Provision of Floating Support to Vulnerable Adults Warrington
The primary purpose of the service is to provide low level support to promote independence, health, well being and contribute to the delivery of neighbourhood working in Warrington.
UK-Warrington: health and social work services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Warrington Borough Council
Assistant Chief Executive, Town Hall, Sankey Street
Contact point(s): Mr Mark Jones
For the attention of: All correspondence and contact to be via The Chest
WA1 1UH Warrington
I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
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.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Provision of Floating Support to Vulnerable Adults.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 25: Health and social services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Warrington.
NUTS code UKD21
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)
The purpose of the service is to provide a Floating Support service to vulnerable people within the borough of Warrington.
The primary purpose of the service is to provide low level support to promote independence, health, well being and contribute to the delivery of neighbourhood working in Warrington. The service is expected to be short term, flexible, tailored to meet the needs of individual service users and enable service users to maintain their living situations and independence within the community.
All correspondence and management of this contract will be conducted via The Chest (www.the-chest.org.uk
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
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
Description of these options: 3 year contract with an option to extend for a further period of 2 x 12 months thereafter.
II.2.3)Information about renewals
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:
As stated within the tender documents.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
As stated within the tender documents.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
Joint and several liability.
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
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: A Pre-Qualification Questionnaire will be available following registration of interest from companies via The Chest. Organisations wishing to express an interest must do so by registering their company details on the Chest at www.the-chest.org.uk which is the only way to express an interest in this service. The closing date for receipt of completed pre qualification questionnaires is 12:00 on the 25.5.2012.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Completion of a pre-qualification questionnaire as stated in III.2.1.
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Completion of a pre-qualification questionnaire as stated in III.2.1.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
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
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Envisaged minimum number 3: and maximum number 10
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
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.3.1)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
Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 25.5.2012 – 12:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
25.5.2012 – 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
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Warrington Borough Council will comply with the requirements of The Public.
Contracts (Amendment) Regulations 2009.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:17.4.2012