Supported Living Services for Working Age Adults – Approved List

Supported Living Services for Working Age Adults – Approved List

East Sussex County Council’s Adult Social Care Department is seeking to establish a list of pre-approved providers for the provision of supported living services.

United Kingdom-Lewes: Social work and related services

2020/S 030-071118

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: East Sussex County Council
Postal address: County Hall, St Annes Crescent
Town: Lewes
NUTS code: UKJ22
Postal code: BN7 1UE
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Mandi Edwards
E-mail: Mandi.Edwards@eastsussex.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1323464049
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.eastsussex.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://sesharedservices.org.uk/esourcing

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://sesharedservices.org.uk/esourcing
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://sesharedservices.org.uk/esourcing
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:

ESCC ME Approved List for the Provision of Supported Living Services for Working Age Adults

Reference number: ESCC – 030369

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85300000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

East Sussex County Council’s Adult Social Care Department (the ‘Council’) is seeking to establish a list of pre-approved providers for the provision of supported living services for working age adults and offer a consistent approach in the commissioning and provision of accommodation-based care and support and housing support for clients with learning disabilities; mental health support needs, physical disabilities, sensory impairment and long-term conditions who are eligible for adult social care who are living in a supported living service. The Council wishes to work in partnership with service providers in delivering a high quality of support to its clients and hopes to maximise the use of available resources by establishing longer-term, more integrated relationships through a contractual framework which is flexible enough to reflect changing needs, priorities and lessons learnt, and which encourages client participation.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 12 500 000.00 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
85300000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKJ22
Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

East Sussex County Council’s Adult Social Care Department (the ‘Council’) is seeking to establish a list of pre-approved providers for the provision of supported living services for working age adults and offer a consistent approach in the commissioning and provision of accommodation-based care and support and housing support for working age adults. It specifies services to be provided to working age adults who are eligible for adult social care who are living in a supported living service for client-specific requirements for the provision of accommodation based care and support and housing support for:

— people with learning disabilities,

— people with mental health support needs,

— people with physical disabilities, sensory impairment and long-term conditions.

The Council wishes to work in partnership with service providers in delivering a high quality of support to its clients and hopes to maximise the use of available resources by establishing longer-term, more integrated relationships through a contractual framework which is flexible enough to reflect changing needs, priorities and lessons learnt, and which encourages client participation.

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: 125 000 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 08/04/2020
End: 07/04/2025
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Possibility of up to 24-month 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

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

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 100
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years:

5 year initial term under Light Touch Dynamic Purchasing System with option to extend up to 24 months.

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: 12/03/2020
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: 12/03/2020
Local time: 12:00
Place:

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

1.7.2026

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: East Sussex County Council
Postal address: County Hall, St Annes Crescent
Town: Lewes
Postal code: BN7 1UE
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: Philip.Baker@eastsussex.gov.uk
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:

10/02/2020