Children’s Service Home Care Service

Children’s Service Home Care Service

London Borough of Barnet’s Children’s Service Disabled Children’s Team has the requirement to procure Home Care services which will support parents with personal care, provide respite for carers, and promote positive experiences for children and young people.

UK-London: Health and social work services

2013/S 095-162114

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

London Borough of Barnet
North London Business Park, Oakleigh Road South
For the attention of: Carolyn Greenaway
N11 1NP London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 83592000
E-mail: spt@barnet.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

Address of the buyer profile: www.barnet.gov.uk

Further information can be obtained from: Supply4London
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: www.supply4london.gov.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: www.supply4london.gov.uk
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: www.supply4london.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: www.supply4london.gov.uk
www.supply4london.gov.uk
www.supply4london.gov.uk
UNITED KINGDOM

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local agency/office
I.3)Main activity

General public services
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Children’s Service Home Care Service
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 25: Health and social services
NUTS code UKI21

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 4
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 3
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 500 000 and 750 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Health and social work services. Social work and related services. Social work services. Social services. London Borough of Barnet’s Children’s Service Disabled Children’s Team has the requirement to procure Home Care services which will support parents with personal care, provide respite for carers, and promote positive experiences for children and young people. We require a provider who can guarantee a regular, reliable and pro-active service to support the well-being of parent-carers, and help prevent family breakdown. The provider will be supporting parents in meeting their child’s additional health and social care needs and and provide children and young people with complex disabilities and/or life limiting conditions with a range of experiences which promote their physical, social and emotional development; and independence.
Expressions of interest should be made via www.supply4london.gov.uk using the access code provided within the additional information of this notice.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 85300000, 85310000, 85320000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: Subject to performance review and budget availability the contract may be extended for upto a one year period.
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: The Authority will apply all the offences listed in Article 45(1) of Directive 2004/18/EC (implemented as Regulation 23(1) of the Public Contract Regulations (PCR) 2006 in the UK) and all of the professional misconducts listed at Article 45(2) of Directive 2004/18/EC (see also Regulation 23(2) in the PCR 2006) to the decision of whether a Candidate is eligible to be invited to tender.
A full list of the Regulation 23(1) and 23(2) criteria are at http://www.supply4london.gov.uk/delta/project/reasonsForExclusion.html#pcr

Candidates will be required to answer these questions as part of the qualification process. For candidates who are registered overseas, you will need to declare if you have any offences/misconduct under your own countries laws, where these laws are equivalent to the Regulation 23 lists.
Candidates who have been convicted of any of the offences under Article 45(1) are ineligible and will not be selected to bid, unless there are overriding requirements in the general interest for doing so.
Candidates who are guilty of any of the offences, circumstances or misconduct under Article 45(2) may be excluded from being selected to bid at the discretion of the Authority.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (a) appropriate statements from banks or, where appropriate, evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance;
(b) the presentation of balance-sheets or extracts from the balance-sheets, where publication of the balance-sheet is required under the law of the country in which the economic operator is established;
(c) a statement of the undertaking’s overall turnover and, where appropriate, of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last three financial years available, depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading, as far as the information on these turnovers is available.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
(b) a list of the principal deliveries effected or the main services provided in the past three years, with the sums, dates and recipients, whether public or private, involved.
Evidence of delivery and services provided shall be given:
— where the recipient was a contracting authority, in the form of certificates issued or countersigned by the competent authority,
— where the recipient was a private purchaser, by the purchaser’s certification or, failing this, simply by a declaration by the economic operator;
(f) the educational and professional qualifications of the service provider or contractor and/or those of the undertaking’s managerial staff and, in particular, those of the person or persons responsible for providing the services or managing the work;
(j) an indication of the proportion of the contract which the services provider intends possibly to subcontract.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated below

1. Quality – experience of providing similar work. Weighting 10

2. Quality – capacity and resources to support the contract. Weighting 15

3. Quality – technical expertise. Weighting 30

4. Quality – quality assurance. Weighting 15

5. Price – cost. Weighting 25

6. Price – financial assessment. Weighting 5

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

5000004866
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 3.7.2013 – 09:00
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

3.7.2013 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 4.7.2013 – 10:00
Place:

Document to be accessed from www.supply4london.gov.uk

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information

Suppliers must read through this set of instructions and follow the process to respond to this opportunity.
The information and/or documents for this opportunity are available on supply4london.gov.uk.
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Suppliers must log in, go to your Response Manager and add the following Access Code: 5G3GZG3536.
Please ensure you follow any instruction provided to you here.
The deadline for submitting your response(s) is 12 noon 3 July 2013. Please ensure that you allow yourself plenty of time when responding to this opportunity prior to the closing date and time, especially if you have been asked to upload documents.
If you experience any technical difficulties please contact the Supply4london Helpdesk on call 0845 270 7050 or email helpdesk@supply4london.gov.uk. GO Reference: GO-2013515-PRO-4806295

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Royal Courts of Justice
Royal Courts of Justice, Strand
WC2A 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 079476000

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Royal Courts of Justice
Strand
WC2A 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 079476000

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

15.5.2013