Residential Care Framework Edinburgh

Residential Care Framework Edinburgh

4 Lots. Lot 1: Provision of Residential Care.

United Kingdom-Edinburgh: Social work services with accommodation

2019/S 187-455943

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

The City of Edinburgh Council
Waverley Court, 4 East Market Street
Edinburgh
EH8 8BG
United Kingdom
Contact person: Laura Skinner
Telephone: +44 1314693922
E-mail: laura.skinner@edinburgh.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKM75
I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Framework Agreement for Residential Care, Special Schools and Supported Accommodation

Reference number: CT2713

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85311000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Residential care, day support and accommodation, supported accommodation for children or young people.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 10 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

Please note that providers who are applying for Lot 4, must also apply for either or both Lot 1 and Lot 2 as a child or young person’s needs may alter over the course of the placement, and the integrated package might not be required.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 1: Provision of Residential Care

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85311000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM
Main site or place of performance:

Edinburgh.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Residential care where the child or young person attends school elsewhere or is not in education.

II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 48

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 2: Provision of Day Support and Education

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80340000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM
Main site or place of performance:

Edinburgh.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Day support/education where the child or young person resides elsewhere.

II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 48

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 3: Supported Accommodation

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85311000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Placement agreement where young person resides with support.

II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 48

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 4: Provision of Residential Care and Education Integrated Service

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85311000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Residential care and education provided as a package for the child or young person. Please note that providers who are applying for Lot 4, must also apply for either or both Lot 1 and Lot 2 as a child or young person’s needs may alter over the course of the placement, and the integrated package might not be required.

II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 48

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

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation

List and brief description of rules and criteria:

Part III: Section A, B, C and D — economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in regulation 58 of The Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015 [for above OJEU threshold).

Part IV: Selection criteria – B: Economic and financial standing – Question 4B.1 — Bidders are required to have a minimum ‘general’ annual turnover of 200 000 GBP for the last 2 financial years. Where a bidder does not have an annual turnover of this value, the Council may exclude the bidder from the competition or may apply discretion seeking supporting evidence to determine the bidder’s suitability to proceed in the competition.

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

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Form of procedure

Procedure involving negotiations

IV.1.3)Information about framework agreement

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
IV.1.10)Identification of the national rules applicable to the procedure:

IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:

Competitive procedure with negotiation.

Negotiation is subject to the following areas: fixed and variable elements of agreed fee content. (For example; transport allowances, pocket money, etc. What services are considered core to the service provision in each Lot and which are considered additional where inclusion is to be determined via individual care plans).

Please note the Council reserves the right to not negotiate if all first tenders submitted are deemed acceptable and comparable.

IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S: 2019/S 103-249678

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

Date: 28/10/2019
Local time: 09:00

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

English

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

Part IV: Selection criteria – B: Economic and financial standing – Question 4B.5 — bidders are required to hold, or commit to obtaining prior to the commencement of any subsequently awarded contract, the types and levels of insurance indicated below:

(a) employers (compulsory) liability insurance: 5 000 000 GBP;

(b) public liability insurance: 10 000 000 GBP.

Where a bidder does not hold or commit to obtaining the types and levels of insurance indicated, the Council will exclude the bidder from the competition.

Additional information provided/requested

Part IV: Selection criteria — technical and professional ability – Question 4C.1 – bidders are required to provide one relevant example of similar services carried out in the past 3 years for each lot applied for.

It is a mandatory requirement that tendering organisations with more than 5 employees have in place a health and safety policy which is approved at a senior level within the organisation and is reviewed regularly. Bidders should confirm that this condition has been met within the response to this question. Where a bidder does not have a health and safety policy and is required to do so, the Council may exclude the Bidder from the competition.

Part IV: Selection criteria — D: quality assurance schemes and environmental management – Question 4D.1 (2) disclosure.

It is a mandatory requirement that all staff directly related to providing care for this requirement will have the appropriate PVG clearance. Please indicate your organisations’ intention to commit to this requirement.

Part IV: Selection criteria — D: quality assurance schemes and environmental management – Question 4D.1 (3) Registration

It is a mandatory requirement for Lots 1, 3 and 4 that providers are registered with the care Inspectorate and have a rating of at least 3 or a plan in place to the Council’s satisfaction to achieve this rating.

The provider shall be registered with the care inspectorate either as a school care accommodation service or as a care home for children and young people and shall comply with any conditions of registration and the care inspectorate’s policy and procedures for delivering residential care services.

Where school education is provided the provider shall also be registered as an independent school with the registrar of independent schools, excepting grant aided special schools who are not required to register with the registrar.

The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this PQQ exercise. The project code is 14573. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2343

The contracting authority does not intend to include a sub-contract clause as part of community benefits (as per Section 25 of the Procurement Reform (Scotland) Act 2014) in this contract for the following reason:

The subject matter is unlikely to involve extensive subcontracting

Community benefits are included in this requirement. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2361

A summary of the expected community benefits has been provided as follows:

Individual contracts awarded from the framework agreement with a value of more than 50 000 GBP per annum shall feature Community benefits suitable to the subject matter of the framework agreement.

(SC Ref:598803)

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

The City of Edinburgh Council
Waverley Court, 4 East Market Street
Edinburgh
EH8 8BG
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1314693922Internet address: http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk
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:

24/09/2019