Carers Support Service Contract – Shropshire

Carers Support Service Contract – Shropshire

Shropshire Council holds a current contract for a carers support service which expires on 31 January 2021 and is therefore now recommissioning and retendering the service.

United Kingdom-Shrewsbury: Social services

2020/S 180-435856

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Shropshire Council
Postal address: Shirehall, Abbey Foregate
Town: Shrewsbury
NUTS code: UKG22 Shropshire CC
Postal code: SY2 6ND
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Procurement
E-mail: procurement@shropshire.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1743252992
Fax: +44 1743253910
Internet address(es):Main address: www.shropshire.gov.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Shrewsbury:-Social-services./KC3G33D964
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-title/KC3G33D964
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-title/KC3G33D964

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:

AMCV 293 — Carers Support Service

 

Reference number: AMCV 293

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85320000 Social services

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

 

Shropshire Council holds a current contract for a carers support service which expires on 31 January 2021 and is therefore now recommissioning and retendering the service and wishes to appoint a provider who is able to deliver a quality carers support service with a contract commencement date on 1 February 2021.

The budget available is fixed at GBP 160 000 per annum for the duration of the Contract which will be for an initial term of 2 years with the potential to extend the contract by a further 2 years subject to Contract performance and budget availability. The price will not be subject to payment reviews for the duration of the contract term.

Applicants should note that it is considered that the Employee ‘Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations ‘2006 (‘TUPE’) will apply to this contract.

 

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 320 000.00 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: UKG22 Shropshire CC
Main site or place of performance:

Shropshire CC.

 

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

Shropshire Council holds a current contract for a carers support service which expires on 31.01.2021 and is therefore now recommissioning and retendering the service and wishes to appoint a provider who is able to deliver a quality Carers Support Service with a contract commencement date on 01.02.2021.

The service will be delivered in the administrative area of Shropshire Council and the service provider will required to:

Provide information, advice and signposting for carers

Build the confidence and capacity of carers to create and run local peer support groups for carers and support these groups to run effectively.

Create a county wide carer network that brings together and connects individual carers and local peer support groups.

Provide one to one support to carers face to face, over the telephone or virtually.

Be an active partner of Shropshire carers, working to support the organisations working across health and social care in Shropshire to engage with unpaid and family carers within their services and signpost them to the service.

Lead on events in Shropshire that raise awareness of the role of unpaid and family carers.

The budget available is fixed at GBP 160 000 per annum for the duration of the contract which will be for an initial term of 2 years with the potential to extend the contract by a further 2 years subject to contract performance and budget availability. The price will not be subject to payment reviews for the duration of the contract term.

Applicants should note that it is considered that the employee ‘Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations ‘2006 (‘TUPE’) will apply to this contract.

Applicants should note that the staffing information spreadsheet being provided with this tender, upon request, only lists those staff currently employed. In the event that further staff are employed by the current provider to cover the service prior to the start of the new contract then these further staff may also be eligible for transfer under TUPE.

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 100
Cost criterion – Name: Price / Weighting: 0

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 320 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 01/02/2021
End: 31/01/2023
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

2 years.

 

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

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

To respond to this opportunity please click here: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/KC3G33D964

 

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

List and brief description of conditions:

See tender documentation.

 

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

List and brief description of selection criteria:

See tender documentation.

 

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

See tender documentation.

 

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

List and brief description of selection criteria:

See tender documentation.

 

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

See tender documentation.

 

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract

III.2.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:

See tender documentation.

 

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

See tender documentation.

 

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
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

Date: 15/10/2020
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 15/10/2020
Local time: 12:00
Place:

Shrewsbury

 

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

2 years

 

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

 

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Shrewsbury:-Social-services./KC3G33D964

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/KC3G33D964

Go reference: GO-2020911-PRO-17067264

 

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Shropshire Council
Postal address: Shirehall, Abbey Foregate
Town: Shrewsbury
Postal code: SY2 6ND
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@shropshire.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1743252992
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

Official name: Shropshire Council
Postal address: Shirehall, Abbey Foregate
Town: Shrewsbury
Postal code: SY2 6ND
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1743252992

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

11/09/2020