Mental health supported housing scheme
Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust is tendering for a social care provider who will work in close partnership with the Trust, to provide supported accommodation for adults with complex mental ill health backgrounds which will commonly, have led them into conflict with the criminal justice system.
UK-Dartford: social work services with accommodation
Section I: Contracting authority
Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust
Procurement, Pinewood House, Pinewood Place
For the attention of: Mrs Natalie Polyblank
DA2 7WG Dartford
Telephone: +44 1322625011
Fax: +44 1322625015
General address of the contracting authority: www.oxleas.nhs.uk
Section II: Object of the contract
Service category No 25: Health and social services
NUTS code UKI
The scheme will be provided from modern refurbished estate that the social care provider will lease from the Trust which will accommodate 18 adult men.
The aim of this service is to provide high support, high quality accommodation that enable service users to gain and retain the skills necessary to live as independently as possible by promoting independent living skills and promoting social inclusion. It will promote social inclusion through a combination of support, and access to community facilities, work experience, training and employment support.
A: Provide a safe, welcoming, good standard of supported accommodation;
B: The provider team will contribute to the monitoring of behaviour and feed into regular reviews by the visiting psychiatric services;
C: Support service users to manage risks in a way that reduces the likelihood of harm without reducing opportunities or impairing quality of life;
D: Provide appropriate and flexible services that will enable the individual to develop skills to live independently in the community and promote active engagement in meaningful activities including employment, education and training;
E: Support people to maintain or develop skills to live successfully in their accommodation including: budgeting, rent payments, dealing with landlords, neighbour disputes, and anti social behaviour;
F: Promote optimum health, wellbeing and quality of life to maximise independence;
G: Make frequent and persistent efforts to engage while respecting individual choices;
H: Support service users in the development and management of positive relationships with others;
I: Support service users gain a sense of well being and present themselves in a positive and effective manner;
J: Provide support for service users to identify and address any health needs and/or social care needs through health promotion, access to health and social care services;
K: Assist people to access appropriate specialist services, such as drug treatment or statutory mental health services;
L: Identify opportunities for move-on to appropriate accommodation and make appropriate referrals/enquiries as necessary.
Organisations wishing to tender for this work will need a minimum track record of three years managing specialist mental health services; 3 years working in partnership with an RSL and 3 years delivering services under the Supporting People programme. The service will be based in the Royal Borough of Greenwich and predominantly be providing care to service user from Greenwich, Bexley or Bromley, it is therefore desirable that any provider has an existing network with the borough. This is a re-tender of an existing service and therefore TUPE may apply.
If you are interested in applying for this opportunity, you must register on the following web site to express your interest and access all relevant documentation and communicate with the Trust https://www.supplying2nhs.com/procontract/healthservice/supplier.nsf.
This is a Part B service therefore, the full OJEU regime will not apply in this process.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
(a) is bankrupt or is being wound up, where his affairs are being administered by the Court, where he has entered into an arrangement with creditors, where he has suspended business activities or is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations;
(b) is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order compulsory winding up the administration by the Court or of an arrangement with creditors or of any other similar proceedings under national laws and regulations;
(c) has been convicted by a judgment which has the force of res judicata in accordance with the legal provisions of the country of any offence concerning his professional conduct;
(d) has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contract authorities can demonstrate;
(e) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(f) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(g) is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under this section or has not supplied such information;
(h) has been the subject of a conviction for participation in a criminal organization, as defined in Article 2(1) of Council Joint Action 98/733/JHA;
(i) has been the subject of a conviction for corruption, as defined in Article 3 of the Council Act of 26.5.1972 and Article 3(1) of Council Joint Action 98/742/JHA3 respectively;
(j) has been the subject of a conviction for fraud within the meaning of Article 1 of the Convention relating to the protection of the financial interests of the European Communities;
(k) has been the subject of a conviction for money laundering, as defined in Article 1 of Council Directive 91/308/EEC of 10.6.1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering.
(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 of these turnovers is available.
(a) a list of the works carried out over the past 5 years, accompanied by certificates of satisfactory execution for the most important works. These certificates shall indicate the value, date and site of the works and shall specify whether they were carried out according to the rules of the trade and properly completed. Where appropriate, the competent authority shall submit these certificates to the contracting authority direct;
(b) a list of the principal deliveries effected or the main services provided in the past 3 years, with the sums, dates and recipients, whether public or private, involved. Evidence of delivery and services provided shall be given:
— where the recipient was a contracting authority, in the form of certificates issues or countersigned by the competent authority,
— where the recipient was a private purchaser, by the purchaser’s certification or, failing this, simply by a declaration by the economic operator.
(c) an indication of the technicians or technical bodies involved, whether or not belonging directly to the economic operator’s undertaking, especially those responsible for quality control and, in the case of public works contracts, those upon whom the contractor can call in order to carry out the work;
(d) a description of the technical facilities and measures used by the supplier or service provider for ensuring quality and the undertaking’s study and research facilities;
(e) where the products or services to be supplied are complex or, exceptionally, are required for a special purpose, a check carried out by the contracting authorities or on their behalf by a competent official body of the country in which the supplier or service provider is established, subject to that body’s agreement, on the production capabilities of the supplier or the technical capacity of the service provider and, if necessary, on the means of study and research which are available to it and the quality control measures it will operate;
(f) the educational and professional qualifications of the service provider or contractor and/or those of the undertaking’s managerial staff and, in particular, those of the person or persons responsible for providing the services or managing the work;
(g) for public works contracts and public services contracts, and only in appropriate cases, and indication of the environmental management measures that the economic operator will be able to apply when performing the contract;
(h) a statement of the average annual manpower of the service provider or contractor and the number of managerial staff for the last 3 years;
(i) a statement of the tools, plant or technical equipment available to the service provider or contractor for carrying out the contracts;
(j) an indication of the proportion of the contract which the services provider intends possibly to subcontract;
(k) with regard to the products to be supplied:
(i) samples, descriptions and/or photographs, the authenticity of which must be certified if the contracting authority so request;
(ii) certificates drawn up by official quality control institutes or agencies of recognized competence attesting the conformity of products clearly identified by references to specifications or standards.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:20.2.2012