SEND Educational Day Placements West Midlands

SEND Educational Day Placements West Midlands

Warwickshire County Council wishes to refresh the multi provider Framework for the provision of SEND educational day placements.

United Kingdom-Warwick: Education and training services

2020/S 014-029320

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

Official name: Warwickshire County Council
Postal address: Strategic Procurement Unit, PO Box 3, Shire Hall, Market Place
Town: Warwick
NUTS code: UKG13
Postal code: CV34 4RH
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@warwickshire.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1926412430
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.warwickshire.gov.uk

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

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council
Postal address: Manor Square
Town: Solihull
NUTS code: UKG32
Postal code: B91 3QB
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@warwickshire.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1926412430
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.solihull.gov.uk

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

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Coventry City Council
Postal address: Earl Street
Town: Coventry
NUTS code: UKG33
Postal code: CV1 5RR
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@warwickshire.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1926412430
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.coventry.gov.uk

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

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract involves joint procurement

I.3)Communication

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

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:

Third Refresh of the Framework for SEND Educational Day Placements

Reference number: 8707

II.1.2)Main CPV code

80000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Warwickshire County Council wishes to refresh the multi provider framework for the provision of SEND educational day placements. Coventry CC and Solihull MBC and other authorities from the West Midlands Region may use the framework. The framework will provide a wide selection of providers who will deliver the individual outcomes for young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND) aged between of 4-19 years.

The framework will be in lots based on the age of the children/young people:

Lot 1: Children aged 4-11;

Lot 2: Children aged 11-16;

Lot 3: Young people 16-19.

Providers will work with the local authorities to achieve positive outcomes for children and young people according to their education health and care plan (EHCP) aged between 4-19 years whose needs cannot be met within local maintained settings and who require highly specialist provision in bespoke settings.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 200 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 1: Children Aged 4-11

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80100000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG3
Main site or place of performance:

Within the boundaries of Warwickshire and of Solihull and Coventry. The framework can be accessed by other local authorities in the West Midlands https://www.gov.uk/

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

After this tendering process has been completed and the contracts have been awarded the authority may run further competitions for the same service as required. This is to allow new providers to apply for a contract for Independent/non-maintained specialist providers of educational (day) services and to allow those who are unsuccessful first time around to re-apply. This process will include the same documentation as this tender (with the exception of dates etc). These competitions will be live for the period of 3 to 6 months. However, if the authority receives a high level interest for the service the authority reserves the right to close the competition at an earlier date.

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 66 666 666.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 29

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

Warwickshire CC current annual spend across all lots is 14 000 000 GBP.

Coventry CC current annual spend across all lots is 2 000 000 GBP.

Solihull MBC current annual spend across all lots is 2 000 000 GBP.

We are uncertain about the likely spend of other authorities.

Framework period 1.10.2018 — 30.9.2022.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 2: Children Aged 11-16

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80200000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG3
Main site or place of performance:

Within the boundaries of Warwickshire and of Solihull and Coventry. The framework can be accessed by other local authorities in the West Midlands https://www.gov.uk/

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

After this tendering process has been completed and the contracts have been awarded the authority may run further competitions for the same service as required. This is to allow new providers to apply for a contract for Independent/non-maintained specialist providers of educational (day) services and to allow those who are unsuccessful first time around to re-apply. This process will include the same documentation as this tender (with the exception of dates etc). These competitions will be live for the period of 3 to 6 months. However, if the authority receives a high level interest for the service the authority reserves the right to close the competition at an earlier date.

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 66 666 666.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 29

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

Warwickshire CC current annual spend across all lots is 14 000 000 GBP.

Coventry CC current annual spend across all lots is 2 000 000 GBP.

Solihull MBC current annual spend across all lots is 2 000 000 GBP.

We are uncertain about the likely spend of other authorities.

Framework period 1.10.2018 — 30.9.2022.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 3: Young People 16-19

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80200000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG3
Main site or place of performance:

Within the boundaries of Warwickshire and of Solihull and Coventry. The framework can be accessed by other local authorities in the West Midlands https://www.gov.uk/

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

After this tendering process has been completed and the contracts have been awarded the authority may run further competitions for the same service as required. This is to allow new providers to apply for a contract for independent/non-maintained specialist providers of educational (day) services and to allow those who are unsuccessful first time around to re-apply. This process will include the same documentation as this tender (with the exception of dates etc). These competitions will be live for the period of 3 to 6 months. However, if the authority receives a high level interest for the service the authority reserves the right to close the competition at an earlier date.

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 66 666 666.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 29

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

Warwickshire CC current annual spend across all lots is 14 000 000 GBP.

Coventry CC current annual spend across all lots is 2 000 000 GBP.

Solihull MBC current annual spend across all lots is 2 000 000 GBP.

We are uncertain about the likely spend of other authorities.

Framework period 1.10.2018 — 30.9.2022.

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:

All as detailed in the tender documentation.

The Council will undertake its financial assessment of the tendering organisation (and if considered necessary by the Council, any partners within a consortium bid) based on its own evaluation of the tenderers most recent 2 years accounts (or if 2 years accounts are not available, equivalent evidence which confirms financial viability). The assessment of accounts will be supported by an independent credit reference report from Creditsafe where this is available. The Council may also impose a bond or performance guarantee on the successful tenderer. Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: evidence as stated in the tender documentation. The assessment of accounts will be supported by an independent credit reference report from Creditsafe where this is available. The Council may also impose a bond or performance guarantee on the successful tenderer.

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:

All as detailed in the tender documentation.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Form of procedure

Open procedure

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:

Information about national procedures is available at: http://legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2015/102/contents/made

IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:

All as detailed in the tender documentation.

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: 23/03/2020
Local time: 12:00

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:

Warwickshire County Council will be using its e-tendering system (CSW-JETS) for the administration of this procurement process. Providers must register with the system to be able to express an interest and download documents. The web address for CSW-JETS is: www.csw-jets.co.uk Registration and use of CSW-JETS is free. All correspondence or clarifications relating to this procurement must be via the CSWJETS correspondence function. If you are having trouble registering with CSW-JETS please email us at: procurement@warwickshire.gov.uk

Providers must register on CSW-JETS and express an interest in this project and be able to correspond with us about this procurement.

Electronic ordering and/or invoicing and/or payment may be used.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: High Court for England and Wales
Town: London
Country: United Kingdom
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:

20/01/2020