Child Sexual Exploitation Support Tender – London

Child Sexual Exploitation Support Tender – London

The London Borough of Camden seeks a contractor to raise the awareness of CSE within the Camden community.

United Kingdom-London: Social work services

2018/S 088-197700

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

London Borough of Camden
5 Pancras Square
United Kingdom
Contact person: Stephen Spencer
Telephone: +44 2079744444
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body


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


Child Sexual Exploitation Support and Return Home Interview Services

Reference number: CSE and RHI Service 2018

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

The London Borough of Camden seeks a contractor to raise the awareness of CSE within the Camden community and to undertake Return Home Interviews for children who go missing from care, as part of our statutory duty.

The proposed contract is for an initial term of three (3) years with an option for two extensions of 1 year each. The annual contract value for the proposed service is 110 000 GBP per year and 550 000 GBP but may increase to around 800 000 GBP if additional funding is agreed.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 800 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)


II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

London Borough of Camden.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This opportunity will follow the “Light Touch” regime in line with Schedule 3 of the PCR 2015. Please see Instruction to Tenderers for additional information.

The approach used will be a 1-stage approach with an element of dialogue to discuss the potential of working with the Child House project and any enhancement as part of the Trusted Relationship funding as initiated by the Home Office UK, which the London Borough of Camden has submitted a bid for.

The Invitation to Tender (ITT), Contract terms and conditions, Form of Tender, Specification and Pricing Schedule and other supporting information has been attached to EU Supply for bidders to complete.

After the deadline for returned electronic submissions has expired, the evaluation process of the Selection stage will be undertaken.

Tenderers who are successful from the Selection stage will be invited into the award stage and their submissions will be evaluated.

After final moderation of the tender responses, the Most Economically Advantageous Tender (MEAT) will be selected to perform the service.

Unsuccessful providers will be informed of the outcome via the messaging system on EU Supply and the 10 voluntary standstill period will commence.

After the standstill period has expired, the successful provider will be confirmed in writing and the Contract Award Notice will be issued and entered on Contracts Finder.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Implementation / Weighting: 4 %
Quality criterion – Name: Service methodology / Approach to deliver service outcomes / Weighting: 11 %
Quality criterion – Name: Partnership working / Weighting: 11 %
Quality criterion – Name: Staffing structure, recruitment, workforce management / Weighting: 6 %
Quality criterion – Name: Presentation / Weighting: 5 %
Quality criterion – Name: Social, economic and environmental value / Weighting: 3 %
Price – Weighting: 60 %

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 800 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 01/11/2018
End: 31/10/2023
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

For more information on the Trusted Fund, please see below link:

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:

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents.

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:

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents.

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

Section IV: Procedure


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: 18/06/2018
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:


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

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 18/06/2018
Local time: 12:00

Offices of London Borough of Camden.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

All tender submissions will be opened electronically by Council Officers.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

Please see tender documents in EU Supply (

A panel of Council Officers including Service Users will be evaluating Section 3.4.1 and Section 5 of the final submissions.

A presentation with organisations who have been shortlisted to the Award Stage will be held at a later date. Details will be submitted via EU Supply.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Cabinet Office
70 Whitehall
United Kingdom

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR)
70 Fleet Street
United Kingdom
VI.4.3)Review procedure

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

Cabinet Office
70 Whitehall
United Kingdom

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: