Enhanced Provision Childminding Service – Approved Provider List – Bristol

Enhanced Provision Childminding Service – Approved Provider List – Bristol

The requirement is to develop a list of providers who can deliver enhanced childminding services to the Council’s Children and Families Service.

United Kingdom-Bristol: Health and social work services

2020/S 223-549489

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Bristol City Council
Postal address: P O Box 3176
Town: Bristol
NUTS code: UKK11 Bristol, City of
Postal code: BS3 9FS
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Ms Lucy Ford
E-mail: lucy.ford2@bristol.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1173521281
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.bristol.gov.uk/
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.bristol.gov.uk/

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://procontract.due-north.com
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com

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:

Enhanced Provision Childminding Service — Approved Provider List

 

Reference number: DN507288

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000 Health and social work services

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Bristol City Council Early years and childcare service provides a package of enhanced childminding and support to children, predominantly under the age of two, where the child and/or parent or carer has assessed additional support needs. The Council wishes to implement an approved provider list for enhanced provision childminding services. The requirement is to develop a list of providers who can deliver enhanced childminding services to the Council’s Children and Families Service. The period of the approved provider list is 5 years. The use of sub-contractors is not allowed in the performance of these enhanced provision childminding services.

 

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: UKK11 Bristol, City of

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

The Council wishes to implement an approved provider list for enhanced provision childminding services. The requirement is to develop a list of providers who can deliver enhanced childminding services to the Council’s Children and Families Service.

Potential providers wishing to be admitted on to the approved provider list must complete the questionnaire and be able to demonstrate that they meet all the minimum criteria listed. Any provider that is able to demonstrate they meet these criteria will be admitted on to the approved provider list. Each provider who is successfully appointed onto the approved provider list will be required to enter into a pre-placement agreement with the Council. An individual placement agreement will be agreed between the Council and the provider for each child placed. Placements will be determined based on a number of factors. There is no guarantee of any allocation of work during the term of the approved provider list.

The approved provider list will be established and will go live on the 1 April 2021 and will be used for all enhanced provision childminding services for the duration of the approved provider list. The approved provider list will operate until 31 March 2026, unless terminated earlier in accordance with the termination provision of the terms and conditions.

 

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: 60
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: no

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

Open 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: no
IV.2)Administrative information

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

Date: 18/12/2020
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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 18/12/2020
Local time: 12:00

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: Bristol District Registry of the High Court
Postal address: Grey Friars, Lewins Mead
Town: Bristol
Postal code: BS1 2NR
Country: United Kingdom

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

11/11/2020