Tender to Deliver Serious Youth Crime and Prevention Project

Tender to Deliver Serious Youth Crime and Prevention Project

To target children and young people between the ages of 10 – 17 years, at risk of being, or already involved in serious youth violence.

United Kingdom-Maidstone: Social work and related services

2020/S 056-134579

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Kent County Council
Postal address: Sessions House
Town: Maidstone
NUTS code: UKJ4
Postal code: ME14 1XQ
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Ms Hannah Brisley
E-mail: Hannah.Brisley@kent.gov.uk
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.kent.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.kentbusinessportal.org.uk/

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://www.kentbusinessportal.org.uk/
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.kentbusinessportal.org.uk/

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: County Council

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Serious Youth Crime and Prevention Project

Reference number: DN458471

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85300000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Kent County Council (KCC), in partnership with Kent Police and Medway Council, have been successful in receiving funding from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG). This funding is to target children and young people (CYP) between the ages of 10 – 17 years, at risk of being, or already involved in serious youth violence.

The strategic aims of the supporting families against youth crime fund are to:

• add capacity to local authorities to help them respond to gang and youth crime issues;

• test and learn from interventions and place-based initiatives;

• drive improved local, multi-agency partnership working with the voluntary and community sector (VCS);

• develop CYP’s personal resilience to withstand peer pressure and make positive choices, particularly at primary to secondary school transition;

• intervene early and raise awareness of the dangers of gangs, youth violence and knife crime;

• challenge a culture of acceptable knife carrying.

Kent County Council secured GBP 1 362 645 over 2 years, in a collaborative bid with Medway Council, Metropolitan Police and Kent Police to deliver across North Kent (Dartford, Gravesham, Sevenoaks and Swale) and Medway. A portion of this funding has secured coordination, Police and analyst time to support the strategic aims of the project. The commissioned element of the project will focus on the operational delivery of services to CYP, their families and their communities, to both tackle and to prevent serious youth violence.

This will be done by:

• preventing people from engaging with gangs and youth violence, including through raising awareness for CYP, their communities, families and professionals who support them;

• protecting vulnerable CYP by increasing community inclusion, safeguarding activity and providing intensive support.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

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)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKJ4

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Kent County Council (KCC), in partnership with Kent Police and Medway Council, have been successful in receiving funding from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG). This funding is to target children and young people (CYP) between the ages of 10-17 years, at risk of being, or already involved in serious youth violence.

The strategic aims of the supporting families against youth crime fund are to:

• add capacity to local authorities to help them respond to gang and youth crime issues;

• test and learn from interventions and place-based initiatives;

• drive improved local, multi-agency partnership working with the Voluntary and Community Sector (VCS);

• develop CYP’s personal resilience to withstand peer pressure and make positive choices, particularly at primary to secondary school transition;

• intervene early and raise awareness of the dangers of gangs, youth violence and knife crime;

• challenge a culture of acceptable knife carrying.

Kent County Council secured GBP 1 362 645 over 2 years, in a collaborative bid with Medway Council, Metropolitan Police and Kent Police to deliver across North Kent (Dartford, Gravesham, Sevenoaks and Swale) and Medway. A portion of this funding has secured coordination, Police and analyst time to support the strategic aims of the project. The commissioned element of the project will focus on the operational delivery of services to CYP, their families and their communities, to both tackle and to prevent serious youth violence.

This will be done by:

• Preventing people from engaging with gangs and youth violence, including through raising awareness for CYP, their communities, families and professionals who support them.

• Protecting vulnerable CYP by increasing community inclusion, safeguarding activity and providing intensive support.

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: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

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

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

Competitive procedure with negotiation
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.1.5)Information about negotiation

The contracting authority reserves the right to award the contract on the basis of the initial tenders without conducting negotiations
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

Notice number in the OJ S: 2020/S 013-026193

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 03/04/2020
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
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

All of the dates might be subject to change dependant on external circumstances.

Please use the Kent Business Portal as listed above to communicate with the Council. If you have difficulty doing this and you need to email, then please ensure that all communication should also include andy.jones@kent.gov.uk

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Kent County Council — Strategic Commissioning
Postal address: Sessions House
Town: Maidstone
Postal code: ME14 1XQ
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: hannah.brisley@kent.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:

17/03/2020