Kirklees Care Act Advocacy Service
For the provision of a Care Act Advocacy Service. It is anticipated that the contract is to commence on the 1.4.2016 and will expire on 31.3.2018.
United Kingdom-Huddersfield: Health and social work services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
The Council of the Borough of Kirklees
Directorate for Commissioning, Public Health and Adult Social Care, Floor 3, Kirkgate Buildings, Byram Street
Contact point(s): UKE43 — Calderdale, Kirklees and Wakefield
For the attention of: Gill Neale
HD1 1BY Huddersfield
Telephone: +44 1484221000
General address of the contracting authority: https://www.kirklees.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.yortender.co.uk
Electronic access to information: https://www.yortender.co.uk
Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://www.yortender.co.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 Council of the Borough of Kirklees
Procurement, First Floor North, Civic Centre III, Market Street
For the attention of: Tender Opening Officer
HD1 2EY Huddersfield
Internet address: https://www.yortender.co.uk
I.2)Type of the contracting authority
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
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
NUTS code UKE43
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)
Health and social work services. Tenders are invited by Kirklees Council (the ‘Council’) from Suppliers with relevant experience and ability to demonstrate sufficient capacity for the provision of a Care Act Advocacy Service (the ‘Service’). It is anticipated that the contract is to commence on the 1.4.2016 and will expire on 31.3.2018 with the potential to extend for a further 3 years.
All tender documentation can be obtained from https://www.YORtender.co.uk/procontract/supplier.nsf
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:
Estimated value excluding VAT: 920 000 GBP
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:
(i) undertake joint and several liability in relation to any agreement to be entered into concerning the Council’s requirements mentioned in the Business Questionnaire; or
(ii) include one member that will take primary liability for the group; or
(iii) form a Company that is guaranteed without limitation by each member of the group.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
Description of particular conditions: As detailed in the Tender Documents published at the same time as this notice.
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
(i) in the event the completed Business Questionnaire, supporting information and/or any other tender submissions are incomplete, inaccurate or misleading or otherwise not submitted in accordance with the requirements set out in this Business Questionnaire or any of the other Tender Documents; and/or
(ii) for any reason specified in Regulation 57 (Exclusion Grounds) of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, which requires or permits the Council not to select or to treat any Applicant as an ineligible economic operator; and/or
(iii) where stated in the criteria mentioned in Sections 1 to 16 of the Business Questionnaire published at the same time as this notice; and/or
(iv) in the case of a group/consortium application (see Section (III.1.3)) of this notice above), if any other member(s) of the consortium is/are excluded under (i) to (iv) above. Tenderers must complete Section C of the Business Questionnaire contained within the Tender Documents published at the same time as this notice.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Responses to section 5 (financial information):
Primarily for information only. However, all Applicants must supply one of (a) to (d) in order to demonstrate financial standing as required under this Section 5. Failure to supply any one of either (a) to (d) may result in exclusion.
Any answers which lead the Council, acting reasonably, to conclude (considering the risk that the relevant answer suggests about the applicant’s ability to properly perform the contract) that it would be inappropriate to select the applicant on this occasion may result in exclusion.
Responses to 5.3:
If you have indicated that your parent or holding company is prepared to guarantee the performance of your Company, and the information provided in response to 5.3 leads the Council, acting reasonably, to conclude (considering the risk that the relevant answer suggests about the Applicant’s ability to properly perform the contract) that it would be inappropriate to select the Applicant on this occasion, this may result in exclusion.
Failure to indicate ‘Yes’ to B1 (against each of the types of insurance) in the event the Company’s insurances do not meet the Council’s minimum requirements will result in exclusion.
6. Relevant experience and contract examples:
Responses to 6 will be scored:
Pass = Excellent examples provided (matching client requirement);
Fail = Poor examples provided (Not matching client requirement);
7. Additional Business Questionnaire modules:
A 1 — Project specific questions to assess Technical and Professional Ability;
a) Any answer of ‘Yes’, with appropriate certification = Pass;
b) ‘No’ but willing to work towards an industry quality standard mark = Pass;
Failure to indicate willingness to work towards industry quality standard mark indicates that the company/organization does not meet the Council’s minimum requirement and will result in exclusion.
Suppliers who self-certify that they that they meet the requirements for these additional modules will be required to provide evidence of this if they are successful at contract award stage.
A2: An answer of ‘no’ or failure in the Authority receiving 3 business questionnaires matching the detail in section 6 of the questionnaire or if any information obtained from the referees leads the Authority, acting reasonably, to conclude (considering the risk that the relevant answer suggests about the Applicants ability to properly perform the contract) that I would be inappropriate to select the Applicant on this occasion then the Authority reserves the right to exclude the Applicant.
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
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
Payable documents: no
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
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Kirklees Council Physical Resources & Procurement, 1st Floor, Civic Centre III, Huddersfield, HD1 2TG.
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Representatives of Kirklees Corporate Procurement Team and Kirklees Audit Team.
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 54 months.
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The award criteria is set out in Stage 2, part A of the Suppliers Submission Document.
The Tender Documents are available from the address as set out in Section (I.1)) of this notice.
Electronic ordering will be used, electronic invoicing will be accepted, and electronic payment will be used.
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GO Reference: GO-20151028-PRO-7252110.
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: