Supported Living Framework 2020 – Essex
Essex County Council are seeking to procure a Framework of providers of care services within supported living services for all new placements made.
United Kingdom-Chelmsford: Social work and related services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Postal address: County Hall, Market Road
NUTS code: UKH3 Essex
Postal code: CM1 1QH
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Nick Green
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Supported Living Framework 2020
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
Essex County Council are seeking to procure a framework of providers of care services within supported living services for all new placements made. This framework operates on a fixed cost basis so tenders will be assessed on a 100 % quality basis.
Tenderers are required to submit bids via Proactis and procurement documents are available electronically at the link included within this notice.
Bids must be submitted electronically by 12 p.m. on 25 September 2020.
II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
This procurement is for the delivery of care services within supported living settings brought forward by the provider. This will cover all new placements made by the Council into supported living services and transition existing placements onto the new contract terms.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Providers are required to complete and pass the mandatory questions in order to secure a place on the framework, however providers seeking to deliver services to enhanced complex adults will be required to complete additional questions. These questions are optional and full details are included within the procurement documents.
Providers will be required to identify all supported living schemes at which they are the primary care provider and bring them forward to the framework for ECC to make placements at for the published rates. Existing placements in any schemes brought forward shall transition on to the new terms and conditions of contract.
There are no limits to the number of providers that can be accepted onto the framework or a requirement to have existing services in Essex.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
This framework may be reopened for new bids with a frequency of up to three times within a calendar year from the start date of the contract.
Postal address: The Strand
Postal code: WC2A 2LL
Country: United Kingdom
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: