Tender for Support of Children

Tender for Support of Children

PA4.1 Support of children and young people missing from home and care and at risk of sexual exploitation. PA4.5 Support of children and young people who display sexually harmful behaviour.

UK-Birkenhead: Welfare services for children and young people

2013/S 069-114849

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Wirral Borough Council
Corporate Procurement, Municipal Building, Cleveland Street
CH41 6BU Birkenhead
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: tenders@wirral.gov.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

General public services
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Children services.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 25: Health and social services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Within the Wirral.
NUTS code UKD54

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Wirral Council is seeking to commission a range of services for 2013-14; this round of commissioning will build upon the previous funded commissioned priority areas.
This commissioning process is for 2 services which are a statutory ‘duty’ of the Local Authority and fall under the Priority Area PA 4 Statutory Children’s Services:
– PA4.1 Support of children and young people missing from home and care and at risk of sexual exploitation.
– PA4.5 Support of children and young people who display sexually harmful behaviour.
The contract will be for a period of nine months from 1.7.2013. – 31.3.2014.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85311300, 80310000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

The range of this contract is between 100000 and 180000 per annum
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: The contracts will have an option to extend on a annual basis until 31 March 2016 subject to funding availability, satisfactory service and confirmation that the service remains in line with Council Priorities.
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 9 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Support of Children and Young People Missing from Home and Care and at Risk of Sexual Exploitation

1)Short description

The provision of a Missing from Home and Care service for children and young people across Wirral aged 10 to 18 years.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85311300, 80310000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 9 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Support of Children and Young People who display sexually harmful behaviour

1)Short description

Provision for Children and Young People who display sexually harmful behaviour including those whose sexual behaviour are causing concern, who have been convicted in respect of a sexual offence/have been included on the register of sexual offenders.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85311300, 80310000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 9 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

As per the supplier questionnaire.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

As per the supplier questionnaire.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

The Council reserves the right to require groupings of service providers to take a particular legal form or to require a single service provider to take primary liability or to require each party to undertake joint and several liability, if relevant. Further details will be set out in the tender documents.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met: as per the supplier questionnaire.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met: as per the supplier questionnaire.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met: as per the supplier questionnaire.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: yes

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

NWCE 962G2C
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

17.5.2013 – 13:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information

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VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:4.4.2013

Requirement: Support of Children