Tender to Provide Adult Shared Lives Services in Glasgow

Tender to Provide Adult Shared Lives Services in Glasgow

Glasgow City Council invites tender bids for the provision of a new shared lives services (formerly known as adult family placements).

United Kingdom-Glasgow: Social work services

2018/S 011-021588

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Glasgow City Council
Chief Executives Department, City Chambers
Glasgow
G2 1DU
United Kingdom
Contact person: Jennifer Davies
Telephone: +44 1412872000
E-mail: jennifer.davies@glasgow.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1412879399
NUTS code: UKM82Internet address(es):Main address: www.glasgow.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00196

I.2)Joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

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:

Adult shared lives services

Reference number: GCC004345SW

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85310000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Glasgow City Council (the Council) invites tender bids for the provision of a new shared lives services (formerly known as adult family placements) to be developed and provided in Glasgow, which will provide wholly or in part; care and support, day opportunities/employability support and short breaks/respite. The service will predominantly be delivered within shared lives carers home in the community. The Council intends to appoint a single provider to plan, implement and run this new service under the terms of a ‘Sole Supplier Framework’ agreement.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 5 000 000.00 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)

85000000
85300000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM82
Main site or place of performance:

City of Glasgow.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Glasgow City Council (the Council) invites tender bids for the provision of a new shared lives services (formerly known as adult family placements) to be developed and provided in Glasgow, which will provide wholly or in part; care and support, day opportunities/employability support and short breaks/respite. The service will predominantly be delivered within shared lives carers home in the community. The Council intends to appoint a single Provider to plan, implement and run this new service under the terms of a ‘Sole Supplier Framework’ agreement.

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 5 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 60

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

There will be an option to extend the original contract term by a further 24 months. This will be agreed within the final year of the original contract term.

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:

The following criteria should be met -.

— ESPD Standardised Statements – Refer to Bidder Guidance at ESPD Section 3A, 1.15.2 for exclusion grounds,

— Financial Viability – requirement to provide previous 3 financial years audited accounts,

— Complete a Financial Viability Template to be evaluated by Council Finance staff,

— Must have 2 yrs experience within the previous 3 yrs of delivering Shared Lives Services,

— Must have or commit to obtaining relevant Care Inspectorate Registrations,

— Must have achieved Grade 3 or higher in the previous 3 Care Inspections,

— Must meet or commit to obtaining relevant Insurance requirements (see the additional Information),

— Must adequately complete Qualifying Supplementary Questions as per ESPD Part 4C Technical Ability and provide requested documentation,

— Must complete Additional General Questions, ESPD Part 5,

— Must submit completed documentation for Technical and Commercial envelopes and commit to attending the interview as part of the quality component.

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:

It should be clearly understood that during the course of the contract, the provider’s performance will be monitored and evaluated.

Contract and supplier management arrangements for contracts awarded for the delivery of health & social care services by the Council will be determined by Glasgow City Health & Social Care Partnerships Contract Management Framework (CMF). All suppliers who are successful in being awarded such a contract are required to co-operate with the CMF in its entirety. More details on what is expected of health & social care purchased services are available via the Your Support Your Way Glasgow website – https://www.yoursupportglasgow.org/glasgow-homepage/pages/are-you-a-service-provider/information-for-providers-of-social-work-services/content/contract-management-framework/.

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

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years: As a result of the unique nature of the services being procured, it is felt to be in the best interests of the individuals supported and any Carers recruited, for the Contract duration to be for a minimum of five (5) years to minimise the disruption of individuals’ lives and support services and to ensure the stability of the Shared Lives placements created.

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

Information about national procedures is available at: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ssi/2015/446/pdfs/ssi_20150446_en.pdf

IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:

The Contract will be awarded in line with European Procurement legislation and Glasgow City Council’s standing order procedures.

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: 19/02/2018
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 invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

Insurance levels required by Glasgow City Council as a minimum -.

— Bidder shall take out and maintain, throughout the period of the contract, Employer’s Liability insurance to the value of at least ten million pounds sterling (10 000 000.00 GBP) in respect of any one event and unlimited in the period.

Bidder shall take out and maintain, throughout the period of the contract, Public Liability insurance to the value of at least ten million pounds sterling (10 000 000.00 GBP) in respect of any one event and unlimited in the period.

— Bidder shall take out and maintain, throughout the period of the contract, Products Liability insurance to the value of at least ten million pounds sterling (10 000 000.00 GBP) in respect of any one event and in the aggregate,

— Service Users’ Effects Insurance to the value of five thousand pounds sterling (5 000.00 GBP) in respect of any one claim, without limit to the number of claims and will be in relation to loss, damage or theft of service users’ personal effects and property,

— Sexual Abuse and Molestation to the value of at least five million pounds sterling (5 000 000.00 GBP) in respect of any one claim, without limit to the number of claims. Policy should be arranged on a ‘claims occurring’ basis,

— Bidder shall take out and maintain, throughout the period of the contract, Treatment Risk/Medical Malpractice insurance to the value of at least five million pounds sterling (5 000 000.00 GBP) in respect of any one event and in the aggregate,

— Motor Insurance – Applicants shall take out and maintain throughout the period of the contract comprehensive vehicle and passenger insurance. Evidence of business insurance will be required for staff using their own cars,

— Bidder shall take out and maintain throughout the period of their services Professional Indemnity insurance to the value of at least five million pounds sterling (5 000 000.00 GBP) in respect of any one event and in the aggregate.

By tendering for this contract, the tenderer acknowledges:

— that the performance of the successful supplier will be monitored and evaluated by the appropriate Contracts & Commissioning officers,

— that all the information gathered by the council for the purposes of monitoring and evaluation may be presented at the post-tender meeting and may require the supplier’s input,

— The Council is required to include as part of its tender evaluation, a suitable question to all Bidders which allows them to reflect on their ability to deliver on fair work practices for employees who may be directly involved in delivering services that arise from this tender.

The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this ITT exercise. The Project code is 9025. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2343.

A sub-contract clause has been included in this contract. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2363.

Community benefits are included in this requirement. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2361.

A summary of the expected community benefits has been provided as follows:

Community benefit statement.

The Authority will continue to use all of its powers, wherever it can, to do anything it considers will promote or improve the well-being of the area. Steps to be taken include:

— securing representation for black and ethnic minority communities in employment at all levels that is equivalent to their representation in the population,

— developing a workforce that is highly skilled and well motivated and can truly meet the skill needs of the economy,

— building a place where there are far fewer disparities in employment and everyone who wants to can participate in economic success,

— providing individuals with the skills to compete for the employment created by new investment in public services and private enterprise,

— encouraging local individuals to take up high quality, sustainable employment opportunities.”.

(SC Ref:525154).

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Glasgow City Council
Chief Executives Department, City Chambers
Glasgow
G2 1DU
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1412872000
Fax: +44 1412879399Internet address:www.glasgow.gov.uk
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:

15/01/2018

 

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