Childrens Residential and Foster Care Placements 2020 – Liverpool

Childrens Residential and Foster Care Placements 2020 – Liverpool

The LCR Market Reform programme is a multi-layered collaborative project designed to achieve strategic reform throughout the children’s social care placements sector across the Liverpool City Region.

United Kingdom-Widnes: Social work and related services

2020/S 146-360655

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Halton Borough Council
Postal address: Halton Stadium, Lowerhouse Lane
Town: Widnes
NUTS code: UKD71 East Merseyside
Postal code: WA8 7DZ
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@halton.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 3033334300
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.halton.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.mytenders.co.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA1966

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council
Postal address: Knowsley MBC, Procurement team
Town: 2nd floor, Huyton Municipal Buildings
NUTS code: UKD7 Merseyside
Postal code: Merseyside
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@knowsley.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1514434716
Internet address(es):Main address: www.knowsley.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.mytenders.co.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0281

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council
Postal address: Merton House, Stanley Road
Town: Bootle
NUTS code: UKD73 Sefton
Postal code: L20 3UU
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@sefton.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1519343701
Fax: +44 1519343755
Internet address(es):Main address: www.sefton.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.mytenders.co.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0659

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Wirral Borough Council
Postal address: Old Market House, Hamilton Street
Town: Birkenhead
NUTS code: UKD74 Wirral
Postal code: CH41
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: cp@wirral.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1516663404
Fax: +44 1516663705
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.wirral.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.mytenders.co.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA1225

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Liverpool City Council
Postal address: 4th Floor Kingsway House, Hatton Garden
Town: Liverpool
NUTS code: UKD72 Liverpool
Postal code: L3 2AJ
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@liverpool.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1512256393
Fax: +44 1512256311
Internet address(es):Main address: www.liverpool.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.mytenders.co.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA1566

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: St Helens Metropolitan Borough Council
Town: St Helens
NUTS code: UKD7 Merseyside
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@sthelens.gov.uk
Internet address(es):Main address: www.sthelens.gov.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract involves joint procurement

I.3)Communication

Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.the-chest.org.uk

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:

Provision of Liverpool City Region Partner Provider Arrangement for the Provision of Childrens Residential and Foster Care Placements 2020

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85300000 Social work and related services

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The LCR Market Reform programme is a multi-layered collaborative project designed to achieve strategic reform throughout the children’s social care placements sector across the Liverpool City Region (Halton Borough Council, St Helens Metropolitan Borough Council, Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council, Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council, Wirral Borough Council and Liverpool City Council).

The aim is to ensure there is a diverse range of organisations committed to close working with LAs and which are best equipped to deliver high quality services and outcomes to our children and young people, sustainable long-term pricing and a greater social value contribution to our local communities.

As part of this programme, agreement was reached across all LCR LAs to tender a sub-regional children’s commissioning arrangement covering children’s residential and foster care placements. This will be called the Liverpool City Region (LCR) Partner Provider Arrangement (PPA) 2020.

It is intended to establish the LCR PPA in accordance with the Public Contract Regulations 2015, Regulations 74-76 (Light Touch).

The LCR PPA includes two service categories. Category 1: Children’s residential care and Category 2: Foster Care.

At the discretion of the purchasing bodies, the application window for this PPA will reopen at regular intervals throughout the contract to allow new providers to apply.

The PPA period can be amended (extended, shortened, terminated) subject to the notification on the relevant OJEU standard form. There is no specific minimum or maximum duration of the PPA.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 336 000 000.00 GBP

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:

Category 1

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85300000 Social work and related services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD7 Merseyside

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Category 1: Residential care providers

Evaluation of requests to participate (RTP) will be undertaken as detailed in the published timeline.

II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

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

It is intended to establish the LCR PPA in accordance with the Public Contract Regulations 2015, Regulations 74-76 (Light Touch).

At the discretion of the purchasing bodies, the application window for this PPA will reopen at regular intervals throughout the contract to allow new providers to apply.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Category 2

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85300000 Social work and related services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD7 Merseyside

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Category 2: Foster care providers

Evaluation of requests to participate (RTP) will be undertaken as detailed in the published timeline.

II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

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

It is intended to establish the LCR PPA in accordance with the Public Contract Regulations 2015, Regulations 74-76 (Light Touch).

At the discretion of the Purchasing Bodies, the application window for this PPA will reopen at regular intervals throughout the contract to allow new providers to apply.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation
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)Form of procedure

Restricted procedure

IV.1.3)Information about framework agreement

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years:

The PPA is a bespoke Dynamic Purchasing System in accordance with the Public Contract Regulations 2015, Regulations 74-76 (Light Touch), with the flexibility of re-opening points in the future.

IV.1.10)Identification of the national rules applicable to the procedure:
IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:
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 / Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest

Date: 26/08/2020
Local time: 14:00

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

English

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

(MT Ref:220216)

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Public Procurement Review Service
Postal address: Cabinet Office
Town: London
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: publicprocurementreview@cabinetoffice.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 3450103503Internet address: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/public-procurement-review-service-scope-and-remit
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:

27/07/2020