Thurrock Council Active Choices Accredited List

Thurrock Council Active Choices Accredited List

Primarily, it will be used by people in receipt of Council funded Individual Service Funds and Direct Payments, however, it could also be used by people who fund their own care and support and commissioned services.

United Kingdom-Grays: Health and social work services

2017/S 221-459471

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Thurrock Council
Civic Offices, New Road
Grays
RM17 6SL
United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@thurrock.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKH32
Internet address(es):Main address: www.thurrock.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.in-tendhost.co.uk/thurrockcouncil/aspx/Home

I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.thurrock.gov.uk/itt
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.in-tendhost.co.uk/thurrockcouncil/aspx/Home
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: https://www.in-tendhost.co.uk/thurrockcouncil/aspx/Home

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:

Active Choices Accredited List.

Reference number: PS/2016/282

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Council is creating an Accredited List for day opportunity support. Primarily, it will be used by people in receipt of Council funded Individual Service Funds (ISF) and Direct Payments (DP), however, it could also be used by people who fund their own care and support and commissioned services.

The Accredited List is a tool, which is set up, monitored and updated by the Council. It will allow people in Thurrock who are looking for support in using their Personal Budget to choose from a list of providers that adhere to certain quality and safety standards.

Please note due to the nature of the project, this exercise is not strictly following the Open Procedure. The Council is operating this procurement under the Light Touch Regime for Social and Other Specific Services, as set out in the PCR 2015, at Section 7 (Regulations 74 to 77) and Schedule 3.

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)

85000000
85300000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH32

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Council is creating an Accredited List for day opportunity support. Primarily, it will be used by people in receipt of Council funded Individual Service Funds (ISF) and Direct Payments (DP), however, it could also be used by people who fund their own care and support and commissioned services.

The Accredited List is a tool, which is set up, monitored and updated by the Council. It will allow people in Thurrock who are looking for support in using their Personal Budget to choose from a list of providers that adhere to certain quality and safety standards.

The Council is operating this procurement under the Light Touch Regime for Social and Other Specific Services, as set out in the PCR 2015, at Section 7 (Regulations 74 to 77) and Schedule 3.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
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:

Will be re-procured in 3 years.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

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

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
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: yes
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: 29/12/2017
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

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 29/12/2017
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

In 3 years.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

Under the Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012 the contracting authority must consider:

(a) how what is proposed to be procured might improve the economic, social and environmental well-being of the area where it exercises its functions, and

(b) how, in conducting the process of procurement, it might act with a view to securing that improvement.

Accordingly, the subject matter of the contract has been scoped to take into account the priorities of the contracting authority relating to economic, social and environmental well-being. These priorities are described in the Invitation To Tender and are reflected in environmental and social characteristics in the evaluation criteria for the award of the contract.

Please note due to the nature of the project, this exercise is not strictly following the Open Procedure, as indicated in IV.1.1. The Council is operating this procurement under the Light Touch Regime for Social and Other Specific Services, as set out in the PCR 2015, at Section 7 (Regulations 74 to 77) and Schedule 3.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Thurrock Council
Civic Offices, New Road
Grays
RM17 6SL
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Thurrock Council shall incorporate a 10 calendar day standstill period starting the day after the date on which placement on the accredited list is communicated to applicants, allowing unsuccessful applicants to seek further debriefing from the Council.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

15/11/2017

 

Read More

Care Support and Enablement Across Nottingham – LTR Tender

Purchase of Domiciliary Care Provision in Stoke-on-Trent

North Yorkshire Carers Breaks Sitting Service

Adult Residential and Nursing Care Homes LTR  Framework Norfolk

Short Breaks Service York

Enjoyed this post? Share it!