24 Hour Residential Care Service Telford

24 Hour Residential Care Service Telford

Telford and Wrekin Council are seeking a suitably experienced and qualified provider of 24 Hour Residential Care for children and young people aged 11 – 18 years.

Delivery of 24 Hour Residential Care Service at Jigsaw Site, Telford

Reference number:

Deadline date:15/02/2013

This deadline is for… Deadline for Expression of Interest

Contract value:£1,000,000 – £5,000,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: Telford and Wrekin Telford and Wrekin,

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations? No

Name of the buying organisation: Telford and Wrekin Council


Description of the contract

Telford and Wrekin Council are seeking a suitably experienced and qualified provider of 24 Hour Residential Care for children and young people aged 11 – 18 years.



Classification of the contract

85311300 Welfare services for children and young people


Additional information

Contract type: Services – 25

Is it a framework agreement? No

Is this contract related to a programme of funding? No

Contract will be awarded based on: Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria below:

Priority Description of criteria Percentage weighting
60 Price 60.00
40 Quality 40.00

Estimated length of contract: 01/08/2013 – 31/07/2016


Who to contact

Contact name Julie Samuels

Organisation name Telford & Wrekin Council

Address Addenbrooke House, Ironmasters Way, Telford, TF3 4NT

Telephone 01952381154

Extension number:


Web address


How to apply

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.The Service The intended service provision is to offer provision for up to 8 beds across two houses, comprising of 2 block purchased beds and up to 6 spot purchased beds for children and young people . The contract will run from 1st August, 2013 to 31st July, 2016 with an option to extend for up to two years.. The successful provider will be expected to provide: • A homely environment for Children in Care • Positive Outcomes the Children in Care • Care for up to 8 children and young people aged 11 to 18 years Premises and Maintenance arrangements The Houses available for delivery of this service are part of the Council’s estate developed as a PFI project. Care homes have operated on the site for a number of years and are situated in the North of the Borough. Each Property is well specified and comprises of 5 bedrooms with en suite bathrooms, living areas and office space. Four beds for the use of children/young people and one bedroom for sleep in staff. The maintenance of the properties and the site is undertaken by an external Provider who holds a contract with the Council Collaboration during Transition The exiting provider has indicated their willingness to work alongside the Council, and staff to ensure continuity of service provision. Any incoming provider would likewise be expected to work with the Council to ensure a seamless handover which does not adversely affect service provision. Providers who are interested will be required to submit their tender and will be subject to the Council’s assessment and evaluation process. The award criteria used for assessing tenders are detailed in the Invitation to Tender Pack. The Council is seeking to conclude a new contract with a possible implementation period, with the service provision to commence from 1st August 2013. Expressions of interest must be made in writing (e-mail is acceptable) no later than 12 noon on 15th Feb Invite to tender packs will be uploaded on Delta e-procurement portal on or soon after the 18th February 2013