Tender for Older Persons Floating Support Service – Wrexham

Tender for Older Persons Floating Support Service – Wrexham

This service is for the provision of a older persons floating support service for people living in their own homes.

United Kingdom-Wrexham: Health and social work services

2020/S 057-137552

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Wrexham County Borough Council
Postal address: Commissioning Procurement and Contract Management Unit, Lampbit Street
Town: Wrexham
NUTS code: UKL23
Postal code: LL11 1AR
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@wrexham.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1978292789
Internet address(es):Main address: www.wrexham.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0264

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, 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

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Older Persons Floating Support Service

Reference number: Proc 19-171

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

This service is for the provision of a older persons floating support service for people living in their own homes (whether owner-occupiers, tenants or licensees), who meet the criteria outlined in the tender documentation.

The service aims to enable older and vulnerable people with and without organic and functional mental health problems to gain or maintain the skills needed to sustain their accommodation and remain living independently at home by empowering people to take control of their finances, understand their obligations as householders and improve their life skills.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 950 000.00 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
85320000
98000000
85000000
85310000
85311000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL23
Main site or place of performance:

Numerous locations across Wrexham County Borough – see the invitation to tender documentation for further details.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Wrexham County Borough Council is seeking tender submissions for the provision of a older persons floating support service. This service will be for people living in their own homes (whether owner-occupiers, tenants or licensees), who are:

— eligible for a housing related support service in accordance with Welsh Government Housing Support Grant (HSG) Practice Guidance

— vulnerable and in need of housing related support,

— aged 55 and over, or have higher/complex needs that fall within the remit of the service

— female or male

— single or in a couple

— with or without family/caring responsibilities

— living in housing of any tenure, including sheltered and extra care accommodation,

— not in receipt of other HSG Funded Services, apart from Warden Services.

The service aims to enable older and vulnerable people with and without organic and functional mental health problems to gain or maintain the skills needed to sustain their accommodation and remain living independently at home by empowering people to take control of their finances, understand their obligations as householders and improve their life skills.

The support given will:

— reduce homelessness and evictions

— reduce debt

— encourage people to find opportunities for employment and training

— increase community cohesion

— decrease anti-social behaviour

— reduce social Isolation

— support people to develop and maintain life skills, enabling them to sustain independent living

Support offered will be in accordance with the Welsh Government’s Housing Support Grant Practice Guidance (link below), effective 01/04/2020, and any subsequent guidance relating to relevant funding which may be published by the Welsh Government.

https://gov.wales/sites/default/files/publications/2020-02/housing-support-grant-practice-guidance.pdf

The service is expected to contribute to the Welsh Government’s supporting people programme national outcomes framework and promote:

— personal and community safety

— independence and control

— economic progress and financial control

— health and well-being

Full information and tender documentation is available at https://www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 70 %
Price – Weighting: 30 %

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 950 000.00 GBP

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:

Option to extend for a further 2 years in annual increments.

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

Please note that the maximum yearly budget available for this service is GBP 190 000. Any submissions where the cost per annum is over GBP 190 000 will not be considered.

The price element has been allocated a weighting of 30 % and as such prospective suppliers are advised to submit a competitive pricing proposal in order to maximise their chances of success.

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:

Detailed in the invitation to tender document.

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: 17/04/2020
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, Welsh

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: 17/04/2020
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

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

At end of contract, subject to confirmation of funding and service need.

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:

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=99802

Under the terms of this contract the successful supplier(s) will be required to deliver community benefits in support of the authority’s economic and social objectives. Accordingly, contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations. The community benefits included in this contract are:

Please refer to the tender documentation available through the etenderwales system – https://www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

(WA Ref:99802)

The buyer considers that this contract is suitable for consortia.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Wrexham CBC
Postal address: Commissioning Procurement and Contract Management Unit, Lambpit Street
Town: Wrexham
Postal code: LL11 1AR
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1978292789
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Wrexham County Borough Council will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into. If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2015 No 102) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

17/03/2020