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First for Wellbeing ‘the Commissioner’ wishes to invite Tender submissions for the county wide supply of Social Wellbeing Services for vulnerable adults. The successful Provider will be a very forward thinking organisation, capable of leading and ...

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
First for Wellbeing
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKF23

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Joint procurement
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Other type: CIC
I.5)Main activity

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Northamptonshire Social Well-being Service.

Reference number: DN213757
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

First for Wellbeing ‘the Commissioner’ wishes to invite Tender submissions for the county wide supply of Social Wellbeing Services for vulnerable adults.

The successful Provider will be a very forward thinking organisation, capable of leading and managing Delivery Partners and taking forward our vision for social wellbeing using the principles of co-design and co-production to bring this exciting specification to life. They will be required to establish a single ‘one stop shop’ holistic model of delivery where individuals are only required to ‘tell their story’ once using First for Wellbeing's bespoke online wellbeing assessment tool - OCTIGO. The Provider will be required to work with the Commissioner maximising opportunities to bid for, and secure other sources of funding and developing innovative ways of engaging others; building social capital and sustainability, generating new income streams and improving outcomes for the population of Northamptonshire.

Cont. @ II.2.4).

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 12 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKF23
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Provider will develop and provide a seamless and equitable county-wide service which enables people with a social well-being need to live safely and with dignity in their own homes and to continue living independently for as long as they wish to and / or to engage in meaningful occupation for as long as they are able. The target population are vulnerable adults, including those who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, those with learning or physical disabilities, those who are socially isolated, those at risk of losing their ability to live independently and those who need support to manage their finances.

The Provider shall be required to work closely with Commissioners to support development of OCTIGO and associated systems, develop our shared understanding of its application and potential, and roll out its implementation across the Delivery Network.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Technical assessment / Weighting: 60
Price - Weighting: 40
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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 IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2016/S 196-353503
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: DN213757
A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 3
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 3
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Commsortia Ltd
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKF23
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 12 000 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
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: