Specialist Advocacy Service Tender – West Sussex County Council

Specialist Advocacy Service Tender – West Sussex County Council

The fundamental purpose of the service is to enable customers with communication difficulties to have their voice heard.

United Kingdom-Chichester: Health and social work services

2019/S 228-559759

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: West Sussex County Council
Postal address: County Hall, West Street
Town: Chichester
NUTS code: UKJ2
Postal code: PO19 1RG
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Alison Eastman
E-mail: alison.eastman@westsussex.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 330224813
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://in-tendhost.co.uk/sesharedservices/aspx/Tenders/Current
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/sesharedservices/aspx
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:

WSCC AE Specialist Advocacy Service

Reference number: CWSCC – 029152

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Council is seeking a service provider to provide a specialist advocacy service across the county of West Sussex. The fundamental purpose of the service is to enable customers with communication difficulties to have their voice heard, have support to resolve issues impacting on their well-being and to engage in group activity which facilitates a reduction in loneliness, promotes friendship opportunities, improves self-esteem, self-confidence and well-being.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 235 000.00 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)

85000000
85312000
85300000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKJ2
Main site or place of performance:

County of West Sussex.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Council is seeking a service provider to provide a specialist advocacy service across the county of West Sussex.

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

Value excluding VAT: 1 235 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

This contract may be renewed however will be dependent on the Councils options appraisal and requirements.

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

List and brief description of conditions:

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
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
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: 23/01/2020
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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 23/01/2020
Local time: 14:00
Place:

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: West Sussex County Council
Town: Chichester
Postal code: PO19 1RG
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

22/11/2019