Tender for Young Carers Support Service Warwickshire

Tender for Young Carers Support Service Warwickshire

Warwickshire CC are seeking to commission a single provider who will provide high quality information, advice and guidance and enhanced needs-assessed support, to children and young people providing unpaid care.

United Kingdom-Warwick: Guidance and counselling services

2019/S 091-220493

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Warwickshire County Council
Strategic Procurement Unit, PO Box 3, Shire Hall, Market Place
Warwick
CV34 4RH
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1926412430
E-mail: procurement@warwickshire.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKG13

Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.warwickshire.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.warwickshire.gov.uk/procurement

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.csw-jets.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.csw-jets.co.uk
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:

Young Carers Support Service

Reference number: 7539

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85312300

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Warwickshire CC are seeking to commission a single provider who will provide high quality information, advice and guidance and enhanced needs-assessed support, to children and young people providing unpaid care. Through engagement with the service, young carers will be empowered to achieve their own potential and have an increased resilience to the negative outcomes associated with inappropriate caring responsibilities.

The service will be accessible and meaningful to all young carers across Warwickshire using a variety of approaches including:

Telephone, electronic and web based/social media facilities

Face-to-face support for young carers

A website providing signposting and information will be available to any person or organisation who may need advice regarding support for young carers.

The service will be available during office hours Monday — Friday throughout the year (excluding bank holidays). Digital information will be available at all times.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 750 000.00 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)

85300000
85312310
85312320
98000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG13
Main site or place of performance:

Within the County Council boundaries of Warwickshire.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Warwickshire CC are seeking to commission a single provider who will provide high quality information, advice and guidance and enhanced needs-assessed support, to children and young people providing unpaid care.

An open tender process will be used.

Applicants should be aware that volumes and block contract amounts may increase if additional funding becomes available or may decrease if funding reduces, during the term of the contract.

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 750 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

Start: 01/10/2019
End: 30/09/2024

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

The initial contract term will be 3 years however the Council reserves the right to extend the contract by further periods not exceeding 24 months [24 being the maximum available extension period] at the discretion of the Council based on the contract performance of the successful applicant.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation

List and brief description of rules and criteria:

All as detailed in the tender documentation.

The Council will undertake its financial assessment of the tendering organisation (and if considered necessary by the Council, any partners within a consortium bid) based on its own evaluation of the Tenderers most recent 2 years accounts (or if 2 years accounts are not available, equivalent evidence which confirms financial viability). The assessment of accounts will be supported by an independent credit reference report from credit safe where this is available. The Council may also impose a bond or performance guarantee on the successful tenderer.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Evidence as stated in the tender documentation. The assessment of accounts will be supported by an independent credit reference report from credit safe where this is available. The Council may also impose a bond or performance guarantee on the successful tenderer.

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:

All as detailed in the tender documentation.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Form of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about framework agreement

IV.1.10)Identification of the national rules applicable to the procedure:

Information about national procedures is available at: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2015/102/contents/made

IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:

All as detailed in the tender documentation.

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 / Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest

Date: 07/06/2019
Local time: 12:00

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

Warwickshire County Council will be using its e-tendering system (CSW-JETS) for the administration of this procurement process. Providers must register with the system to be able to express an interest and download documents. The web address for CSW-JETS is: www.csw-jets.co.uk Registration and use of CSW-JETS is free. All correspondence or clarifications relating to this procurement must be via the CSWJETS correspondence function. If you are having trouble registering with CSW-JETS please email us at: procurement@warwickshire.gov.uk

Providers must register on CSW-JETS and express an interest in this project and be able to correspond with us about this procurement.

Electronic ordering and/or invoicing and/or payment may be used.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

High Court for England and Wales
London
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:

08/05/2019