Prisons Social Care Tender

Prisons Social Care Tender

We would like to invite established Social Care providers to tender for the opportunity to deliver a social care service to the Greenwich cluster of prisons including HMP Belmarsh, HMP Thameside and HMP YOI Isis.

 United Kingdom-London: Social services

2016/S 131-235508

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Royal Borough of Greenwich
3rd Floor, Woolwich Centre, 35 Wellington Street, Woolwich
SE18 6HQ
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2089215605
NUTS code: UKI21

Internet address(es):Main address:

I.2)Joint procurement


Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Prisons Social Care.

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

We would like to invite established Social Care providers to tender for the opportunity to deliver a social care service to the Greenwich cluster of prisons including HMP Belmarsh, HMP Thameside and HMP YOI Isis.

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI21
Main site or place of performance:

HMP Belmarsh, HMP Thameside and HMP YOI Isis.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Social Care provider to deliver social care support to prisoners in the Greenwich cluster of prisons in-line with the Care Act 2014.

The Care Act 2014 bought new duties in relation to prisons and social care. These duties include, from 1.4.2015, the delivery of social care to all eligible prisoners while detained in 1 of the 3 prisons in the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

The current contract expires on 31.3.2017 and we are looking to commence a new service from 1.4.2017 with the provider award taking place on or around 3.10.2016. This is to facilitate a 6 month period for the security clearance and training of staff.

All staff involved in the contract must be cleared to Enhanced Level 2 and NSC (Criminal Records Office (CRO) and Counter Terrorism Checks (CTC)).

The last day for Expressions of Interest is 22nd July.

ITT bidding pack will be sent out from 18.7.2016 following receipt of your expression.

II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

Duration in months: 60

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

The contract has an option to extend the contract for further periods of time up to 24 months making a total possible contract period of 7 years (84 months).

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure


IV.1.1)Form of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about framework agreement
IV.1.10)Identification of the national rules applicable to the procedure:
IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:
IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S: 2016/S 080-141195

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate / Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest

Date: 22/07/2016
Local time: 12:00

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:


Section VI: Complementary information

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

High Court of England and Wales, Royal Courts of Justice
The Strand
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2079476000
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:



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