NHS Recruitment Services

NHS Recruitment Services

The Trust will be setting up a framework of recruitment agencies for the provision of high quality professional recruitment services with in the UK, EU and non-EC countries with view to support the recruitment of high quality trained staff.

United Kingdom-Basildon: Recruitment services

2013/S 143-249263

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Nethermayne, Essex
For the attention of: Ann Porterfield – Contract Manager
SS16 5NL Basildon
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1268524900
E-mail: tenders@btuh.nhs.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.basildonandthurrock.nhs.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 above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

Health
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:

Recruitment Services.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
NUTS code
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

Framework agreement with several operators
Number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 20
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 3

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

The Trust will be setting up a framework of recruitment agencies for the provision of high quality professional recruitment services with in the UK, EU and non-EC countries with view to support the recruitment of high quality trained staff – nurses, midwives and operating department practitioners.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79600000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
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
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)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
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: As stated in the ITT. Instructions on how to obtain the ITT is given in VI.3 Additional Information. The ITT must be completed and submitted by the date in point IV.3.4. Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As stated in the ITT. Instructions on how to obtain the ITT is given in VI.3 Additional Informatin. The ITT must be completed and submitted by the date in point IV.3.4.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As stated in the ITT. Instructions on how to obtain the ITT is given in VI.3 Additional Information. The ITT must be completed and submitted by the date in point IV.3.4. Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As stated in the ITT. Instructions on how to obtain the ITT is given in VI.3 Additional Informatin. The ITT must be completed and submitted by the date in point IV.3.4.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As stated in the ITT. Instructions on how to obtain the ITT is given in VI.3 Additional Information. The ITT must be completed and submitted by the date in point IV.3.4. Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As stated in the ITT. Instructions on how to obtain the ITT is given in VI.3 Additional Informatin. The ITT must be completed and submitted by the date in point IV.3.4.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As stated in the ITT. Instructions on how to obtain the ITT is given in VI.3 Additional Information. The ITT must be completed and submitted by the date in point IV.3.4. Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As stated in the ITT. Instructions on how to obtain the ITT is given in VI.3 Additional Informatin. The ITT must be completed and submitted by the date in point IV.3.4.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As stated in the ITT. Instructions on how to obtain the ITT is given in VI.3 Additional Information. The ITT must be completed and submitted by the date in point IV.3.4. Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As stated in the ITT. Instructions on how to obtain the ITT is given in VI.3 Additional Informatin. The ITT must be completed and submitted by the date in point IV.3.4.
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

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

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 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)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

BTUH – Project – 00000010
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
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

23.8.2013 – 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

in days: 90 (from the date stated for receipt of 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 contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information

Suppliers Instrutions How to Express Interest in this Tender.
Register your company on the Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Trust In-Tend portal (this is only required once) Follow the link https://in-tendhost.co.uk/basildonandthurrock and click the register button. Complete all mandatory information and any supplementary in formation if you wish. After completing registration, you will shortly receive an email with your login details.

To express Interest in this current opportunity, click the tenders button in the top toolbar. A list of current tenders will now be listed, to express interest in any of these you must first click View Details and the Express Interest button on the bottom right of the screen. If you are not logged in at this point you will be required to in order to register your expression of interest. Once your expression of interest has been registered you will have to access to tender documents via a new tab, this is where you will be able to upload any documents as part of your tender return. You can now use the correspondance tab to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification. Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the ITT.
If you require any more assistance when responding to this tender please refer to the supplier guide within the Guidance for Suppliers link at the top of the screen or alternatively contact the In-Tend support team on +44 8442728810.

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:23.7.2013