Ravenswood housing support tender

Ravenswood housing support tender

Provision of an outreach housing support service to individuals and families who are either living in temporary accommodation or, who are under threat of homelessness.

UK-Kirkintilloch: housing services

2012/S 218-359391

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

East Dunbartonshire Council
Civic & Corporate Headquarters, Southbank Marina,12 Strathkelvin Place
Contact point(s): Corporate Procurement Team
For the attention of: Jacqui Campbell
G66 1TJ Kirkintilloch
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1415745553
E-mail: jacqui.campbell@eastdunbarton.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1415745529

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.eastdunbarton.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00225

Further information can be obtained from: East Dunbartonshire Council
Civic & Corporate Headquarters, Southbank Marina,12 Strathkelvin Place
Contact point(s): Corporate Procurement team
For the attention of: Jacqui Campbell
G66 1TJ Kirkintilloch
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1415745553
E-mail: jacqui.campbell@eastdunabrton.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1415745529
Internet address: http://www.eastdunbarton.gov.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: East Dunbartonshire Council
Civic & Corporate Headquarters, Southbank Marina,12 Strathkelvin Place
Contact point(s): Corporate Procurement team
For the attention of: Jacqui Campbell
G66 1TJ Kirkintilloch
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1415745553
E-mail: jacqui.campbell@eastdunbarton.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1415745529
Internet address: http://www.eastdunbarton.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: East Dunbartonshire Council
Civic & Corporate Headquarters, Southbank Marina,12 Strathkelvin Place
Contact point(s): Legal & Democratic Services
For the attention of: Alistair Crichton
G66 1TJ Kirkintilloch
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1415745553
Fax: +44 1415745529
Internet address: http://www.eastdunbarton.gov.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

Housing and community amenities
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:

EDC/2012/1357. Ravenswood housing support.
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: East Dunbarton.
NUTS code UKM31

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)

Provision of an outreach housing support service to individuals and families who are either living in temporary accommodation or, who are under threat of homelessness.
Note: to register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland web site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=244354.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

70333000

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

Provision of between 76 and 114 hours of outreach housing support 5 day per week.
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: Option to extend for 1 or 2 years.
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: Range: between 1 and 2
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 12 (from the award of the contract)
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 60 (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:

Payment will be against certified invoices and within 28 days of the invoice date.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Joint & Severally liable.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: The provider shall comply with relevant legal requirements under the Regulation of Care (Scotland) Act 2001 associated regulations and the National care standards for support services.
The services being delivered will be underpinned by the main principles of the National care standards for support services and support services under the Regulations of Care (Scotland Act 2001.
The provider shall promote the principles behind the National care standards for support services, which include dignity, privacy, choice, safety, realising potential, equality and diversity.
The Provider will be registered with social care and social work improvement Scotland(SCSWIS).
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: (1) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they are not bankrupt or the subject of an administration order, are not being wound-up, have not granted a trust deed, are not the subject of a petition presented for sequestration of their estate, have not had a receiver, manager or administrator appointed and are not otherwise apparently insolvent;
(2) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that the candidate, their directors, or any other person who has powers of representation, decision or control of the candidate has not been convicted of conspiracy, corruption, bribery, or money laundering. Failure to provide such a declaration will result in the candidate being declared ineligible and they will not be selected to participate in this procurement process;
(3) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not been convicted of a criminal offence relating to the conduct of their business or profession;
(4) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not committed an act of grave misconduct in the course of their business or profession;
(5) All candidates must comply with the requirements of the State in which they are established, regarding registration on the professional or trade register;
(6) Any candidate found to be guilty of serious misrepresentation in providing any information required, may be declared ineligible and not selected to continue with this procurement process;
(7) All candidates will have to demonstrate that they are licensed, or a member of the relevant organisation, in the State where they are established, when the law of that State prohibits the provision of the services, described in this notice, by a person who is not so licensed or who is not a member of the relevant organisation;
(8) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions under the law of any part of the United Kingdom or of the relevant State in which the candidate is established;
(9) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes under the law of any part of the United Kingdom or of the relevant State in which the economic operator is established.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (1) All candidates will be required to provide a reference from their bank;
(2) All candidates will be required to provide evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance;
(3) All candidates will be required to provide a statement, covering the 3 previous financial years including the overall turnover of the candidate and the turnover in respect of the activities which are of a similar type to the subject matter of this notice;
(4) All candidates will be required to provide statements of accounts or extracts from those accounts relating to their business.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
(1) A statement of the candidate’s average annual number of staff and managerial staff over the previous 3 years;
(2) Details of the educational and professional qualifications of their managerial staff; and those of the person(s) who would be responsible for providing the services or carrying out the work or works under the contract;
(3) All candidates will be required to provide certification from an independent body attesting conformity to environmental management standards in accordance with the Community eco-management and audit scheme (EMAS); or the European standard BS EN ISO 14001;
(4) A list of works carried out over the past 5 years, detailing the value of the consideration received; when and where the work or works were carried out; and whether they were carried out according to the rules of the trade or profession and properly completed.
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: yes

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. Price. Weighting 30

2. Quality. Weighting 70

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
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

19.12.2012 – 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

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

Date: 20.12.2012 – 12:00
Place:

Civic Headquarters, Southbank Marina, 12 Southbank Place, G66 1TJ Kirkintilloch, UNITED KINGDOM.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: In event of an extension 6 or 7 years.
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information

(SC Ref:244354).
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

East Dunbartonshire Council
Civic Headquarters, Southbank House 12 Strathkelvin Place
G66 1TJ Kirkintilloch
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: jacqui.campbell@eastdunbarton.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1415745553
Fax: +44 1415745529

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: East Dunbartonshire Council will incorporate a 10 calendar day standstill period from the point at which information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into. Applicants have 2 working days from the notification of the award decision to request additional debriefing and that information has to be provided a minimum of 3 working days before the expiry of the standstill period. Such additional information should be requested from the address and contact in part I1.1 of this notice. If an appeal regarding the award of contract has not been successfully resolved The Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2006 (SS1 2006 No.1) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rule to take action in the Sheriff Court or Court of Session. Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 3 months). Where a contract has not been entered into the Court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the contract has been entered into the Court may only award damages. The purpose of the standstill period referred to above is to allow parties to apply to the Courts to set aside the award decision before the contract is entered into.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

8.11.2012