Tender for Young Carers Service in Hampshire
The service will ensure young carers are identified, registered and receive a whole family assessment and support under the statutory duty of the Council.
United Kingdom-Hertford: Welfare services for children and young people
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Contact person: Helen Bruce Hoy
Telephone: +44 1992588668
NUTS code: UKH23
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Provision of Young Carers Service
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
Hertfordshire County Council is currently out to procurement for the provision of Young Carers Service.
II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
The service will ensure young carers are identified, registered and receive a whole family assessment and support under the statutory duty of the Council. In doing so, the service will contribute to improving health, education and social outcomes for children and young people who are identified as being a young carer, and reduce inappropriate caring roles undertaken by young carers. The service will comprise four components:
— Identification of young carers,
— including support for schools and raising awareness / marketing,
— voice of young carers,
— whole family assessment and support for young carers,
— preparation for adulthood and transition The service will be required to operate across Hertfordshire on an outreach basis, ensuring equal access for all young carers residing in the county.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Description of renewals: This Contract will be reviewed at the end of the Contract period.
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
At the Council’s discretion there is the option to extend the Contract by up to a maximum period of 24 months. This would be extended on a 12 monthly basis.
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
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
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
This is a one stage procurement process. Therefore, if you wish to be considered as a tenderer you must complete and submit a tender by the specified closing date and time. Tender submissions cannot be uploaded after this return deadline. Lots were considered not appropriate for this procurement. If you are experiencing problems In-Tend offer a help section which includes a dedicated UK support desk which can be contacted via email: email@example.com or Telephone: +44 1144070065 for any website/technical questions, Monday to Friday, 8:30 – 17:30. The Council reserves the right at any time to cease the procurement process and not award a Contract or to award only part of the opportunity described in this notice. If the Council takes up this right, then they will not be responsible for or pay the expenses or losses, which may be incurred by any organisation or tenderer as a result. The Council undertakes to hold confidential any information provided in the proposal submitted, subject to the Council’s obligations under the law including the Freedom of Information Act 2000. If the organisation considers that any of the information submitted in the proposal should not be disclosed because of its sensitivity then this should be stated with the reason for considering it sensitive. The Council will then endeavour to consult with the applicant about such sensitive information when considering any request received under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 before replying to such a request. The Council reserves the right to carry out additional financial checks on all organisations bidding for this opportunity at any time during the procurement process. This is to ensure that they continue to meet the Council’s requirements and remain financially viable to fulfil the requirements under the Contract The services advertised in this notice fall under the services listed in Annex XIV to Directive 2014/24/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council and the contracting authority is not obliged to follow The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 in full. The procurement process that will apply to the services is specified in the procurement documents accordingly.
The Contracting Authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day (when using electronic means) standstill period at the point information on the award of the Contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the decision to award a Contract before a contract is executed / signed (as appropriate). The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (‘Regulations’) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly and within the time limits as defined in the above regulations. Where a Contract has not been entered into the court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the contracting authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the Contract has been entered into the court has the options to award damages and / or to shorten or order the Contract ineffective.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: