Day Support Services 2014 Wolverhampton

Day Support Services 2014 Wolverhampton

Wolverhampton City Council are looking to establish a framework from which to purchase day support and activity opportunities for people with learning and physical disabilities.

United Kingdom-Wolverhampton: Health and social work services

2014/S 185-326540

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Wolverhampton City Council
Corporate Procurement, Civic Centre, St Peters Square
WV1 1RL Wolverhampton
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1902556556
E-mail: tenders@wolverhampton.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1902555095

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.wolverhampton.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.wolverhamptontenders.com

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

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:

PP14076 — Day Support Services 2014.

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
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Wolverhampton.

NUTS code UKG35

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: 24

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4
Justification for a framework agreement, the duration of which exceeds four years: N/A.

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT: 3 500 000 GBP

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

Wolverhampton City Council are looking to establish a framework from which to purchase day support and activity opportunities for people with learning and physical disabilities. Providers are invited to join the framework under the following groups according to individual need and required staffing ratio: low level need, moderate level need and high level need. These three groups will be advertised as lots. The service shall commence for a period of 2 years from 4.5.2015 with an option to extend by up to a further 2 years thereafter.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 98000000

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

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots

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:

Lot 1 is for low level need Lot 2 is for moderate level need Lot 3 is for high level need.

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1Lot title: Low level needs

1)Short description

The lot will contain providers able to provider support to people with low level needs.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 98000000

3)Quantity or scope

Lot 1 is for organisations who are able to provide services for people with low level needs.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 1 750 000 GBP

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2Lot title: Moderate level needs

1)Short description

Lot 2 is for providers who can offer a support service for people with moderate level needs.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 98000000

3)Quantity or scope

Lot 2 will contain providers who are able to offer support to people with moderate level needs who require a staffing ratio of at least 1:2
Estimated value excluding VAT: 87 500 GBP

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 3Lot title: High level needs

1)Short description

Lot 3 is for providers who are able to offer staff support to high level needs of 1:1 support.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 98000000

3)Quantity or scope

This lot is for high level needs. Support under this category is for people who require a staffing ratio of at least 1:1 support or above.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 87 500 GBP

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Details of the deposits and bonds required by the Council will be set out in the contract documents.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Details of the main terms and conditions of financing and payment will be set out in the contract documents.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Jointly and severally liable.
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: All bidders will be asked to confirm that none of the conditions set out in Article 45 of Directive 2004/18/EC apply to their organisation or expression of interest.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Bidders will be required to complete a Questionnaire consistent with the provisions of Directive 2004/18/EC.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Bidders will be required to complete a Questionnaire consistent with the provisions of Directive 2004/18/EC.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
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 in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

PP14076
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

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: 2.11.2014 – 09:00

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

3.11.2014 – 15:00

IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

23.9.2014

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.

IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

in days: 120 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 3.11.2014 – 15:01

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

VI.3)Additional information

Interest in this contract process should be expressed via the Council’s tendering portal www.wolverhamptontenders.com The Council reserves the right to cancel the procurement and not to proceed with the contract. The Council also reserves the right not to award a contract or to award a contract for parts or part of the services only. The Council will not, under any circumstances, reimburse any expense incurred by bidders in preparing their PQQ or tender submissions. The Council notes that the award of the contract may involve a transfer of employment undertakings pursuant to the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006, and will clarify the position with the applicants during the tender process. This is a voluntary contract notice for a Part B/below threshold contract. Under this framework the provider is required to actively participate in the economic and social regeneration of the locality of and surrounding the place of delivery for the service. Accordingly contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations.

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

For the attention of: www.wolverhamptontenders.com

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

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The Council will incorporate a standstill period at the point when information on the proposed award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of ten calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into. Aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by any breach of the Councils obligations may take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

23.9.2014