Swindon Borough Council Occupational Health Services Tender
The purpose of the occupational health service is to provide a contracted service for all Council employees and workers (approx. 3 000).
United Kingdom-Swindon: Health services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Civic Offices, Euclid Street
Contact person: Ms Julie Walsh
Telephone: +44 7824868447
NUTS code: UKK14
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Occupational Health Services
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
The purpose of the occupational health service is to provide a contracted service for all Council employees and workers (approx. 3 000). The service provider will be accessible for staff to access services and as required access workplace locations for health surveillance and assessment services.
Full details relating to the services are provided in the tender documents.
To participate, suppliers will need to Register as a supplier with ProContract, www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk, then register an interest before obtaining access to the tender documents. In the event of difficulties registering as a supplier, please refer to the System Administrator Proactis support team ProContractSuppliers@proactis.com
The contract will be initially for a period of 3 years commencing 1.7.2019 with the option to extend for a further 24 months as per the contract terms and conditions.
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
The contract will provide:
— health surveillance, work place risk assessment,
— advice to mitigate potential health/injuries within the workplace,
— pre-employment assessment as required,
— immunisations programmes — role specific,
— referral service for independent assessment of staff and staff dependants (where applicable) in relation to pensions and ill health retirement,
— statutory duty of care for health, safety and welfare of employees advice.
— a focussed and proactive approach for employee work place health and wellbeing, providing insight, data and interventions to reduce absence and increase workplace presentism.
And this service would contribute to the following:
— to aid and maintain business continuity through the Council’s people resource during periods of high change and ongoing turbulent climate. Specific activity and workforce needs pre, during and post activity relating to the Swindon Programme,
— to increase employee presentism and support the continued reduction in employee sickness absence and reach the Councils target of 7 days per FTE by April 2020,
— to ensure a value for money for the provision of Occupational Health Services to take into account the financial pressure on public services,
— as a benefit as well as providing a healthy workplace to attract and recruit quality candidates and retain staff,
— to mitigate and or reduce corporate cost in relation to employer liability and personal litigation.
The potential value of this contract is 231 000 GBP over the 3 years and 385 000 GBP over 5 years.
Tender responses are required to be submitted no later than 29.4.2019, 14:00 UK Local time via ProContract tender portal — https://www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk/
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
An option to extend for a further 24 months as per contract terms and conditions.
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
In the Procurement documents.
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
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
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: