Carers Health and Wellbeing Service for Wirral Borough Council

Carers Health and Wellbeing Service for Wirral Borough Council

Lot 1 is for Carers Intervention and Resolution and is intended to provide easy access to short breaks for Carers and provide practical support in the home and community settings to enable the Carer to have a break from caring, support them in their caring role and maintain a life outside of caring.

United Kingdom-Birkenhead: Social work and related services

2014/S 202-357323

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

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:

Carers Health and Wellbeing Service.

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 the Wirral.

NUTS code UKD54

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)

Wirral Council and Wirral Clinical Commissioning Group are seeking 1 or 1 lead providers to deliver a Carers Health and Wellbeing Service.
Lot 1 is for Carers Intervention and Resolution and is intended to provide easy access to short breaks for Carers and provide practical support in the home and community settings to enable the Carer to have a break from caring, support them in their caring role and maintain a life outside of caring.
Lot 2 is for Services Provided to the Cared For that Benefit the Carer, Care at Home and Breaks for Carers to enable a Carer to have a break from their caring role through services provided to the person they care for. The service provided to the cared for allows the Carer to have a life outside of their caring role.
Tenderers are required to demonstrate their capability of operating as a lead provider and delivery of the required services under each Lot.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85300000, 85320000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

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:

The contract is initially for 12 months with the option to extend for a further 12 months.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 1 260 000 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: 12 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1Lot title: Carers intervention and resolution

1)Short description

To provide easy access to short breaks for Carers and provide practical support in the home and community settings to enable the Carer to have a break from caring, support them in their caring role and maintain a life outside of caring.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85300000, 85320000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2Lot title: Services provided to the cared for that benefit the Carer

1)Short description

To enable a Carer to have a break from their caring role through services provided to the person they care for. The service provided to the cared for allows the Carer to have a life outside of their caring role.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85300000, 85320000

3)Quantity or scope
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
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

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:

9JQB-AC05ZX

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
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

1.12.2014 – 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

Further information relating to this contract can be downloaded from ‘The Chest’: www.thechest.org.uk

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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:

16.10.2014