Tender for Early Mental Health and Counselling Services

Tender for Early Mental Health and Counselling Services

Provide community ‘connection’ for children and young people needing early help and support around their emotional well-being and mental health.

United Kingdom-Trowbridge: Counselling services

2019/S 204-496906

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Wiltshire Council
Postal address: County Hall
Town: Trowbridge
NUTS code: UKK15
Postal code: BA14 8JN
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Dan Evans
E-mail: Dan.Evans@wiltshire.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1225716628
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.wiltshire.gov.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.wiltshire.gov.uk/

I.2)Information about joint procurement


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


CS0797 Early Mental Health and Counselling Services

Reference number: DN442233

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

Wiltshire Council is looking to award a contract to deliver the abovementioned services for a period of 3 years, with the option to extend for 2 additional years.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

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: UKK15

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

— provide community ‘connection’ for children and young people needing early help and support around their emotional well-being and mental health in partnership with the Wiltshire Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS),

— improve the emotional well-being and mental health of children and young people by providing an early response to emotional well-being and/or emerging/low level mental health needs,

— improve promotion of and access to the provision of self-care tools and resources that support children, young people and their families to help themselves, take responsibility for their health and well-being, and build resilience,

— increase the early detection of mental health problems so that these can be addressed early on, thus preventing problems from getting worse and requiring a more specialist response,

— improve outcomes for children and young people with emotional well-being and/or emerging/low level mental health problems through the provision of high quality, accessible, evidence-based interventions that work,

— reduce demand on services delivered by general practitioners and specialist services (primary and secondary care, including CAMHS),

— improve awareness of local support and services with children, young people, parents/carers and professionals so that they are clear about what is available locally and how to access it,

— co-produce services with children, young people, parents and carers,

— improve access to services for children, young people and their families who are vulnerable/disadvantaged and hard to reach, by tailoring services to help remove barriers and meet their needs,

— improve partnership working across the whole child and youth mental health system by working effectively in collaboration with local services and support, building on, complementing and enhancing existing service provision,

— improve transitions between key stages,

— challenge and remove the medicalised model of early support for mental health needs that are common and from which most children and young people can recover.

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: yes
Description of renewals:

2 year extension available.

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

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
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
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)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: no
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: 25/11/2019
Local time: 15:00
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:

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 25/11/2019
Local time: 15:05

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Legal Department
Postal address: County Hall
Town: Trowbridge
Postal code: BA14 8JN
Country: United Kingdom
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: