Supported Employment Tender Essex

Supported Employment Tender Essex

This is for the provision of supported employment services to adults in Essex experiencing mental ill health.

United Kingdom-Chelmsford: Health and social work services

2019/S 239-586879

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Essex County Council
Postal address: County Hall, Market Road
Town: Chelmsford
NUTS code: UKH3
Postal code: CM1 1QH
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Kate Fabricant
E-mail: kate.fabricant@essex.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 3330136394
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.delta-esourcing.com

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.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Chelmsford:-Health-and-social-work-services./PY7Z8A69ND
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-title/VM86VM2DU7
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: http://www.delta-esourcing.com

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

Health

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Supported Employment for Adults Experiencing Mental Ill Health

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

This is for the provision of supported employment services to adults in Essex experiencing mental ill health. The proposed approach, based on broad stakeholder engagement, including engagement with individuals with lived experience, is to procure a lead provider(s) to deliver supported mental health employment services across Essex via 2 lots. The supported employment services are a non-statutory service and are aimed at improving the well-being of people mental health illness. We believe that employment is a key enabler to supporting recovering and independence and can help people become less reliant on statutory health and social care services.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 8 000 000.00 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:

Supporting Adults Experiencing Mental Ill Health into Paid Employment

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH3
Main site or place of performance:

Essex.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 1 will focus exclusively on adults known to secondary mental health services and deliver specialist employment support using the individual placement and support (IPS) approach.

The primary aim of the service and the main outcome is to support adults with mental ill health into employment. Individuals will need different degrees and types of support depending on their personal circumstances and we would expect that the provider takes a personalised approach, whilst remaining true to the IPS model.

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: 5 000 000.00 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:

The contract will be awarded in 2 lots and the contract will be for a period of 2 years and nine months starting on 1.7.2020, with the option of a 2-year extension.

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

To respond to this opportunity please click here: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/PY7Z8A69ND

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Supporting Adults Experiencing Mental ill Health to Retain Employment

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH3
Main site or place of performance:

Essex.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The primary aim of the service and the main outcome is to provide job retention support to the employee/ individual and the employer where an individual is/has been absent from their existing employment as a result of mental ill health.

Retention support can take various forms and be provided at varying degrees of intensity. This could range from providing telephone advice, support and guidance through to intensive face to face support.

The services provided within Lot 2 will be available to all adults experiencing mental ill health and will cover the Essex County Council Local Authority area only. Providers will need to demonstrate an understanding and knowledge of the needs of individuals with mental ill health and the provision of specialist employment support and how best to differentiate services responses to meet these. This is key to ensure that every individual receives the best possible support to meet their particular situation and needs and to help them thrive.

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: 3 000 000.00 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:

The contract will be awarded in 2 lots and the contract will be for a period of 2 years and nine months starting on 1.7.2020, with the option of a 2-year extension.

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)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: no
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: 31/01/2020
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

Duration in months: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 31/01/2020
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

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:

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Chelmsford:-Health-and-social-work-services./PY7Z8A69ND

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/PY7Z8A69ND

Go reference: GO-2019129-PRO-15666338

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: High Court, Royal Courts of Justice
Postal address: The Strand
Town: London
Postal code: WC2A 2LL
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2079476000
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:

09/12/2019