Warwickshire Carers Wellbeing Service

Warwickshire Carers Wellbeing Service

Warwickshire CC are looking for a single provider to provider a Carers Wellbeing Service (to adult carers aged 18 and above, caring for another adult).

United Kingdom-Warwick: Guidance services

2017/S 014-022033

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Warwickshire County Council
Strategic Procurement Unit, PO Box 3, Shire Hall, Market Place
Warwick
CV34 4RH
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1926412430
E-mail: procurement@warwickshire.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKG13Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.warwickshire.gov.ukAddress of the buyer profile: http://www.warwickshire.gov.uk/procurement

I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:www.csw-jets.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.csw-jets.co.uk
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

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

II.1.1)Title:

Warwickshire Carers Wellbeing Service.

Reference number: 00003796

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85312310

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Warwickshire CC are looking for a single provider to provider a Carers Wellbeing Service (to adult carers aged 18 and above, caring for another adult). The service will focus on empowering carers to enable them to balance their caring role with a life outside of caring, whilst maintaining and promoting their health and wellbeing.

The Service will be accessible to people funded by WCC and self-funded.

The Provider will have the ability to manage referrals, case-loads, assisting carers in assessing their support needs and develop exit strategies from the service, signposting them to other services that are more appropriate for their circumstances / to meet their needs.

In circumstances where the carers assessed, eligible needs are met through the provision of goods or services that are not part of this specification, the provider will be expected to assist the carers to manage and support the carers support package if required.

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)

85000000
85310000
85312000
85312300

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG13
Main site or place of performance:

The County Council boundaries of Warwickshire County Council.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Service will support the Council’s duties towards carers under the Care Act 2014 which includes: The provision of information and advice; The promotion of well-being through the delivery of preventative services; The identification and assessment of carers and the provision of support to those carers eligible for support. The Service will be accessible to people funded by WCC and self-funded

The Provider will have the ability to manage referrals, case-loads, assisting carers in assessing their support needs and develop exit strategies from the service, signposting them to other services that are more appropriate for their circumstances / to meet their needs.

In circumstances where the carers assessed, eligible needs are met through the provision of goods or services that are not part of this specification, the provider will be expected to assist the carers to manage and support the carers support package if required.

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 2 020 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

Start: 01/06/2017
End: 31/05/2021

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

1.6.2017 to 31.5.2019 — The initial contract term will be 2 years however the Authority reserves the right to extend the contract by further periods not exceeding 24 months (24 being the maximum available extension period) at the discretion of the Authority based on the contract performance of the successful applicant.

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:

All as detailed in the tender documentation.

The Council will undertake its financial assessment of the tendering organisation (and if considered necessary by the Council, any partners within a consortium bid) based on its own evaluation of the Tenderers most recent 2 years accounts (or if 2 years accounts are not available, equivalent evidence which confirms financial viability). The assessment of accounts will be supported by an independent credit reference report from Creditsafe where this is available. The Council may also impose a Bond or Performance Guarantee on the successful Tenderer. Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Evidence as stated in the tender documentation.

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:

All as detailed in the tender documentation.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

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:

Information about national procedures is available at:http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2015/102/contents/made

IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:

All as detailed in the tender documentation.

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: 20/02/2017
Local time: 12:00

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

English

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:

Warwickshire County Council will be using its e-tendering system (CSW-JETS) for the administration of this procurement process. Providers must register with the system to be able to express an interest and download documents. The web address for CSW-JETS is www.csw-jets.co.uk Registration and use of CSW-JETS is free. All correspondence or clarifications relating to this procurement must be via the CSWJETS correspondence function. If you are having trouble registering with CSW-JETS please email us at procurement@warwickshire.gov.uk

Providers must register on CSW-JETS and express an interest in this project in order to download tender documents and be able to correspond with us about this procurement. Electronic ordering and/or invoicing and/or payment may be used.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Warwickshire County Council
Warwick
United Kingdom
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:

18/01/2017

 

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