, for a maximum contract term not to exceed 5 years. The contract has a fixed budget of 75 700 GBP per annum — bidders will be required to demonstrate how they can deliver value for money within this budget.
A bidders’ briefing will be held at City Hall in Bristol between 14:00 — 16:00 on the 26.4.2019. Please contact Alistair Little via the portal if you wish to attend.
II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
The service will offer and undertake statutory return home interviews to children who have been reported missing from home or care to the Police. Some of the children and their families will also require specialist on-going support to address the identified reasons for going missing, to enable them to make safe choices about not running away from home, and coping with difficulties. The service will be closely linked in with Police, First Response, Families in Focus, Targeted Youth Services, and other targeted and specialist services to ensure that missing person reports are triaged and responded to in a timely way, that children who have received a return interview go on to receive further on-going support, and to aid effective information sharing about contextual safeguarding.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
There will be 2 optional extensions, each of 12 months, for a total contract term not to exceed 5 years.
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
Greyfriars, Lewins Mead
Telephone: +44 1179106700
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: