School Based Counselling Tender Tonypandy

School Based Counselling Tender Tonypandy

The service provider will provide an integrated therapeutic and confidential counselling service.

United Kingdom-Tonypandy: Guidance and counselling services

2019/S 091-220494

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Rhondda Cynon Taf CBC
The Pavilions, Clydach Vale
CF40 2XX
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKL15
Internet address(es):Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Information about joint procurement


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at:

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


School Based Counselling

Reference number: RCT/PSS/S236/19 (ITT Reference 74324)

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

This tender relates to the provision of counselling services for children and young people aged 7-25 who either reside in, or attend school within Rhondda Cynon Taff.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

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: UKL15

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The service provider will provide an integrated therapeutic and confidential counselling service to ensure children and young people are helped and supported to improve or maintain their emotional mental health and wellbeing.

The service will be provided to the following target groups:

— all pupils attending secondary schools or year 6 in a primary school within RCT (including those attending pupil referral units, special schools and those education other than at school (including home tuition),

— year 3-5 primary school children where there has been a significant loss or trauma,

— young people living in RCT aged 10-25.

The services which are the subject of this procurement fall within schedule 3 to the new Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (“the 2015

Regulations”) and accordingly the “Light Touch Regime”, as set out in Regulations 74-77 of the 2015 Regulations.

II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

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 initial period of the contract is for 36 months with an option to extend for a further period of up to 12 months.

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:

As per tender documents.

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:

As per tender documents.

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.1.1)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:

As per tender documents.

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 / Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest

Date: 10/06/2019
Local time: 10:00

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


Section VI: Complementary information

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

To access the tender including the full tender documentation you must express your interest in the ITT Ref: 74324 on

All communication for this tender will be conducted via the eTenderWales portal. It is the tenderers responsibility to ensure their contact details within eTenderWales are accurate.

The procurement process will follow the principles of an open procedure conducted in accordance with Schedule 3 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (“the 2015 Regulations”) and accordingly the so called “Light Touch Regime”, as set out in Regulations 74-77, which applies to this Procurement.

Note: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at

Under the terms of this contract the successful supplier(s) will be required to deliver community benefits in support of the authority’s economic and social objectives. Accordingly, contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations. The community benefits included in this contract are:

As per tender documents.

(WA Ref:91931)

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Rhondda Cynon Taf CBC
The Pavilions, Clydach Vale
CF40 2XX
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1443Internet address:
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: