Home With Support Service Tender Kent

Home With Support Service Tender Kent

Kent Community NHS Health Foundation Trust is seeking tenders from suitable experienced providers who can deliver a home with support service. 7 Lots.

United Kingdom-Ashford: Social work services without accommodation

2019/S 111-272593

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust
110/120 Upper Pemberton, Eureka Park, Kennington
TN25 4AZ
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Jack Moss
Telephone: +44 7825236964
E-mail: jack.moss.procurement@gmail.com
NUTS code: UKJ4
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.kentcht.nhs.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.kentcht.nhs.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body


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

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity


Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Home With Support (East Kent)

Reference number: DN414903

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

Kent Community NHS Health Foundation Trust (KCHFT) is seeking tenders from suitable experienced providers who can deliver a home with support service.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for maximum number of lots: 3
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 2


Lot No: 1 to 7

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)


II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKJ4

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Kent Community NHS Health Foundation Trust (KCHFT) is seeking tenders from suitable experienced providers who can deliver a home with support service.

The home with support service supports the discharge of patients who have been assessed in the acute as safe to go home by receiving a further assessment of need, rehabilitation and a period of recovery at home and develop a plan of care and onward referral if required.

This service is an extension of the KCHFT rapid transfer of care service, and will work in collaboration with rapid response, acute response team, rehabilitation teams to support patients with complex need to be transferred home from either the Accident and Emergency Dept. (front door) or wards (back door) from an acute Hospital or from a KCHFT community hospital bed. Short term support may also be required for patients who may need a period of additional care to enable them to remain at home and avoid a hospital admission.

KCHFT is looking to work with social care providers to support the identified care needs as part of the discharge plan of care for the patient.

The initial delivery model, per block, consists of a volume of hours. Blocks will be ‘single handed’ for the months June through October and ‘double handed’ November through May’ unless otherwise directed.

The contract will run until the end of March 2020, unless terminated in accordance with the terms and conditions. There are 2 options to extend the contract Term by 12 months (March 2021) and a further 12 months (March 2022).

Expressions of interest will only be accepted via the Trust Procurement Portal.

KCHFT is undertaking this procurement activity under the competitive procedure with negotiation and light touch regime.

Indicative procurement timetable:

Closing date and time for tender submissions midday Friday 28.6.2019.

Tender evaluation period Monday 8.7.2019 – 29.7.2019 (Including any need for negotiation)

contract award Monday 5.8.2019

Mobilisation Monday 19.8.2019 — Monday 2.9.2019

Contract commencement date Monday 19.8.2019

The service is split into 7 lots:

— South Kent Coast North,

— South Kent Coast South,

— Canterbury and Coastal North,

— Canterbury and Coastal South,

— Ashford North,

— Ashford South,

— Thanet.

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

End: 31/03/2020
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

This contract will run through 31.3.2020 with the provision to extend solely at KCHFT’s discretion to 31.3.2021 and further to 31.3.2022.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

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
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
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:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure


IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Competitive procedure with negotiation
Accelerated procedure

These services fall under the provisions of the light touch regime.

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

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated

IV.1.5)Information about negotiation

The contracting authority reserves the right to award the contract on the basis of the initial tenders without conducting negotiations
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: no
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

Date: 28/06/2019
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: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

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: