Home Care Services Tender 2021-2025 – Southampton

Home Care Services Tender 2021-2025 – Southampton

The successful bidder will be appointed lead provider (Tier 1) for Lot A Cluster area 3 and 4. Briefing event 23 December 2020.

United Kingdom-Southampton: Social work and related services

2020/S 247-615639

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Southampton City Council
Postal address: Civic Centre
Town: Southampton
NUTS code: UKJ32 Southampton
Postal code: SO14 7LY
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Simon Crouch
E-mail: tendermanagement@southampton.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 2380833000
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.southampton.gov.uk/business-licensing/supply-council/supply-portal.aspx
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.mytenders.co.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0747


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.southampton.gov.uk/business-licensing/supply-council/supply-portal.aspx
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://supplysouthampton.esourcingportal.com/index.cfm?

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


Framework Agreement in Relation to Home Care Services — Tender for Lot A Lead Provider (Tier) 1 Cluster Area 3 and 4


Reference number: EC09/01/2635

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85300000 Social work and related services

II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:


This is an open procurement for the provision of a lead provider of home care services specified in Lot A of the home care framework agreement which was established on the 1 April 2019 (OJEU contract notice reference 2018/S 119-271025). The lead provider (Tier 1) is for Lot A Cluster areas 3 and 4. For the purposes of this framework Clusters 3 and 4 operate as a single geographical cluster area as detailed within the service specification.

The successful bidder will be appointed lead provider (Tier 1) for Lot A Cluster area 3 and 4. The successful bidder will also be accepted on to Tier 2 of the Council’s home care framework and will be required to work within all of Lot A Cluster areas 1, 2, 5 and 6 in line with the service specification.

For more details please see the procurement documentation available at: https://supplysouthampton.esourcingportal.com/

Tenderers are invited to an optional online tenderer’s briefing event taking place on Wednesday 23 December 2020 at 13.00. The briefing will be undertaken via MS Teams and will be accessible via the internet. Tenderers must book their admittance to the briefing by confirming to simon.crouch@southampton.gov.uk the names and work email addresses of those attending from their organisation and must do so by the end of Tuesday 22 December 2020. Tenderers should note that it is neither the intention nor the purpose of this briefing to confer any advantage within the procurement process upon those attending.


II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 12 480 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85100000 Health services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKJ32 Southampton
Main site or place of performance:

The main site or place of performance will be across the city of Southampton.


II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This is an open procurement for a lead provider of home care services specified in Lot A of the home care framework agreement.


II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 60 %
Quality criterion – Name: Price / Weighting: 40 %
Price – Weighting: 40 %

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 12 480 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 01/04/2021
End: 31/03/2025
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

For transparency, bidders are advised that the current second anniversary re-opening of the Council’s home care framework agreement is currently a live tender (the deadline is 12 p.m. 8 January, the Council reserves the right to adjust the date) should they wish to apply for that opportunity details are available at https://supplysouthampton.esourcingportal.com/


Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

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

Section IV: Procedure


IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator

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.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S: 2018/S 119-271025

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

Date: 20/01/2021
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.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 20/01/2021
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.3)Additional information:



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VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Public Procurement Review Service
Postal address: Cabinet Office
Town: London
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: publicprocurementreview@cabinetoffice.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 3450103503
Internet address: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/public-procurement-review-service-scope-and-remit

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: