Call Off Block Beds Framework Warwickshire

Call Off Block Beds Framework Warwickshire

Warwickshire County Council wish to commission a Framework of providers to call off beds as and when required, including emergency accommodation.

United Kingdom-Warwick: Social work services with accommodation

2019/S 227-558039

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Warwickshire County Council
Postal address: Strategic Procurement Unit, PO Box 3, Shire Hall, Market Place
Town: Warwick
NUTS code: UKG13
Postal code: CV34 4RH
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@warwickshire.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1926412430

Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.warwickshire.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.warwickshire.gov.uk/procurement

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

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

Supported Accommodation for Young People Aged 16 and Above Framework

Reference number: 8500

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85311000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Warwickshire CC wish to commission a framework of providers to call off beds as and when required, including emergency accommodation but also with the ability to call off block beds at a preferential rate once consistency of demand is established.

The aim of the framework is to provide sufficient supported accommodation for Warwickshire’s young people 16 and over who are leaving care, UASC or homeless and reduce the need for spot purchases of supported accommodation.

The framework will fulfil WCC’s sufficiency duty and enable WCC to achieve and ensure:

— the safety and well-being of Warwickshire young people in appropriate accommodation,

— high quality accommodation in Warwickshire and other locations of choice for Warwickshire young people and UASC,

— high standards and consistency of support for young people in accommodation,

— value for money.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 10 000 000.00 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)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG
Main site or place of performance:

Within the County Council boundaries of Warwickshire.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

After selection, there are dialogue stages, a tender stage, a negotiation/clarification stage and award.

Proposed dialogue process:

BQ Business questionnaire stage

— 1 invitation to participate in dialogue (ITPD) — Dialogue Part 1,

— 2 invitation to continue dialogue stage (ITCD) — Dialogue Part 2,

— 3 invitation to submit tenders (IST),

— 4 invitation to negotiation/clarification meeting — if required.

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 10 000 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 01/09/2020
End: 31/08/2024

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

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

II.2.14)Additional information

1.9.2020 to 31.8.2022 – the initial contract term will be 2 years however the authority reserves the right to extend the contract by further periods up to 24 months (up to 31.8.2024).

The estimated value of the framework includes all costs such as; support services, accommodation and rent where applicable.

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:

All as detailed in the tender documentation.

The Council will undertake its financial assessment of the tendering organisation (and if considered necessary by the Council, any partners within a consortium bid) based on its own evaluation of the tenderers most recent 2 years accounts (or if 2 years accounts are not available, equivalent evidence which confirms financial viability). The assessment of accounts will be supported by an independent credit reference report from Creditsafe where this is available. The Council may also impose a bond or performance guarantee on the successful tenderer. minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: evidence as stated in the tender documentation. The assessment of accounts will be supported by an independent credit reference report from creditsafe where this is available. The Council may also impose a bond or performance guarantee on the successful tenderer.

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:

All as detailed in the tender documentation.

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

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement

IV.1.10)Identification of the national rules applicable to the procedure:

Information about national procedures is available at: https://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2015/102/contents/made

IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:

All as detailed in the tender 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: 19/12/2019
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

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

Warwickshire County Council will be using its e-tendering system (CSW-JETS) for the administration of this procurement process. Providers must register with the system to be able to express an interest and download documents. The web address for CSW-JETS is: www.csw-jets.co.uk

Registration and use of CSW-JETS is free. All correspondence or clarifications relating to this procurement must be via the CSWJETS correspondence function. If you are having trouble registering with CSW-JETS please email us at: procurement@warwickshire.gov.uk

Providers must register on CSW-JETS and express an interest in this project and be able to correspond with us about this procurement.

Electronic ordering and/or invoicing and/or payment may be used.

During the course of the contract period the range and scope of these services may be subject to modification and variation as necessary to meet the changing needs and requirements of the Council and the changing demands placed on the Council by its customers. These changes may include (but are not limited to) increases or decreases in funding, new initiatives, necessary additional services not identified at the time of tendering.

The estimated value of the framework includes all costs such as; support services, accommodation and rent where applicable.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: High Court for England and Wales
Town: London
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

20/11/2019