Tender for Specialist Advocacy Services London

Tender for Specialist Advocacy Services London

The Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames invites organisations with relevant experience of providing specialist advocacy services (including Out of Borough Spot Purchasing) to submit bids for the above contract on behalf of Adult Social Care and Kingston Clinical Commissioning Group.

United Kingdom-Kingston upon Thames: Health and social work services

2018/S 210-480349

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

The Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames
Guildhall, High Street
Kingston upon Thames
KT1 1EU
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Kam Shinhmar
Telephone: +44 2085475000
E-mail: kam.shinhmar@kingston.gov.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.kingston.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.kingston.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/Advert/Index?advertId=1f177465-87db-e811-80ef-005056b64545
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert/Index?advertId=1f177465-87db-e811-80ef-005056b64545

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:

Specialist Advocacy Services including Out of Borough Spot Purchasing

Reference number: DN369008

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames (The Council) invites organisations with relevant experience of providing specialist advocacy services (including Out of Borough Spot Purchasing) to submit bids for the above contract on behalf of Adult Social Care and Kingston Clinical Commissioning Group.

The requirement is for 5 types of advocacy:

— Care Act 2014 Advocacy,

— Independent Mental Capacity Act Advocacy (under the Mental Capacity Act),

— LD and MH Advocacy,

— Appropriate Adult Advocacy,

— Out of Borough Advocacy Support.

All types of advocacy are being tendered for as a single contract.

The anticipated contract commencement will be 1.4.2019 and will be for a period of three (3) years, with an optional extension of up to two (2) years (1 year + 1 year), to be exercised at the Council’s discretion.

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: UKI63

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames (The Council) invites organisations with relevant experience of providing specialist advocacy services (including Out of Borough Spot Purchasing) to submit bids for the above contract on behalf of Adult Social Care and Kingston Clinical Commissioning Group.

The requirement is for 5 types of advocacy:

— Care Act 2014 Advocacy,

— Independent Mental Capacity Act Advocacy (under the Mental Capacity Act),

— LD and MH Advocacy,

— Appropriate Adult Advocacy,

— Out of Borough Advocacy Support.

All 5 types of advocacy are being tendered for as a single contract.

The anticipated contract commencement will be 1.4.2019 and will be for a period of three (3) years, with an optional extension of up to two (2) years (1 year + 1 year), to be exercised at the Council’s discretion.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 70
Price – Weighting: 30
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:

Initial contract for 3 years with the possibility of 2 x 1 year extensions.

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: 30/11/2018
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: 30/11/2018
Local time: 12:00
Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

All tenders will be opened at one time by the Head of Corporate Governance and the appropriate Director, Executive Head or Service Manager.

The terms ‘Head of Corporate Governance’, ‘Director’, ‘Executive Head’, and ‘Service Manager’ include any officer duly authorized by the same.

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

The Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames
Kingston upon Thames
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:

30/10/2018

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