Therapeutic Counselling Service Tender – London

Therapeutic Counselling Service Tender – London

To deliver a therapeutic counselling service for children and young people.

United Kingdom-London: Health and social work services

2018/S 202-460512

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

NHS Merton Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)
120 The Broadway
SW19 1RH
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKI63
Internet address(es):Main address:

I.2)Information about joint procurement


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

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity


Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Therapeutic Counselling Service for Children and Young People in Merton

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

NHS Merton Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is inviting suitably qualified and experienced providers to deliver a therapeutic counselling service for children and young people.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 040 000.00 GBP

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: UKI63
Main site or place of performance:

London Borough of Merton

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

NHS Merton Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is inviting suitably qualified and experienced providers to deliver a therapeutic counselling service for children and young people. The service will provide early intervention and support for emotional disorders and self-harm, being commissioned to deliver the Government targets set out in future in mind and the 5 year forward view for mental health, including an early help service for emotional disorders and self-harm at a “Getting Help” level in Merton. A local service will be established to build on the pilot work undertaken in 2016/17 and 2017/18 as part of CAMHS transformation in Merton, with the aim to commission an evidence-based, community-based service for young people aged 11-18 years, to provide counselling and therapy for emotional disorders and self-harm.

II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

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.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation
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)Form of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about framework agreement
IV.1.10)Identification of the national rules applicable to the procedure:
IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:
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 / Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest

Date: 05/11/2018
Local time: 12:00

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:


Section VI: Complementary information

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

Potential Bidders, intending to participate through the procurement process are now invited to register an interest and access the procurement documents (ITT, Service Specification, Bidder Instructions etc.) via the electronic procurement portal EU-Supply available at Once you have logged into the EU-Supply Portal, search for tender reference 33137 (Therapeutic Counselling CYP Merton). **The deadline for submissions of ITT responses for which Bids must be submitted through the EU-Supply Portal, is 12:00 noon on 5.11.2018**. Registration on EU-Supply is free and the attached EU-Supply — Quick user guide will be helpful. If you need technical support on the EU-Supply Portal, please contact the EU-Supply Helpdesk on 0800 840 2050 or

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
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: