Children and Young People Counselling Service Tender – Nottinghamshire

Children and Young People Counselling Service Tender – Nottinghamshire

Specialist counselling services to children and young people aged 6 to 25 years.

United Kingdom-Nottinghamshire: Counselling services

2019/S 241-592305

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: East Midlands Strategic Commercial Unit (EMSCU)
National registration number: N/A
Postal address: Nottinghamshire Police, Force Headquarters, Sherwood Lodge, Arnold
Town: Nottinghamshire
NUTS code: UK
Postal code: NG5 8PP
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Lucy Westley
E-mail: lucy.westley@emscu.pnn.police.uk
Telephone: +44 7595007499

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=31327&B=BLUELIGHT
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=31327&B=BLUELIGHT
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Public order and safety

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Children and Young People Counselling Service

Reference number: CYP Counselling

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85312320

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Children and young people counselling service for victims and witnesses of crime.

Voice for Victims and Witnesses Ltd wish to establish a single provider contract for the provision of specialist counselling services to children and young people aged 6 to 25 years who have been victims or witnesses of crime. Service users shall be resident within the contract area (Northamptonshire) and will include temporary residents (e.g. students).

The contract is offered as a 3-year +1 +1.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 250 000.00 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)

85311300

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

Northamptonshire.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Children and young people counselling service for victims and witnesses of crime

Voice for Victims and Witnesses Ltd wish to establish a single provider contract for the provision of specialist counselling services to children and young people aged 6 to 25 years who have been victims or witnesses of crime. Service users shall be resident within the contract area (Northamptonshire) and will include temporary residents (e.g. students).

The ‘service’ will deliver a therapeutic Support Service as detailed below:

— to deliver therapeutic support including psychotherapy and play therapy,

— integrate with the existing pathways for children and young people from NCC, Health and the Voluntary, Community and Enterprise Faith sector (VCEFS),

— to systematically gather feedback from victims and witnesses about their experience of the service and use this feedback to inform Voice, for areas and ideas for improvement,

— to meet the requirements of the code of practice for victims of crime and articles 8 and 9 of the EU directive 2012/29/EU, this established minimum standards of support to victims of crime,

— voice is the brand to be used at all times. Guidelines are included in Appendix B of the Specification (Section 3). This is to ensure community recognition of victim and witness support services and ensure consistency of communication with them,

— to actively participate in service user panels as a part of the wider governance arrangements to support Voice in the wider design of victim and witness support services,

— support children and young people whose cases are going through the court process till conclusion of the case,

— work alongside the offer to adults from voice to ensure cross referrals and seamless transition into adult services.

We would expect the provider to consider and recommend any additional services which will ensure the successful delivery of service.

‘Please note the procurement paperwork will not be available until the start of the procurement period on 18.12.2019’

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 250 000.00 EUR

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

Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract is offered as 3 years +1 +1.

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
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
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: 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: 22/01/2020
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

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 22/01/2020
Local time: 12:00
Place:

Northamptonshire.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

EMSCU commercial officer.

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: East Midlands Strategic Commercial Unit
Postal address: Nottinghamshire Police HQ, Sherwood Lodge Drive
Town: Arnold
Postal code: NG5 8PP
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: emscuenquiries@emscu.pnn.police.uk
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:

12/12/2019