West London Work and Health Programme Contract

West London Work and Health Programme Contract

The aim in addition to helping individuals to find work is to integrate WHP with local services and health provisions.

United Kingdom-London: Job search services

2017/S 044-080964

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

The Council of the London Borough of Ealing
Town Hall, New Broadway, Ealing, London
London
W5 2BY
United Kingdom
Contact person: David Lillicrap
E-mail: Lillicrapd@ealing.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKI
Internet address(es):Main address: WWW.EALING.GOV.UK

Address of the buyer profile: www.capitalesourcing.com

I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

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

West London Work and Health Programme.

Reference number: prj_COL_8390

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79611000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Ealing Council is the Lead Authority and is procuring Work and Health Programme (WHP) services on behalf of itself and the London Boroughs of Barnet, Brent, Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham, Harrow, Hillingdon and Hounslow (Participating Authorities).

The intention of the WHP services is to support individuals with a disability, who are long term unemployed and some early access groups to find and sustain work. WHP shall replace the services provided under Work Choice and Work Programme. The aim in addition to helping individuals to find work is to integrate WHP with local services and health provisions so the service users receive co-ordinated, holistic support to improve their health and wellbeing, and support the principle of localism by ensuring that it meets local priorities and reflects local needs. The draft specification for the services is included in the Procurement Documents.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 45 000 000.00 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)

80500000
80510000
80533200
80420000
75000000
80533100
80000000
75310000
80522000
75314000
85312500
80520000
85312400
75100000
85100000
80400000
80530000
80561000
75110000
85141000
85312510

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI
Main site or place of performance:

Within the London Boroughs of Ealing, Barnet, Brent, Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham, Harrow, Hillingdon and Hounslow.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Lead Authority is procuring the WHP services on behalf of itself and the Authorities named in II.1.4. The Lead Authority reserves the right to award contracts to 1 or 2 providers with each provider being given a share of the caseload with individual referrals going to each provider. The decision whether to award to 1 or 2 providers will be made before the issue of the Invitation to Submit Final Tenders. The Services are social services governed by Section 7 Chapter 3 PCR 2015. The procedure adopted is detailed in the tender documentation and follows a procedure similar to the Competitive Dialogue Procedure. The Authorities are free to determine the procedure used. Details of the procurement process are set out in the draft Procurement Documents

The estimated value of the contract is between 16 000 000 GBP to 45 000 000 GBP. The higher value includes potential to extend the contract for 2 years and the ESF which is not guaranteed, see Procurement Documents for more details on the ESF.

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 45 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 106

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project: The Work and Health Programme may be subject to ESF Match Funding. The level of funding to be applied for is included in the estimated value. Further details are included in the Procurement Documents.

II.2.14)Additional information

The Contract is for an initial period of 7 years with a potential extension of up to 2 years at the discretion of the Contracting Authority (which is subject to national policy and DWP proposals).

The Contract Period comprises a referral period of 5 years (subject to the potential extension) followed by a payment tail period of 25 months.

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:

Rules and criteria will be set out 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:

As set out in the Invitation to Participate in Dialogue (ITPD).

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

Procedure involving negotiations
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://gov.uk/

IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:

The Services fall within Schedule 3 PCR and the procurement is within the light touch regime. The Lead Authority is entitled to select a procedure of their choice pursuant to Reg. 76(1)PCR and intends to follow a procedure based on the competitive dialogue (CD) procedure however reserves the right to deviate from the CD process described in the PCR to the extent permitted under the Regulations. The procurement process is as further described in procurement 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: 31/03/2017
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

VI.3)Additional information:

1. To express an interest and to receive information about this procurement economic operators must register on the e-tendering system: www.capitalesourcing.com and submit a SQ/ESPD no later than 24:00 pm (midday) on 31.3.2017.

2. The guidance pack for the SQ is accessible via the Portal

3. Economic operators are requested to submit any queries in relation to this project, the SQ, ESPD, this notice or the tender documentation via the Portal.

4. It is anticipated that the final ITPD will be issued to shortlisted applicants on or around 8.5.2017. The Authority reserves the right to vary this date and any other timescales or arrangements whether set out in this notice or identified later.

5. All applicants are solely responsible for their costs and expenses in relation to this procurement.

6. The Contracting Authority reserves the right to suspend or abort the procurement at any time prior to award in the event that the ESF funding application is not successful.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

High Court
Royal Courts of Justice, Strand
London
WC2A 2LL
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20794760000

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

High Court
Royal Courts of Justice, Strand
London
WC2A 2LL
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20794760000
VI.4.3)Review procedure

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

High Court
Royal Courts of Justice, Strand
London
WC2A 2LL
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2079476000

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

01/03/2017

 

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