Tender for Child Sexual Abuse Support Service – Birmingham

Tender for Child Sexual Abuse Support Service – Birmingham

Provide therapeutic services to children and young people, up to 18 years of age.

United Kingdom-Birmingham: Social work and related services

2020/S 035-083930

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Birmingham City Council on behalf of Birmingham Children’s Trust
Postal address: Lancaster Circus
Town: Birmingham
NUTS code: UKG31
Postal code: B4 7DJ
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Corporate Procurement Services
E-mail: etendering@birmingham.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1214648000
Fax: +44 1213037322
Internet address(es):Main address: www.finditinbirmingham.com

Address of the buyer profile: www.in-tendhost.co.uk/birminghamcc

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

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

Health

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Child Sexual Abuse Support Service

Reference number: P0518

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85300000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The aims of the service are to: provide therapeutic services to children and young people, up to 18 years of age (this may be extended up to 21 years of age for care leavers), who are the victims/survivors of sexual exploitation or sexual abuse and to their parent(s) or carer(s) in order to minimise the impact of the abuse on their mental health/emotional wellbeing; promote resilience for the child or young person to enhance their prospects of positive outcomes, in particular to reduce the child/young person’s vulnerability to further abuse and to enable them to promote their own safety and wellbeing; direct service users to specialist services if continuing or other needs are identified and to facilitate access through established processes; this service is not intended as an ongoing service.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 530 000.00 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)

85300000
85310000
85320000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG31
Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provide therapeutic services to children and young people, up to 18 years of age (this may be extended up to 21 years of age for care leavers), who are the victims/survivors of sexual exploitation or sexual abuse and to their parent(s) or carer(s) in order to minimise the impact of the abuse on their mental health/emotional wellbeing; promote resilience for the child or young person to enhance their prospects of positive outcomes, in particular to reduce the child/young person’s vulnerability to further abuse and to enable them to promote their own safety and wellbeing; direct service users to specialist services if continuing or other needs are identified and to facilitate access through established processes; this service is not intended as an ongoing service.

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

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

With the option to extend a further 12 months and a further 1 year subject to satisfactory performance.

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

The Trust will be contributing 150 000 GBP per annum towards the delivery of the services but requires its financial support to be matched (as a minimum) by support from the successful provider. Any financial contribution will be factored into the pricing element of the tender evaluations.

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:

Details will be provided in the tender documentation.

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: 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: 16/03/2020
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: 16/03/2020
Local time: 12:00
Place:

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

The Council is conducting the procurement exercise on behalf of the Birmingham Children’s Trust (The Trust) using the open procedure in accordance with the requirements of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (PCR 2015), the Public Procurement (Amendments, Repeals and Revocations) Regulations 2016 and in accordance with the light touch regime as set out in Schedule 3 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (Annex A) (PCR 2015) in relation to social, health and education services. The Council will be using its free to use e-tendering system (in-tend) for the administration of this procurement process and potential suppliers must register with the system to be able to express an interest. If you wish to express an interest in this opportunity please click on the following link to access https://in-tendhost.co.uk/birminghamcc/ and submit your details to register which will enable you to download all relevant Invitation to Tender (ITT) documentation. If you are unable to register with In-tend or have any questions or problems on how to use this web site please either email us at: cps@birmingham.gov.uk or call CPS Helpdesk on 0121 464 8000. Your completed tender submission should be returned by 12.00 noon on 16.3.2020 via the ‘In-tend’ system https://in-tendhost.co.uk/birminghamcc

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: High Court of Justice
Postal address: Royal Courts of Justice, Strand
Town: London
Postal code: WC2A 2LL
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2079477882
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:

17/02/2020