Carers Support Service – London Borough of Waltham Forest

Carers Support Service – London Borough of Waltham Forest

To provide a universal, high-quality and flexible carers support service to unpaid carers.

United Kingdom-Walthamstow: Daycare services

2020/S 046-109692

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: London Borough of Waltham Forest
Postal address: Waltham Forest Town Hall, 701 Forest Road
Town: Walthamstow
NUTS code: UKI53
Postal code: E17 4JF
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Stephen Potter
E-mail: Stephen.Potter@walthamforest.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 7741077216
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.walthamforest.gov.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.walthamforest.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://procontract.due-north.com
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com

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:

Contract for the Provision of a Carers Support Service in the London Borough of Waltham Forest

Reference number: DN467542

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85312100

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Council of the London Borough of Waltham Forest (‘the Authority’) is seeking tenders from suitably experienced and qualified organisations for the Contract for the provision of a carers support service in the London Borough of Waltham Forest (‘the Contract’).

The Contract shall commence on 1 October 2020 and, subject to satisfactory performance, shall continue up to and including 30 September 2023 (‘the Contract Period’). At the sole discretion of the Authority and subject to satisfactory performance of the provider, the Contract Period may be extended in such period or periods as the Authority deems appropriate up to a maximum twenty-four (24) months, providing a possible total Contract Period to midnight on 30 September 2025.

The Contract is for the provision of a carers support service within the London Borough of Waltham Forest. The successful provider will be required to provide a universal, high-quality and flexible carers support service to unpaid carers aged eighteen (18) and over.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

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)

85312300
85312310
85312320
85312400
85312500
85312510

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI53

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Council of the London Borough of Waltham Forest (‘the Authority’) is seeking tenders from suitably experienced and qualified organisations for the Contract for the provision of a carers support service in the London Borough of Waltham Forest (‘the Contract’).

The Contract shall commence on 1 October 2020 and, subject to satisfactory performance, shall continue up to and including 30 September 2023 (‘the Contract Period’). At the sole discretion of the Authority and subject to satisfactory performance of the provider, the Contract Period may be extended in such period or periods as the Authority deems appropriate up to a maximum twenty-four (24) months, providing a possible total Contract Period to midnight on 30 September 2025.

The Contract is for the provision of a carers support service within the London Borough of Waltham Forest. The successful provider will be required to provide a universal, high-quality and flexible carers support service to unpaid carers aged eighteen (18) and over.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 70
Price – Weighting: 30

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 900 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 01/10/2020
End: 30/09/2023
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

At the sole discretion of the Authority and subject to satisfactory performance of the provider, the Contract Period may be extended in such period or periods as the Authority deems appropriate up to a maximum twenty-four (24) months, providing a possible total Contract Period to midnight on 30 September 2025.

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

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

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
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:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of 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: yes
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: 15/04/2020
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: 15/04/2020
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: High Court of England and Wales Royal Courts of Justice
Town: London
Postal code: WC2A 2LL
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The Contract is being procured in accordance with the Public Contract Regulations 2015 (to the extent they are applicable to services of this nature and utilising the flexibilities provided for social services). The contracting Authority will incorporate a minimum ten (10) day calendar day standstill period at the point of information on the award of the Contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows successful tenderers to seek further de-briefing from the contracting authority before the Contract is entered into. Additional information should be requested from the contact in section 1.1. If an appeal regarding the award of contract has not been successfully resolved the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (S1 2015 No 102) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or at risk of harm by breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England and Wales).

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

03/03/2020