Independent Living Support – Floating Support Services Leicester
Leicester City Council (the Council) are inviting tenders from suitably qualified and experienced organisations wishing to tender for the provision of Independent Living Support – Floating Support Services (Housing Related Support Services) which are non-statutory, for vulnerable adults and older people.
United Kingdom-Leicester: Health and social work services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Leicester City Council
A Block, 2nd Floor, New Walk Centre, Welford Place
For the attention of: Yatish Shah
LE1 6ZG Leicester
Telephone: +44 1164542348
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
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.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Independent Living Support – Floating Support Services.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 25: Health and social services
NUTS code UKF21
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Health and social work services. Social work services without accommodation. Social work and related services. Leicester City Council (the Council) are inviting tenders from suitably qualified and experienced organisations wishing to tender for the provision of Independent Living Support – Floating Support Services (Housing Related Support Services) which are non-statutory, for vulnerable adults and older people in the city of Leicester. Please note the provision of accommodation is not being procured. Only the provision of Housing Related Support Services is being procured.
The Council wishes to establish a Framework Agreement, with up to fifteen organisations for the provision of Independent Living Support Services – Floating Support Service.
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II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
85000000, 85312000, 85300000
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
This contract is divided into lots: no
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:
The Council wishes to establish a Framework Agreement, with up to fifteen organisations for the provision of Independent Living Support Services – Floating Support Service. Following the evaluation of the Invitation to Tender submitted tenders, any tender that is accepted will be awarded to the most economically advantageous tender in accordance with the tender award criteria. It is Leicester City Council’s intention that up to fifteen of the highest scoring tenderers scoring above 65 % overall in accordance with the tender award criteria, will be awarded the Framework Agreement.
The Framework Agreement will initially be for a period of 1 year, anticipated to commence on 1.10.2014, with the possibility to extend for a period or successive period of +1 +1 years at the sole discretion of the Council.
Services will be called-off from the Framework Agreement during the period of the Framework Agreement. The Council anticipates that during the period of the Framework Agreement (1 +1 +1 years, total of 3 years) the approximate value of the service will be GBP 2 629 911.
There will be no guarantee of work or volume of work to be given under this contract.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 2 629 911 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 12 (from the award of the contract)
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
The provision of appropriate guarantees, bonds and warranties is reserved.
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
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
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: (a) Appropriate statements from banks or, where appropriate, evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance;
(b) The presentation of balance-sheets or extracts from the balance-sheets, where publication of the balance-sheet is required under the law of the country in which the economic operator is established;
(c) A statement of the undertaking’s overall turnover and, where appropriate, of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last 3 financial years available, depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading, as far as the information on these turnovers is available.
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
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
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.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
19.5.2014 – 14:00
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
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
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The Framework Agreement will initially be for a period of 1 year, anticipated to commence on 01 October 2014, with the possibility to extend for a period or successive period of +1 +1 years at the sole discretion of the Council.
Services will be called-off from the Framework Agreement during the period of the Framework Agreement. The Council anticipates that during the period of the Framework Agreement (1 +1 +1 years, total of 3 years) the approximate value of the service will be £2,629,911.
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.
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GO Reference: GO-201447-PRO-5587035
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
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:7.4.2014