Tender for Care Leaver’s Service – Merthyr Tydfil

Tender for Care Leaver’s Service – Merthyr Tydfil

Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council is seeking tenders from reputable and qualified providers for leaving care services.

United Kingdom-Merthyr Tydfil: Social work services

2019/S 048-111150

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council
Unit 5, Triangle Business Park, Pentrebach
Merthyr Tydfil
CF48 4TQ
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1685725000
E-mail: procurement@merthyr.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKL15
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.merthyr.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0347

I.2)Information about joint procurement


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


Care Leaver’s Service

Reference number: MTCBC/CS/CL 2019

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council is seeking tenders from reputable and qualified providers for leaving care services.

The Leaving Care Team will support young people who are leaving care, as defined by Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014 and Part 6 Code of Practice; enabling them to transition into independence.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 270 000.00 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: UKL15

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The objectives of the service are:

1) To provide a Young Persons Advisor Service to young people leaving the care service aged 16 to 25 years,

2) In partnership with Children’s services, conduct a programme of Information and advice workshops supporting areas of the pathway plan for young people in care aged 16 to 18 years of age,

3) To develop and review high quality, person centred outcome focused Pathway Plans for each young person that underpin stable lives and successful outcomes,

4) To develop at least 3 Supported Lodgings Placements that are appropriate for young people aged 16 plus,

5) To contribute to management information and support to the permanence team for future planning of service provision,

6) To work in partnership with stakeholders in developing opportunities for care leavers in line with the Council’s offer under Hidden Ambitions,

7) Involving care leavers in the development, delivery and improvement of the services lies at the heart of the delivery which should have a strong focus upon co-production.

In accordance with Part 6 (Looked After and Accommodated Children) of the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014; Leaving Care. This incorporates the arrangements for leaving care, personal advisors, pathway assessments and plans, suitable accommodation and support for further or higher education and employment.

II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

Duration in months: 36

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

The full scope of requirements and outcomes is contained in the ITT specification.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation

List and brief description of rules and criteria:

Contained within ITT.

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:

Contained within the ITT.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure


IV.1.1)Form of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about framework agreement
IV.1.10)Identification of the national rules applicable to the procedure:

IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:

Contained within the ITT.

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 / Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest

Date: 05/04/2019
Local time: 12:00

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:


Section VI: Complementary information

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

Note: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=90171

(WA Ref:90171)

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council
Unit 5, Triangle Business Park, Pentrebach
Merthyr Tydfil
CF48 4TQ
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1685725000Internet address: http://www.merthyr.gov.uk
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: