Learning Disability Residential and Supported Living Services

Learning Disability Residential and Supported Living Services

The Care Trust requires suitably qualified and experienced organisations to provide learning disability residential and supported living services in identified existing settings within the county.

UK-Morpeth: residential nursing care services

2012/S 219-361040

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Northumberland County Council
County Hall, Northumberland
For the attention of: Leanne Stewart
NE61 2EF Morpeth
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1670622360
Fax: +44 1670534158

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.mytenders.org/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA22148

Further information can be obtained from: Northumberland County Council
County Hall, Northumberland
For the attention of: Leanne Stewart
NE61 2EF Morpeth
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1670622360
Internet address: www.nepoportal.org

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Northumberland County Council
County Hall, Northumberland
For the attention of: Leanne Stewart
NE61 2EF Morpeth
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1670622360
Internet address: www.nepoportal.org

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Northumberland County Council
County Hall, Northumberland
For the attention of: Leanne Stewart
NE61 2EF Morpeth
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1670622360
Internet address: www.nepoportal.org

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

Housing and community amenities
Social protection
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:

Learning Disability Residential and Supported Living Services.
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
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Northumberland.
NUTS code UKC21

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)

Northumberland Care Trust commissions social care services on behalf of Northumberland County Council and provides primary care services to adults and children. The Care Trust requires suitably qualified and experienced organisations to provide learning disability residential and supported living services in identified existing settings within the county.
The people living in the homes may have substantial physical support needs, autism spectrum conditions or present challeneges to services.
Whilst many of the homes are registered residential models, successful organisations will work with commissioners to consider potential deregistration in looking to promote independence and best opportunity for the current population.
The Council is seeking to appoint three organisations to join a framework to provide these services.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85144100, 85144000, 85000000, 85300000, 85310000, 85320000, 85312000, 98000000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots

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:
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
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: 36 (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:
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
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

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 below

1. Method statements. Weighting 40

2. Pricing schedule. Weighting 20

3. Interviews. Weighting 40

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:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2012/S 195-320951 of 9.10.2012

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

21.12.2012 – 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 tenders

Date: 21.12.2012 – 12:00
Place:

County Hall Morpeth.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 31.3.2015.
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information

This is a voluntary notice.
Newly contracted providers are anticipated to be in place in each setting in April 2013. As the existing service providers are public sector employees, successful providers with TUPE responsibilites will need to fulfil the pension requirements.
Further information will be available on publictaion via www.nepoportal.org.

(MT Ref:94900).

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:

9.11.2012