Children in Care – Participation and Engagement

Children in Care – Participation and Engagement

We would like to invite you to attend our engagement event that is likely to be held virtually. Wednesday 30 September 2020 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Microsoft Teams Wednesday 23 September 2020.

United Kingdom-Truro: Health and social work services

2020/S 177-428659

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Cornwall Council
Postal address: County Hall, Treyew Road
Town: Truro
NUTS code: UKK3 Cornwall and Isles of Scilly
Postal code: TR1 3AY
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Mrs Christine Stone
E-mail: Christine.Stone@cornwall.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1872326050
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.cornwall.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.cornwall.gov.uk

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://procontract.due-north.com/Advert/Index?advertId=a60ef3cd-b2af-ea11-8103-005056b64545
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert/Index?advertId=a60ef3cd-b2af-ea11-8103-005056b64545

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

Social protection

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

CIC — Participation and Engagement

 

Reference number: DN482497

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000 Health and social work services

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

 

Cornwall Council has statutory duties in relation to Children in Care (CIC) and Care Leavers. This includes children and young people having access to participation and engagement opportunities.

Cornwall Council wants to work with you to understand how we can provide the In care/leaving care (CIC) and participation and engagement services that are high quality and affordable. We would like to invite you to attend our engagement event that is likely to be held virtually. We would like to continue to build on our partnership and offer and encourage you to attend.

If you would like to attend, please let us know on your reply slip.

The session is to be held:

Date time location reply by noon.

Wednesday 30 September 2020 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Microsoft Teams Wednesday 23 September 2020.

If you are interested in offering in care/leaving care (CIC) and/or participation and engagement services for children and young people and would like to come to the workshop please complete the ‘Information Required’ section at the end of this notice and return this via the Due North messaging system or email to Melissa.Williams@cornwall.gov.uk by noon on the ‘reply by’ date.

This event is not part of any procurement process. It is purely for information purposes. Questions and matters raised at these meetings may be used by the Council in developing this service.

Participation in this event will not prejudice suppliers participating in any future procurement.

Background

There are currently two contracts in place, that end 30 June 2021:

In care/leaving care CIC:

• Cornwall spends approximately GBP 285 668 per year on an external children in care provision each year;

• the current provider assists approximately 150 young people throughout the year.

Participation and Engagement

• Cornwall spends approximately GBP 112 588.00 per year on the participation and engagement provision each year;

• the current provider assists approximately 150 young people throughout the year.

Disclaimer notice: this publication is subject to change. It is anticipated it will be an open tender, the feedback from the market engagement event may or may not support this. All dates are provisional and also subject to change.

Information required

Your name/s: (Maximum two people per organisation)

Organisation Name:

Organisation email contact address:

Telephone number:

I am interested in providing services for children and young people in care/leaving care (CIC) and participation and engagement: Yes/No

Please return this via the Due North messaging system or email to Melissa.Williams@cornwall.gov.uk by noon on the ‘reply by’ date.

 

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

In Care/Leaving Care

 

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85100000 Health services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK3 Cornwall and Isles of Scilly

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

In care/leaving care CIC

• Cornwall spends approximately GBP 285 668 per year on an external children in care provision each year;

• the current provider assists approximately 150 young people throughout the year.

 

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

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

Duration in months: 60
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

Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Participation and Engagement

 

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000 Health and social work services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK3 Cornwall and Isles of Scilly

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

Participation and engagement

• Cornwall spends approximately GBP 112 588.00 per year on the participation and engagement provision each year;

• the current provider assists approximately 150 young people throughout the year.

 

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

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

Duration in months: 60
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

Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue

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: 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: 31/12/2020
Local time: 00:00
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: 31/12/2020
Local time: 00:30

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: Cornwall Council
Postal address: New County Hall, Treyew Road
Town: Truro
Postal code: TR1 3AY
Country: United Kingdom
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:

07/09/2020