Tender for CIW Fee Paid Inspectors

Tender for CIW Fee Paid Inspectors

CIW seeks additional inspectors (known as Fee Paid Inspectors (FPIs)) to work across Wales to deliver its inspection programme.

United Kingdom-Merthyr Tydfil: Health and social work services

2019/S 228-559695

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Welsh Government
Postal address: Care Inspectorate Wales
Town: Merthyr Tydfil
NUTS code: UKL
Postal code: CF48 1yz
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: cerys.thomas039@gov.wales
Telephone: +44 3000628605

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained 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

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: Social Care

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

CIW Fee Paid Inspectors

Reference number: C004/2019/2020

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Care Inspectorate Wales (CIW) is the independent regulator of social care in Wales. We register, inspect and take action to improve the quality and safety of services for the well-being of the people of Wales. CIW seeks additional inspectors (known as Fee Paid Inspectors (FPIs)) to work across Wales to deliver its inspection programme.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 600 000.00 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
85310000
85320000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Care Inspectorate Wales (CIW) is the independent regulator of social care in Wales. We register, inspect and take action to improve the quality and safety of services for the well-being of the people of Wales. CIW seeks additional inspectors (known as Fee Paid Inspectors (FPIs)) to work across Wales to deliver its inspection programme.

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: 600 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option to extend for 2 years on an annual basis contingent on satisfactory supplier performance of the successful bidder and budget availability.

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

There are 2 categories of FPI required:

1) Local authority inspectors;

2) Regulatory inspectors:

— adults services,

— children services,

— childcare and play services.

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

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:

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents.

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

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing 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
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: 12/12/2019
Local time: 14:00
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

Duration in months: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 13/12/2019
Local time: 10:00
Place:

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

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

Should there be a requirement to continue the service provision then a notice will be issued prior to the expiration of the agreement.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

E-Tender Information:

https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

— the first person from your organisation to use the platform will be required to register on behalf of the organisation,

— registration involves accepting a user agreement, and providing basic information about your organisation and about the user performing the registration,

— on registering on the platform the super user will select a username and will receive a password,

— the password will be sent by e-mail to the email address that was specified in the user details section of the registration page,

— in order to log-in to the platform please enter your username and password,

— note: If you forget your password then visit the homepage and click ‘Forgot your password?’

— registration should only be performed once for each organisation,

— if you think that someone in your organisation may have already registered on this platform then you must not register again,

— please contact the person who registered (i.e. the super user) in order to arrange access to the platform,

— contact the Helpdesk immediately if you are unable to contact the super user (for example if they have left your organisation),

— note: If your organisation is already registered on the platform then you must not make any additional registration. Please contact the Helpdesk to gain access to the platform.

— tenders must be uploaded to the BravoSolution portal by 14.00. Late bids will not be accepted.

How to find The ITT:

— once logged in you must click on ‘ITT’s Open to all Suppliers’,

— the e-tender references for this contract are: project_43474 and itt_79001,

— click on the title to access summary details of the contract. If you are still interested in submitting a tender, click the ‘Express an Interest’ button. This will move the ITT from the ‘Open to all Suppliers’ area to the ‘My ITT’s’ on the home page,

— you will then see the full details of the ITT in the qualification and technical envelopes along with any relevant documents in the ‘Attachments’ area,

— any questions on the ITT, please use the ‘Messages’ area to contact the buyer directly – Please do not contact the named person at the top of this notice.

Please note that the client may utilise EU finding in respect of the contract. As a result, the successful bidder will be required to manage finances and records so as to comply with EU audit requirements.

This is being tendered under the light touch regime in line with the Public Contract Regulations 2015.

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=97284

(WA Ref:97284)

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Welsh Government
Postal address: Care Standards Inspectorate Wales
Town: Merthyr Tydfil
Postal code: CF48 1UZ
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3000628605Internet address: http://wales.gov.uk/?skip=1&lang=en
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:

22/11/2019