Tender for Drugs and Alcohol Service
Tender for the Provision of a Domestic Abuse: Drugs and Alcohol Service.
UK-Ashton-under-Lyne: health and social work services
Section I: Contracting authority
Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council
Adult Services, Council Offices, Wellington Road
For the attention of: Mrs Kim Greeves
OL6 6DL Ashton-under-Lyne
Telephone: +44 1613423656
General address of the contracting authority: www.tameside.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: www.thechest.nwce.gov.uk
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: North West Portal
Internet address: www.thechest.nwce.gov.uk
Section II: Object of the contract
Service category No 25: Health and social services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Within the Borough of Tameside.
NUTS code UKD3
The Domestic Abuse: Drug & Alcohol Service (DA:DA) will provide support and specialist services to families in crisis where the priority issues are domestic abuse/violence and/or substance misuse.
The Provider will operate several elements whilst locating and utilising other existing appropriate services to support to victims of domestic abuse living in Tameside with the aim of reducing repeat victimisation and helping prevent the damage inflicted by abuse.
The Core Service elements of the DA:DA Service are:
— Care Coordination including statutory IDVA provision,
— Emergency Housing Provision/24 Hour Refuge,
— Advice and Support and Access to Services.
The purpose of this Service is to integrate the functions and services that are required to support victims of domestic abuse as a whole, care coordinating and navigating through their needs using both the Service and the network of other existing services and help that is available to allow the client to become independent.
This contract is planned to run for a period of 3 years commencing on 1.10.2013 subject to continued available funding and satisfactory service delivery (with the option to extend for a period of up to 2 years).
The estimated contract value is £500 000 per annum.
The award of the contract will be in keeping with a Best Value approach which will jointly evaluate quality factors and price.
The purchasers would welcome bids from smaller and voluntary sector providers or those wishing to bid as a consortium.
All Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) documentation must be completed and submitted electronically by using Pro Contract through www.thechest.nwce.gov.uk by the due date of 4.1.2013 12.00 hrs. Tender submission packs will follow week commencing 4.2.2013. The closing date for tender submissions for those organisations short-listed is 15.3.2013.
Documents are available via Pro Contract; go to www.thechest.nwce.gov.uk.
If you are interested in tendering for the above contract but are unsure about the electronic tendering process, please contact in writing: Kim Greeves, Joint Commissioning and Performance Management Team, Tameside Council Offices, Wellington Road, Ashton-Under-Lyne, OL6 6DL or email email@example.com.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
(a) is bankrupt or is being wound up, where his affairs are being administered by the court, where he has entered into an arrangement with creditors, where he has suspended business activities or is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations;
(b) is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order compulsory winding up the administration by the court or of an arrangement with creditors or of any other similar proceedings under national laws and regulations;
(c) has been convicted by a judgment which has the force of res judicata in accordance with the legal provisions of the country of any offence concerning his professional conduct;
(d) has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contract authorities can demonstrate;
(e) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(f) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(g) is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under this Section or has not supplied such information;
(h) has been the subject of a conviction for participation in a criminal organization, as defined in Article 2(1) of Council Joint Action 98/733/JHA;
(i) has been the subject of a conviction for corruption, as defined in Article 3 of the Council Act of 26 May 1972 and Article 3(1) of Council Joint Action 98/742/JHA3 respectively;
(j)has been the subject of a conviction for fraud within the meaning of Article 1 of the Convention relating to the protection of the financial interests of the European Communities;
(k) has been the subject of a conviction for money laundering, as defined in Article 1 of Council Directive 91/308/EEC of 10 June 1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering.
(b) the presentation of balance-sheets or extracts from the balance-sheets, where publication of the balance-sheet is required under the law of the country in which the economic operator is established;
(c) a statement of the undertaking’s overall turnover and, where appropriate, of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last three financial years available, depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading, as far as the information of these turnovers is available.
Section IV: Procedure
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Criteria stated in PQQ Document.
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:23.11.2012