Independent Domestic Violence Advisors in Essex
The service will provide a high quality, integrated and consistent IDVA service across Southend, Essex and Thurrock working with high risk victims of domestic violence and abuse aged 16 years and over to provide intensive one-to-one support from the point of crisis, coordinating multi-agency support and providing practical solutions.
United Kingdom-Chelmsford: Guidance and counselling services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Essex
Hoffmans Way, Essex
For the attention of: Karen King, Claire Ward
CM1 1GU Chelmsford
Telephone: +44 1474366650
Fax: +44 1474366650
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
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Essex
Hoffmans Way, Essex
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 25: Health and social services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Essex Police District.
NUTS code UKH3
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
The service will be a key component in achieving a model community based response to domestic abuse in Essex. It will form part of a whole-system response to domestic abuse, including identification, referral and triage, support provided to victims, Multi Agency Risk Assessment Conference (MARAC) and post-intervention step down and recovery to improve the experience of families impacted by domestic abuse. Although the service will not work directly with children under the age of 16, it will work closely with the relevant safeguarding agencies regarding children at risk of harm.
The contract will be for a period of 3 years with the option to extend by up to 2 years in one year extensions subject to funding.
Interested parties are invited to attend a Market Engagement Day which is being held in Chelmsford on Thursday 9.10.2014. Please send a message to advise if you wish to attend.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 3 500 000 GBP
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
Description of particular conditions: The Tenderer may not be any of the situations described in Article 45 of Directive 2004/18/EC.
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: Tenderers will be required to complete an ITT at which The Police and Crime commissioner for Essex will use to evaluate suppliers economic and financial standing, technical capacity and ability to ensure they meet The Police and Crime Commissioner for Essex’s minimum requirements.
This will include, but no be limited to; name, address, telephone number, contact details, status (Sole trader, partnership, private or public company) together with the length of trading, parent or holding company details and other subsidiary companies within the group (if applicable) Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender: 1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once) — Browse to the eSourcing Portal: https://kentpolice.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register — Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’ — Enter your correct business and user details — Note the user-name you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete — You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure) 2. Express an Interest in the tender — Login to the portal with the user-name/password — Click the ‘PQQs/ITTs Open To All Suppliers’ link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier) — Click on the relevant PQQ/ITT to access the content. — Click the ‘Express Interest’ button at the top of the page. — This will move the PQQ/ITT into your ‘My PQQs/My ITTs’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only) — You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘PQQ/ITT Details’ box 3. Responding to the tender — Click ‘My Response’ under ‘PQQ/ITT Details’, you can choose to ‘Create Response’ or to ‘Decline to Respond’ (please give a reason if declining) — You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification — Note the deadline for completion, then follow the on-screen instructions to complete the PQQ/ITT — There may be a mixture of on-line and off-line actions for you to perform (there is detailed on-line help available) You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response’ button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the on-line help, or contact the eTendering help desk.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Interested parties are required to complete the ITT published on the BravoSolution web site. Within the ITT, interested parties may be asked to evidence the following, but not be limited to:
1) Company organisation details.
2) Details of quality procedures and accreditation.
3) Project specifics.
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Essex intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise. The tender and supporting documents must be priced in pounds sterling and all payments made under the terms of contract. The Contract shall be made in England and according to English Law. The contract is subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts. Interested Parties wishing to be considered for appointment as a provider of these supplies should submit an ITT in compliance with the instructions and within the prescribed deadline. All discussions, correspondence and all meetings will be conducted in English. Applicants should note that the use of a framework is not compulsory by any police authority or other law enforcement agency. The Commissioner and all other UK Police Forces and Law enforcement agencies and their statutory successors and organisations created as a result of reorganisation or organisational changes. Law enforcement agencies include the Home Office, a Police and Crime Commissioner (Formally the Police Authority) established under section 3 of the Police Act 19996; a Police authority established under section 2 of the Police (Scotland) Act 1967; the Northern Ireland Policing Board; the Home Office); and all non-geographic police forces and other law enforcement agencies shown at http://police.uk/forces.htm The contracting authority reserves the right not to make any award and reserves the right to accept all or part of any tender. The Freedom of information Act (FOIA) applies to the contracting authority. If any supplier considers that any information supplier by them is either commercially sensitive or confidential in nature this should be highlighted and the reasons for its sensitivity specified. In such cases the relevant material will, in response to FOI requests be examined in light of exemptions provided for in the Act.
IV.3.2) Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
Notice number in the OJEU: 2009/S 225-323183
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
The Royal Courts of Justice
WC2A 2LL London
Telephone: +44 2079476000
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: