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ESPO is working on behalf of Leicestershire County Council (the Council) to refresh the framework established 1.5.2015 for the delivery of community respite services for carers in Leicestershire. The service is for eligible (as assessed by the ...

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Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Leicestershire County Council (c/o ESPO)
Barnsdale Way, Grove Park, Enderby
Leicester
LE19 1ES
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mrs Jane Blois
Telephone: +44 1162944141
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKF22

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.leicestershire.gov.uk/

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.eastmidstenders.org
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.eastmidstenders.org
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:

3164_17 Carers Community Respite Service (Refresh).

Reference number: 3164_17
II.1.2)Main CPV code
85000000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

ESPO is working on behalf of Leicestershire County Council (the Council) to refresh the framework established 1.5.2015 for the delivery of community respite services for carers in Leicestershire. The service is for eligible (as assessed by the Council) Carers who look after a friend or relative who has an illness or disability and who are unable to leave the cared for person. The Council wishes to refresh the framework to allow new service providers to join who can offer flexible respite care, in which the cared-for person can be supported at home or in the community in order to provide a break for the Carer.

The aim of the service is to make a positive difference to the lives of carers of adults in Leicestershire, and to sustain carers who have complex caring responsibilities.

To tender: (a) Go to www.eastmidstenders.org, (b) Register (c) Search for tender opportunity ‘3164_17’ d) Express an interest (e) Download the tender from the website.

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)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKF22
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

ESPO is working on behalf of Leicestershire County Council (the Council) to refresh the framework established 1.5.2015 for the delivery of community respite services for carers in Leicestershire. The service is for eligible (as assessed by the Council) Carers who look after a friend or relative who has an illness or disability and who are unable to leave the cared for person. The Council wishes to refresh the framework to allow new service providers to join who can offer flexible respite care, in which the cared-for person can be supported at home or in the community in order to provide a break for the Carer.

The aim of the service is to make a positive difference to the lives of carers of adults in Leicestershire, and to sustain carers who have complex caring responsibilities.

II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 1 500 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement
Start: 01/05/2017
End: 30/04/2019
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 III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation
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:

Care Quality Commission registration (tenderers applying for providing Service B category only).

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
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
IV.1.10)Identification of the national rules applicable to the procedure:
IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:
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: 10/04/2017
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
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
ESPO
Barnsdlae Way, Grove Park, Enderby
Leicester
LE19 1ES
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:
10/03/2017