Advocacy Services St Helens

Advocacy Services St Helens

St Helens Council is seeking to appoint an organisation to provide information, advice and advocacy services. We would welcome collaborative bids from providers working together, on the basis that we contract with one lead organisation.

UK-St. Helens: health services

2012/S 121-201072

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

St Helens Council
Procurement, 5th Floor, Wesley House, Corporation Street
For the attention of: Miss Rachel Jones
WA10 1HF St. Helens
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1744676788
E-mail: racheljones@sthelens.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1744676813

Further information can be obtained from: Due North – The Chest
For Further Information relating to this tender – please express an interest and use the “dicussions” portal on the site. https://www.the-chest.org.uk
Internet address: https://www.the-chest.org.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Due North – THe Chest
All specifiaction and PQQ documents are available through The Chest portal. https://www.the-chest.org.uk
Internet address: https://www.the-chest.org.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Due North – The Chest
All tenders and requests to participate should be directed through the Chest Portal. https://www.the-chest.org.uk
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: https://www.the-chest.org.uk

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:

Tender for the provision of information, advice and advocacy services.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: St.Helens Council, Merseyside.
NUTS code UKD

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)

St Helens Council is seeking to appoint an organisation to provide information, advice and advocacy services. We would welcome collaborative bids from providers working together, on the basis that we contract with one lead organisation.
The service will be available to Adults aged 18 + who are ordinarily resident and/ or living in the borough of St. Helens.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85100000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)

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:
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
III.2.3)Technical capacity
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

Restricted
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: In order to proceed to the ITT stage a minimum score of 50 % of the total potential Score must be achieved in both Part 1A Organisation Evaluation and Part 1B service evaluation.
The Applicant would also need to have recorded no fails that would lead to the Council disqualifying the Applicant.
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:
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

3.8.2012 – 20:00
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 tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

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

25.6.2012