Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence Services Cornwall
Specialist domestic abuse and sexual violence support services. Cornwall Council.
UK-Truro: health and social work services
Section I: Contracting authority
Old County Hall, Station Road
Contact point(s): Michelle Davies
For the attention of: Michelle Davies
TR1 3HA Truro
Telephone: +44 1872323776
Fax: +44 1872225702
General address of the contracting authority: http://www.cornwall.gov.uk
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Section II: Object of the contract
Service category No 25: Health and social services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Throughout Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.
NUTS code UKK3
Number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 004
Duration of the framework agreementDuration in months: 48
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement
Estimated value excluding VAT: 2 160 000,00 GBP
85000000, 85312300, 85312320
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
The appointed supplier(s) will receive referrals from a variety of sources including self-referral by victims or referrals by a range of agencies including Cornwall Council, Devon and Cornwall Police, Health providers in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, Devon and Cornwall Probation Trust and other specialist and universal support agencies operating throughout Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.
The appointed supplier(s) will be required to provide Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence services for the whole of Cornwall Council or their successor in title. It is proposed that a 2 year framework agreement be let with an option to extend for up to a further two years. It is anticipated that the framework will contain four lots, namely.
(a) Independent Domestic Violence Advocacy Service
(b) Therapeutic intervention for children and young people impacted by Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence and support for the parents and carers of those children engaged in therapy
(c) A Healthy Relationships Programme delivered in schools
(d) Domestic Abuse prevention programme
Whilst there is no guaranteed quantity or spend, the estimated value of Cornwall Council spend is likely to be in the region of 540 000 GBP per annum across all four lots. It is not envisaged that the spend on each of the four lots will be on an equal basis.
For the avoidance of doubt tenderers are informed that this is a Part B service and Cornwall Council will adopt a voluntary standstill period.
A Supplier Open Day event where Council officers will be able to provide further information and answer any enquiries will be held at Cornwall Council, New County Hall, Treyew Road, Truro, Cornwall on 29 June 2012 between 11:30 and 13:00 hours. To confirm your attendance please contact email@example.com.Estimated value excluding VAT: 2 160 000,00 GBP
Description of these options: The framework agreement is for 2 years, with an option to extend by a further 2 years.
Information about lots
Lot No: 1 Lot title: Independent Domestic Violence Advocacy Service
85000000, 85312300, 85312320
Estimated value excluding VAT: 1 520 000,00 GBP
85000000, 85312300, 85312320
Estimated value excluding VAT: 320 000,00 GBP
85000000, 85312300, 85312320
Estimated value excluding VAT: 200 000,00 GBP
85000000, 85312300, 85312320
Estimated value excluding VAT: 120 000,00 GBP
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Description of particular conditions: The Framework will be subject to Cornwall Council Terms and Conditions of Contract.
Economic operators subject to any of the following [may/will] not be considered where the said operator.
(a) is bankrupt or is being wound up, where their affairs are being administered by the court, where they have entered into an arrangement with creditors, where they have suspended business activities or is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations;
(b) is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order for compulsory winding up or administration by the court or of an arrangement with creditors or of any other similar proceedings under national laws and regulations;
(c) has been convicted by a final judgment in accordance with the legal provisions of the country of any offence concerning his professional conduct;
(d) has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contracting authorities can demonstrate;
(e) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which they are established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(f) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which they are established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(g) is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under this section or has not supplied such information;
(h) has been the subject of a conviction for participation in a criminal organisation, as defined in Article 2(1) of Council Joint Action 98/733/JHA;
(i) has been the subject of a conviction for corruption, as defined in Article 3 of the Council Act of 26.6.1972 and Article 3(1) of Council Joint Action 98/742/JHA3 respectively;
(j) has been the subject of a conviction for fraud within the meaning of Article 1 of the Convention relating to the protection of the financial interests of the European Communities;
(k) has been the subject of a conviction for money laundering, as defined in Article 1 of Council Directive 91/308/EEC of 10 June 1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering.
(l) has been the subject of a conviction for failing to prevent Bribery or Corruption as stated under section 7 of the Bribery Act 2010.
(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.
(d) the criteria listed in III.2.1; and
(e) any other information or documents referred to in the Invitation to Tender.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Please refer to the Invitation to Tender.
May include, but shall not be limited to:
(a) a list of the works carried out over the past five years, accompanied by certificates of satisfactory execution for the most important works. These certificates shall indicate the value, date and site of the works and shall specify whether they were carried out according to the rules of the trade and properly completed. Where appropriate, the competent authority shall submit these certificates to the contracting authority direct;
(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.
(c) an indication of the technicians or technical bodies involved, whether or not belonging directly to the economic operator’s undertaking, especially those responsible for quality control and, in the case of public works contracts, those upon whom the contractor can call in order to carry out the work;
(d) a description of the technical facilities and measures used by the supplier or service provider for ensuring quality and the undertaking’s study and research facilities;
(e) where the products or services to be supplied are complex or, exceptionally, are required for a special purpose, a check carried out by the contracting authorities or on their behalf by a competent official body of the country in which the supplier or service provider is established, subject to that body’s agreement, on the production capacities of the supplier or the technical capacity of the service provider and, if necessary, on the means of study and research which are available to it and the quality control measures it will operate;
(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;
(g) for public works contracts and public services contracts, and only in appropriate cases, an indication of the environmental management measures that the economic operator will be able to apply when performing the contract;
(h) a statement of the average annual manpower of the service provider or contractor and the number of managerial staff for the last 3 years;
(i) a statement of the tools, plant or technical equipment available to the service provider or contractor for carrying out the contract;
(j) an indication of the proportion of the contract which the services provider intends possibly to subcontract;
(k) the criteria listed in III.2.1; and
(l) any other information or documents referred to in the Invitation to Tender.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Please refer to the Invitation to Tender.
Section IV: Procedure
Payable documents: no
Place:Cornwall Council, New County Hall, Treyew Road, Truro, Cornwall TR1 3AY.
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: The Authorised Officer from the contracting directorate of Cornwall Council, together with at least one Council Officer who is independent of the contracting directorate and the relevant elected Member from the Council’s Cabinet.
Section VI: Complementary information
It is the Council’s view that the Acquired Rights Directive 77/187/EEC and or the Transfer of Undertakings.
(Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 may apply to this contract.
The Safer Cornwall Partnership Strategic Assessment is available at https://www.amethyst.gov.uk/strataudit.htm and further information on the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence Strategy 2011-15; The Right Response is available at http://safercornwall.liminalspaces.co.uk/what-we-do/domestic-abuse-sexual-violence/.
If an appeal regarding the award of the contract has not been successfully resolved, the Public Contracts (Amendment) Regulations 2009 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or believe they are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly and may take the form of an application for an order to set aside the award decision, suspend the procedure or amend a document, or if the contract has been entered into a claim for a declaration of contract ineffectiveness and/or a claim for damages.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:15.6.2012