Therapeutic Fostering Service Caerphilly

Therapeutic Fostering Service Caerphilly

The Service is for an Intensive Therapeutic Fostering Service for looked after Children who have complex needs.

United Kingdom-Hengoed: Health and social work services

2016/S 241-439764

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Caerphilly County Borough Council
Penallta House, Tredomen Park, Ystrad Mynach
CF82 7PG
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mike O’Leary
Telephone: +44 1443863161
Fax: +44 1443863167
NUTS code: UKL15

Internet address(es):Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)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 electronically via:

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


Provision of an Intense Therapeutic Fostering Service.

Reference number: CCBC/PS1458/16/MO

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

The Service is for an Intensive Therapeutic Fostering Service for looked after Children who have complex needs and require more robust risk management in order to overcome significant adversity in their early years.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 4 000 000.00 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: UKL16
Main site or place of performance:

Within the Boundaries of Caerphilly.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Caerphilly County Borough Council, Social Services Department (The Council) wishes to engage with a suitably qualified organisation for the purpose of delivering an Intensive Therapeutic Fostering Service for Looked after Children and Young People.

The Service Provider will deliver an evidence based service within a Psychological, CAMHS based model which is already being (or has been) successfully delivered in other Council / Health Board areas.

The service will be delivered through a multi systemic approach; providing a variety of different types and styles of intervention simultaneously at many different points. The approach will place particular emphasis on four psychological models; attachment, family systems, person-centred and social learning approaches.

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

Full details of the contract can be found within the ITT. Please note registering an interest in the SELL2WALES notice is not registering an interest in this tender you must follow the instructions within the attachment to this notice.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation

List and brief description of rules and criteria:

Providers must express an interest in this tender by registering on the e-tender system Proactis plaza, and expressing an interest in the project to access the ITT documentation. Please follow the guidance documentation attached. Providers must complete all questions within the portal and attach relevant supporting documentation by the closing date and time.

This process is a 2-stage, Open Tender Procedure. Stage One — Selection Stage consists of pass/fail and scored questions. Candidates are required to pass all pass/fail questions and achieve a minimum score of 6 for any scored questions.

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:

Stage Two — Award Stage will consist of Quality 70 % and Price 30 %. Quality shall consist of project specific questions 20 %, interview 30 % and presentation 20 %. Candidates will be required to achieve a minimum score of 6 for any scored questions within the specification response. Full details are in the ITT.

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: 09/01/2017
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

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

This contract is being tendered under the Public Contracts Regulation 2015, schedule 3, falling within Regulation 74-77, otherwise known

as the Light Touch Regime.

The contract period for this arrangement is for 6 years from the 1.4.2017, with the option to extend for up to a further period of forty-eight (48) months.

Organisations are required to submit a Community Benefits Plan/Method Statement but will not be scored as part of the evaluation process.

If you require assistance please contact Natasha Ford. 01443 863075; or the procurement team on 01443 863161. Procurement Clinics are also available should you require further assistance completing and submitting your tender or for general tendering advice.

Note: to register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Sell2Wales Web Site at

(WA Ref:55979).

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Caerphilly County Borough Council
Penallta House, Tredomen Park, Ystrad Mynach
CF82 7PG
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1443863161
Fax: +44 1443863167Internet
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:



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