Short Breaks for Children and Young People with Disabilities Milton Keynes

Short Breaks for Children and Young People with Disabilities Milton Keynes

The short breaks service is to give parents and carers a break from their caring role, offering them a chance to rest, catch up on day-to-day activities and spend time with other family members. 

United Kingdom-Milton Keynes: Health and social work services

2018/S 083-188287

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Milton Keynes Council
Civic Offices, 1 Saxon Gate East
Milton Keynes
MK9 3EJ
United Kingdom
Contact person: NS Contracts
Telephone: +44 1908691691
E-mail: nscontracts@Milton-keynes.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKJ12
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.Milton-keynes.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.lgssprocurementportal.co.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: https://www.lgssprocurementportal.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.lgssprocurementportal.co.uk

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:

Milton Keynes Council — Short Breaks for Children and Young People with disabilities and additional needs

Reference number: DN336066

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The short breaks service is to give parents and carers a break from their caring role, offering them a chance to rest, catch up on day-to-day activities and spend time with other family members. The short breaks services required will enable children and young people with disabilities and additional needs to try new experiences, both with and away from their siblings and parents or carers, giving them the opportunity to learn new skills, develop their confidence and have fun.

The provider will need to ensure that services are available at locations that are easy to reach and accessible to children and young people with disabilities. All locations will need to meet the requirements of the equality Act 2010.

The authority proposes to enter into 1 contract for an initial period of 3 years with the successful tenderer (service provider) with an option to extend for up to 2 years. The anticipated contract commencement date is 8.10.2018.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

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: UKJ12

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The short breaks service is to give parents and carers a break from their caring role, offering them a chance to rest, catch up on day-to-day activities and spend time with other family members. The short breaks services required will enable children and young people with disabilities and additional needs to try new experiences, both with and away from their siblings and parents or carers, giving them the opportunity to learn new skills, develop their confidence and have fun.

The provider will need to ensure that services are available at locations that are easy to reach and accessible to children and young people with disabilities. All locations will need to meet the requirements of the equality Act 2010.

The authority proposes to enter into 1 contract for an initial period of 3 years with the successful tenderer (service provider) with an option to extend for up to 2 years. The anticipated contract commencement date is 8.10.2018.

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 515 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 60

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
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)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:
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: 22/05/2018
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 payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

The services subject of the procurement are LTR services within the meaning of Part 2, Chapter 3 of the public contracts Regulations 2015.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Milton Keynes Council is obliged to observe a standstill period in accordance with Regulation 87 of the public contracts Regulations 2015. The contracting authority shall allow a period of at least 10 days to elapse between the date of despatch of notice to economic operators, who participated in the tender, notifying them of its decision and intention to award a contract and the date on which it proposes to enter into a contract with the successful economic entity or entities.

Any economic operator who has been sent a notice of being unsuccessful may write to the contracting authority through ProContract, the council’s procurement portal or at the address given below to request further information.

The contracting authority will, as appropriate and further having regard to applicable laws, provide any further information to the economic operator regarding its tender submission and the outcome.

The above is without prejudice to any remedies that are available to economic operators under the public contracts Regulations 2015 and other applicable law.

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

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

27/04/2018