Domiciliary Support in Leicester City

Domiciliary Support in Leicester City

The authority wishes to ensure that its procurement opportunities are open to small and micro local enterprises and voluntary and community sector organisations as it appreciates the very important role they play in the local economy.

United Kingdom-Leicester: Health and social work services

2020/S 217-534148

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: Leicester City Council
Postal address: City Hall, 115 Charles Street
Town: Leicester
NUTS code: UKF21 Leicester
Postal code: LE1 1FZ
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Miss Jasmin Dhonsi
E-mail: procurement-asc@leicester.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1164546125
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.leicester.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.leicester.gov.uk

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Leicester City Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)
Town: Leicester
NUTS code: UKF21 Leicester
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement-asc@leicester.gov.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.leicestercityccg.nhs.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract involves joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert?advertId=3511cada-c21a-eb11-8105-005056b64545&fromAdvertEvent=True
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert?advertId=3511cada-c21a-eb11-8105-005056b64545&fromAdvertEvent=True

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:

ASC0262 – Framework Agreements for the provision of Domiciliary Support Service 2020 Lot 1 – General Domiciliary Support in Leicester City

 

Reference number: DN505847

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000 Health and social work services

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

 

Leicester City Council (‘the Authority’) working with Leicester City NHS Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) invites Tenders for the provision of Domiciliary Support Service 2020 Lot 1 – General Domiciliary Support in Leicester City (‘the Service’).

The Authority wishes to ensure that its procurement opportunities are open to small and micro local enterprises and voluntary and community sector organisations as it appreciates the very important role they play in the local economy. Tenders from these organisations are particularly welcomed. The Authority encourages consortium or sub-contracting arrangements for this procurement opportunity.

The Authority is conducting this procurement under the Light Touch Regime for Social and Other Specific Services, as set out in the Public Contract Regulations 2015, at Section 7 (Regulations 74 to 77) and Schedule 3. The procurement process will not be conducted under the Public Contract Regulations 2015; however, it will be similar to that of an Open procedure. The Process will, unlike an Open Procedure, include the flexibility, as allowed under the Light Touch Regime with various evaluation stages as detailed in this Invitation to Tender documentation.

 

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one lot only
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 1 – Provision of General Domiciliary Support Service

 

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000 Health and social work services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKF21 Leicester

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

The provision of Domiciliary Support Service 2020 Lot 1 – General Domiciliary Support in Leicester City, as detailed in the Invitation to Tender documentation.

The provision of Domiciliary Support Service 2020 Lot 1 – General Domiciliary Support in Leicester City is an Open Framework Agreement and in this present context, Lot 1 is a list of assessed and approved providers. A current list of providers (25) is already in place for Lot 1. This further opening of the Framework is to grow this list of providers that the Commissioner can work with from 25 to 33. Please note that the new 8 providers’ ranks on the Framework will be from 26 to 33. The Authority reserves the right to increase the number of providers added to this Lot 1 list during this tender exercise in light of emerging demands during the procurement timeframe.

The proposed Contract will be for an initial period from 1 April 2021 to 9 October 2022 with an option to extend, subject to satisfactory performance outcomes and agreement by the Authority, for a further period(s) up to a total of two years to 6 October 2024, taking the contract term to a maximum of 3.5 years.

The proposed service is based on current and known funding allocations. These could alter through the life of the contract in light of changes in future local and central government funding. The contract value assigned to this service is GBP 23.8 million per annum, GBP 83.3 million for the full 18-month contract period plus the option to extend for a further 2 years.

 

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 83 300 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

Start: 01/04/2021
End: 09/10/2022
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
II.2.14)Additional information

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Form of procedure

Open 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:

This is an Open Framework Agreement and will be subject to a review and reopening. The ‘Open Framework Agreement’ will allow the Authority to accept new providers if a gap is identified in the provision and to meet demand, as detailed in the Invitation to Tender documentation.

 

IV.1.10)Identification of the national rules applicable to the procedure:

IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:

As detailed in the Invitation to Tender documentation.

 

IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate / Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest

Date: 04/12/2020
Local time: 14:00

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

English

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

A Tenderers Information Session is being held on the 11 November 2020. Further details regarding how to register for this session is contained within the Invitation to Tender documentation.

 

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Construction and Technology Court (Queens Bench Division) (Branch of High Court of Justice)
Postal address: Priory Courts, 33 Bull Street
Town: Birmingham
Postal code: B4 6DS
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1216814441

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

Official name: Leicester City Council
Postal address: City Hall, 115 Charles Street
Town: Leicester
Postal code: LE1 1FZ
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement-asc@leicester.gov.uk

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

03/11/2020