Adult Early Intervention and Prevention Service Wirral

Adult Early Intervention and Prevention Service Wirral

Provision of Adult Early Intervention and Prevention Service focusing on two main service areas Information and Advice and Advocacy and Well-being (Day Services and General Support).

United Kingdom-Birkenhead: Health and social work services

2013/S 178-307287

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Wirral Borough Council
Corporate Procurement, Municipal Building, Cleveland Street
CH41 6BU Birkenhead
UNITED KINGDOM

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

General public services
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:

Adult Early Intervention and Prevention Service (AEI&PS).
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 25: Health and social services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Within Merseyside.
NUTS code UKD5

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Provision of Adult Early Intervention and Prevention Service focusing on two main service areas Information and Advice and Advocacy and Well-being (Day Services and General Support).
The service must focus on Early Intervention and Prevention as defined: Early Intervention are interventions which are aimed at individuals, or a small group within the population, whose risk has been assessed as higher than average and which provides activities that reduce the likelihood that an event will occur or re-occur. Prevention is about providing interventions that improve the health, wellbeing and independence of people in the community – preventing high numbers of people from requiring specialist services and equipping universal services to better meet local need.
Interventions could include providing universal service access to good quality information and advice, providing advocacy services, reducing social isolation and actively promote the situation by offering day opportunities and general support services to help people remain as independent as possible in their own homes, such as volunteering, befriending, access and delivering practical services.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 85320000, 85300000

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
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Estimated value excluding VAT: 1 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 2 Lot title: Advocacy

1)Short description

Wirral Council is seeking to appoint an organisation, or consortium of organisations to provide a free and independent Information and Advice Service (IAS) and an Advocacy Service (AS) open to all vulnerable adults or potentially vulnerable adults (18+), their families and carers in Wirral. Enabling them to make informed choices about wellbeing and social care issues in relation to information and advice and wellbeing, social care and/or support needs in relation to advocacy.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 85320000, 85300000

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT: 130 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 3 Lot title: Day Services/Opportunities

1)Short description

Wirral Council is seeking to appoint an organisation, or consortium of organisations to provide innovative and creative Wellbeing Services, incorporating Day Services/Opportunities and General Support open to vulnerable adults or potentially vulnerable adults (18+) and carers (18+) in Wirral. Enabling the individuals to feel socially included and supported and carers to feel valued in their caring role, supported via respite and other support which will help to enable the individuals to remain independent and well for as long as possible.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 85320000, 85300000

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT: 520 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 4 Lot title: General Support

1)Short description

Wirral Council is seeking to appoint an organisation, or consortium of organisations to provide innovative and creative Wellbeing Services, incorporating Day Services/Opportunities and General Support open to vulnerable adults or potentially vulnerable adults (18+) and carers (18+) in Wirral. Enabling the individuals to feel socially included and supported and carers to feel valued in their caring role, supported via respite and other support which will help to enable the individuals to remain independent and well for as long as possible.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 85320000, 85300000

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT: 220 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 1 Lot title: Information and Advice

1)Short description

Wirral Council is seeking to appoint an organisation, or consortium of organisations to provide a free and independent Information and Advice Service (IAS) and an Advocacy Service (AS) open to all vulnerable adults or potentially vulnerable adults (18+), their families and carers in Wirral. Enabling them to make informed choices about wellbeing and social care issues in relation to information and advice and wellbeing, social care and/or support needs in relation to advocacy.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 85320000, 85300000

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT: 130 000 GBP
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:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

The Council reserves the right to require groupings of service providers to take a particular legal form or to require a single service provider to take primary liability or to require each party to undertake joint and several liability if relevant. Further details will be set out in the tender.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
As per online supplier questionnaire.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As per online supplier questionnaire.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
As per online supplier questionnaire.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As per online supplier questionnaire.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

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 in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
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:

NWCE-9BAGH3
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

11.11.2013 – 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
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information

The Chest
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VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:10.9.2013