Rutland County Council Homecare Services Framework Services Contract

Rutland County Council Homecare Services Framework Services Contract

Rutland County Council is seeking additional homecare providers to appoint to a new framework contract.

United Kingdom-Oakham: Health and social work services

2020/S 019-042112

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Rutland County Council
Postal address: Catmose
Town: Oakham
NUTS code: UKF22
Postal code: LE15 6HP
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Paul Large, Welland Procurement pp Rutalnd County Council
E-mail: plarge@melton.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 7769918574Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.rutland.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.rutland.gov.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.eastmidstenders.org
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.eastmidstenders.org

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

II.1.1)Title:

Homecare Services on behalf of Rutland County Council

Reference number: DN459998

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Rutland County Council is seeking additional Homecare providers to appoint to a new framework contract. Providers who meet the Council’s minimum requirements will be appointed and may be offered care packages throughout the County. Providers will be paid at the Council’s specified hourly rate. Providers who are currently appointed to Rutland’s existing Homecare Framework contract should not apply for the new framework. Both frameworks will operate side by side, having the same terms and conditions and expiry date of 31.3.2022 (or if extended, 31.3.2023). The new framework is to meet a shortfall in supply owing to the early withdrawal or termination of some providers on the existing framework.

Please note: There are no minimum hours of care specified for each provider.

Bidder must possess a valid CQC registration or they will be excluded.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 500 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKF22

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Providers who meet the Council’s minimum requirements will be appointed to the new framework and may be offered care packages throughout the County subject to demand.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 04/05/2020
End: 31/03/2022
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

One extension of 12 months.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

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.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
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)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years:
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

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

Date: 28/02/2020
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

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

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 28/02/2020
Local time: 12:05

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Rutland County Council
Postal address: Catmose
Town: Oakham
Postal code: LE15 6HP
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Rutland County Council will incorporate a minimum ten day standstill period at the point of notification of the decision to award the contract. The decision notice will incorporate the award criteria, the reasons for the decision, the reasons (if any) why the tenderer did not meet any specification, the identity of the successful tenderer and a precise statement of when the standstill is expected to end. Any appeal or challenge against the award decision must be communicated to the address stated in Section I.1) above within the standstill period. If an appeal or challenge to award a contract is not successfully resolved, the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 provide for aggrieved parties to take action in the High Court. Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 3 months although this time period may be reduced to 30 days in certain circumstances). Where a legal challenge is made after the contract has been entered into then that contract could be declared ineffective and/or shortened and/or a fine imposed by the Court.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

24/01/2020