Housing Related Support Chatham

Housing Related Support Chatham

Housing Related Support – Accommodation and Floating Support for Domestic Abuse.

UK-Chatham: Social work and related services

2013/S 116-198228

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Medway Council
Gun Wharf, Dock Road
For the attention of: Phyllis Thompson
ME4 4TR Chatham
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1634337402
E-mail: tenders@medway.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1634331720

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.medway.gov.uk

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

General public services
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Housing Related Support – Accommodation and Floating Support for Domestic Abuse.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 25: Health and social services
NUTS code UKJ41

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Social work and related services. Social services. Community action programme. Accommodation services. Domestic Abuse Accommodation and Floating Support commissioned by Medway Council.
Medway’s vision for Housing Support is to improve the quality of life of vulnerable socially excluded people living in the borough through the delivery of preventative housing support services and to make Medway a place where people are able to achieve their potential for independent living.
Housing Support for vulnerable people in Medway has 3 identified overarching aims. These are:
Delivering independence and preventing homelessness: this is through providing housing support in supported housing, or through floating support, giving people the opportunity to stabilise their lives and move on.
Creating opportunities: this is through offering vulnerable and socially excluded people the chance to improve their quality of life and increase their independence.
Providing effectively managed services and value for money: This is through delivering high quality, strategically required services that are well managed, cost effective, work well with other support and care services and put service users at the heart of service delivery.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85300000, 85320000, 85322000, 98341000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

GBP 860 000 over 5 years for 3 lots.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 860 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Floating Support

1)Short description

The council wishes to commission a 70 hours per week non-accommodation based service (Floating Support) for victims of domestic abuse. The provider will be expected to deliver support flexibly to individuals in their “own” accommodation (permanent and temporary) or at community based venues for access to Self Led Support. The provider will be required to organise and publicise details of these venues to all current service users which will be updated on a regular basis.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85300000

3)Quantity or scope

70 Hours per week.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 280 900 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Accommodation Support

1)Short description

The council wishes to commission a number of accommodation based services Refuge 6 units, predominately for BME specialist support, and Medway 8 units providing short term housing related support to woman with support needs:
Aims of service:
To provide support in a safe and stable environment.
To assess the needs of individuals and provide an agreed planned programme of support, detailed in a support plan, working with the service user and other agencies as applicable to enable holistic service delivery.
To enable individuals to move on and maximise their independence and maintain a tenancy.
To facilitate access to other services as appropriate such as health related services, benefits, education, employment and social care.
Facilitates access to rehabilitation/specialist services dependent on need.
To provide 6 weeks floating support when clients leave the service when a positive move on has been achieved, where required.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85300000, 98341000

3)Quantity or scope

Refuge – 6 units,
Medway – 8 units.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 577 555 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 3 Lot title: Combination of Lot 1 and 2

1)Short description

Annual price for providing all service parts, including any discount of economies of scale to be offered if awarded both service parts.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85300000, 98341000

3)Quantity or scope

Annual price for providing all service parts, including any discount of economies of scale to be offered if awarded both service parts.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

See Tender Documentation.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

See Tender Documentation.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

See Tender Documentation.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: The Authority will apply all the offences listed in Article 45(1) of Directive 2004/18/EC (implemented as Regulation 23(1) of the Public Contract Regulations (PCR) 2006 in the UK) and all of the professional misconducts listed at Article 45(2) of Directive 2004/18/EC (see also Regulation 23(2) in the PCR 2006) to the decision of whether a Candidate is eligible to be invited to tender.
A full list of the Regulation 23(1) and 23(2) criteria are at http://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/project/reasonsForExclusion.html#pcr

Candidates will be required to answer these questions as part of the qualification process. For candidates who are registered overseas, you will need to declare if you have any offences/misconduct under your own countries laws, where these laws are equivalent to the Regulation 23 lists.
Candidates who have been convicted of any of the offences under Article 45(1) are ineligible and will not be selected to bid, unless there are overriding requirements in the general interest for doing so.
Candidates who are guilty of any of the offences, circumstances or misconduct under Article 45(2) may be excluded from being selected to bid at the discretion of the Authority.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: See Tender Documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: See Tender Documentation.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
See Tender Documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
See Tender Documentation.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

13/PE/0233.
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 22.7.2013 – 12:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

23.7.2013 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 5 years from date of contract start.
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.
To view this notice, please click here:
https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/viewNotice.html?noticeId=62824981

GO Reference: GO-2013613-PRO-4874993.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Medway Council
Gun Wharf, Dock Road
ME4 4TR Chatham
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: tenders@medway.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1634337402
Internet address: www.medway.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1634331720

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:13.6.2013

Requirement: Housing Related Support