Financial Advocacy Tender Warwickshire

Financial Advocacy Tender Warwickshire

Warwickshire County Council are seeking either a single provider or partnership bid to deliver financial advocacy services across Warwickshire.

United Kingdom-Warwick: Social work and related services

2018/S 011-021567

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Warwickshire County Council
PO Box 3, Shire Hall, Market Square
CV34 4RH
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mrs M K Nagra
Telephone: +44 1926412026
NUTS code: UKG13
Internet address(es):Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Joint procurement


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

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


Financial Advocacy

Reference number: WCC – 5619

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

Warwickshire County Council are seeking either a single provider or partnership bid to deliver financial advocacy services across Warwickshire. This model will consist of tiered model of financial support to enable the local authority to meet statutory obligations outlined in the Care Act 2014 and mental Capacity Act (2005); safeguarding individuals to ensure they maintain financial security.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)


II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG13

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Generally within the Council boundaries of Warwickshire County Council.

II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 60

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

The initial contract period will be 3 years with the option to extend for up a further 2 years. These services may be subject to other modifications and changes in order to meet the changing needs and demands of the Council and the customers. This may also be as the result of additional or reduced funding streams.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation

List and brief description of rules and criteria:

All as detailed in the tender documentation.

The Council will undertake its financial assessment of the tendering organisation (and if considered necessary by the Council, any partners within a consortium bid) based on its own evaluation of the tenderers’ most recent 2 years accounts (or if 2 years accounts are not available, equivalent evidence which confirms financial viability). The assessment of accounts will be supported by an independent credit reference report from Creditsafe where this is available. The Council may also impose a Bond or Performance Guarantee on the successful Tenderer. Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Evidence as stated in the tender documentation.

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

All as detailed in the tender documentation.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure


IV.1.1)Form of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about framework agreement

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

Information about national procedures is available at:

IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:

All as detailed in the tender documentation.

IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

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

Date: 19/02/2018
Local time: 10:00

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


Section VI: Complementary information

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

Warwickshire County Council will be using its e-tendering system (CSW-JETS) for the administration of this procurement process. Providers must register with the system (if they haven’t previously done so) in order to be able to express an interest in the project and download documents and to correspond with us about this procurement. The web address for CSW-JETS is Registration and use of CSW-JETS is free. If you are having trouble registering with CSW-JETS please email us at All correspondence or clarifications relating to this procurement must be submitted via the CSW-JETS correspondence function.

Electronic ordering/payment/invoicing may be used.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Warwickshire County Council
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:



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