Specialist Residential and Nursing Respite Service – Barnsley

Specialist Residential and Nursing Respite Service – Barnsley

Specialist Residential and Nursing Respite Service for Adults with a Learning and/or Physical Disability.

United Kingdom-Barnsley: Health and social work services

2018/S 231-528025

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council
Town Hall
S70 2TA
United Kingdom
Contact person: Ms Jenny Grant
E-mail: procurement@barnsley.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKE31
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.yortender.co.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.yortender.co.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement


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


Provision of a Specialist Residential and Nursing Respite Service for Adults with a Learning and/or Physical Disability

Reference number: DN377875

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council is looking to establish a contract with a provider for a respite service, providing both residential and nursing support to adults with a learning disability and/or physical disability.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 600 000.00 GBP

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: UKE31

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Barnsley Council are seeking providers to deliver a building based respite service (Silver Street, Dodworth, Barnsley S75 3NP). The service will provide both residential and nursing support to adults with a learning disability and/or a physical disability based on the fundamental principles of rights, independence, choice, inclusion and safety.

The service will primarily offer respite to people with a level of support needs that require supervision from registered nursing staff, or whose needs can only be met in a provision that has a suitable physical environment, resources and facilities (i.e. tracking and hoist system). Exclusions to this will only be considered following consultation with carers, the Provider and the Commissioner.

The service will be offered to adults with a learning disability and/or Physical Disability aged 18 and over, living in the Barnsley area with the following criteria:

— who’s carers have been assessed as eligible for short breaks from their caring role under the current carers assessment process,

— who are currently living with shared lives carers who are eligible to a break from their caring role.

To ensure the long term viability of this service the provider will aim to maintain a bed occupancy level of 80 %. This allows flexibility and choice of bookings and a provision for emergency needs to be met, whilst also demonstrating efficient usage and good value for money.

Please note the Council intends to hold a bidder session on the 6.12.2018, 2:00 p.m. to give an overview of the contract and the tendering process. It is not compulsory to attend this session but those looking for additional information on the YORtender system and the tendering process are advised to request a place.

Requests to attend should be submitted via the message centre in YORtender by the 4.12.2018 where possible. Your message should include name, email and telephone number of up to 2 people from your organisation who you wish to attend.

Please note this session does not prevent bidders from asking additional clarification questions whilst the tender is published.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 80 %
Price – Weighting: 20

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 600 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 01/04/2019
End: 31/03/2021
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract is subject to 2 further extension periods each of 12 months

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

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.1.1)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: 09/01/2019
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:


IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 09/01/2019
Local time: 12:05

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

The High Court of Justice
The Strand
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: