Home Care Services Framework – Oxfordshire County Council

Home Care Services Framework – Oxfordshire County Council

The Council is inviting Tenderers to provide Services in the West zone to replace an existing Framework Provider. 

United Kingdom-Oxford: Health and social work services

2017/S 167-343822

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Oxfordshire County Council
County Hall, New Road
United Kingdom
Contact person: David Wood
Telephone: +44 7392318979
E-mail: david.wood@oxfordshire.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKJ14
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.oxfordshire.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://https://sebp.due-north.com/

I.2)Joint procurement


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://https://sebp.due-north.com/
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: http://https://sebp.due-north.com/
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: http://https://sebp.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


Home Care Services West Zone Replacement.

Reference number: CPU928C

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

The Council is inviting Tenderers to provide Services in the West zone to replace an existing Framework Provider. The successful Tenderer/s will be included on the Framework Agreement for the provision of the Services described in Appendix 1 the Specification. The Framework Agreement runs until the 31.3.2020, with an option for the Council to extend for up to 2 years. The Council anticipates the Services commencing by the end of October 2017.

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: UKJ14
Main site or place of performance:

West Oxfordshire.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of home care services in West Oxfordshire.

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

Start: 01/11/2017
End: 30/04/2019
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option to extend for up to 24 months.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

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 III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
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:

See procurement documents.

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

Section IV: Procedure


IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

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.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S: 2015/S 169-308339

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

Date: 21/09/2017
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:


IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 21/09/2017
Local time: 00:00
Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Not applicable.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

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:

The subject matter of this procurement process relates to the delivery of services which are listed to in Schedule 3 to the regulations. As such the full regime set out in the regulations will not apply to the award of the framework contracts. Consequently, the procurement process adopted by the Commissioners has been developed in accordance with Regulation 76 of the regulations and in particular in accordance with the fundamental public procurement principles of transparency and equal treatment. For the avoidance of doubt this means that the Commissioners have not adopted the open procedure (as such term is defined in the regulations) for the undertaking of this procurement process. The fact that in this Contract Notice at Section IV.1) the field/box relating to type of procedure may default to the term ‘Open’ does not mean that this procedure is being followed by the Commissioners.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Oxfordshire County Council
County Hall, New Road
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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