Tender for Domestic Abuse Service for Women within Newport

Tender for Domestic Abuse Service for Women within Newport

To provide a housing related support service for women or people who identify as women who are experiencing or at risk from domestic abuse.

United Kingdom-Newport: Social work and related services

2018/S 210-480967

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Newport City Council
Civic Centre
NP20 4UR
United Kingdom
Contact person: Joanne James
Telephone: +44 1633656656
E-mail: joanneclaire.james@newport.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKL21
Internet address(es):Main address: www.newport.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0273

I.2)Information about joint procurement


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


Provision of a Housing-Related Floating Support Domestic Abuse Service for Women within Newport

Reference number: NCC-2018-073

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

Newport City Council wishes to contract with a single provider or providers as a consortium to provide a housing related support service for women or people who identify as women who are experiencing or at risk from domestic abuse within the geographical boundaries of the city.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 674 000.00 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: UKL21

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Newport City Council’s Supporting People programme currently funds three domestic abuse floating support services with three contractors respectively that are due to expire on 30.6.2019. The Council has decided to remodel the housing related support services into one contract for women and those who identify as women who are experiencing or at risk of domestic abuse. The Council are inviting bids from a single provider or providers as a consortium who are experienced in delivering this service and can meet the ever changing demographic of the City. TUPE will apply.

The ITT for this requirement has been issued on https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk, ITT_71089 refers.

Please note that the Council’s Supporting People team are collaborating with Cardiff City Council to design a housing related support domestic abuse service for men.

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 674 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 93

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 Council will be holding a supplier event at 10:00 am on Friday 9.11.2018 at Brynglas House, Brynglas Road, Newport, NP20 5QU. If you are interested in attending please register by emailing luci.clague@newport.gov.uk.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation
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.1.1)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:

Details can be found in tender documentation.

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: 13/12/2018
Local time: 16:00

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


Section VI: Complementary information

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this ITT:

1) Register your company on the etenderwales portal (this is only required once)

— browse to the eSourcing Portal: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

— click the “Suppliers register here” link,

— agree to the terms and conditions and click “continue”,

— enter your correct business and user details,

— note the username you chose and click “Save” when complete,

— you will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure);

2) Express an Interest in the Project

— login to the portal with the username/password,

— click the “ITTs Open to All Suppliers” link. (These are Invitation to Tenders open to any registered supplier),

— click on the relevant ITT (ITT_71089) available from Friday 2 November 2018 to access the content,

— click the “Express Interest” button in the “Actions” box on the page,

— this will move the ITT into your “My ITTs” page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only),

— click on the ITT code to access the content;

3) Responding to the tender:

— you can now choose to “Create Response” or “Decline to Respond” (please give a reason if declining),

— you can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification,

— note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the ITT,

— there may be a mixture of online & offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available).

If you require any further assistance use the online help, or the BravoSolution help desk is available Mon – Fri (8:00 am – 6:00 pm) on 0800 069 8634.

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=86654

(WA Ref:86654)

The buyer considers that this contract is suitable for consortia.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Newport City Council
Civic Centre
NP20 4UR
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1633656656Internet address: www.newport.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: