Work Programme Leavers Salford

Work Programme Leavers Salford

Work Programme Leavers is a high profile co-funded and co-commissioned service between Greater Manchester Local Authorities and Whitehall, designed to tackle the persistently high levels of workless residents in Greater Manchester.

United Kingdom-Salford: Education and training services

2013/S 229-398142

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Salford City Council
Unity House, Chorley Road
For the attention of: Andrew Briffa
M27 5AW Salford
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1616866292
E-mail: andrew.briffa@salford.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.salford.gov.uk

Electronic access to information: www.the-chest.org.uk

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: www.the-chest.org.uk

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

Education
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)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

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

Services
Service category No 24: Education and vocational education services
NUTS code UKD3

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)

Education and training services. Work Programme Leavers is a high profile co-funded and co-commissioned service between Greater Manchester Local Authorities and Whitehall, designed to tackle the persistently high levels of workless residents in Greater Manchester. The pilot programme will draw on best practice from welfare to work provision alongside evidence from the Greater Manchester public service reform programme. In particular, the Troubled Families principles of a family assessment, a key worker role and sequencing of interventions should be key components of the model. There will be a robust evaluation of the Pilot to ensure wider application of successful delivery and outcomes.
This provision will align with a range of local provision as detailed in the specification, including Troubled Families programmes. It will provide a continuum of support for those leaving DWP Work Programme (WP). ESA claimants cannot participate in Work Programme leavers and ESF Support for Families with Multiple Problems at the same time.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80000000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
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:

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 8 424 000 and 14 400 000 GBP
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

Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Work Programme Leavers – Bolton

1)Short description

The Work Programme Leavers will be delivered in the geographical area of Bolton. The services involves supporting Employment Support Allowance who have been on the Work Programme into sustained employment
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80000000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2 Lot title: Work Programme Leavers – Bury

1)Short description

The Work Programme Leavers will be delivered in the geographical area of Bury . The services involves supporting Employment Support Allowance who have been on the Work Programme into sustained employment.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80000000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 3 Lot title: Work Programme Leavers – Manchester

1)Short description

The Work Programme Leavers will be delivered in the geographical area of Manchester. The services involves supporting Employment Support Allowance who have been on the Work Programme into sustained employment
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80000000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 4 Lot title: Work Programme Leavers – Oldham

1)Short description

The Work Programme Leavers will be delivered in the geographical area of Oldham. The services involves supporting Employment Support Allowance who have been on the Work Programme into sustained employment
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80000000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 5 Lot title: Work Programme Leavers – Rochdale

1)Short description

The Work Programme Leavers will be delivered in the geographical area of Rochdale. The services involves supporting Employment Support Allowance who have been on the Work Programme into sustained employment
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80000000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 6 Lot title: Work Programme Leavers – Salford

1)Short description

The Work Programme Leavers will be delivered in the geographical area of Salford. The services involves supporting Employment Support Allowance who have been on the Work Programme into sustained employment
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80000000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 7 Lot title: Work Programme Leavers – Stockport

1)Short description

The Work Programme Leavers will be delivered in the geographical area of Stockport. The services involves supporting Employment Support Allowance who have been on the Work Programme into sustained employment
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80000000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 8 Lot title: Work Programme Leavers – Tameside

1)Short description

The Work Programme Leavers will be delivered in the geographical area of Tameside. The services involves supporting Employment Support Allowance who have been on the Work Programme into sustained employment
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80000000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 9 Lot title: Work Programme Leavers – Trafford

1)Short description

The Work Programme Leavers will be delivered in the geographical area of Trafford. The services involves supporting Employment Support Allowance who have been on the Work Programme into sustained employment
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80000000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 10 Lot title: Work Programme Leavers – Wigan

1)Short description

The Work Programme Leavers will be delivered in the geographical area of Wigan. The services involves supporting Employment Support Allowance who have been on the Work Programme into sustained employment
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80000000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
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

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (a) Appropriate statements from banks or, where appropriate, evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance
(b) The presentation of balance-sheets or extracts from the balance-sheets, where publication of the balance-sheet is required under the law of the country in which the economic operator is established
(c) A statement of the undertaking’s overall turnover and, where appropriate, of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last three financial years available, depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading, as far as the information on these turnovers is available
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
(a) a list of the works carried out over the past five years, accompanied by certificates of satisfactory execution for the most important works. These certificates shall indicate the value, date and site of the works and shall specify whether they were carried out according to the rules of the trade and properly completed. Where appropriate, the competent authority shall submit these certificates to the contracting authority direct
(b) a list of the principal deliveries effected or the main services provided in the past three years, with the sums, dates and recipients, whether public or private, involved. Evidence of delivery and services provided shall be given: – where the recipient was a contracting authority, in the form of certificates issued or countersigned by the competent authority, – where the recipient was a private purchaser, by the purchaser’s certification or, failing this, simply by a declaration by the economic operator
(c) an indication of the technicians or technical bodies involved, whether or not belonging directly to the economic operator’s undertaking, especially those responsible for quality control and, in the case of public works contracts, those upon whom the contractor can call in order to carry out the work
(d) A description of the technical facilities and measures used by the supplier or service provider for ensuring quality and the undertaking’s study and research facilities
(f) The educational and professional qualifications of the service provider or contractor and/or those of the undertaking’s managerial staff and, in particular, those of the person or persons responsible for providing the services or managing the work
(g) For public works contracts and public services contracts, and only in appropriate cases, an indication of the environmental management measures that the economic operator will be able to apply when performing the contract
(h) A statement of the average annual manpower of the service provider or contractor and the number of managerial staff for the last three years
(j) An indication of the proportion of the contract which the services provider intends possibly to subcontract
(k) With regard to the products to be supplied: (i) samples, descriptions and/or photographs, the authenticity of which must be certified if the contracting authority so requests; (ii) certificates drawn up by official quality control institutes or agencies of recognised competence attesting the conformity of products clearly identified by references to specifications or standards
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
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: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
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 in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
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

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

7.1.2014 – 14:00
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

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

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 7.1.2014 – 14:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.Work Programme Leavers is a high profile co-funded and co-commissioned service between Greater Manchester Local Authorities and Whitehall, designed to tackle the persistently high levels of workless residents in Greater Manchester. The pilot programme will draw on best practice from welfare to work provision alongside evidence from the Greater Manchester public service reform programme. In particular, the Troubled Families principles of a family assessment, a key worker role and sequencing of interventions should be key components of the model. There will be a robust evaluation of the Pilot to ensure wider application of successful delivery and outcomes.
This provision will align with a range of local provision as detailed in the specification, including Troubled Families programmes. It will provide a continuum of support for those leaving DWP Work Programme (WP). ESA claimants cannot participate in Work Programme leavers and ESF Support for Families with Multiple Problems at the same time.
The Council confirms this requirement is a Part B service and is therefore outside the full scope of the Public Contract Regulations. The Council is voluntarily advertising this Part B service in OJEU to increase competition and to ensure that the procurement process is conducted in a fair and open manner. The submission of this notice is not an indication that the Council considers the contract to be a Part A service and accordingly the Council shall not be restricted to those Regulations which are exclusively applicable to Part A services such as the mandatory timescales.
Full details of the contract requirements are provided within the tender pack which is available from www.the-chest.org.uk

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VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Salford City Council
Unity House, Civic Campus, Chorley Road
M27 6AW Swinton
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: procurement@salford.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1616866292
Internet address: www.salford.gov.uk

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:22.11.2013