Tier 2 and Tier 3 Substance Misuse Services

Tier 2 and Tier 3 Substance Misuse Services

The Council wishes to procure Tier 2 and 3 Services for young people and for adults, including those known to the criminal justice system.

United Kingdom-Llandrindod Wells: Counselling services

2015/S 221-402928

Contract notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Powys County Council
County Hall
For the attention of: Angela Williams
LD1 5LG Llandrindod Wells
Telephone: +44 1597826000
E-mail: angela.williams1@powys.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.sell2wales.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0354

Electronic access to information: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

Further information can be obtained from: Powys County Council
County Hall
LD1 5LG Llandrindod Wells
Telephone: +44 1597826000
Internet address: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Powys County Council
County Hall
LD1 5LG Llandrindod Wells
Telephone: +44 1597826000
Internet address: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Powys County Council
County Hall
LD1 5LG Llandrindod Wells
Telephone: +44 1597826000
Internet address: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.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.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Tier 2 and Tier 3 Substance Misuse Services.

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

Service category No 25: Health and social services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Powys.

NUTS code UKL24

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)

Powys County Council (‘The Council’) on behalf of Powys Area Planning Board for Substance Misuse (‘The APB’) wish to engage with suitably qualified and experienced providers for Tier 2 and Tier 3 Substance Misuse Services for the county of Powys.
The APB has published a draft Commissioning Strategy for public consultation and wishes to commission reconfigured services with a focus on early intervention and prevention, as well as recovery, with clear outcomes for service users.
The Council wishes to procure Tier 2 and 3 Services for young people and for adults, including those known to the criminal justice system, ready for these services to begin delivery from 1.4.2016 for 3 years. The successful tenderer will be required to work in close partnership with the clinical service provider.
The estimated budget available for all procured services will be approximately 1 000 000 per annum excluding VAT.
The aim is to appoint a single provider or consortium of providers who can deliver services under Lot 1 — Psychosocial services for young drug and alcohol users, Lot 2 — Psychosocial services for adult drug users, adult alcohol users and adult criminal justice interventions and Lot 3 — Specialist supported counselling for adult substance misusers, as a single provider, consortium or sub-contract. For the purpose of this tender, Tenderers may wish to form a consortium with suppliers and submit bid for Lots 1, 2 and 3. Any bids received for individual Lots will be deemed to be non-compliant and rejected.
The anticipated timeline for the procurement process is:
Deadline for Tenders to be returned by 10.12.2015
Contract Award Notice and Contract Mobilisation 1.2.2016
Contract Commencement Date 1.4.2016
The dates and budget figure provided are indicative and may be subject to alteration by the Council.

Note: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales athttp://www.sell2wales.gov.uk/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=36909

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85312320, 85312300, 98000000, 85000000, 85323000

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


This contract is divided into lots: no

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:

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 1.4.2016. Completion 31.3.2019

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

See Tender documentation.

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

See Tender documentation.

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

See Tender documentation.

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
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

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

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 below

1. Quality. Weighting 70

2. Price. Weighting 30

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:


IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2015/S 186-337148 of 25.9.2015

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

10.12.2015 – 12:00
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


IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders


as per the Council’s constitution

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

VI.3)Additional information

Instructions for Suppliers — Registration on etenderwales

Powys County Council will be conducting this procurement exercise through the Value Wales e-Tendering portal. This can be found atwww.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk, all information may be downloaded and returned through this channel.

Internet address(es): http://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender:
1. Register your company on the eTenderwales portal (this is only required once).

— Browse to the eSourcing Portal: www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

— Click the ‘Click here to register’ link.
— Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’.
— Enter your correct business and user details.
— Note the username you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete.
— You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure).
2. Express an Interest in the tender:
— Login to the portal with the username/password.
— Click the ‘Open Access ITTs’ link.
— Click on the relevant ITT to access the content.
— Click the ‘Express Interest’ button in the ‘Actions’ box on the left-hand side of the page.
— This will move the ITT into your ‘My ITTs’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only).
— Click on the ITT code, you can now access any attachments by clicking the ‘Settings and Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘Actions’ box.
3. Responding to the tender:
— You can now choose to ‘Reply’ or ‘Reject’ (please give a reason if rejecting).
— You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification.
— Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the ITT.
— There may be a mixture of online & offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available).
If you require any further assistance use the online help, or the BravoSolution help desk is available Mon — Fri (8:00 –18:00) on:

— eMail: help@bravosolution.co.uk

— Phone: +44 8003684850 / Fax: +44 2070800480
Tenders or Requests to Participate must be sent to:

Official name: www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

(WA Ref:36909).

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: