Derbyshire Step Down from Residential to Fostering – LTR Tender

Derbyshire Step Down from Residential to Fostering – LTR Tender

The service aim is to increase the number of Derbyshire children with disabilities appropriately placed in local specialist fostering provision to age 18, or beyond.

United Kingdom-Matlock: Health and social work services

2020/S 202-492110

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Derbyshire County Council
Postal address: County Hall
Town: Matlock
NUTS code: UKF1 Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire
Postal code: DE4 3AG
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Mrs Kathryn Bunting
E-mail: kathryn.bunting@derbyshire.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1629535713
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.derbyshire.gov.uk/
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.derbyshire.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: www.eastmidstenders.org
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.eastmidstenders.org

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Derbyshire Step Down from Residential to Fostering

 

Reference number: CS/2020/BAF DN503095

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000 Health and social work services

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

 

The Council is procuring the service detailed in the specification using a bespoke ‘Restricted procedure’ under the Light Touch Regime (‘LTR’) subject to limited regulation and will be conducted in accordance with regulations 74 to 76 PCR 2015.

The service aim is to increase the number of Derbyshire children with disabilities appropriately placed in local specialist fostering provision to age 18, or beyond. These children may have experienced multiple placement endings and their needs and behaviours will have led to either a placement in residential care or identification as a child on the cusp of residential care. DCC is particularly keen to return to Derbyshire children placed ‘at a distance’. The project will provide high quality specialist foster care that nurtures and supports the children to achieve their full potential. The provider for an ‘all-inclusive’ bid price will stabilise placements during volatile or crisis periods by delivering additional and flexible support to the carer and/or placed child.

 

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKF1 Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

The Council is procuring the service detailed in the specification using a bespoke ‘Restricted procedure’ under the Light Touch Regime (‘LTR’) subject to limited regulation and will be conducted in accordance with regulations 74 to 76 PCR 2015.

The service aim is to increase the number of Derbyshire children with disabilities appropriately placed in local specialist fostering provision to age 18, or beyond. These children may have experienced multiple placement endings and their needs and behaviours will have led to either a placement in residential care or identification as a child on the cusp of residential care. DCC is particularly keen to return to Derbyshire children placed ‘at a distance’. The project will provide high quality specialist foster care that nurtures and supports the children to achieve their full potential. The provider for an ‘all-inclusive’ bid price will stabilise placements during volatile or crisis periods by delivering additional and flexible support to the carer and/or placed child.

 

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: 48
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: yes
Description of options:

There is an option to extend this contract by up to 2 additional years. The contract is for 4 years with the option to extend a further 2 years, 6 years in total.

 

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 IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

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

Date: 16/11/2020
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

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Derbyshire County Council
Town: Matlock
Postal code: DE4 3AG
Country: United Kingdom

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

13/10/2020