Short Breaks Services for Children With Disabilities Living in the London Borough of Waltham Forest

Short Breaks Services for Children With Disabilities Living in the London Borough of Waltham Forest

The council of the London Borough of Waltham Forest is seeking tenders from suitably experienced and qualified organisations for the Framework Agreement for the provision of short breaks services for children with disabilities living in the London Borough of Waltham Forest.

United Kingdom-Walthamstow: Social work services without accommodation

2020/S 228-563038

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: London Borough of Waltham Forest
Postal address: Waltham Forest Town Hall, 701 Forest Road
Town: Walthamstow
NUTS code: UKI53 Redbridge and Waltham Forest
Postal code: E17 4JF
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Stephen Potter
E-mail: Stephen.Potter@walthamforest.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 7741077216
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.walthamforest.gov.uk/
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.walthamforest.gov.uk/

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://procontract.due-north.com
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

Social protection

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Framework Agreement for the Provision of Short Breaks Services for Children With Disabilities Living in the London Borough of Waltham Forest

 

Reference number: DN509932

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85312000 Social work services without accommodation

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

 

The Council of the London Borough of Waltham Forest (‘the Authority’) is seeking tenders from suitably experienced and qualified organisations for the framework agreement for the provision of short breaks services for children with disabilities living in the London Borough of Waltham Forest (‘the Framework’).

The Framework shall commence on 1 April 2021 and, subject to satisfactory performance, shall continue up to and including 31 March 2025 (‘the Framework Period’).

The Authority is seeking to appoint multiple providers who can deliver good quality, safe, efficient and enjoyable activities to particular individuals assessed by the Authority as being eligible for short breaks services under the provisions of the Care Act 2014, the Children Act 1989, the Equality Act 2010 and the Children and Families Act 2014. The Framework is split into four (4) lots:

Lot 1: Outreach Support

The service is primarily focused on delivering personalised 1:1 support both in the family home and enabling children and young people with disabilities to access and use universal services offered to all children and young people.

Lot 2: Group Activities

The provision of group activities and services that can deliver and meet the needs and requirements of children and young people with a disability.

Lot 3: Overnight Stays Away from Home

The delivery of overnight short breaks delivered at any point in a suitable residential style setting within easy access of children and young people and their parents living in the London Borough of Waltham Forest.

Lot 4: Other Short Breaks Services/Activities

This covers services that cannot be classified as outreach support or group activities under the Framework (in the above lots).

 

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 2 236 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 4
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Outreach Support

 

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85312000 Social work services without accommodation

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI53 Redbridge and Waltham Forest

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The service is primarily focussed on delivering personalised 1:1 support both in the family home and enabling children and young people with disabilities to access and use universal services offered to all children and young people.

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 70 %
Price – Weighting: 30 %

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 894 400.00 GBP

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

Start: 01/04/2021
End: 31/03/2025
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no

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:

Group Activities

 

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85312000 Social work services without accommodation

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI53 Redbridge and Waltham Forest

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The provision of group activities and services that can deliver and meet the needs and requirements of children and young people with a disability.

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 70 %
Price – Weighting: 30 %

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 894 400.00 GBP

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

Start: 01/04/2021
End: 31/03/2025
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no

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:

Overnight Stays Away from Home

 

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85312000 Social work services without accommodation

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI53 Redbridge and Waltham Forest

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The delivery of overnight short breaks delivered at any point in a suitable residential style setting within easy access of children and young people and their parents living in the London Borough of Waltham Forest.

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 70 %
Price – Weighting: 30 %

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 223 600.00 GBP

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

Start: 01/04/2021
End: 31/03/2025
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no

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:

Other Short Breaks Services/Activities

 

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85312000 Social work services without accommodation

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI53 Redbridge and Waltham Forest

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This covers services that cannot be classified as outreach support or group activities under the Framework (in the above lots).

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 70 %
Price – Weighting: 30 %

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 223 600.00 GBP

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

Start: 01/04/2021
End: 31/03/2025
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no

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.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

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

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information

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

Date: 21/12/2020
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.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 21/12/2020
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: High Court of England and Wales Royal Courts of Justice
Town: London
Postal code: WC2A 2LL
Country: United Kingdom

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The contract is being procured in accordance with the Public Contract Regulations 2015 (to the extent they are applicable to services of this nature and utilising the flexibilities provided for social services). The contracting authority will incorporate a minimum ten (10) day calendar day standstill period at the point of information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows successful tenderers to seek further de-briefing from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into. Additional information should be requested from the contact in section I.1). If an appeal regarding the award of contract has not been successfully resolved the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (S1 2015 No 102) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or at risk of harm by breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England and Wales).

 

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

18/11/2020