Victim Support Services for Children and Young People

Victim Support Services for Children and Young People

The Customer wishes to establish a single Provider Contract for the Provision of Victim Support Services to Northamptonshire Police for Children and Young People.

United Kingdom-Northampton: Guidance and counselling services

2015/S 186-337209

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Police and Crime Commissioner for Northamptonshire
N/A
The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Northamptonshire, Wootton Hall
For the attention of: Paul Whitehall, Commercial Officer, EMSCU
NN4 0JQ Northampton
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1159672310
E-mail: paul.whitehall@emscu.pnn.police.uk

Internet address(es):

Address of the buyer profile: https://uk.eu-supply.com/ctm/Supplier/CompanyInformation/Index/32217

Electronic access to information: https://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=13600&B=BLUELIGHT

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=13600&B=BLUELIGHT

Further information can be obtained from: East Midlands Strategic Commercial Unit (EMSCU)
Nottinghamshire Police, Police Headquarters, Sherwood Lodge, Arnold
For the attention of: Paul Whitehall — Commercial Officer, EMSCU
NG5 8PP Nottingham
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1159672310
E-mail: paul.whitehall@emscu.pnn.police.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Public order and safety

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Victim Support Services to Northamptonshire for Children and Young People.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Northamptonshire.

NUTS code UKF23

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

The Customer wishes to establish a single Provider Contract for the Provision of Victim Support Services to Northamptonshire Police for Children and Young People.
The Customer is managing this procurement process in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (the ‘Regulations’).
This is a services contract being procured under the open procedure.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85312300, 85312320, 75241100, 85000000, 85323000, 85310000, 98000000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Refer to the Invitation to Tender documentation for further details.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 1 500 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: Following completion of the initial Contract Period of 3 years, the Contracting Authority may exercise two further option periods of 12 months each.

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 060 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Advocacy, Assessment and Support Service

1)Short description

Lot A — Provision of Advocacy, Assessment and Support Service as part of Victim Support Services to Northamptonshire for Children and Young People as per the Requirements / Specification set out within the ITT.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85312300, 85312320

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2 Lot title: Specialist Therapeutic Service

1)Short description

Lot B — Provision of Specialist Therapeutic Service as part of Victim Support Services to Northamptonshire for Children and Young People as per the Requirements / Specification set out in the ITT.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85312300, 85312320

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Tenderers will be advised if this is necessary during the procurement process. Parent Company and / or other guarantees of performance or financial stability may be required by the Contracting Authority if appropriate.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Refer to the Invitation to Tender documentation for further details.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Refer to the Invitation to Tender documentation for further details.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation

III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
Any supplier may be disqualified who:
(a) Is bankrupt or is being wound up, where his affairs are being administered by the court, where he has entered into an arrangement with creditors, where he has suspended business activities or is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations;
(b) Is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order compulsory winding up the administration by the court or of an arrangement with creditors or of any other similar proceedings under national laws and regulations;
(c) Has been convicted by a judgment which has the force of res judicata in accordance with thelegal provisions of the country of any offence concerning his professional conduct;
(d) Has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contract authorities can demonstrate;
(e) Has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(f) Has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(g) Is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under this Section or has not supplied such information;
(h) Has been the subject of a conviction for participation in a criminal organization, as defined in Article 2(1) of Council Joint Action 98/733/JHA;
(i) Has been the subject of a conviction for corruption, as defined in Article 3 of the Council Act of 26.5.1972 and Article 3(1) of Council Joint Action 98/742/JHA3 respectively;
(j) Has been the subject of a conviction for fraud within the meaning of Article 1 of the Convention relating to the protection of the financial interests of the European Communities;
(k) Has been the subject of a conviction for money laundering, as defined in Article 1 of Council Directive 91/308/EEC of 10.6.1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering.
Refer to the Invitation to Tender documentation for further details.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Refer to the Invitation to Tender documentation for further details.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Refer to the Invitation to Tender documentation for further details.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Refer to the Invitation to Tender documentation for further details.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Refer to the Invitation to Tender documentation for further details.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no

III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated below

1. Price/ Cost. Weighting 40

2. Core Service Proposal / Delivery. Weighting 40

3. Associated Risk / Support / Service Provision. Weighting 20

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

Tender Reference: SOR1000414
(Bluelight eu-supply reference: Tender 21754)

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

13.11.2015 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.

IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

in days: 090 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 13.11.2015 – 12:00
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: No.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

VI.3)Additional information

The Contracting Authority also requires the successful Provider to provide innovation and continuous improvement as part of performing any Contract subsequently awarded and this is reflected within the award criteria incorporated in the Invitation to Tender documentation against which Tender Responses will be evaluated. The Contracting Authority is looking to appoint a single Provider to each Lot but that not need be the same Provider. Each Lot will be evaluated separately and where a supplier is applying for more than 1 Lot they must submit the necessary information in respect of each Lot being tendered for. Tender Responses from consortia are acceptable but any consortia bidding must identify the lead organisation with whom any subsequent Contract may be entered into with by the Contracting Authority. The total potential Contract Period is 60 months made up of a definite initial 3 year Contract and 2 further option periods of 12 months each which may be exercised at the Contracting Authority’s discretion subject to satisfactory performance of the Provider. All other information required by Tenderers is contained within the Invitation to Tender documentation (including Appendices).
VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

East Midlands Strategic Commercial Unit
Nottinghamshire Police, Police Headquarters, Sherwood Lodge, Arnold
NG5 8PP Nottingham
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: paul.whitehall@emscu.pnn.police.uk
Telephone: +44 1159672310

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The Contracting Authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the Contract is communicated to Tenderers.
This period allows unsuccessful Tenderers to seek further debriefing from the Contracting Authority before the Contract agreement is entered into.

VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

East Midlands Strategic Commercial Unit
Nottinghamshire Police, Police Headquarters, Sherwood Lodge, Arnold
NG5 8PP Nottingham
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: paul.whitehall@emscu.pnn.police.uk
Telephone: +44 1159672310

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

22.9.2015

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